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This Sounds Familiar…

For an organization with 1,000 employees, workers spend at least 10,010 hours per year answering questions or explaining concepts they’ve already discussed, a Bridge by Instructure survey found.

Top 10 Workplace Trends in 2017

There will be a greater emphasis on real-time feedback, daily manager-employee relationships, and the need for managers to acquire the skills to coach employees.

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?

Enriching the Learner Experience

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.

Breaking Bad Habits

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.

Mindfulness at Work

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?

Addressing Mistakes

Employ a “neutral” strategy to help focus the conversation on the issue rather than on the person and avoid eliciting a defensive response. This also will facilitate a more exploratory and comprehensive analysis of the situation.

Making Choices In 2017

It’s important to realize we always have a choice. Even when we think we don’t have a choice, that thinking is typically only a result of the limitations we place upon ourselves.

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