Month: April 2020

L&D and Employee Engagement Matter in the COVID-19 Work Reality

The current uncertain situation over the Coronavirus provides opportunities for Learning and Development (L&D) to do what it does best. It’s also a chance to leverage the power of employee engagement to aid productivity. Article Author:  David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst, and Claude Werder, Senior Vice President and Principal HCM Analyst, Brandon Hall Group The …

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5 Steps to Motivating Remote Teams

Implementing these strategies can go a long way toward keeping your employees happy and successfully growing the company. Article Author:  Dominic Beaulieu People are the livewire of any business organization. Their efficiency and productivity toward specific tasks and activities determine the growth and progress of that organization. Employees or teams direct, coordinate, organize, and implement …

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Resist the Rush

Just as we stop those who rush out of the room after a class before taking the time to complete the program evaluation form or post-test, it’s important to push back against the urge to quickly get back to business as usual once the Coronavirus crisis is over. Article Author:  Glenn Parker At some point, …

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: Shaw Industries’ Performance Experience (PX)

The Shaw Performance Experience (PX) aligns the individual’s talent and performance with real business needs. It enables higher levels of performance across the organization through an ongoing, intentional, and iterative experience between the associate and his or her manager. Article Author:  Edited by Lorri Freifeld Floorcovering provider Shaw Industries’ Performance Experience (PX) is a corporate-wide …

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The Missing Link in Leadership

Excerpt from “Situational Mindsets: Targeting What Matters When It Matters” by Dr. Mary Lippitt. Article Author:  Dr. Mary Lippitt People continue to ask: How can we develop effective leaders? Certainly, we have done a good job in developing their internal mastery through work on style, characteristics, and competency. However, we have overlooked developing their external …

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COVID-19: A Leadership Proving Ground?

Author:  By Margery Weinstein As companies adapt to remote workforces and customers with new needs and concerns, some managers will shine and others will falter. If your company, like many, has a high-potentials and leadership development programs, it’s worth watching and assessing how each manager and executive responds to the COVID-19 crisis. A recent Forbes …

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Breaking with Tradition: Revamping Corporate Workflow with Collaborative VR

Leveraging VIVE VR systems and The Wild’s immersive collaboration software, adidas set out to create a virtual retail space with assets and information at everyone’s fingertips. Article Author:  Dan O’Brien, Head, VIVE Enterprise Solutions, HTC VIVE Iconic sports brand adidas knew it needed a change when it came to how its global teams collaborate, share …

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