Many organizations leverage their leaders as teachers. Unfortunately, most of those companies struggle to gain traction and truly profit from the time and effort leaders invest in teaching. In Leaders as Teachers: Engaging Employees in High-Performance Learning the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) partnered to identify and explore what high-performance organizations are doing to derive the greatest benefits from leaders-as-teachers programs.
This collection of practical resources from ATD books, TD at Work issues, and TD and T+D articles will help you understand the significance of coaching and how to build a coaching culture in your organization or team. Each section will serve as a tool to help you evolve into a leader who embraces a coaching management style
What you need to know to manage a workforce. The complex and ever-changing nature of today’s—and tomorrow’s—workforce demands that all involved in talent management rethink how to attract, engage, and grow future talent. This forward-looking handbook captures talent management’s evolution from a series of transactions to a fluid process that includes talent development.
The challenging landscape we’re in is the new reality. It requires businesses to embrace new leadership and organizational development approaches in order to be successful. Recognizing emerging patterns will give leaders greater visibility about the future. This TD at Work will provide a framework and tools for doing so.
Have instructional design skills changed? What other skills are needed to be successful in the profession? The Association for Talent Development has partnered with the International Association for Continuing Education and Training and commissioned Rothwell & Associates to conduct Skills, Challenges, and Trends in Instructional Design.
Convince your online participants to tune in—and get them to interact and engage. Virtual classroom training is here to stay, and web and video conferencing is close to ubiquitous. Interact and Engage! offers proven strategies for captivating your live online audience. With more than 50 activities ranging from openers and icebreakers to closers, instructional design experts Kassy LaBorie and Thomas Stone present a framework for igniting online training programs, meetings, and webinars.
The notion that only the most experienced members of an organization can guide a few promising go-getters no longer applies in today’s business world. In Modern Mentoring, Randy Emelo advocates for a vastly different mentoring practice. Drawing from a rich career, he explains why organizations should consider all employees potential mentors, making everyone both advisors and learners.
The demand for knowledge is increasing every day, as is the sheer volume of knowledge that is available to an organization and its team members. At the same time, organizations are facing the retirement of significant numbers of their knowledge workers. These realities are making it critical to reduce time to competency. To bring team members up to speed quickly and help them work independently, the learning and knowledge teams must work together effectively.
Managers are currently faced with the most uncertain environment in history. How can we lead our teams to create and seize opportunities? How do we navigate through the fog in our brains and the overworked staff sitting in front of us? Leaders Don't Command, originally published in Spanish as Mejor liderar que mandar, draws from author Jorge Cuervo’s vast experience as an executive, trainer, and coach to help each of us to bring out the best of ourselves in leadership, management, and supervisory roles.
According to the International Coaching Federation, in 2012 there were an estimated 47,500 professional coaches worldwide. Once perceived as an exclusive perk meant to address the development needs of senior executives and emerging leaders, coaching is now offered to employees at various stages of their careers. It is also interesting to note that more often coaching is being administered by internal coaches.