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10 Myths About Workplace Training That Can Sabotage Your Results

Posted on February 21, 2017 by

Modern employees want opportunities to learn and grow at work. And you know what your employees need to learn. But are you sure you know how your employees learn? A mix of myth and antiquated science causes us to believe a whole lot about learning that just isn’t true. Like… People have different learning styles. Not exactly. Learners are either…

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The Top 5 Leadership Development Challenges – And How to Overcome Them

Posted on February 21, 2017 by

Here are the facts about leadership development: According to a nationwide survey, 92% of HR professionals said they want to do more to create a stronger culture of leadership development. That’s the good news. Unfortunately, a whopping 88% say they don’t give leadership training and development the attention it deserves. That means most organizations are relying on untrained or under-trained leaders…

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The Future of Management Training: 3 Defining Trends & How You Can Deploy Them

Posted on February 21, 2017 by

Ask yourself one simple question: “Is my organization better off with trained or untrained managers and supervisors?” It’s a no brainer. Trained managers are far better at navigating leadership and employment law challenges than those who rely solely on gut feel or emotion. But there’s a problem. In most organizations formal leadership and management skills…

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Brief is Beautiful: Bite-Size Content and the New E-Learning

Posted on February 21, 2017 by

It’s no secret that in the past we’ve seen a big gap between the high expectations we had about e-learning and the disappointing reality of what we actually got. To put it bluntly, most e-learning programs have seen very poor utilization and users simply don’t like them. The reason: A majority of current e-learning relies…

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The Top 5 Sales Coaching Challenges – And How to Overcome Them

Posted on November 26, 2016 by

As a sales leader, your job isn’t to grow sales; it’s to grow salespeople. It’s their job to grow sales. Great thought but easier said than done. The problem is time. You want to give your people more skills training but there simply aren’t enough hours in the day. The precious little time you have…

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10 Myths About Workplace Training That Can Sabotage Your Results

Posted on August 30, 2016 by

Modern employees want opportunities to learn and grow at work. And you know what your employees need to learn. But are you sure you know how your employees learn? A mix of myth and antiquated science causes us to believe a whole lot about learning that just isn’t true. Like… People have different learning styles….

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5 Communication Copouts That Derail Team Performance

Posted on August 21, 2016 by

Do you ever leave meetings with your team feeling frustrated? Thinking that communication problems are preventing you from getting things done? If you’re like 99.9% of us, you know the pain. Building strong team communication isn’t easy. You want differing opinions, but you don’t want tension between team members. You want honesty, but you don’t…

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What Drives Employees to Disengage – And How You Can Win Them Back

Posted on July 27, 2016 by

When was the last time you could say, “All of my employees are fully engaged in their jobs and give 100 percent to every task”? If that’s a hard question to answer – you’re not alone. So why are employees disengaged? Is it that some employees just want to show up, punch the clock and…

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This New Thing Called Micro-learning: A Blueprint for Deploying it in Your Organization

Posted on July 5, 2016 by

Here’s the typical approach to training: You put all your people in a room for one, two, even three days. They listen to an instructor go through a binder full of information. Meanwhile, customer calls go to voicemail and opportunities get missed. And what do your people take away from all that expensive downtime? Almost…

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7 Actions You Can Take Today to Win Employee Loyalty

Posted on May 25, 2016 by

Remember the good old days when employees stayed at their company for 20 or 30 years? Today, on average, we can expect our top talent to leave every… wait for it… 4.4 years. Want to defy the odds? Of course you do. You’ve spent months getting employees up to speed and even longer developing their…

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