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Industry Insight: Hard Skills Are Only Half the Price of Entry

Organizations have been paying only half the price of entry when moving managers through the leadership pipeline. According to a 2016 Gallup poll, only 18% of managers demonstrate an aptitude for effectively managing others. This means a staggering number of companies are functioning far below potential.

If 82% of managers aren't effectively leading their people, consider how many companies aren't effectively operating their businesses. Tom Roth, President and Chief Operating Officer of Wilson Learning Worldwide, writes: "When history points to great failures and great successes of companies, it often points to the character of the leader."

5 Questions To Ask Learners After Training

THE FOLLOWING FIVE QUESTIONS frame actions learners can take after training is over, and position the learning to be reinforced through training and practice sessions:

Upping the Ante

I’m glad to see companies upping the ante for Training professionals’ pay as they play such a crucial role in organizational development, culture, and success. As our mantra states: Training Matters—and so do the people who create it, deliver it, measure it, and reinforce it.

Top 10 Hall of Fame Outstanding Training Initiatives (Nov./Dec. 2018)

Each year Training magazine requires all Training Top 10 Hall of Famers to submit an Outstanding Training Initiative that is shared with our readers in a print issue. Here are the details of Jiffy Lube International’s Guest Relationship Optimization Work flow (GROW) Point-of-Sale System Training and SCC Soft Computer’s SCALE (Staff Capability Augmentation Leverage) program.

L&D Best Practices: Strategies for Success (Nov./Dec. 2018)

Training magazine taps 2018 Training Top 125 winners and Top 10 Hall of Famers to provide their learning and development best practices in each issue. Here, we look at how ADP keeps the focus on investing in great talent and how Vi engages executives in learning.

Deep Dish Learning

Taking a culinary cue from Chicago’s famous pie, Training’s Online Learning Conference 2018 offered a multi-layer experience that appealed to all the senses.

Meeting Learning Needs For Boomers And Seniors

As more and more Baby Boomers stave off retirement, do their learning needs change as they remain on their jobs into their 70s and even 80s? Does the training of these employees need to be tweaked as they get older?

Is “Google It” The Future Of Learning?

Technology offers a plethora of on-demand learning solutions, from just Googling answers to questions to curated, searchable in-house repositories of information. The question is: What do your learners need most?

 

Learning Earnings

Average trainer salaries jumped more than 5 percent in 2017-2018 to $88,174, according to Training’s annual Salary Survey.

2018 Training Industry Report

Total 2018 U.S. training expenditures—including payroll and spending on external products and services—declined 6.4 percent to $87.6 billion, according to Training magazine's 2018 Training Industry Report.

The Influential Leader

Being influential is not about what we learn to do to others but what we learn to be for others—consistently becoming the kind of person others want to follow.

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