The Business of Learning

Nov/Dec 2017

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Is it possible to define, in systematic terms, what fuels the effectiveness of great leaders? Is there a magical predictor of success? A specific recipe that, if replicated, can always produce a leader who delivers optimal results?

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Thought Leaders This Issue

In learning and performance, our business is helping to shape behavior that improves business results. Everything we do and say creates our brand and our brand’s reputation can have an impact on our ability to be effective.
Those who market products to end-user consumers have cracked the code on connecting for mutual benefit. These three specific approaches may have direct application to the training and learning environment.

Training Is Who We Are

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If you ask Hall of Fame caliber coaches in competitive collegiate athletics to reveal the secret of their success, literally all of them will respond by saying one thing: “Talent!”
Despite the dedication, heart and hours that learning professionals pour into developing corporate training programs, learners often fail to foster the same level of enthusiasm for training as the developers.

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The world of corporate learning is undergoing the most radical transformation in a generation. The impact of new technologies, the onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and sweeping demographic changes are placing a new set of demands on training.

Constructing a Monument?

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When we found out the central theme of this issue was “strategic alignment,” several executive acquaintances flashed through our heads. None was more prominent than the image of David Brennan.