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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Leadership Lessons from Your Dog: Be Doggedly Determined.

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Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. That’s why having intentionally thought-out leadership development programs at every level of your organization is a must. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com. As you almost certainly know, the World Cup is currently taking place in Russia.

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson

Learnloft

Here’s why it’s so important and Wiliams taught us all an important leadership lesson. This article originally appeared on Inc.com. Leadership

More Management Lessons From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

Lublin says more about this in an article for The Huffington Post. She says in that post that businesses should learn three major financial lessons from nonprofits: 1. Well run non-profits do not waste anything; they keep operating expenses at a minimum and apply most of every dollar to programs and services. Tags: Leadership Organizational Learning business lessons management nonprofit The Huffington Post transparency Zilch

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6 Brilliant Leadership Lessons from World Champion Steve Kerr

Learnloft

Here are a just a few takeaways we can learn from Kerr’s leadership style: 1. Kerr is famous for being a student of leadership and always working on his craft as a coach. One offseason he went to see Pete Carroll the Seattle Seahawks head coach and Carroll taught him an important lesson: “Your leadership approach has to reflect your identity.” Knowing your core values is a critical part in finding your authentic leadership voice. Leadership

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. 11 Leadership Lessons from Puppy Training. Any training program faces the challenge of prioritization.

12 Leadership Quotes That Will Inspire You Today

Learnloft

One of the most impressive things about all great leaders is their obsession with learning new things about leadership in order improve their team. Luckily, some of the best leaders have left behind a few of their brightest lessons to help pass their wisdom forward. I have come to define leadership this way: Someone whose actions inspire, empower and serve in order to elevate others over an extended period of time. At the core of leadership is serving other people.

Blend East and West for Effective Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

The West offers many cutting-edge leadership strategies, but to remain relevant, they need to be presented using localized lenses. There are six key dynamics to confront to build effective learning in Asia: Leadership philosophy. Define a Leadership Philosophy.

Tips for Creating an Effective Digital Government Training Program

eThink Education

Government training programs, in particular, often focus on the typical workplace learning needs related to compliance, job skills and leadership training, security, and staying current with industry trends and needs. Leadership Skills .

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”.

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Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable

Everwise

Elizabeth Borges, Program Manager for EverwiseWomen , says, she’d already been looking for better ways to bring men into the conversation around gender parity in the workplace long before the Harvard Business Review article was published. She found the perfect opportunity in February, when Everwise was given the chance to lead a roundtable at HR.com’s Leadership Excellence and Development (LEAD) conference. Women in Leadership Diversity everwisewomen heforshe Inclusion

One Lesson You Can Learn From Jordan Spieth to Be Successful

Learnloft

Rather he uses his mind as an enormous competitive advantage as can you in business and leadership. If you are struggling in your current role, have a dream for a promotion, or want to improve from a leadership perspective. Jordan Spieth is on the verge of making golf history.

Starbucks Founder Says This is the Most Undervalued Characteristic of Leadership

Learnloft

There are many entrepreneurial and leadership success stories in the world–but there may be none better than Starbucks and Howard Schultz. When asked on an episode on NPR’s “How I Built This” podcast this past September, Schultz provided some insight into a few leadership lessons learned on the journey to rehabilitate Starbucks. At the core of leadership and life are relationships. This article originally appeared on Inc.com. Leadershi

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Program Design (11).

Embed Brand Into Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

In May 2009 new CEO Keith Wandell developed a plan focused on leadership development, growth, continuous improvement and sustainability. That changed immediately because Wandell views leadership development as the foundation for the company’s ability to compete and win in the marketplace. A pilot program was delivered in June 2010. The 75 pilot executives were split into two cohorts, each group going through the same program separately.

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Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset. Jon really wanted to rethink that when he was at Discover and put in place a pretty impressive program to do that. We talked about the tuition assistance program.

Pathway to Excellence through eLearning Programs

TalentLMS

What major factors and key roles need to be considered when creating learning and development programs (L&D) that lead to excellence? In this article, we’ll share with you the primary factors and stakeholders that enable an organization to achieve excellence.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

It dawned on me that the processes shown and practiced in that program perfectly illustrate the critical advantages that an iterative instructional design process—involving sketching and prototyping—could introduce to e-learning design.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation.

The Benefits of Creating a Leadership Legacy

CLO Magazine

” Now, consider this question in an organizational context: If a leader walks out of the office each night, each year, and at the end of a brilliant career has compiled a record of heroic successes, yet leaves no long-term impact on others, did leadership occur? As the question implies, legacy is a crucial component of leadership. Effective leadership occurs when the leader strengthens others’ capacity to learn, to reflect and to extract meaning from their learning.

