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Saturday, December 15, 2007

Gifting Corporate Clients or Associates? Try 3G4L

It is always so hard to determine what type of corporate gift is appropriate for clients, co-workers or your boss? What do you get them that is not too expensive but not too cheap, that is business-focused but not too business-focused.

Well, I think the perfect answer is Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning., it is fun but serious, informative but easy-to-read, insightful but not overly academic. Check it out as a gift for yourself or others. But don't take my word for it...

It was mentioned by Cammy Bean as inspirational as she was developing e-learning. Learning Visions: Instructional Design Inspiration

It was mentioned by Aaron in his Stuff I'm Doing post.

Here is what ASTD's Magazine, T&D had to say about Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning.
[This book, like others, talks about] the impending retirement of baby boomers and how companies are dealing with the critical knowledge transfer that needs to take place.

But what makes this book different is its unique approach to the knowledge-transfer issue...This book is a valuable resource for any business looking to find practical solutions to the boomer-gamer knowledge-transfer gap. It reveals new methods and tools that are being used successfully in a variety of settings, including Flash mobs and cheat codes, video iPods, instant messaging and blogging.

Several of people I know from the field have sent copies to clients and co-workers as gifts. So if you need a last minute gift...


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Cammy Bean said...

That's a great idea, Karl! I've recommended the book to clients, who've gone on to purchase it for their whole team...but hadn't thought of buying it for someone myself.

Karl Kapp said...

Cammy, thanks for recommending the book...I really appreciate it. I hadn't thought about it either until several people had asked me about the book for them to send to clients.

Have a happy holiday.

ashi.kacheria said...

hi Karl,

you are right, trend of gifts have not changed since long time.
What if everyonegift the same thing? It will be a very funny situation. Isn't it? blogs on
various corporate gifting strategies. Even you can learn and share some.