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TD Magazine

The April issue features At C Level articles from University Health System. Additional highlights include:

+Become Fluent in the Language of the Virtual Classroom

+Five Approaches to Resolving Workplace Conflict

+Web Exclusive: Physician Leadership in an Era of Integrated Services

+Web Exclusive: The Who, What, When, and How of Writing Learning Assessments

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Web Exclusive Articles

ATD members can access this online-only content here on the TD webpage. Check the print magazine's table of contents or come to our webpage (see above) for details about this extra content.

On-Demand Webcast

Leading With Emotional Intelligence
Learn to understand the components of EI; use EI skills to facilitate productive discussions and relationships with colleagues and clients; and develop a specific plan for improving your EI skills.

April 2015 Issue

Revitalizing Learning and Healthcare

By Tony Bingham and Pat Galagan

Change has been a constant at University Health System for the past few years; a clear strategy has helped smooth the transition.

Podcast     +Free Article

When the Stakes Are High, Learning Intervenes

By Jacqueline Burandt

The arrival of a new patient population required University Health System's learning team to quickly expand current training initiatives and develop new ones for all stakeholders.

Podcast    

Entrepreneurial Insights

By Louise Kursmark and Wendy Enelow

Whether you're already a small business owner or tempted to make that move, here's some advice to help you on your way.

Podcast     

Connect to Engage

By Michael Lee Stallard

Employee engagement is dismal today because we have many managers but few leaders.

Podcast     

Are You Virtually Competent?

By Jennifer Hofmann

Become fluent in the language of the virtual classroom.

Podcast     +Free Article

Trouble Is Brewing

By Pamela Valencia

Resolve workplace conflict by using one of five approaches that is appropriate to the situation.

Podcast     

LONG VIEW //

Erik Wahl ++

Erik Wahl is owner of the Wahl Group, a consultancy firm; an entrepreneur; and an internationally recognized graffiti artist. His list of clients includes AT&T, Disney, London School of Business, Microsoft, FedEx, Exxon Mobil, Ernst & Young, and XPriz. Wahl also is the bestselling author of Unthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius.

++ Extra Content - Only Online!     +Free Article

CASE IN POINT //

Full-Time Learners

By Stephanie Castellano

India is filled with bright young students unable to afford college. Searching for skilled entry-level talent, one pharmaceutical company found a way to tap into this promising demographic.

DEVELOPMENT //

Employee Agility for a Fast-Paced World

By Amanda Setili

As organizations become more agile, employees will need to do their part to be ready for the unexpected.

EDITOR'S NOTE //

Rejuvenating Healthcare and Learning

By Paula Ketter

University Health System is a five-time winner of the ATD's BEST Awards, and seemed like the perfect organization to highlight not only in our At C Level articles, but also as part of ATD's new Healthcare Community of Practice.

Podcast     +Free Article

FUNDAMENTALS //

Transforming Technical Content

By Trina Rimmer

Rewriting technical content is more than just revising words on paper—you must have actual conversations with stakeholders first.

INTELLIGENCE //

The Productivity Debate

By Stephanie Castellano

Who gets more work done—those in the office or those working from home?

Language Barriers in the Workplace

Word Wiz: Career Pathing

Late Arrivals

Job Seekers' Practices and Preferences

How to Crush Innovation

What the Future Holds

Getting the Jump on Learning: Incorporating Social Media Tools

Better Videos, Faster

+Free Articles

LEARNING BLUEPRINT //

Improving Staff Morale Through Authentic Appreciation

By Paul White

Employee recognition will have little to no effect if it doesn't appear to be genuine.

RESEARCH //

Instructional Designers Embrace Many Tools, but Come up Short on Effectiveness

By Maria Ho

A new report details the state of instructional design in organizations.

SOLUTIONS //

Team Building and Group Dynamics

By Eli Becker

Creating and fostering a culture of teamwork requires trust, collaboration, and accountability.

WORKPLACE RX //

Working in Style

One organization implements a program designed to help employees work whenever and wherever they could be productive.

BOOKS //

A Long View of Learning

The Learning Challenge: Dealing With Technology, Innovation, and Change in Learning and Development by Nigel Paine

Reviewed by Laura Lubin

Read all book reviews.    +Free Article

Here's what you can look forward to in the May 2015 issue of TD magazine:

  • Finding and developing talent when expanding internationally
  • The debut of ATD's new sales competency model
  • The power of visuals to communicate your presentation's key message
  • And much more! Check back on the first of the month to read the entire issue.

LAST MONTH'S MOST-ACCESSED ARTICLES

2014 State of the Industry Report: Spending on Employee Training Remains a Priority

Organizations’ training and development investments are at “a healthy level” compared with previous years.

Training and Development Competencies Redefined to Create Competitive Advantage

ASTD launches a revised competency model for the profession.

Coaching Through Questions

A coaching approach that relies more on asking questions than giving answers better engages employees.

Learning, Talent, and Leadership Development: Evolution or Revolution?

Learning and talent development are undergoing a transformation in organizations today.

Employee Engagement: An Epic Failure?

Engagement is now under scrutiny by researchers and others who find its promises hollow and some of its assumptions just plain wrong.

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