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Ayear ago, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer ignited a firestorm of controversy when she eliminated the company’s telecommuting option. Best Buy and Hewlett Packard soon followed suit with their flexible work programs.

 Working from home can drive employee engagement and performance, but companies first must provide telecommuting training and reinforcement.

Understanding principles in an employee handbook or an e-learning program can be difficult, but not because the content is hard. It’s difficult because it’s just so boring and detached from employees’ day-to-day lives. Some companies are finding storytelling can bring to life learning content that now exists only on the page or screen.

Employees not grasping your trainers’ lessons? The content may need a kick-start from storytelling. Illustrative anecdotes go a long way to helping learners get the point.

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Once Upon A Time In Training

Employees not grasping your trainers’ lessons? The content may need a kick-start from storytelling. Illustrative anecdotes go a long way to helping learners get the point.

Home Improvement?

 Working from home can drive employee engagement and performance, but companies first must provide telecommuting training and reinforcement.

Transform Staff: The People Part of Enterprise-Wide Change

Companies must place an emphasis on soft skills development and presenting a bigger picture for their staff members. Soft skills help people to think more broadly about what their work is all about. Training focused on enhancing communication, building trust, and promoting teamwork, for example, fosters collaboration, cooperation, and esprit de corps.

5 Trends for the Future of Learning and Development

Five key trends and best practices that companies should consider include the use of mobile technology, adoption of social learning tools, alignment with corporate objectives, use of adaptive learning principles, and the ability to measure effectiveness.

Helping Employees to Grow

How do we lead and manage in ways that help people to grow, rather than tell people to grow? To want to work, rather than have to work? By looking at the forefront of organizational theory, we can see it’s actually a matter of managing progress, not people.

Cerner Retools Presentations

Health-care information technology company Cerner seeks to connect with current and prospective clients, other associates, and partners by sharing its passion—the “why”—with them. As such, the company began an extensive training initiative to retool the way Cerner associates communicate, leading to a three-day Successful Presentations – Advanced workshop.

How to Be a Great Manager

To be a Great Manager, you need to be an effective coach with the ability to ask Powerful Questions, listen actively, and offer observations. You must help your employees create the shifts in their beliefs and actions that will result in the achievement of desired results.

Can Scheduled Playtime Boost Productivity?

Do you support full access to social media and entertainment Websites in your office, including the company facilitating related get-togethers in conference rooms? Does this help or hurt employees? Why?

How to “Do” Employee Engagement

Three key trends have surfaced as the most critical for increasing and maintaining high levels of engagement: Candor, Collaboration, and Development.

Even Gurus Need a Push

Who, in your life, deserves to be acknowledged, thanked, or recognized? Reach out today and let them know how much you appreciate who they are and what they do. Experience what it means not only to them but to you.

Four Principles for Global Leaders

Global organizations pursue integrated organizational strategies to maximize the flow and leverage of resources worldwide to optimize results for the total organization. These principles can serve as a global guidance system to support the decisions and actions of organizations, teams, and individual leaders.

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