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Monday, September 17, 2018
Most people have felt guilty at some point or another in their professional life. Maybe you missed a deadline for no good reason. Maybe you told a white lie to a co-worker to spare their...
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Monday, September 17, 2018
Want to create a culture of learning in your organization? Look to IBM as a model. Workers there engage in an average of 60 hours of professional development annually, and many undergo far...
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Monday, September 17, 2018
We love leaders in this country. It’s human nature to want a strong, steady hand guiding the ship, someone we can trust to make the difficult decisions and not lead us astray. Someone who...
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Monday, September 17, 2018
Want to learn more effectively? Research is showing you should pick up a pencil. The act of drawing can help our minds work better. In his book, Stick Figures: Drawings as a Human Practice,...
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Thursday, September 6, 2018
Add Mercedes-Benz to the growing list of companies utilizing augmented reality (AR) to improve training efficiencies. About 450 management, product, branding, and sales employees are...
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Thursday, September 6, 2018
Technology has been disruptive in nearly every industry, and almost every department in any given organization has had to adapt to the use of new digital tools. The human resources...
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Thursday, September 6, 2018
Here’s a common cause of frustration in the workplace: You describe what you’d like an employee to do; they seemingly understand and agree to undertake the task. A week later, the employee...
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Thursday, September 6, 2018
Conventional wisdom states that when filling an open position, it’s important to hire a candidate with intimate knowledge of the industry. But what if that wisdom wasn’t always the best way...
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Monday, August 27, 2018
Chain of command is important, but it shouldn’t create problems with customer experience. If a customer is frustrated, interacting with an employee who can’t solve their problem due to...
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Monday, August 27, 2018
Humans are forgetful creatures. We forget our keys, we forget where we parked our cars . . . and, importantly, we forget our training. According to German psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus,...
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Monday, August 27, 2018
When we think of great leaders and entrepreneurs, we often think of outgoing, charismatic risk-takers who boldly face down adversity, laugh at odds, and climb to the top of the proverbial...
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Monday, August 27, 2018
In today’s business world, if you’re not nimble, you’ll likely perish. This means leaders must be open to reimagining the way work is done, and new roles and responsibilities must...
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Monday, August 27, 2018
In the past, training has been viewed as an expense, but that idea is giving way to the truth of what employee development actually is: an investment in your organization’s most valuable...
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Everyone knows Facebook is for personal use and LinkedIn is for professional use, right? Well, that might be changing soon. Social media giant Facebook is looking to engage its users in a...
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Employee engagement is a key indicator of organizational success both locally and globally, but in India, few leaders felt their companies made it a priority. According to a study conducted...
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Employee retention should always be on the back of a leader’s mind, especially now that 63 percent of full-time employees feel it’s “somewhat likely” or “very likely” that they could find...
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Conventional wisdom will tell you collaboration is key to organizational success. Following this notion, companies have spent billions of dollars attempting to boost cooperation and...
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Friday, August 17, 2018
If you ask most managers if they’re successfully coaching their employees, most would answer with a resounding yes. They’d also be wrong. Most managers think they’re coaching when in...
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Monday, August 13, 2018
It’s no secret that the modern workplace is a stressful environment, and today’s workers are expected to manage more stress than ever before. However, different workers react to stress in...
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Monday, August 13, 2018
Technology is disrupting nearly every traditional industry, and employee training is no different. Technology firm Gartner estimates that by the end of 2022, a quarter of all workers will...
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