Strategic Learning Partners and LightWerks Communication Systems today announced a strategic alliance that expands the companies’ range of solutions.
Whether formal (as part of your supervisory responsibilities) or informal (because you crossed paths in the hall), one-on-one conversations offer an important opportunity to develop yourself and others.
One of the most difficult challenges for business leaders is maintaining good interpersonal relations in the workplace. The problem is magnified if senior managers or the business owners themselves are the ones behaving poorly.
Walt Disney had some of the best people skills, emotional intelligence and communication skills of any leader in any field of endeavor. He set an example for all leaders and learning professionals to emulate.
When it comes to increasing revenue, most organizations look first to their sales team to drive new business and overlook the revenue-boosting potential that comes from aligning the sales and customer service departments.
Imagine, at the end of a day of training, knowing you were impactful, the attendees had new actions to take, and they left with the confidence they could take those actions. That is the definition of a satisfied trainer.
With an increased interest in attracting and retaining employees and, in general, encouraging them to want to stay, there’s been a lot of enthusiasm for the topic of gratitude.
Influential communication skills aren’t easy. If they were, everyone would command attention, respect and the ability to influence others to act upon what they had to say. Poor communication skills run rampant, costing time and productivity.
Missed deadlines, decreased productivity, low morale and a culture of fear are all symptoms of a lack of trust and effective communication among team members. L&D can help build the trust and communication skills needed for team members to succeed.
Intent is the motivation or purpose behind our action. Although our intent may be good, if it is not communicated well or the behavior that follows doesn’t match it, then the outcome will not go as planned.