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The July issue features theme articles focused on the science of learning. Additional highlights include:
+A Lie About Accountability for Learning
+Six Tips for Achieving Leadership Breakthroughs
+Web Exclusive: Designing Introductory Training Programs
+Web Exclusive: The L&D Landscape Is Changing
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The Art and Science of Motivation and Behavior Change
Tuesday, July 21, 2 p.m ET
In this webcast, you'll learn how to identify and understand the barriers to behavior change and examine research-based methods to design solutions that inspire behavior change.
The TD app recently won a 2015 EXCEL Award from Association Media & Publishing! Check out our award-winning app (it's free), which offers a condensed version of each issue, plus bonus app-only content such as podcasts, sidebars, pictures, and links to extra resources.
Looking for a T+D article from "way back when"? ATD members and TD magazine subscribers can easily access articles from as far back as the 1940s in our expanded archives. Search by author, year, and keyword.
Habitual by Design
By Julie Dirksen
Development programs should help employees convert tasks into workplace habits.
Podcast +Free Article
Combat Knowledge Decay in the Workplace
By Alice Kim and Carol Leaman
Research proves that the use of three cognitive strategies result in long-term knowledge retention.
A Lie About Accountability for Learning
By Larry Israelite
With employers no longer solely accountable for workforce training, questions arise about ownership of and access to all the talent development-related data.
Help Desk Reboot
By Leela K. Tiku, Ipsita Mukherjee, and Charmaine Tellis
An improved knowledge management framework helped this tech support team increase end user satisfaction.
Achieving a Cohesive Organizational Culture
By Priyanka Chopra
Organizations in the Middle East have identified best practices for moving their culture from average to winning.
Make, Buy, or Share?
By Peter Bonner
How federal learning leaders use shared services to extend the power of their learning assets.
LONG VIEW //
Harold Jarche ++
Harold Jarche is an international consultant and speaker, helping people and businesses adapt to the network era. He serves as chairman of the Internet Time Alliance, an international think tank on workplace performance improvement. Jarche's projects have included work for ING Bank, AstraZeneca, Cigna, and the Canadian army.
++ Extra Content - Only Online! +Free Article
The Quest for the Agile Learner
By Pat Galagan
In an age when everything is expected to be faster than ever, recipes for agile learning come to the fore.
Six Tips for Achieving Leadership Breakthroughs
By Amy Fox
Set yourself up for having breakthrough moments.
EDITOR'S NOTE //
Knowledge Is Power
By Paula Ketter
The science of learning is changing the way talent development professionals design and deliver training. By using brain science for more effective learning programs, organizations can improve knowledge, skills, and performance.
By Brian Washburn
Play in the workplace has a perception problem. Let's fix that.
By Stephanie Castellano
Internal social networks serve as gateways to informal learning.
A New Kind of Reality TV
Succession Planning Significantly Increases Employee Engagement
Lost in Translation
Word Wiz: Chief Storytelling Officer
Employees Just Want to Have Fun
Strategic Foresight Enables Leaders to Prepare for the Future
You Can't Ask That
Managers Feeling Upbeat About Career Opportunities
LEARNING BLUEPRINT //
Find Success With Online Learning for the Trades
By Kristin Kim Haynes
First, identify the appropriate e-learning program for the apprentice, and then provide an employee support system.
HR Needs to "Reskill" Itself; Better Understand How to Engage Their People
By Patty Gaul
A new work reality requires changes on many fronts.
UPWARD BOUND //
Training With a Worldview
In his role with the United Nations, Berin McKenzie trains those who seek to make a difference in the world.
WORKPLACE RX //
For Hilton's sales force, a mobile app carries learning beyond the classroom.
Tell Me More
Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins: How to Use Your Own Stories to Communicate With Power and Impact by Annette Simmons
Reviewed by Stephanie Castellano
Read all book reviews. +Free Article
Here's what you can look forward to in the August 2015 issue of TD magazine:
Organizations’ training and development investments
are at “a healthy level” compared with previous years.
ASTD launches a revised competency model for the profession.
The next generation of online learning is so much more.
To succeed, new leaders must learn to ignite action in others.
A professional and peer coaching program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has improved individual and organizational performance.
TD magazine delivers best practices, spotlights new technologies, reports on emerging trends, and addresses relevant and pivotal issues to the field. Learn more.
ASTD changed its name to ATD to meet the growing needs of a dynamic, global profession.
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