• Nov 21
    2014
    Financial conferences present excellent opportunities for networking. They offer opportunities to meet new people who can help you move your career forward and they can help you strengthen your relationships with your existing contacts. Here’s a guide on how to power network before, during and after the conference. Planning Learn the conference’s agenda in advance. Identify the sessions your best prospects are likely to attend and put these meetings on ...
  • Nov 21
    2014
    As featured in the Rochester Business Journal, Logical Operations has a renewed learning focus decades after its launch.
  • Oct 30
    2014
    Want to improve your company’s productivity? Hold a series of virtual meetings that allow employees to suggest ways to help you meet a goal such as identifying new ways to generate revenue, controlling costs or recruiting needed talent. You'll let employees up and down the line and across all functions provide their ideas. You’ll eliminate the travel and accommodations expenses that come with holding a traditional on-site meeting. You’ll generate ...
  • Jul 28
    2014
    Geek-speak can torpedo your communications.You can’t present effectively to customers, employees, funding sources or any other audience that is vital to your business's success if they don't understand what you're saying. Speaking like a geek doesn’t impress non-techies.It usually turns them off.But clueless technical professionals, engineers and scientists keep talking like geeks to non-geeks --face-to-face, at meetings and in their written communications. They use words and terms the audience might ...
  • May 02
    2014
    Are you a sales manager who gives too little attention to training and coaching salespeople? Many do this, and it’s understandable. You want sales representatives to spend as much time as possible with customers. You also have to control the escalating costs of bringing salespeople together for meetings. What to do? Make the training and coaching available to them right where they are located. Many of your salespeople have a ...
  • Apr 24
    2014
    Learning leaders are well acquainted with the learning curve. They're not giving sufficient attention, however, to what is known as the "forgetting curve." This refers to what happens when the training's not reinforced: employees quickly forgetting what was learned. Here are seven tactics that can be incorporated in learning programs to help employees remember the curriculum better: Using memory aids Mnemonics such as verses, acronyms or memorable phrases will go ...
  • Mar 05
    2014
    SMS stands for “Social Media Strategist” and it’s a serious, well-implemented credential for aspiring IT professionals seeking to labor in the general arena of social media. I spent half an hour on the phone this morning with Eric Mills, the founder of the National Institute for Social Media (NISM), the organization behind this credential. You know you’re dealing with a start-up when the founder is the guy who picks up ...
  • Feb 18
    2014
    Independent IT training delivery company ExecuTrain announces today the implementation of a new next-generation training program across its 27 global franchisees. In an effort to stay at the forefront of the technology demands that are transforming today’s classroom, ExecuTrain has named Logical Operations as their preferred training curriculum provider worldwide. “Partnering with Logical Operations was a natural fit. As the leader in Instructor-Led Training (ILT) curriculum design, they were able ...