Month: December 2019

Dipping Your Toe in the Video Pool

4 ways you can get started creating video without having to reinvent the wheel. Article Author:  Matt Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador, TechSmith Corp. Research shows consistently that not only do people prefer video content over wordy documents for learning, they actually perform better when information is provided via video. In fact, according to TechSmith …

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Skills-Based Volunteer Programs Engage Employees and Support Professional Development

Skills-based volunteerism engages corporate volunteers in solving nonprofit challenges by applying their functional expertise in areas such as marketing, technology, operations, or finance. Article Author:  Danielle Holly, CEO, Common Impact There’s been an upheaval in corporate social responsibility over the last 20-plus years, one that has resulted in an employee-driven focus on community and pro-social …

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Embracing the Career Conversation

Encouraging employees to take a hard look at their skills, motivators, and aspirations challenges both employees and managers to align employees’ career plans to the organization’s future needs and strategic goals. Article Author:  Dave Denaro, Vice President, Keystone Associates Company leaders are embracing how important employee engagement is to business success in today’s quick-changing and …

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How to Make Communication More Effective Using Cognitive Psychology

Understanding the way people perceive information or stay focused can help you communicate with them better and successfully achieve your communication goals. Article Author:  Melanie Sovann, Writer and Editor, Trust My Paper Communication between people has been around for as long as they have. It came in different forms as people have expressed their ideas …

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Using Coaching Skills to Manage Through Change

CareSource credits its coaching culture investment for saving $3 million over the last decade, including the retention of more than 50 leaders and high-performing employees, along with a 409 percent return on investment. Article Author:  Magdalena Nowicka Mook, CEO and Executive Director, International Coach Federation Significant organizational change has the potential to threaten even high-performance …

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Why Do CEOs with Cross-Industry Experience Succeed?

Cross-industry experience helps C-suite executives consider things from multiple perspectives and promote out-of-the-box thinking. Article Author:  Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D., Founder of MSR Leadership Consultants “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” ―Michelangelo …

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: Aon plc’s Accelerate Program

To offer more development opportunities and enhance career progression, Aon created the Accelerate program, a blend of virtual Webinars, self-study, action learning challenges, in-person sessions, and networking that targets colleagues in the individual contributor career stage. Article Author:  Edited by Lorri Freifeld Like other large organizations, Aon plc—a global professional services firm providing a range …

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