Psychological safety has become a management buzzword. When members feel they can take risks without feeling insecure or embarrassed, teams are more productive, more innovative and make fewer costly mistakes.
Focusing on education, the SOA announces the Society of Actuaries Readiness (SOAR) Education Pathway, alongside introducing Micro-credentials and a new Professional Affiliate Membership.
Glasgow-based Elite Training and Consultancy, trusted partner of a wide range of household-name companies, is rolling out an innovative and financially risk-free way for employers in Scotland to upskill their staff.
Your sales team is dynamic and sharp. They’ve done their homework, they’ve memorized the data and they know which clients to target. So, why did they fail to close the deal?
There’s been a revival of discussion lately on popular forums, including LinkedIn, about the relevance of learning and development as a business entity within a company. Many L&D professionals lament they have been reduced to “order-taking."
How does L&D get a seat at the table? What should we say, and not say, when we’re at the table? And how do we keep our seat there? I asked three expert leaders in learning and development for the answers to these questions. Here’s what they had to say.
With the disruption we’re seeing in business and ways of working, the L&D organization can play a significant role to future-proof its business. However, there are several phenomena that L&D professionals say are holding their teams back.
If you ask an L&D professional what they have in common with their colleagues in Sales, you would probably expect them to say, “Not much.” Yet, even though Sales and L&D have different goals, motivations and pressures, they share the same need to sell.
Here are the five cornerstones with tactics that will help any learning partner or HR professional get a seat at the decision-making table.