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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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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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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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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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Top 6 Adult Learning Principles to Boost Your Training Sep 21, 2020

Before I was a corporate instructional designer and entrepreneur, I was a violin teacher. Since I was in high school, I taught little kids, teenagers, middle-aged women, and a few old men how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and Irish fiddle tunes. It was a lot of fun, and a lot of work!

After...

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