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Many organizations share a common assumption that if an employee isn't doing something "right," then he or she needs more training.
Mindfulness and mindfulness meditation have hit the mainstream.
Creating the ideal learning environment that engages learners, boosts their intrinsic motivation and demonstrates the value of the experience can be quite a challenge when working with diverse audiences and existing organizational resources.
One of the most valuable lessons I ever learned happened in an unexpected way. I was boarding an early morning flight from DC to Dallas. The weather was clear, and I was looking forward to a few hours of quiet time and maybe even some shut eye.
Historically, "leadership" has largely been considered a top-down function. Leaders were masters of their crafts that doled out their knowledge over time to eager apprentices aspiring to gain wisdom. Enter the "Knowledge Worker."
Let's say you hired an award-winning e-learning agency to create a game-based learning course on food handling safety for your large, fast casual restaurant chain.
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The problem of training transfer and its most recent synonym, "scrap learning," have been the nemesis of learning professionals for decades, yet very little has changed beyond identifying them as a problem. Luckily, there is a solution.
L&D leaders are constantly trying to figure out if there is a skeleton key to open the door to a 100-percent engagement rate. As a result, many industry discussions are concentrated on how to improve unimpressive to marginal engagement numbers.
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Thought Leaders This Issue
There has never been a question that the role of the learning leader is to improve the performance of the organization by introducing, when necessary, an intervention to change the way employees perform.
Within companies across the globe, sales departments are looking at activations, marketing teams are tracking Net Promoter Scores, IT is measuring the number of tickets closed and human resources is measuring employee turnover, but being focused on final
Most of our actions are determined by our environment. Whether at work or play, our environment dictates how we behave and respond more than most of us realize.
There are all kinds of distractions plaguing each and every one of us. In this election year we have the distraction of an unconventional candidate, in our pockets we have the distraction of a smartphone and in the world around us we have the distraction
Engagement is at the heart of organizational performance. Without elevated levels of engagement, organizations can experience diminished returns on investment, high turnover rates and reduced morale and productivity.
The success of a learning leader is dependent on how we create an engaging learning environment that produces true performance improvement. We all utilize training suppliers to manage some part of that learning experience.
It's been more than 15 years since Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman began sharing the Gallup organization's research on employee engagement. It was a great breakthrough.
Imagine you provide employees with a great seminar on essential leadership techniques. Even if everyone loved it, the sad fact is that no matter what you say, no matter how well you say it, research proves that 90 percent of the content will be forgotten
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According to a newOECD report, around 40 percent of employers in Europe and the United States struggle to identify, attract and retain skilled employees. That number jumps to more than 60 percent in India, Brazil and Turkey.
Have you ever encountered disconnects with learners from other cultures? To illustrate this challenge, let's look at an example.
"The Ronco Veg-o-Matic is the one kitchen appliance you'll wonder how you ever did without! It slices, it dices, and so much more!"
In July, Codecademy closed a $30 million Series C funding round led by Naspers Ventures. Existing investors Union Square Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Index Ventures and Sir Richard Branson also participated in the round, which the company plans