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.
In the first stage of the design thinking process, “empathize,” instructional designers should put aside their own assumptions about the learner and the design challenge and look for insights into their users instead.
Empathetic leaders are in high demand and for a good reason. How can businesses train their leaders to be more empathetic? Two words: community service.