Leadership

  
  • Six Tips for an Impactful Onboarding Program

    Six Tips for an Impactful Onboarding Program
    Many companies recruit new employees to join their teams and welcome them into their offices and training centers. But what can these organizations do to help them have a meaningful learning experience and put them on an accelerated path to success?…
  • Key Business Challenges Facing Talent and Training Professionals

    Key Business Challenges Facing Talent and Training Professionals
    This article addresses and reflects on each key business challenge and the effect on the training and talent industry.…
  • Five Warning Signs You’re Not Communicating with Employees

    Five Warning Signs You’re Not Communicating with Employees
    Perhaps the most critically important aspect of effective leadership is the ability to communicate with others. Admirable decision-making abilities, a willingness to delegate and/or the capacity to envision the future, don’t count for much if you’re unable to connect with the people you lead.…
  • 3 Types of Dysfunctional Teams and How to Fix ThemPDF Link

    3 Types of Dysfunctional Teams and How to Fix Them
    You might be reading this while taking a break from any of the team meetings that are integral to your job. Maybe it’s a team of company all-stars—a cross-functional team of high performers—that is key to tackling important challenges at your company. Regardless of the type, how is your team working out?…
  • How to Shape Your Company Culture Before it's Too LatePDF Link

    How to Shape Your Company Culture Before it's Too Late
    New hires pour through the door most mornings at fast-growing startups and other companies fortunate enough to be booming in this economy. And by that measure alone, those companies have a golden future—right?…
  • Why Leadership Development for Millennials Matters

    Why Leadership Development for Millennials Matters
    There is a higher education crisis in America. U.S. News reports that the price index for college tuition grew by 79.5 percent (outpacing the Consumer Price Index nearly threefold) between 2003 and 2013. This led to an unprecedented increase in student debt with outstanding student loans totaling $1 Trillion, with the average balance across all age…
  • Honoring Workplace Trust

    Honoring Workplace Trust
    Effective business leaders should have a vision, the ability to clearly express themselves and the energy to take their organization to the next level.…
  • Combating the Forgetting Curve

    Combating the Forgetting Curve
    Learning leaders are well acquainted with the learning curve. They're not giving sufficient attention, however, to what is known as the "forgetting curve." This refers to what happens when the training's not reinforced: employees quickly forgetting what was learned.…
  • Achieving Business Objectives Via Team Building

    Achieving Business Objectives Via Team Building
    A happy, efficient team is a productive and innovative one. When communication, collaboration and creativity are given room to breathe, the effects can be positive for both workplace behavior and business goals.…
  • Developing a First-line Leadership SolutionPDF Link

    Developing a First-line Leadership Solution
    A one-time, isolated training event is not a sustainable learning solution - continuous reinforcement is required in order to make training stick. A blended approach provides the glue necessary to solidify training by allowing the learner to consume information in various formats and environments.…
  • Building Trust And Collaboration In The Training World

    Building Trust And Collaboration In The Training World
    There is no denying that effective collaboration is critical for business success, especially in the world of training. Collaboration is required among executives, business units, the training department and learners to ensure that everyone is on the same page.…
  • Pursuing Clarity in an Increasingly Complex World

    Pursuing Clarity in an Increasingly Complex World
    WHAT ARE YOU DOING ABOUT COMPLEXITY?

    Do you ignore it, obsess over it (at the expense of everything else), or do you dive in it without knowing if you’ll sink or swim? Leaders clearly recognize the reality of complexity, but most don’t know how to meet the challenge or exploit the opportunity effectively. In recent years,…
  • The Seven Roles of a Trainer in the 21st Century

    The Seven Roles of a Trainer in the 21st Century

    It is clear that the 21st century classroom needs are very different from the 20th century ones. In the 21st century classroom, trainers are facilitators of participant learning and creators of productive classroom environments, in which attendees can develop the skills they might need at present or in future to enhance their personal and professional…

  • Conquering Big Data Survey

    Conquering Big Data Survey
    For its 2013 study of analytics needs in the workforce, American Management Association (AMA) and i4cp fielded a survey that garnered responses from 789 businesspeople representing a variety of industries (50+ industries), global locations (40+ countries), and organizational structures and sizes (1–10,000+ employees).…
  • Organizational Culture Lessons From The Boston Red Sox

    Organizational Culture Lessons From The Boston Red Sox
    The Boston Red Sox thought bringing in a confident and successful manager to restore order to its clubhouse that was in disarray, would help it reach the goal of winning a third championship within a decade.…

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