Soft skills are key to success even, or especially, in an automated world. What are soft skills, and why are they the key to success? How do you know if your organization has a workforce with strong soft skills, and how can you develop them in employees?
In recent years, innovation and disruptions have become commonplace across industries. One of the main drivers is technology, particularly in the digitalization of business operations.
Data gives you a starting point, a focus for where the engagement is going. At a minimum, use a learning agility inventory to give the coach and coachee an understanding of what the coachee tends to do in situations in which he or she has never been.
Many managers lack courage and avoid difficult conversations about performance. Those are not reasons to eliminate a system that, theoretically, is intended to recognize performance and provide a forum to discuss a person’s development.
Learning agility is the ability to figure out what to do in a new situation. Does that sound like a situation someone who is about to be or has just been promoted might find himself or herself in? Of course.
At first glance, a mentoring program may appear like something else to do, a new requirement or an energy sink. A deeper look reveals a hidden strategy that can give your organization a competitive edge.