Writing for Change

Many organizations that implement new policies, processes, or systems follow the mantra:  “Build it and they will come.”  They invest their time and resources building the new system, then, on the go-live date, they proudly announce their accomplishments and expect people to  start using it because “it’s the new reality.”  Other organizations take the “it’s …Read More

Lessons in Video Production

These days, it seems like everyone knows how to make videos. Yet, when it comes to making high quality, affordable training videos, the number of people who know what they’re doing dwindles rapidly. Yes, video production companies still abound but they are not exactly affordable. So what’s a poor training team supposed to do?

Luckily, times …Read More

Finding the Big Idea

A few years ago I watched the 2008 movie Defiance about Tuvia, Zus, and Asael Bielski: three brothers who successfully led a group of Jewish survivors through the Belorussian forest during the Nazi occupation. The movie inspired me to write Leadership and Defiance, an article about seven basic principles of leadership that the movie clearly …Read More

Training People with Low Literacy Levels

In May 2014, Bayer Crop Sciences announced that it is collaborating with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on a new initiative to train Filipino rice farmers on better farm practices, technologies, and financial skills. Comprehensive Learning Solutions provided the financial education training on behalf of the IFC.

Financial literacy training (or financial education, as it is …Read More

Building Community at Work

People are funny. They are filled with contradictions they don’t even realize. On the one hand, Gen X’ers and older complain that “kids today” don’t know how to talk to each other. All they do is text, email, or Facebook each other. They have thousands of “Facebook friends” but few people with whom they actually …Read More

Welcome to our new website!

In honor of Comprehensive Learning Solutions’ fifth anniversary, we are proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. Just as we are dedicated to providing customized, creative, and practical workplace learning products and services, our new website captures that same spirit: Creative, fun, useful, and effective.

On our website, you can learn more about …Read More