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INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN.
SMARTER.

To plan, direct, organize, or engineer

Powerful learning experiences.

We specialize in instructional design and development, learning systems and programs along with technical writing solutions to accelerate your progress.

The fluid world of business is continually changing, producing a multitude of skill gaps. You need employees who keep relevant with today's automation and technology environments. We can help you whether it's an end to end project or developing components for what you need.

You want efficiency, practicality and cost savings. And we operate virtually, saving you more.

Let's work together to mastermind ways to keep you advancing.

To plan, direct, organize, or engineer

Powerful learning experiences.

We specialize in instructional design and development, learning systems and programs, along with technical writing solutions to accelerate your progress.

We can help you whether it's an end to end project or developing components for what you need. And we operate virtually, saving you more.

Let's work together to mastermind ways to keep you advancing.

 

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Whether you are local solopreneur or a Fortune 500 company, the basics of masterminding is the same. We focus on three key areas individualized and engineered for sustainable results.

Whether you are local solopreneur or a Fortune 500 company, the basics of masterminding is the same. We focus on three key areas individualized and engineered for sustainable results.

Differentiate with dynamic Instructional Design

Today's work environment is on the fast track. Your employees need nimble ways to learn on demand and just when they need it. We offer innovative options to help them grow and achieve more. You get a differentiating edge in attracting and keeping employees.

Progressive Systems and Programs are vital.

You need progressive systems and programs to provide a blueprint for direction. We help you see through the eyes of your users by drilling down to the root cause, uncovering the hidden pools of knowledge and designing breakthrough solutions to unify your organization and help your employees work smarter, not harder.

Standardization and Technical Writing are the foundations of quality and consistency.

Interested in reducing errors and getting consistent results? You'll need accurate and understandable standard operating procedures and documentation your users can access easily and when needed. We work with you on creating useful tools for most any work environment including standard operating procedures (SOPs), process operation, flow, safety, workflow, work instructions and more.

 

Differentiate with dynamic Instructional Design.

Today's work environment is on the fast track. Your employees need nimble ways to learn on demand. You get a differentiating edge in attracting and keeping employees.

Progressive Systems and Programs.

We help you see through the eyes of your users by drilling down to the root cause, uncovering the hidden pools of knowledge and designing breakthrough solutions to unify and help employees work smarter, not harder.

Standardization is the foundation of quality and consistency.

We work with you to design useful tools including standard operating procedures (SOPs), process operation, policies, work instructions and other technical writing you need.

PROGRESS. ELEVATED.

PROGRESS. ELEVATED.

The short shelf life of skills and tightening labor market are giving rise to a multitude of skill gaps.

The short shelf life of skills and tightening labor market are giving rise to a multitude of skill gaps.

Keep evolving.

With the evolution of technology and rapid change, employees must keep learning or their skills become obsolete. Companies who don't focus on upgrading systems and programs waste time and money.

You might find yourself stuck in an endless loop of program destruction and re-creation – called a "fire sale" – everything must go with massive amounts of time, money and energy spent on inadequate solutions.

How often are you scrapping old programs for new ones?

Resolve the endless loop and stop the cycle of managing crises. Let's construct evolving solutions that continue providing consistent results even when we aren't in the picture.

Instead of scrapping, consider reimagining and redesigning.

We find ways to elevate programs in place, using technology to appeal to the modern learner, helping them perform at their peak.

Keep evolving.

With the evolution of technology and rapid change, employees must keep learning or their skills become obsolete. Companies who don't focus on upgrading systems and programs, waste time and money.

You might find yourself stuck in an endless loop of program destruction and re-creation – called a "fire sale" – everything must go with massive amounts of time, money and energy spent on inadequate solutions.

How often are you scrapping old programs for new ones?

Resolve the endless loop and stop the cycle of managing crises. Let's construct evolving solutions that continue to provide consistent results even when we aren't in the picture.

Instead of scrapping, reimagine and redesign.

We find ways to elevate programs in place, using technology to appeal to the modern learner, helping them perform at their peak.

The rise of digital is here, there is no turning back. You need inspired online learning solutions to meet diverse needs.

The rise of digital is here, there is no turning back. You need inspired online learning solutions to meet diverse needs.

The Future is now. We design learning connected to work, such as solving real work problems and simulating real scenarios while integrating manager involvement to develop employees that learn as they work.

