So, you’re in a new global learning and development (L&D) role. As you start having conversations with stakeholders, the complexity and enormity of your situation is sinking in. There’s good news: You don’t have to do everything at once.
The term “agile” in training and people development in the last few years is not necessarily connected to the project management methodology. Instead, it speaks to a growing need for organizations to be more adaptable, flexible and collaborative.
It takes courage to be a kind leader, especially if your organization is focused solely on the bottom line. Kindness leads to employees’ feeling appreciated and connected, which leads to improved performance and increased collaboration and innovation.
Whether it’s your company party, association festivities, or celebration with family and friends, a holiday party is an opportunity to have fun but also to network. Networking at holiday shindigs can be different from traditional business gatherings.
Have you ever considered the competencies you need to perform your job effectively? Which skills are most important for training managers to develop, and how can you be sure you are cultivating them appropriately?
It is easy to enter the mindset of “if only I had more time.” If you find yourself feeling like you need more hours in the day, the answer to your daunting list of to-dos may not be a 25- or 30-hour day but, instead, using the time that you already have.
29 Jan 20201:00 pm ET
Business meetings can be highly productive, offering insights into your organization and employees. They’re also often an exercise in ego, dragging on for far too long, achieving nothing and blocking employees from completing their work.
Rapid globalization has resulted in record numbers of businesspeople who interact daily with individuals from significantly different cultures. This reality has created an acute need for organizations to become more cross-culturally competent.