Meaningfulness: The First Priority of Interesting Learning Environments (Part 1)

You don’t need to be an entertainer to be an excellent instructor, but you do need to be interesting. In my work with people from a wide range of ages and abilities, I’ve noticed that all interesting learning environments are characterized by four factors that you can implement yourself. These game-changing ingredients are: Meaningfulness Momentum …

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Forecasting the Future of Work for Tomorrow’s Employers

To weather the current crises and ensure employees have critical skills for success, organizations should go above and beyond core operations to provide five opportunities to their workforces and communities. Article Author:  Strategic Education, Inc. While some companies have hemorrhaged hard-won talent in droves from layoffs during the Coronavirus pandemic, others have struggled to recruit …

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Training Top 100 Best Practice: BKD CPAs & Advisors’ Lean Six Sigma Program

The program focused on bringing firmwide consistency and efficiency to the preparation process of Form 1040 (individual federal income tax return). Article Author:  Edited by Lorri Freifeld In 2019, BKD CPAs & Advisors’ National Office (N.O.) tax department launched a firmwide Lean Six Sigma (LSS) training program as part of the Next Generation Tax (NGT) …

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Mastering Formal Structured Meetings

Just as people notice when colleagues are especially horrible at running or attending meetings, they also notice people who are great at meetings. Be that person. Article Author:  Bruce Tulgan, CEO, RainmakerThinking There are so many meetings, and, of course, some are better than others. Meetings can be great opportunities, but not all meetings are …

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