10 tips to improve employee development

10 tips to improve employee development

Guest post by Mary Hladio, founder and Managing Director of Ember Carriers Leadership Group U.S. companies, both large and small, spend millions every year on learning and development programs to encourage their employees’ advancement and productivity. But how do you know that these programs work effectively? The Harvard Business Review recently published the findings from a… continue reading »

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If this, then that: decision modeling with Poll Everywhere

How to use decision modeling in PowerPoint with Poll Everywhere from Poll Everywhere on Vimeo. A decision method is a formal (axiomatic) system that contains at least one action axiom. An action is of the form “IF is true, THEN do” Wikipedia What is decision modeling? Decision modeling is a powerful method of instruction that… continue reading »

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How to take attendance the easy way with Poll Everywhere

There are several creative uses for live student polling in the classroom. Some educators create choose-your-own-adventure-style lectures, others craft interactive radiology quizzes. But a constant favorite is simply taking attendance. I’ve seen all sorts of guides and suggestions floating around online on how best to use Poll Everywhere for taking student attendance. Let me simplify… continue reading »

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How to choose an icebreaker for any event [infographic]

Never underestimate the positive power of good icebreakers. They promote warmth and camaraderie within your audience as everyone shares a laugh – and learns a little more – about their peers. Icebreakers come in many forms, so if you’re unsure which one is right for your next presentation, check out the handy infographic below for inspiration…. continue reading »

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New features: Fall 2016

Time-saving improvements, better slide integration, smarter clickable-image polling… The Poll Everywhere engineers have been busy cooking up good things for you. Here are a few you might want to try. Edit polls right there in PowerPoint Now you can make your Poll Slides look as wonderful as all your other slides, without ever leaving PowerPoint (or Google Slides, or Keynote)…. continue reading »

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6 creative ideas for open response polling

One question we get all the time is, ‘What can I do with open response polling?’ Open response polls let users type out their own responses to questions – think Mad Libs in polling form. This style is ideal for brainstorming (‘How can we reduce turnover?’) or tackling complicated concepts (‘Describe happiness, in a word’)…. continue reading »