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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Since its inception, ATD (then the American Society for Training Directors) has relied on practitioners and experts in the field to provide insights about their work. Over the years...
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Creating effective and engaging compliance training can be difficult, especially when the topics are complex and not everyone is a compliance expert. On top of that, compliance training is...
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Years ago, when I worked as a management consultant in the Washington, D.C. area, I used to speak to local civic and professional groups at lunch and after work. Thereafter, when I spoke up...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
"I just don't have enough time!"When performance consultants interview employees to determine the factors that make it difficult for them to produce desired performance results, they often...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
We know how important onboarding is to helping new hires acclimate to the workplace and become engaged and productive. And when a new hire is coming from a different locale, they face...
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Thursday, August 9, 2018
The worst impacts of the Great Recession may be in the past, but state and local governments face a new raft of challenges in our current, low-unemployment economy.In 2009, the Center for...
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Thursday, August 9, 2018
Healthcare professionals experience a level of on-the-job pressure that is second to none. No matter if we’re working in a hospital, lab, or pharmaceutical or insurance company, we see...
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
In the information age, smart people are no longer a differentiator. Inspired and committed smart people are! A huge responsibility of leaders in any organization is to create a culture...
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Leaders know that even though organizational change begins at one single point, it must catch on like wildfire to be successful. Unfortunately, the research on change initiative success...
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Last year, I was fortunate enough to contribute a commentary to Kathryn Stafford's book Work the Problem: How Experts Tackle Workplace Challenges. In compiling the book, Kathryn created 10...
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Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Mentoring is a go-to solution for many companies, and for good reason. It can help people advance their careers, build critical skills, and improve interpersonal effectiveness. Mentoring...
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Friday, August 3, 2018
Compliance is a difficult issue to tackle, but two things can make compliance training more effective: communication and practice.Middle managers can be the key to effective communications...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Continuous listening and frequent pulse surveys have become popular topics in organizations. Companies feel the need to have frequent input from employees, so they design a process to...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
I applied for the APTD exam in January 2018 and successfully passed the test in April. Here’s how I prepared.I purchased both the APTD Learning System (using the ATD READER app on my tablet...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
When I think about onboarding new employees, I start with the premise of an obvious oversight in organizations, specifically those that suffer from high turnover. Their resources and tools...
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Thursday, July 26, 2018
After being laid off in early 2017, I struggled to figure out the next step in my career. As part of the journey that led me to starting my own business, I chose to pursue CPLP...
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
I still remember the day when my doctor told me I was going to need another hip surgery. After years of competing all over the world on great international teams, I would no longer be able...
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
I often start my work day with a huge glass of unsweetened iced tea at Panera. Everyone knows it. Even my co-workers have termed it my “Panera Office.” I insist that I’m more productive...
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
As human beings we are always communicating something—just not always what we intend, not always what we think we are. Good communication isn’t a foregone conclusion.For example, during a...
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Businesses grow because of what people do with what they know. Performance consulting plays a big role in helping leaders and teams know and do the right things. According to Dana Robinson,...
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