For leaders, one task rises in importance above all others: They must address and resolve conflict. When it comes to resolving conflict, the natural response of fight or flight does not work. Leaders must master two skills: emotional intelligence and EPR.
There is a simple and often overlooked solution to early turnover and the high costs incurred in replacing lost employees: introducing leadership training during the onboarding process.
Digital learning and emerging technologies are offering new tools to teach soft skills in powerful ways; gamification, virtual and augmented reality, and simulations are just a few. These trends are worth exploring.
Being empathic and truly “putting yourself in someone else’s shoes” is not just important in fostering positive personal relationships … it’s vital for the smooth operation of organizations across industries.
Soft skills – self-awareness, patience, impulse control, empathy, altruism and collaboration – have always been the key to our survival and success.
How do we become better at developing training in and out of the classroom in order to impact the perceived return on investment of what we do? The solution may lie in brain-based learning.
As L&D leaders look for ways to develop their workforces, the answer to what makes people innovative could be as simple as increasing their curiosity.
Studies show that the use of virtual reality in training can significantly increase retention and improve empathy.
Let’s look at four of the uniquely human skills that will be essential in a business climate dominated by human/machine collaboration and touch upon how leaders can develop them in their team members.