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Contributor: Bob Bennett
Posted: 09/29/2015
Bob Bennett
Increasing your sphere of influence is not growing the size of your organization. Rather, it involves increasing the positive impact you have on the business, its employees, customers, shareholders and the community. Full Content »
Contributor: Bob Bennett
Posted: 09/21/2015
Putting The PIECES! Together: Increase Flexibility
Increasing flexibility includes innovation, creativity, ‘out of the box’ thinking, and other terms used to describe achieving major breakthroughs of product or service. But it goes well beyond just innovation; it is really about finding a way to make the life of your customer easier. And it goes beyond creativity; it is about providing practical, effective, real-life solutions to problems—with no excuses. Full Content »
Contributor: Ben Mueller
Posted: 09/15/2015
The Global Workforce: L&D Across Borders
Global leadership development is the biggest challenge facing organizations today, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report, a survey of 2,500 business and HR leaders in 94 countries. How best does one expand learning and development operations across an increasingly global landscape? Full Content »
Contributor: Noa Dror
Posted: 09/02/2015
Six Hands-On Ideas to Improve Onboarding
As L&D professionals, you need to combine training and teaching with constant evaluation, and learn your new team member’s fortes and weaknesses, all while working to disarm the natural insecurity that comes with being new to a work environment. Yikes. No wonder onboarding theory is trending these days – just the thought of having to go through this process more than once a year is terrifying. Full Content »
Contributor: Jacob Eli Thomas
Posted: 08/26/2015
Case Study: Compliance training: Should you opt for Instructor-led or Active E-learning?
Every company requires some type of compliance training for its employees. In some industries, such as banking, the compliance training can get unwieldy and take weeks or months to complete. In others, such as publishing, compliance training rarely goes beyond sexual harassment and workplace discrimination courses. Regardless of the industry, few employees want to take part in compliance training, which leaves learning and development professionals to determine the best way to deliver such content. Is instructor-led the most effective? What about an engaging e-learning platform? Full Content »
Contributor: Bob Bennett
Posted: 08/17/2015
Putting the PIECES! Together: Partnering
The first and perhaps most important step in putting the pieces together is partnering with customers, employees, vendors and the community. Partners have shared objectives and work toward a common goal. Partners may succeed or fail, but one thing is certain: Regardless of the outcome, they reach it together. Full Content »
Contributor: Andre Plaut
Posted: 08/03/2015
Tips from the Campaign Trail: How to Make Voluntary Training Engaging
In 2012, I had the opportunity to work closely with Obama for America staff and volunteer leaders in order to build new training programs and initiatives. The challenge of keeping unpaid volunteers engaged and committed to a learning experience is almost identical to keeping staff engaged and committed to voluntary learning as well. Full Content »
Contributor: Bob Bennett
Posted: 05/29/2014
Putting the PIECES! Together
Let’s face it, there are times when we all wonder if we will be able to ‘keep it together,’ at work and in our personal lives, but that presupposes we already have the pieces together. There is so much happening around us that we are in a constant struggle to keep everything in balance. Full Content »
Contributor: Susanne Krivanek
Posted: 05/27/2014
L&D is Positioned to Drive Business Impact. Are You?
Think about it: Besides learning and development, what business function has access to all levels in the organization, the ability to harness and disseminate knowledge, and the opportunity to link various areas of the organization? None. Full Content »
Contributor: Jeff Cattel
Posted: 05/21/2014
VIDEO: Integrity Solutions shifts mindsets, not just skills
When it comes to training, many learning and development professionals focus on improving employees' skill sets. But how do you impact employees' attitude, motives and drive for achievement? We sat down with Mike Esterday, CEO at Integrity Solutions, to see how the performance improvement company works with clients to address key cultural and behavioral changes in their workplaces. Full Content »
Contributor: Kristina Williams
Posted: 05/16/2014
Learning everything all at once
Like most children, my daughter is a learning machine. Every day she learns at least one new thing. I’m amazed as she uses words I didn’t even think she knew as if it were nothing. Or figures out how to open a childproof cabinet. Or throws a ball with perfect aim. She is learning everything all at once and it is breathtaking. What can we learn from this as L&D leaders? Full Content »
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