Month: January 2021

Use the Power of Possibility

Excerpt from “10 Steps to Successful Coaching, 2nd Edition” by Sophie Oberstein (Association for Talent Development). Article Author:  Sophie Oberstein, Founder, Full Experience Coaching In my coaching practice, I not only enjoy the privilege of having people share with me their secret (or not-so-secret) dreams, I also have the privilege of helping them see that …

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Tech-YES! for 2021

2021 is a new year, and I’ve resolved to up my tech-savvy factor. Article Author:  Lorri Freifeld, Editor-in-Chief, Training magazine I must confess that I am a tech-NO! type of person. When I found out recently that I needed to set up “fancy” earbuds/microphones and a green screen and lights for our Training Top 100 …

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Strategy Begins with Empathy

World-class professionals see the world through their clients’ eyes, but without attaching their ego to the outcome. Article Author:  George Watts, Chairman, TLTCoaching.com A global managing partner and I were discussing how professionals add strategic value. When he remarked, “Strategy begins with empathy,” I knew immediately this was a profound insight. From the moment I …

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Training 2021 Virtual Conference

Because You Can’t Come to Us, We’ll Come to You Wherever You Are — Live and Online!   We are living in extraordinary times … from COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter to the continued everyday-ness of training our dispersed colleagues. We keep being reminded how much training matters. And we are learning more than ever …

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: Applied Materials’ Applied Global Services (AGS) Academy Program

Each of the seven Academies targets specific, business-related knowledge and skills areas required for the functional area, plus adjacent functional areas. Article Author:  Edited by Lorri Freifeld Manufacturer Applied Materials created Academies to target specific Applied Global Services (AGS) functional groups with the twin goals of improving business outcomes and cross-functional team success. Two Academies …

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5 Steps for Ensuring Diversity in the Leadership Pipeline

A recent study found unintentional discrimination in succession planning in two-thirds of the responding companies. Article Author:  Martin Lanik, CEO, Pinsight Diversity in leadership helps organizations grow and develop at a faster rate than leadership with no diversity. Bringing a broader array of background and experience to the table results in a larger pool of …

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