Do you have interactive ways of quickly learning a skill or work procedure? Technical fluency across roles as well as adaptable, critical thinkers, communicators and leaders is at the forefront. We help you advance forward with online or traditional delivery solutions. Below are key areas we can impact.

The Future is now. We design learning connected to work, such as solving real work problems and simulating real scenarios while integrating manager involvement to develop employees that learn as they work.

Do you have interactive ways of quickly learning a skill or work procedure? We can help you advance forward with online or traditional delivery solutions. Below are key areas we can impact.

Instructional Design & Development

Give employees easy ways to learn quickly. Reduce the friction of "not having time to learn."

Systems & Programs

Employees who feel they cannot develop in the company and fulfill their career goals are 12 times more likely to leave the company.

Standardization & Technical Writing

Standardization may be one of the most important communication tools you can employ across your organization.

  • Instructional Design and Development

    We use a flexible instructional design framework called ADDIE which includes analysis, development, design, implementation and evaluation to create workable learning solutions.

  • E-Learning

    Interactive, engaging and relevant on demand learning to help employees apply what they've learned to the reality of work.

  • Macrolearning & Microlearning

    There’s opportunity for both macrolearning and microlearning Macro when you want to learn a whole new area of expertise or you’re at a career milestone (new job, promotion); micro when you “need help now” and absorb the information in 10 minutes or less.

  • Onboarding & On-the-Job Training

    What is the true cost of NOT properly training employees? You lose when employees don't know how to use your resources and don't know about or follow your procedures.

  • Engagement & Intrapreneurs

    The future is about developing Intrapreneurs who are self engaged and motivated to create an impact and achieve more.

  • Leader Development Systems & Succession Planning

    Do your leaders know what you expect and how to advance in your business? Having a clear system attracts and keeps top talent while achieving important business goals and objectives. Prepare for how you will replace talent as they move forward.

  • Standardization: Standard Operating Procedures & Work Instructions

    Standardization may be one of the most important communication tools you can employ across your organization for consistency, quality control and increased productivity through cross training.

  • Process Improvement

    Are your business processes slowing you down? Could you use fresh eyes to streamline, reduce waste and save time?

  • User Guides — Elevated

    Today's user manuals and guides are more visual (video) and say more with less. Let's elevate yours.

Instructional Design & Development

Give employees easy ways to learn quickly. Reduce the friction of "not having time to learn."

  • Instructional Design

  • E-Learning

  • Macrolearning & Microlearning

Systems & Programs

Employees who feel they cannot develop in the company and fulfill their career goals are 12 times more likely to leave the company.

  • Onboarding & On-the-Job Training

  • Engagement & Intrapreneurs

  • Leader Development Systems & Succession Planning

Standardization & Technical Writing

Standardization may be one of the most important communication tools you can employ across your organization.

  • Standard Operating Procedures & Technical Writing

  • Process Improvement

  • User Guides — Elevated

E-Learning Solutions for Modern Business

35% of millennials consider comprehensive training and development programs as the top benefit they would want from a company.

Intrapreneurship = Dreamers who do.

These are employees who take hands-on responsibility for creating innovation of any kind, within a business, showing courage and acumen, acting like you own the business that you work for. "Doing the job you want, not the one you have."

Your success depends on your employee's performance – That's not all. Happy and productive employees who feel they fit in your company can save you time, energy and money in the long run. By increasing efficiency and creating new ways of doing business to boost revenue growth and representing your brand well, productive employees impact business even if they have no direct contact with customers.

Employees who embody Intrapreneurial aptitude are more engaged, satisfied and more likely to stay. Offering learning options with easy access helps your employees fill skill gaps, having a greater impact on business success.

Intrapreneurship = Dreamers who do.

These are employees who take hands-on responsibility for creating innovation of any kind, showing business courage and acumen, acting like you own the business you work for. "Doing the job you want, not the one you have."

Happy and productive employees who feel they fit in your company can save you time, energy and money. By increasing efficiency and creating new ways of doing business to boost revenue growth and represent your brand well, productive employees impact business even if they have no direct contact with customers.

Employees who embody Intrapreneurial aptitude are more engaged, satisfied and more likely to stay. Offering learning options with easy access helps your employees fill skill gaps and have a greater impact on business success.

Art of working with people.

Cindy has a very deep understanding in the concept and development of writing standard operating practices. When it comes to writing and implementing SOPs, there is also the art of working with people and the impact of change management. She is very skilled in this area, and the rollout of SOPs was a more positive experience culturally.

