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  • 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.…
  • Trouble on the road ahead: Leader Blind Spots

    Trouble on the road ahead: Leader Blind Spots
    Self-awareness is one of the most valuable abilities of successful leaders, and greater awareness leads to alignment in the perceptions of leaders and those surrounding them. Tony Tjan, co-author of Heart, Smarts, Guts and Luck asserts that “The best thing leaders can do to improve their effectiveness is to become more aware of what motivates them and their decision-making.”1 This is an…
  • ‘Bridging the Gap’ in Leader Success

    ‘Bridging the Gap’ in Leader Success
    WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO LEAD SUCCESSFULLY? Quite often, that depends on your position in the organization. The Soderquist Center helps answer that question by providing organizations, teams and individuals with values-based, impactful and actionable experiences and insights via programming and content. At the individual level, The Soderquist Center helps leaders identify specific strengths and development…
  • Building Individual and Team Capacity Through Faster, Better Decision Making

    Building Individual and Team Capacity Through Faster, Better Decision Making
    In this article, InsideOut Development Founder and President, Alan Fine, lays the foundation for building individual and team capacity through a simple decision-making framework that accelerates the speed and accuracy of day-to-day decisions and promotes independent problem solving.…
  • Customizing Talent ManagementPDF Link

    Customizing Talent Management
    Many organizations are managing employees with a one-size-fits-all methodology. While this training practice may ensure consistency, it inadvertently assumes that everyone learns in the same manner. Employees are unique individuals with different abilities, work styles, preferences and motivations. By tailoring people practices and policies to individuals, organizations can improve individual and organizational effectiveness. Download this…

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