Entries by Anu Nevalainen

Barriers to Change

Change management has been a widely used term for a decade or two. Some think that the term should already be forgotten, because modern work and leadership are constantly in change. The working environment and culture needs to be evaluated and improved all the time in many organizations.

Online Training – What Works and What Doesn’t?

In February, I attended the Training 2015 Conference in Atlanta organized by Training Magazine. The conference offered many fascinating learning opportunities. There were classes on eLearning, micro learning, storytelling, learner engagement, best practices, neuropsychology, learning theory, assessment, leadership, and improving retention. In this blog post, I will share what I learned about online training and training videos.

Office Sway Takes Your Presentation to a Whole New Level

In mid-December, Microsoft’s new application Office Sway was released to the public. Currently we’re talking about a preview version, so more features are to be expected, yet it’s already clear how useful Sway is. Some sites and blog posts have compared Sway to PowerPoint and are predicting that it will challenge or even replace PowerPoint as the number one presentation software. I wouldn’t go that far; at least I’m not going to give away all my PowerPoints that I use in my trainings. Sway, however, does have its strengths compared to, for example, PowerPoint.