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Listening from the Inside

What was a novel idea just a few short years ago has become one of the most popular services Blueline Simulations offers. It’s called the Voice of the Business – a five-step needs assessment that secures buy-in and commitment by mining insights from inside your business. Yes, you read that right: from inside your business.…

Full Immersion: Learning That Works

Our previous blog introduced Blueline Simulations’ full immersion approach to learning – where we take people out of the office and into the field to make real-life connections to big ideas that work. We’ve taken a global biotech sales firm to Disney, Starbucks and an Apple store to explore engaging customer experiences. The client described…

Are you wasting your learner’s precious time?

For most training functions, creating sustainable impact within your organization is mission critical. If you are not going to generate lasting results then why bother? Time and time again our experience with client simulations has proven that the more immersive the learning experience, the greater the sustainable impact. Here are just three of the many…

Can an eSimulation be Better than a Live Action Role-Play?

You May Be Surprised Introducing PeopleSIM This immersive eSimulation challenges experienced and high potential leaders to apply coaching concepts in realistic settings while receiving immediate and continuous feedback. How can an eSimulationcome this close to delivering real coaching? A voice-activated human interface delivers real-time interactions Combines emotional-state rules & probabilities The character’s mood will change…

It’s Not a Game. It’s Gamification.

How Blueline Simulations is Creating New Levels of Learning Retention. I try not to care about FourSquare. The simple location app, which my teenage daughter helpfully loaded onto my iPhone, encourages me to “check in” every time I go to Starbucks, to Kroger, or to the hip new restaurant downtown. Help me. I can’t stop.…

Learning leaders are the key to reengaging a disengaged workforce

Your organization has much to contend with – uncertainty in the marketplace, changing customer behaviors, new technology, and employees that have disengaged.  That’s right – DISENGAGED.  The broad employee population may be thankful to have a job, but let’s face it, their focus has been challenged by the worst recession in three generations.  In fact,…

The Power of the Learning Visual

It doesn’t matter if you call it a Work Mat, Discovery Map, Learning Map or, as we do, a Learning Blueprint. I’m constantly in awe of the power of this medium to change attitudes and pass on knowledge. The solutions we develop utilizing learning visuals consistently garner comments such as “This is the best training…