Theresa Charpentier, Director of Customer Care, The Toro Company

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2018-03-22T03:43:42+00:00

Theresa Charpentier, Director of Customer Care, The Toro Company

Art of working with people.

Huge asset to any project she tackles.

It is my pleasure to recommend Cindy Walker. Her energy, knowledge, and experience lend themselves to success in training, development, teaching, and technical writing. Her combination of business-sense and creativity are hard to come by… and are a huge asset to any project she tackles.

Kristy Martin, Director, Labor Relations at Nestlé

5.0
2018-03-22T03:44:36+00:00

Kristy Martin, Director, Labor Relations at Nestlé

Huge asset to any project she tackles.

Easy to work with.

Cindy did a great job of helping us develop our electrical safety program and documentation, along with conducting electrical safety training. The documents are easy to use and understand. More importantly, the personnel learn, understand and use the information in the programs. She was very easy to work with and had many great ideas.

Norm Zempel, Manager, Bush Brothers

5.0
2018-03-22T03:45:28+00:00

Norm Zempel, Manager, Bush Brothers

Easy to work with.

Personable, creative, dependable and trustworthy.

I worked with Cindy while she was at Nestlé, and together we developed technical training sessions for new and/or upgraded systems in the facility. Since forming her own business we have worked together as business colleagues, contractor or sub-contractor. I've found Cindy to be very personable, creative, dependable and trustworthy. Her talents go beyond what might be included in a profile, and I've found her a quick study and eager for things new to her "experience library." Anyone considering Cindy for a project would NOT go wrong hiring her!

Virgil Dahlke, President, Dahlen System, Inc.

5.0
2018-03-22T03:46:05+00:00

Virgil Dahlke, President, Dahlen System, Inc.

Personable, Creative, Dependable and Trustworthy.

Expertly Written.

Cindy provided electrical safety documentation and training for us. The documentation was expertly written. The training was both informative and fun. Cindy did an excellent job both in training the details and in helping us to understand the application for the information. Cindy's help was instrumental in creating a practical working process for us.

Vern Lippert, Corporate Engineering, Hormel

5.0
2018-03-22T03:46:40+00:00

Vern Lippert, Corporate Engineering, Hormel

Expertly Written.

Makes a positive impact.

Cindy is a well-rounded learning and development professional with a unique ability to connect quickly and deeply with her audience. Cindy's passion for helping others create more connection and meaning in their work and lives is inspiring, and her delivery style is engaging. She has done a great job transforming some of our leadership development offerings including our Emerging Leaders program to have a balanced focus on self-awareness, building teams, and achieving results. Whether designing and developing learning, facilitating training, leading a development program, or working with individuals and teams, Cindy makes a positive impact that is not soon forgotten.

Devin Fedor, Director, Learning and Organizational Development at Mary Washington Healthcare

5.0
2018-03-29T19:04:00+00:00

Devin Fedor, Director, Learning and Organizational Development at Mary Washington Healthcare

Cindy is a well-rounded learning and development professional with a unique ability to connect quickly and deeply with her audience. Cindy's passion for helping others create more connection and meaning in their work and lives is inspiring, and her delivery style is engaging. She has done a great job transforming some of our leadership development offerings including our Emerging Leaders program to have a balanced focus on self-awareness, building teams, and achieving results. Whether designing and developing learning, facilitating training, leading a development program, or working with individuals and teams, Cindy makes a positive impact that is not soon forgotten.

Impeccable skill set and invaluable creative writing

I’ve known Cindy Walker for over 30 years and find her business Mastermind One80 is an excellent representation of who she is. My company Tecom LLC, an integrated cloud communications business, has consulted with her for professional writing and editing for website enhancements as well as documentation for sales and marketing collateral. Her impeccable skill set and creative writing style is invaluable and I highly recommend her.

Tom Wingert, President and Founder of Tecom LLC

5.0
2018-04-02T21:59:26+00:00

Tom Wingert, President and Founder of Tecom LLC

I’ve known Cindy Walker for over 30 years and find her business Mastermind One80 is an excellent representation of who she is. My company Tecom LLC, an integrated cloud communications business, has consulted with her for professional writing and editing for website enhancements as well as documentation for sales and marketing collateral. Her impeccable skill set and creative writing style is invaluable and I highly recommend her.
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