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TD Magazine

The August issue features At C Level articles from SQS. Additional highlights include:

+10 Ways to Expand Your Company’s Social Learning Efforts

+Improve Online Learning With Basic Algorithms

+Web Exclusive: Emerging From the E-learning Desert

+Web Exclusive: Training Learners With Hearing Loss

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The Art and Science of Motivation and Behavior Change

Learn how to identify and understand the barriers to behavior change and examine research-based methods to design solutions that inspire behavior change.

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August 2015 Issue

Learning Paves the Way to a Global Strategy

By Tony Bingham and Pat Galagan

International expansion and a hiring surge called for a dedicated talent development strategy.

Podcast     +Free Article

A Focus on Execution and Learning

By JF Goldstyn

At SQS, isolated learning programs across the globe were consolidated to benefit managers, leaders, and new hires.


Transition and Engage

By Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner

Ten ways an organization can expand its social learning efforts.

Podcast     +Free Article

Technology to the Rescue

By Conrad Gottfredson and Bob Mosher

A properly designed electronic performance support system can address the learning challenges many organizations encounter.


Intentional Crafting of Culture

By Dr. Andrew Rahaman

Culture is the nexus of employee engagement, values, and action learning.


Patients First

By Michael O'Connell

How Cleveland Clinic created a lasting, sustainable culture change.



James McCann ++

Jim McCann is founder and CEO of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM. He also is author of Talk Is (Not!) Cheap: The Art of Conversation Leadership and other books. McCann has a degree in psychology from the City University of New York-John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

++ Extra Content - Only Online!     +Free Article


It's All Wine and Games

By Koreen Pagano

Wine and hospitality professionals play a virtual game to increase their knowledge of the beverage and improve their customer service skills.


Self-Made Learning

By Erica Dhawan

Connectional intelligence and social learning enable employees to teach and learn from one another.


Technology: It's More Than Just a Platform

By Paula Ketter

When we started implementing technology into training initiatives, it was mainly used as a way to deliver content, but as you can see in this month’s feature articles, technology has become more than just a platform in the world of training.

Podcast     +Free Article


Improve Online Learning With Basic Algorithms

By Chris Littlewood

To design personalized online learning experiences, take a cue from players like Google and Amazon.


Good Managers Are Rare

By Stephanie Castellano

Just one in 10 people is naturally gifted at managing others.

Company Culture Trumps Salary for College Grads

What's Your Skill Set?

Learning Gets Personal

Collaborative Leadership: Opportunities and Challenges

Forget Icebreakers

A Sign They'll Resign

Succession Management

Meet the Instructional Design Ninja

+Free Articles


Use Infographics to Enhance Training

By Margie Meacham

An informative visual makes it easier for learners to understand and recall training content.


Disruptive Entrepreneurship: Learning From the Young

By Patty Gaul

Established organizations can learn from start-ups regarding change and innovation.


Ready, Set, Play

One organization bridges its workforce's skills gap with video-enabled learning.


What's Your CQ?

Leading With Cultural Intelligence: The Real Secret to Success, Second Edition by David Livermore

Reviewed by Steve Gladis

Read all book reviews.     +Free Article

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

  • Six Tips for Working With the Brain to Create Real Behavior Change
  • How to Measure the Impact and ROI of Soft Skill Programs
  • Developing Localized E-Learning for Global Audiences
  • And much more! Check back on the first of the month to read the entire issue.


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.

Habitual by Design

Development programs should help employees convert tasks into workplace habits.

The L&D Landscape Is Changing

Expectations of the learning and development function have evolved significantly during the past few years.

Six Tips for Achieving Leadership Breakthroughs

Set yourself up for having breakthrough moments.

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