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September / October 2017

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Front-Line Management 101: Change Your 10%

When I was in the military, I was taught to “change your 10%”—which means to focus on the areas of your job and your life you can control, the ones you can affect and change.

The 24/7 Professional

You represent yourself and your company 24/7, not just from 9 to 5. Your actions outside of work can affect you at work.

Sharpening Soft Skills With Situational Learning

Developing soft skills requires the most authentic context possible.

Deliver Results, Not Just Training

Helping your company get results can win support for your training.

 

Use Games To Practice Strategic Thinking

The well-defined goal and distraction-free environment within the game space create a rich incubator for fostering skills such as preparing for the unexpected, problem solving, and critical thinking.

Productive vs. Generative Learning

As we move from a “find-it-out” world to a “figure-it-out” one, our focus must shift from increasing the efficiency of productive learning in the classroom to also enabling the effectiveness of generative learning in the workplace.

Confronting Racism in Organizations

Organizations that are willing to have courageous conversations about racism gain from having a more engaged and committed workforce where everyone feels they belong.

Industry Insight: 5 Reasons for L&D Pros to Plug Into IMEX America 2017

This year, IMEX  introduced a theme called “Purposeful Meetings,” which recognizes that both Learning and Development pros and meeting planners are under more pressure than ever to deliver events, training, and live development programs that are highly experiential, memorable, multi-sensory, and full of deep learning, insight, and, frequently, behavior change.

Focus on the Czech Republic

While individualism is valued in the Czech culture, teaming and collaboration are expected in the training classroom.

How to Use Technology to Boost Productivity and Retention

Internal communication technology helps address the 3 D’s of poor communication: Disconnection, Disengagement, and Disappearance.

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