Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?
Performance Learning Productivity
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
A fascinating article recently published on the Fast Company blog should be required reading for all learning and talent professionals as well as for leaders and managers. If you didn''t, your time would end soon -- a lot sooner than it had to. Could you change when change really mattered? When it mattered most?” Stop or Simply Avoid the Pain? Deutschman cites examples from medicine.
Why This? Why Now? “Working Out Loud”
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Pick a problem project and ask three questions: 1) Where are you stuck? ” Share what you are working on the company blog and department newsletter. Have you ever started working on a project only to find out that someone else in your organization is working on the same project? At the end of this post, look for a fab WOL support tool! ” Why? The challenge. Why Now?
Why companies should consider the gamification of work
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Many companies have to deal with high employee turnover rates — and the costs that come along. In order to solve a problem, one needs to understand what causes it. The problem is that people job-hop now more than companies were used to a few years ago. Keeping these ideas in mind, what can companies do to fight low employee retention rates? Why employees job-hop.
How your brand affects your learning solution
APRIL 27, 2016
It’s the face you show your customers, the voice you use to address the world and it’s the first thing that comes to mind whenever your company’s name is mentioned. When it’s put like that, you can understand that your company’s brand is a largely unappreciated feature of the environment, like a wall. Your Brand condenses the company’s values. Strong brands spawn ambassadors.
From Drudge to Dream: How to Change Your Job Into a Passion
JANUARY 21, 2016
If your company doesn’t have a mentoring program, set one up. It’s a great project to sink your teeth into, and it benefits the company as a whole. If you want to be a better writer, for instance, contribute to the company blog. Do you want to run your own company eventually? Find a problem to solve. Humans love to solve problems. Right now. Writing?
What Businesses Can Learn From Nonprofits
The Peformance Improvement
JULY 1, 2010
“If only not-for-profit organizations were run like for-profit companies …”, so goes the common refrain. For-profit companies have much to learn from the nonprofit sector. But after watching giant for-profit companies pull out the begging bowl, I know there are also plenty of lessons my sector can offer. Business tends to rely on money to solve problems and achieve goals.
Emerging Technologies for Online Learning 2015 Presenter Profile – Dr. Ulanda Forbess
APRIL 20, 2015
Because one of my former students came back to me after graduation asking for help on how to build a company blog. I still teach how to write instructions, emails, proposals, and memos, but now, I also have students create a blog and a web page because more and more companies are asking this of their employees. Meet Dr. Ulanda Forbess. Catch the virtual session.