Learning Visuals

Using Simulation to Put Learning in Context

There’s little question that adoption and retention are driven by immersion and engagement. And there’s no better way to both immerse and engage your learners than through simulation. Simulation is uniquely effective because it creates an opportunity for learners to apply knowledge, skills and behaviors in context. Many simulation designs also are able to deliver…

Owning It: Getting High Potentials to Think and Act Like the Business Is Theirs

Like most organizations, yours likely has a special group of employees whom you view as high potentials – individuals who stand out because they already demonstrate many of the characteristics necessary to be future organizational leaders. They know their jobs, they know the organization, they know how to build relationships, manage employees and serve customers.…

If Not Training, Then What?

There’s a lot to be said for training; it certainly has solidified its place in corporate culture as a means of addressing issues, teaching skills and strategies and getting employees aligned, motivated and on track for great success. But there are times when training isn’t the answer – when the situation calls for a different…

Communicating Through Change

How a Blueline Blueprint Learning Visual and Quick Draw Video Can Help Tell the Story Whether self-induced or triggered by external forces, organizational change can create confusion, uncertainty and fear at all levels – having a notable effect on morale, production and overall organizational climate. Although the end result is almost always positive, getting there…

Does Your Pharma Sales Model Need a Booster Shot?

The pharmaceutical marketplace is evolving in fundamental ways – perhaps at a pace more rapid than any other B2B industry. In our work with some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, we’re seeing the transformation first hand. What’s changing? Business models, decision-makers, reimbursement models, access to information, buyer profiles… the list is long. So long,…

How does the optional PeopleSIM™ Supportive Selling simulation extend the learning beyond the classroom?

Using the PeopleSIMTM platform, our team of engineers has endeavored to create a sales experience that feels so real that your sales people will swear that they are interacting with a live customer via web conference technology. Imagine giving your learners the opportunity to hone their sales skills anytime, anywhere through simulation technology perfected through…

Why do Blueline Blueprint™ Learning Visual-based experiences drive such high levels of retention and application?

When teams of learners explore, discuss, and even argue about critical concepts, without even knowing it they are building powerful memories. By using a Blueline BlueprintTM Learning Visual-based experience, we are able to “lock-in” those memories through stories and metaphorical images. Did you miss the previous questions? Check them now! How does Supportive Selling relate…

Learning Visuals Explained

Rich in visual metaphors and data, Blueline’s Blueprint™ learning visuals are a catalyst for in-depth discussion and analysis. Imagine a room full of teams of four or five learners each. At the center of every team is a table-sized Blueline Blueprint learning visual – a dramatic graphic that quickly engages the table team’s multiple learning…

Are you gaining customers or losing ground?

What do you get when you combine world-class sales behaviors with breakthrough learning technologies? An experience that revolutionizes the way sales professionals achieve success. Has your sales model evolved with the market? If not, you’re losing ground. Introducing Supportive Selling, an innovative, classroom-based training experience that uses iPad-based simulation technology and interactive visuals to equip…

Want to make your training more powerful? Add a Blueline Blueprint ™ Learning Visual.

What makes this particular approach so powerful? Intellectually, it appeals to the visual, auditory and kinesthetic learner. Behaviorally, it creates high levels of engagement and interaction. Intuitively, the metaphor often used in the learning visual provides a “big picture” that draws all the content together in a meaningful way. But that is not the whole…