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Door to Change Opens Wider

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The reluctance to change has significantly diminished over the past three years, LERN has discovered in its recent consulting. As a result, there has been a dramatic increase in employees, staff, and...

7 Ways to Start 2018 Off On the Right Foot

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A new year is here and with it comes an opportunity to set new professional goals and intentions. Here are seven ways you can set yourself (and your program) up for success...

Top Marketing Tips from Conference

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Here are three of the top 10 best promotion ideas our panel of experts reported on at the big LERN annual conference recently in Portland.  Look for more of the best how-to...

It’s Not Magic

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  When it comes to you and your staff’s professional development, it’s not magic, it’s LERN.  All 7 of the Spring 2018 Institutes begin February 5, 2018, and will feature the proven...

Best Customer Ideas for 2018

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From the big LERN Annual Conference, your LERN Leaders submitted their best ideas of the year.  Here are some of the best customer tips.  Conference coverage continues in the LERN Club; check...

Your 3 New Hats for 2018

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Over the next 10 years, every person on staff is a leader, influencing change. LERN has identified three new components that constitute change-oriented leadership for the next 10 years. A recent LERN...

New! 2018 Contract Training Awards

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For the first time at the 2018 Contract Training Conference this March in Chicago, LERN will be presenting Contract Training Awards. The LERN Contract Training Awards recognize LERN member Contract Training Teams...

Advocate Louder, Please

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Raise the volume and advocate for your lifelong learning program even more loudly in 2018. We are now in a critical phase of transformation of your institution, and the role of your...

Conference Transformed Forever

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This year the LERN Annual Conference was changed forever.  Gen Yers and LERN leaders initiated the transition to a more engaged and active conference.  The new session formats were met with huge...

Program Review: Position Your Unit for Success

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Each year LERN performs more than 20 Program Reviews. A LERN Program Review is an informal review of your continuing education or lifelong learning unit. Attend a free, informational webinar – Program Review:...

Game On!

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The future of lifelong learning may very well be educational gaming. In a stunningly insightful and fun keynote before 700 LERN conference attendees, former Intel game developer Scott Crabtree reported on the...

How to Cultivate Your Creativity

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Everyone is creative but not everyone is effectively tapping into their creativity, says Senior LERN consultant Kassia Dellabough. Dellabough says tapping into your creativity is important because it helps improve problem-solving skills,...