Month: March 2020

Training Top 125 Best Practice: ISHAPED Patient Handoff Tool Training at Nebraska Medicine

The tool focuses on making bedside shift reports more patient- and family-centered while ensuring key patient care information is passed from the nurse completing his or her shift to the nurse coming onto his or her shift. Article Author:  Edited by Lorri Freifeld All of Nebraska Medicine’s inpatient nursing units (approximately 4,000 colleagues or nearly …

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The Risks and Benefits of “Heat” at Work

“Heat experiences” are high-stress, high-stakes situations that afford massive learning potential. Heat emerges when an organization is moving in a new strategic direction or grappling with disruptive change—like today’s Coronavirus—and the skills, systems, and culture are not aligned. Article Author:  Chris Watz, Faculty Member, Center for Creative Leadership I’ll never forget my first global assignment, …

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Not Leader Development—Leadership-as-Practice Development

Leadership-as-Practice Development does not focus on training just the managers; it applies to everyone associated with the practice or project in question. There is attention to their relationship(s), their materials, and the specifics of the context in which they are working. Article Author:  Joe Raelin, Principal, Leaderful Consultancy; Donald Gordon Visiting Professor of Leadership at …

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Leverage Learning to Reduce Turnover Risk

Companies having success with mitigating turnover have a different approach to learning overall. They are far more likely to include feedback from learners and more likely to align strategy with learner objectives. Article Author:  David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group Organizations in industries with higher-than-average turnover rates face a constant battle: How can …

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Put Your Career on the Fast Track

Are you clear about what you really want to do? Life is too short to spend most of your waking hours doing something that doesn’t really matter to you. Article Author:  Gail R. Meneley, Partner, Shields Meneley As an executive transition coach, I’m often asked how people should plan their career. It’s an interesting question …

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VDC COVID-19 Response – Online Professional Learning to continue

Dear colleagues, In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and restrictions announced by the Australian Government, the VDC is postponing all face to face workshops, external meetings and functions at its premises from 18 March until 30 June 2020. For professional learning, this is effectively the semester 1 programs that would have been held during …

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COVID-19

We are in unprecedented time for tertiary education as a result of COVID-19. Things are moving very quickly, with almost daily changes in circumstance affecting our way of life in Australia and our education and training sectors as well. Some thoughts on the situation COVID-19 started as a major issue for international education but now, …

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