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Agile Learning Leadership, Part 2: How to Become an Agile Leader

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Agile leadership is not about the tactics, tools or techniques associated with agile methodology. To move in that direction, learning leaders must take steps to embody agile values in their behavior and to embed them into their team’s operations.

Engage Your Learner on the Elevator

3 min read
Let’s call it the elevator test: For content to have a chance at success, it needs to be deliverable to end users in the time it takes them to use an elevator, from waiting for it to arrive to leaving it.

Nudging the Stats on Employee Engagement

3 min read
Despite a healthy budget spent on leadership development each year, we continue to see Gallup polls that identify approximately one-half of the workforce as “not engaged.” Worse, an additional 16.5% are “actively disengaged.”

How to Handle the Tasks No One Wants to Do

3 min read
As a leader, it falls to you to determine who on your team does each job. How do you handle the tasks no one wants to do? First, consider the more popular tasks — the ones that have multiple volunteers willing to take them on.

Is Time the Biggest Obstacle for Training?

3 min read
Employees want to learn and grow, but they simply don’t have the time to do it. We live in a busy world, but is time the real culprit? Is it truly what’s stopping employees from attending and completing training?

Don’t Forget to Pencil in Self-care

3 min read
Throughout my professional career, I have seen the topic of self-care come up rarely. It’s a shame, because it is not a nice-to-have; it is crucial to my well-being. Life is busy, and the workplace can be overwhelming.