There is little that is certain these days. What we do know, however, is that the future will be fundamentally changed by our shared experience of COVID-19.
Could the next significant event in the evolution of the training industry be the post-pandemic era? The answer remains to be seen, but if so, the effect of this era would be the normalizing of remote and virtual training.
COVID-19 is not just a major health care problem affecting countries worldwide; it is also having a devastating impact on business.
If it seems like everything is changing more quickly than it used to, it’s because it is — exponentially so. Moore’s Law has major implications for every aspect of organizational strategy and operations, and training is no exception.
While many training organizations considered strategic alignment a strength before the pandemic, the crisis has made it difficult to align training initiatives with business goals.
As we discuss reopening the economy and returning to the office, our ability to adapt to the new normal will be tested. Resilience is an essential skill to cultivate, because it will help us drive forward and navigate a complex world.
Leaders will need to adapt their current ways of doing business to meet the new demands of their constituents — both employees and customers.
Our ability to consciously manage our emotional response to a setback and transform the negative emotions we feel into more positive ones is called cognitive reappraisal.
Learning leaders should not underestimate design thinking’s potential to creatively and rapidly meet the needs of their learners.