Your Greatest Work Blog

The 4 Steps In Creating A Valuable Online Course That Will Transform Your Learner And Boost Your Sales Aug 23, 2021

My mission is to get rid of bad courses and programs from the digital course industry. This is a big mission, but I'm here for it. Slowly but surely and with consistency, I believe this industry can become well respected and less like the wild west that it has become. I am pleased that women like...

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Neuroscience Says Emotion Helps Learning Retention Jul 27, 2021

Manja interviews Bogden Manta about using neuroscience to more effectively build awareness in learners. This is a highly intelligent and applicable episode if you want to hear the full discussion

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Course creators. It's important for you to recognize that the process of change starts with...

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4 Tips for Creating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training Jul 26, 2021

 In Episode 15 of Your Greatest Work, Manja talks with Belinda and Calvin about supporting diversity and inclusion in course creation. You won't want to miss this final episode of the series!

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion are incredibly important topics that require incredibly hard...

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Online Learning Experiences are Explosive Jul 23, 2021

In Episode 11 of Your Greatest Work, Manja and Cath talk about finding creative ways to make learning experiences engaging and even explosive.

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Some courses are dry. Like mouth-parchingly, kind of like eating flour, click-through-as-fast as possible sort of dry

But learning doesn't have to be...

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Hard Skills Demand Deliberate Practice Jul 22, 2021

Course creators, listen up. There are really cool ways to get participants to practice super hard skills. Getting people to practice in an asynchronous course requires ingenuity. Manja and Doug recently talked about how to create these deliberate practice opportunities. Listen to the whole...

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4 Keys to Virtual Sales and Negotiation Jul 19, 2021

In Episode 14 of Your Greatest Work, Manja and Josh talk about the nuances of virtual negotiation and sales.

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So you have a course. It's refined, tweaked, tested, and it's your greatest work. Amazing. Wonderful. Exciting!

But now you need learners. What's a course without learners?

And how do...

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How to Teach Adults: 3 Lessons from a Music Teacher Jul 14, 2021

In episode 13 of Your Greatest Work, Manja and Deborah talk in-depth about strategies for effectively teaching adults.

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Teaching is hard. Whether you're teaching English to a classroom of children, teaching violin to just one teenager, or teaching practical skills to adults in a virtual...

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4 Ways Produce Better Video Content, Easier Jul 06, 2021

 

Many courses involve video components.

Why not? Videos can engage your visual and audio senses, make the course seem more personable, and simply mix-up learning styles.

But we've all seen poorly done learning videos — well, we've all skipped past poorly done learning videos. So how...

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Have You Made Mentorship a Cornerstone in Your Program? Jul 05, 2021

In Episode 5 of Your Greatest Work, we explore the topic and role of mentoring.

Mentorship is a cornerstone of learning, according to Dominic Sicotte, a community-driven entrepreneur in Quebec. On the first guest interview episode of Your Greatest Work, Dominic joins to share his passion,...

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Stop Making Theoretical Learning Jul 02, 2021

Create experiential learning. Stop lecturing at people with theoretical concepts.

Unless you've got skin in the game, got boots-on-the-ground, got your hands dirty, or whatever you want to call it, it’s not possible for you to truly understand how to do something. This is essential in...

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Help Participants Tackle the Right Projects in your Course Jun 30, 2021

I want to explore the concept of tackling appropriately-sized projects.

Someone does not know how to sew, but they take a sewing course and the first project they want to sew is a wedding dress... which makes no sense.

But this actually happened. And it actually happens a lot. Your learners...

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You're Responsible for Learning Results, Not Just Your Audience Jun 28, 2021

Have you ever let the fear of failure or perfectionism hold you back from something? Most people feel this way at some point in their life. But entrepreneurs know that you can't always wait until the thing is perfect. You have to move fast and make adjustments as you go.

But, fear of getting it...

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