March 19, 2015 09:49 AM
It is not often that a business-focused blog starts off with an art review, but hold on for a few paragraphs.
In the middle of this brutal Boston winter, I visited the newly-renovated Harvard Art Museum in Cambridge, MA. If you like to see art in a beautiful space, it is free on Saturday mornings. The highlights of the visit were the Rothko Murals, on display until July 2015. They were originally hung in 1961 in an undergraduate dining hall at Harvard (go figure). I know that Rothko woul...
March 09, 2015 10:05 AM
Over the course of the year, the Customer Community team monitors the ways authors utilize Brainshark. The data provides benchmarking reference points to consider when planning a presentation. We just finished the 2014 analysis, and several factoids jumped out at us. We will be discussing these, among other agenda items, at upcoming User Group Meetings, Power Hours and Workshops.
1. Most Popular Features
Use of video continues to climb and is now the second most popular fea...
March 02, 2015 09:44 AM
The Brainshark Customer Community team interacts with thousands of customers who participate in public and private online and geographic User Group meetings. Last year, participants asked for one document that pulls together the best practices, feature utilization, data analysis, and tips we’ve learned along the way.
Together, with the Learning and Development team, we are excited to release the 2015 Guide to Building Better Brainshark Presentations. This guide is geared towar...
February 25, 2015 09:29 AM
Everyone wants to increase sales productivity – but how exactly are organizations going about it this year? That’s one of the questions the MHI Research Institute looked to answer in a recent study around sales performance and productivity.
In a recent post, MHI research director and guru on all-things sales enablement Tamara Schenk shared some pretty interesting insights from the study. Asking participants, “Where have you or do you plan to invest to improve sales pro...
February 09, 2015 08:11 AM
It’s no secret that part of the value of live and in-person sales training is the opportunity to engage in discussion and practice the art of selling through real-life simulations and role play. And of course, in-person training provides sales trainers with the opportunity to test reps in-person on their skills and readiness, and ultimately deem them certified.
But there are drawbacks to live training as well – scheduling conflicts and cost issues to name a few. Studies also ...