Your Greatest Work Blog

Maximize Lessons Learned in Beta Launch Oct 13, 2021

How does it feel to spend around $30k only to realize you've made a mistake and there's no refund?

Saying you'd feel absolutely awful doesn't even begin to describe the sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach and the damage to your confidence, finances, and business.

Unfortunately, this is no...

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Three Tips to Boost Membership Engagement Over 50% Oct 11, 2021

Manja continues Season 2 of Your Greatest Work with a peer mastermind with Dominic Sicotte of YouTubersINC. Dominic and Manja discuss three actionable ways to boost membership engagement, an area of opportunity Dominic is currently facing.

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As entrepreneurs, even when there's a lot going well...

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Successful Courses Have These Three Things In Common Oct 04, 2021

Manja continues Season 2 of Your Greatest Work with a discussion of course successes and ways you can implement these features of success in your own course.

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What makes a course or program successful?

Think about a course you've participated in that worked for you. You sat down and started...

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What makes a course disengaging? Sep 28, 2021

Manja opens Season 2 of Your Greatest Work with a discussion of course fails or ways that courses become disengaging — and what you can do to fix this in y our own course.

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We've all been there: bored out of our minds by a course, program, or class. It's awful. No one enjoyed disengaging...

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Creating Learning Design With Empathy Sep 28, 2021

Manja interview Vince Grabowski on the ins and outs of digital learning, new methodologies, and learning experience with empathy. This episode is engaging and well-worth listening to!

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Learning digitally can feel disconnected, slow, or even annoying — and no we're not talking about the...

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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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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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