Is There an App for Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

Mobile apps will soon offer robust tools for leadership and managerial development. The respondents cited leadership as their most pressing talent concern. For example, we recently shifted to iPad-based instruction for most of our Leadership Development Center courses. Coursera, Udacity and edX, with various relationships to conventional universities, are now looking to deliver lessons globally through mobile technology.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A Research Design to Evaluate E-Learning Projects - The E-Learning Curve , July 8, 2010 The case study design is useful when answering “how” and “why” questions, and in understanding the particulars, and diversity of a learning program. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Learning Theories, Innovation, eLearning, & Leadership

Big Dog, Little Dog

Stanton Wortham, a leading researcher from the Wharton/University of Penn program on Learning Leadership explores learning theories and our occasional contradictions. If you don't, the only useful lesson seems to be to quit your job and go work for Apple. Effective leadership today requires more than technical skills, expertise and solid work ethics. While this article is directed at IT workers, it applies to just about all of us

Gamification is Increasing Learner Engagement

Your Training Edge

In this article, I am going to introduce you a novel concept of Gamification that has been transforming a lot of aspects in the world of learning and development. Educators started to adopt a reward structure of video games like badges for prominent achievements, into lesson planning.

Three Ways to Integrate Off-The-Shelf Content Into Your Existing Training

Litmos

It was your teacher’s job to integrate the textbook into her existing lesson plan, using a pre-made resource to back up the other materials she was using in class. Those organizations may not be willing to completely replace their current training programs.

Using a MOOC for HiPo Training

Your Training Edge

In this article, I am just going to be learner oriented, especially those having superior training needs and targets. First of all, HiPos are two times more productive and valuable than others, having strong leadership skills and can deliver higher profit growth.

National L&D Month: Abilitie's Favorite Skill-Building Posts To-Date

Abilitie

We’ve also consolidated our most-read articles from our own blog in hopes of helping to accelerate you down the path towards professional excellence.

Training Managers? Teach Leaders It’s Not About Them Anymore

Mindflash

Over the past three weeks, we’ve been interviewing people in my office for leadership positions on our internal teams. Over the years, my advice to people interviewing for leadership positions has always been that it’s no longer about you. Leadership is about others, not self.

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College Students Take a Swing at Running a Baseball Team

CLO Magazine

Before purchasing the team, the university already had an internship program with the baseball team until it ceased operations in 2015. Students, not faculty, serve the leadership positions as director of marketing and promotions, director of concessions and operating the press box. “We

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50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Webinars – participating in a Web-based program using video conferencing software; usually a one-session offering by an expert on a specific topic. Business case-study – drawing lessons from discussing the documented story of actual events in another organization.

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

Much discussed topics in few of my previous articles have been MOOCs, video learning and other online modes that are extensively being used all over the world.

14 Professional Development Opportunities Outside Work

KnowledgeCity

Many organizations have formal employee training programs to augment professional development. Read and listen to the material they produce to help your leadership, social and emotional development. Actively Read and Apply Lessons to Life.

Create Cohesion: 3 Ways that Digital Learning Strengthens Nonprofit Teams

Litmos

This is why customization comes in handy within a learning platform; courses can be created in-house to support the organization's mission and pre-built courses can be added to support more general learning around fund-raising, accounting, leadership, and others.

5 Simple Habits Bad Leaders Can’t Seem to Shake Off

Learnloft

Conventional wisdom about leadership holds that great leaders are born and not made. Some research done by Leadership Quarterly showed that 26 percent of a leader is born or DNA and 74 percent is learned or developed. You always know someone struggles from a leadership perspective when you make them aware of a mistake and the first words out of their mouth are, “That was someone on my team’s fault.” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com.

Leader development is the question. Is mobile the answer?

Allison Rossett

companies have increased leadership development spending 14 percent over 2011 levels to an estimated $13.6 Talent Edge 2020 , a longitudinal study of the matters weighing on executives’ minds called out leadership as their most pressing talent concern. The issue of transfer is tackled by reminders and abbreviated lessons and examples there at the moment of need. It revealed hefty interest but little programming.

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Want to Become a Great Leader? Practice These 5 Habits

Learnloft

A few reasons include: We are taught management, not leadership, in school. Devote time every day to the development of leadership skills. Leadership is a journey and not a destination. Which means you can be improving your leadership skills or they can be getting worse. Invest in the development of your skills by attending conferences, reading books, listening to podcasts, or writing down lessons learned throughout daily interactions at work. Leadership