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We Talk the Talk, But Do We Walk the Walk?

A survey by Training magazine and Wilson Learning finds that while there is a strong desire to be more strategic, for the most part, L&D organizations and leaders are not doing what is needed to be recognized as strategic leaders.

Great Expectations

Meeting your boss’s expectations in the training programs you create requires material that teaches the lessons your employees need to learn to keep the company profitable. But it also includes cultivating an engaged workforce in the process.

What Can L&D Learn from the Presidential Race?

With the presidential campaign in full swing, candidates are challenged to remain relevant, stay in the race, and advance their agendas in an environment overwhelmed by candidates. L&D leaders often experience the same challenges when engaging with the C-suite.

What Do Employees Think About Their Training?

Employers don't necessarily have to provide lengthy training programs for employees to believe they are getting valuable learning, according to a BizLibrary survey of 1,800 employees.

Dividing the Workload

Left unaddressed, issues such as fairly divvying up workplace tasks can fester and worsen. The solution lies in a conversation that features active listening and a willingness to be open to others’ perspectives.

Open the Window and Let Jay’s Light in

A tribute to Jay Cross — one of our greatest learning luminaries whose relentless quest for insights and tireless willingness to share them was fueled by his authentic passion to make learning better for everyone.

Does (Screen) Size Matter?

If you extrapolate several studies that have been done about paper versus screens, there’s a real gap in learning from a screen— especially a small one.

The Business Transformation Revolution

Transformational change requires a fundamental shift in mindset, organizational principles, behavior, and/or culture, as well as organizational changes— all designed to support new business directions.

Focus on Hungary

Hungarians prefer a didactic teaching style. They want to have a clear theoretical background and plenty of examples illustrating the theory.

Understand Teams by Using the GRPI Model

Organizational theorist Dick Beckhard developed the GRPI model— Goals, Roles, Processes, Interpersonal Relationships—to help diagnose the causes of team dysfunction.

3 Ways to Improve the Learning Environment

If you want to create a high-impact learning environment, start with genuine problems and end with real solutions. Avoid solutions that mask tactics as outcomes or call for miracles.

Sticky Notes: Proliferating Best Practices

Smart organizations are always looking for experienced people on the front line who have developed the most effective technique for accomplishing a task or responsibility.

4 Workplace Trends for 2016

2016 offers both challenges and opportunities based on several trends that will help define the workplace environment for the coming years, say the employment experts at Allison & Taylor, Inc.


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Emerging Training Leaders

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People are an organization’s most valuable asset,” the saying goes.

Rising Stars

The 2016 Emerging Training Leaders are leading lights at their organizations, shining examples of how strategic-minded, results focused, and people-oriented Learning and Development (L&D) profe

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