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Power Surge

The beleaguered employee staying at the office until 8 p.m. or later every night, who hasn’t gotten a raise or recognition in years and yet still keeps going, is a familiar image in corporate America.

How organizations can fuel engagement and performance by helping employees renew their energy.

High Potentials

Employees on the fast track increasingly are seeking “high-potential” career tracks.

Identifying employees as having high potential acknowledges their contributions to the company, validates what they are doing, and inspires them. But it also can lead to them resting on their laurels.

Power Broadcasting

After my keynote at the Training 2015 Conference & Expo in Atlanta, it was clear that many of the leaders in charge of learning and human resources were already positive themselves.

New research from the front lines shows that not only is it possible to broadcast positive messages to raise business outcomes such as engagement, performance, and profitability, but that there is a scientifically based way to do it to more effectively get your message across

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August 2015’s Top Reads

More than 11,000 business books are published every year—an overwhelming choice for busy professionals. Therefore, in partnership with getAbstract, Training brings you August’s top three business books recommended to our readers.

Developers of Learning Content Face Uphill Battles

While there are challenges to overcome, a recent survey shows tremendous opportunities to increase engagement and improve maintenance, time to market, and delivery of training and learning content.

Improving Leadership Development: The Time to Act Is Now

Some 36 percent of organizations say their leadership development practices are still below average or poor, according to Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 State of Leadership Development Study of more than 500 organizations.

Healthways, Inc.’s DRIVE to Develop Talent

DRIVE is well-being improvement solutions provider Healthways, Inc.’s eight-month professional development program for high-potential front-line colleagues.

The Cure for Bad Meetings

5 “Do we really need a meeting?” questions you should answer before any meeting.

Instructional Design and the Art of Negotiation

Unless negotiation skills are acquired through other learning programs, life experiences, or on-the-job training, new managers who now have instructional design as part of their roles and responsibilities are likely to be lacking in the art of negotiation.

Strong Brands Are Distinctive

A brand, whether it is a business brand or personal brand, starts to become strong when leaders or individuals decide on what they believe in and commit to acting on those beliefs.

Benign Control for Creative Collaboration

A couple of decades ago, two academics at the University of Manchester—Susan Moger and Tudor Rickards—developed a model in which the creative leader introduces structures (protocols) that facilitate the creativity of the team. They call these structures “benign structures” as they don’t impose structural impediments to creative development and systems change.

Competence or Greatness?

Do you want competent employees or do you want employees who are working to be great? There is a huge difference in productivity between competent and great employees. This question causes organizations to rethink their approach to employee development.


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Emerging Training Leaders


Spectacular. Impressive. Dazzling.

Spring is—finally—in the air.

By Lorri Freifeld

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