Team conflict is normal. Avoiding conflict is also normal. Human beings being unpredictable, there is no perfect template. However, there are steps that consistently help turn the heat of conflict into the energy of creative conversation.
Innovators are often hiding in plain sight. They are critical to any team and company, because they use creativity to significantly improve performance. Discover your innovators, and then develop them in three simple ways.
Companies that want to thrive in today’s fast-changing and competitive environment desperately need people who can both create and execute effectively. But how do creative people become creative? Is there a secret sauce or strategy involved?
Practitioners need a way to validate ideas proposed by non-learners and to invent something new that hits the mark. Enter a new, powerful tool in the L&D toolbox: design thinking.
As the adage goes, creativity is intelligence having fun. But it’s not just for artists. We are all creative, and the people who tend to be labelled “creative types” are the ones who have made a deliberate decision to spend time cultivating it.
Informal learning accounts for a large portion of how employees consume information and apply learning to their work. Whether gaining tips from a colleague or watching a quick video online, informal learning occurs throughout our organizations every day.
For organizations looking to future-proof and define themselves as leaders in the experience economy, innovation is the key to reinvention.
Learning and development (L&D) professionals are in the people business. They contribute to the professional growth and engagement of employees across the organization and fuel innovation that will enable organizations to thrive in a competitive market.
Having the opportunity to talk to learning leaders, training managers, human resources (HR) professionals and others involved in the business of learning opened my mind to new perspectives, ideas and challenges facing people in the industry.