Author Archives: Mat Beecher

About Mat Beecher

I enjoy leadership, conflict resolution, organizational health, talent management, adult learning theory, and computer programming. I hold a Master's degree in International Negotiation and Dispute Resolution with a focus on Organizational Leadership. I currently work for an eLearning company and recruit IT instructors. I love Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Javascript, Python, HTML, CSS, and PowerPoint, and use them to design interactive learning modules. In my free time, I learn online, blog, develop content, disc golf, camp, and travel.

The Important Benefits of Getting to Know Your Core Values

Both organizations and individuals benefit greatly from knowing and living up to their core values. When we know what our core values are, and live up to them in the things that we do, we show integrity. Integrity is what … Continue reading

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Psychological Safety Meets Toxic Positivity

Way back in 1990, psychological safety was defined by William Kahn as, “being able to show and employ one’s self without fear of negative consequences of self-image, status or career.” Near the beginning of the 21st century (and to the … Continue reading

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4 Types of Training Videos for Learning

Better Videos, Better Learning Videos are an excellent way for Learning & Development professionals to create focused micro-learning. Keeping videos short and to the point allows for easier [future] edits and maintaining user attention. Make sure the videos you create … Continue reading

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4 Must Have Features of Best Corporate Training Videos and 5 Examples

Great advice, and a fun animated ‘video’ example of putting their advice into action. This article isn’t just about video, but more so learner retention, how to design training to meet the ‘mental’ capacity of learners, and how to reinforce … Continue reading

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The Path to Effective Assessments in Corporate Training | eLearning Blog

At heart, learning is action and reflection, and instruction is designed action and guided reflection. As instructional designers, we should be creating learning experiences that are a series of problems supplemented with resources to guide performance and then feedback to … Continue reading

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When You’re Full, You’re Full

Cathy Moore is brilliant and it seems nearly every post she puts out is spot on and to the point. I can never get enough and wholeheartedly agree with her mission to save the world from boring training. In this post, … Continue reading

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Welcome

The purpose of this site is to curate content and share it with others. It will focus on Learning & Development, eLearning, Organizational Health, and Leadership. It will include my thoughts, as well as posts from my heroes, mentors, and … Continue reading

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A Trisolan Map

A Trisolan Map – An Online Exercise in Negotiation

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