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Workforce Development

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  • Unleashing the Power of Performance Analytics: Driving Performance at the Intersection of Learning and Business

    Most learning and development organizations want better ways to use analytics to improve their learning strategies and outcomes. Yet a recent survey of over 400 L&D organizations found that most...

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  • How to Train Teams

    The nature of work has changed. Organizations face increased competition and pressure for speed. As such, collaboration across organizational, geographic and temporal boundaries is a must. Add to this dynamic...

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  • Mindfulness Training: Trendy or Timely?

    When you hear the word “mindfulness,” what do you picture? A group of Buddhist monks meditating? A yoga classroom full of students standing on their heads? Or your own office?

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  • Using Brain Science to Create Learning Addicts

    The motivational similarities and brain response between a recreational drug user and a professional salesperson are proven. Great salespeople love the adrenaline rush they get from advancing an opportunity or...

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  • Adapting to the Needs of Adult Trainers

    As a training and development professional, you know that the work of designing and delivering training always focuses on the needs and perspectives of adult learners.

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  • Cengage Learning Recognized at Clinton Global Initiative America for Workforce Training Efforts in Detroit

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  • Obsolete or Enduring? The Staying Power of the Training Hour

    My colleague, Tom Whelan, recently wrote a blog arguing that training hours are obsolete. While I agree with many of his points, I have to disagree with his conclusion; learning...

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  • Shrinking Attention Spans Create More Industry Challenges for Maximizing Profitability While Driving Professional Development

    Leonardo da Vinci once wrote “Learning never exhausts the mind.” Unfortunately, da Vinci did not live in today’s world of ever-shortening attention spans and an ever-lengthening work week.

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  • Cross Training: Why it’s Important to Your Company’s Success and Bottom Line

    I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been in a position where we’ve had to wear multiple hats at once, maybe even hats we weren’t supposed to wear, but...

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  • Hours of Glower: The Increasing Obsolescence of the Metric of Training Hours

    Back in ancient times when music came on CD (remember that, kids?), the trend was to stuff as much music as possible onto a single, 74-minute disc.

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