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Embracing long-term virtual team and leadership training

CLO Magazine

Recently, I had a conversation with a leadership and development director that went like this: He recalled the days when you could just walk around a training room and engage, face-to-face, with learners. But a DDI study found that leaders rank virtual leadership as their weakest skill.

Sink or Swim: Setting First-time Leaders Up for Success

CLO Magazine

Our organization, Development Dimensions International, has studied leadership transitions and found that the struggles of new leaders are both real and widespread. This goes beyond providing leadership development, though that certainly is important. In other words, they were promoted into leadership because they were high-performing individual contributors. In DDI’s “Finding the First Rung” study, we asked 1,130 front-line leaders, “How did you become a leader?”

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2019: The Year of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

This is translating into larger investments in learning content and platforms, and more conversations about the link between learning and business outcomes, said David Mallon, vice president and chief analyst, Bersin, Deloitte Consulting. You can’t do audio first for tech skills like coding, but it works well for leadership and other soft skills.”. It’s incredibly powerful,” said DDI CEO Tacy Byham. It’s a good year for learning leaders and their vendors.

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5 Ways to Crush the Forgetting Curve

CLO Magazine

Our ability to “crush” the forgetting curve is a critical imperative if we are to build the leadership and workforce capability our organizations must have to be successful. Recently, in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University, Development Dimensions International developed a conceptual model to understand the plight of the modern learner and the mechanisms to successfully create impact (Editor’s note: One of the authors works for DDI).

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