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6 Steps to Becoming an Approachable Leader

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To build effective work connections, leaders need the relationship skills to manage up, collaborate and motivate others. These skills begin with being approachable. Being approachable opens the door for leaders to navigate their careers more successfully.
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4 Ways to Raise Webinar Engagement

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While training professionals usually prefer to teach in a live classroom, the webinar is a teaching modality that’s here to stay. With the growth in distributed teams, workforces are now too spread out to have all training classes in a classroom.
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Many managers are guilty of delaying performance reviews when something “more important” comes up. These managers often don’t see performance management as a priority. However, performance management should be a priority if they want tasks completed.

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4 Ways to Raise Webinar Engagement

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While training professionals usually prefer to teach in a live classroom, the webinar is a teaching modality that’s here to stay. With the growth in distributed teams, workforces are now too spread out to have all training classes in a classroom.

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6 Steps to Becoming an Approachable Leader

3 min read
To build effective work connections, leaders need the relationship skills to manage up, collaborate and motivate others. These skills begin with being approachable. Being approachable opens the door for leaders to navigate their careers more successfully.
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All Eyes on Feedback Training

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Shifting the focus from the managers to the employees risks a diffusion of accountability that, over time, will lead to less feedback. Training professionals who are committed to building strong leaders need to stay the course and double down.
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Critical Thinkers Are Drivers of Corporate Success

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If you are willing to invest the time and effort in developing critical thinkers, these managers and employees will reward you by producing more efficient and creative teams and, thus, a more successful business.

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The Future of Mobile Learning Is…

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Mobile learning continues to evolve in unique and exciting ways to make learning increasingly more accessible and digestible. As a result, organizations must keep a finger on the pulse of mobile learning in order to effectively leverage the medium.

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Baker Communications, Inc. announced today the creation of their Learning & Development Talent Solutions Group to augment their clients' workloads. The move was announced amid a growing tightening of the availability of qualified learning professionals to

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All Eyes on Feedback Training

4 min read
Shifting the focus from the managers to the employees risks a diffusion of accountability that, over time, will lead to less feedback. Training professionals who are committed to building strong leaders need to stay the course and double down.

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Why More Sales Leaders Are Investing in Sales Coaching

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Sales coaching, the process of developing people to achieve excellence and performance by helping them master skills, is growing in importance. In a technology-enabled sales environment, companies have rediscovered the value of communication skills.

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The Future of Mobile Learning Is…

4 min read
Mobile learning continues to evolve in unique and exciting ways to make learning increasingly more accessible and digestible. As a result, organizations must keep a finger on the pulse of mobile learning in order to effectively leverage the medium.