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Thursday, November 2, 2017
I’ve been a learning professional in corporate learning for the last 12 years. However, I’ve only been a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) for less than a year. Like...
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Friday, October 20, 2017
An exasperated and prominent client is on the phone. One of your key helpers calls in sick. An email arrives that will take an hour to address. How did things get this way? Years back, I...
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Friday, October 20, 2017
Years back, in a Time magazine feature titled "Drowsy America," the director of Stanford University's sleep center concluded most adults “no longer know what it feels like to be fully alert...
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Many people see the red rose as one of the most beautiful flowers and a symbol of love. Look at a picture of a rose, and you’ll see the beauty comes from the petals forming the system that...
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Thursday, September 14, 2017
I’ve wanted to earn the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential for a long time! I received a master's degree from Ashford University in 2011, and I am a member...
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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Avoid to-do list frustration and move to a system known as the holding pen and priority list. This is the best time management tip I know, springing from more than 40 years of experience...
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
In her July 8, 2017, Forbes article, “ The Leadership Skill Everyone Needs—And 90% of Managers Lack,” Liz Ryan writes, “New managers typically receive little to no training in ’people...
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Collaboration is a great way to make use of the brilliant minds you’ve hired. However, when you search for “why collaboration doesn’t work” online, you’ll find dozens of articles from...
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Thursday, August 31, 2017
What do these three articles have in common? I found these articles as I was reading yesterday, and I realized they were all about what I call “Step 1: Analyzing the Audience.” Readers of...
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Friday, August 25, 2017
You have 24 hours to spend each day. If you are a full-time employee like myself, you subtract eight or more hours for work and seven or more hours for sleep, then you strategize on how to...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
My journey to earning the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) has been longer than most. Primarily this was due to a lack of commitment, at least initially. I first...
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Friday, August 4, 2017
Hiring difficulties and the competition for top job candidates today have been well chronicled, but staffing challenges don’t stop once new employees are onboard. Companies also are...
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Thursday, July 27, 2017
I began my Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) journey like many in our industry do: I was eager to put my more than 16 years of experience to the test and prove that...
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Monday, July 24, 2017
In the past, organizations were designed around who was going to do what: engineering, manufacturing, IT, sales, or marketing. Everyone had a mission. It was the responsibility of L&D to...
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Friday, July 21, 2017
Many teams have established core values or rules of engagement that provide guidance for effective participation among people who meet regularly. The practice of giving and receiving...
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Friday, July 21, 2017
You know when you just love a movie, book, or a story you heard? Have you ever thought about why you loved it so much? Chances are, it spoke to something deep inside of you—something you...
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Thursday, July 13, 2017
When I first heard about the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), I had been working as a training and development professional for 20 years. I had a BA in adult...
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Thursday, July 6, 2017
Recently, when someone asked me how I got into the field of applied improv—applying the principles and techniques of improvisational theater to life (in my case, specifically organization...
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Thursday, July 6, 2017
We always want to know how engaged our participants are, particularly in cross-cultural training programs. However, it’s unnerving if you’re presenting to a group of people who behave in...
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Monday, June 26, 2017
High achievers often face the problem of taking on too much. Their productivity causes these otherwise worthy individuals to create longer and more involved to-do lists than the rest of us....
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