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Breaking Bad Habits

Procrastination, micromanagement, and tardiness are just a few of the bad habits your workforce—and you—might struggle with.

Work routines become so ingrained in us, it’s hard to change, but training yourself, and your employees, to instill better habits can create a more robust workforce.

Learner Experience

The learner experience may be as important to Learning and Development (L&D) as the user experience is to software companies. In fact, it’s a key factor in determining whether L&D remains relevant.

Once bounded by the duration and content of specific courses, the learner experience is growing to include the overall learning environment within the organization. That means efforts before, during, and after the training must be considered to help ensure learning can be sustained and retained.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness training is making its way into the corporate world. More than just a stress management tool for busy executives, the act of becoming aware and centered now is seen as a valuable business skill.

Mindfulness long has been touted as a stress-relief tool. Is there a practical case for teaching all employees the ancient art of calming one’s mind to address business objectives?

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Now and Zen

I have a bad habit of not being “in the moment.” Instead, I tend to think too far ahead, trying to plan for every possible contingency—one of the hazards of being an editor (and a Virgo), I’m told.
 

Learning to Live and Lead Eyes Wide Open

We create our own realities. It’s our ultimate power, and our ultimate responsibility. In every moment, we choose how we want to live our lives and who we want to be, whether we realize it or not.

Ride the Learning Wave

Learning & Development professionals explore new horizons at the Training 2017 Conference & Expo in San Diego, CA.

Recruiting Via Social Media

Social media provides a favorite pastime for many of us—including future employees of your company. Can it be used to build your workforce?

Increasing Global Literacy

General cultural intelligence—and specific country knowledge—is still a critical competency for developing and maintaining competitive advantage.

Centralizing Learning and Collaboration: A Key to Increased Employee Engagement

To help promote both self-directed learning and collaboration in a structured environment, organizations should consider offering one platform for both activities to take place. This means combining reputable content, collaborative tools, and a network of colleagues —both inside and outside of the business—into a central, searchable location.

Do Computers Make Better Recruiters?

Computers they don’t engage in politics, they don’t experience professional jealousy, and they don’t “like” or “dislike” anybody. They just calculate, recognize patterns, and then deliver the results of their dispassionate analysis.

Deconstructing MOOCs’ High Attrition Rates

Ultimately, the viability of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) will depend on the quantity of learners who are interested in taking them and instructors who have content to share through this channel, not on completion percentage, attrition rates, or any other questionable statistics.

Is Executive Coaching Right for You?

Be clear about what you would like to accomplish with your coach. Take the time to find a good one. And be ready to own 75 to 80 percent of the work in a coaching relationship.

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Training Top 125

Minneapolis, MN (November 18, 2014)—Training magazine, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, today announced the finalists for the annual Training Top 125, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

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