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.

Accelerate the Leadership Engine

CLO Magazine

Nissan leadership has collectively said that people’s professional power comes from personal strength, creativity and dedication. Although it was desirable to bring the group together in a classroom environment to teach them the leadership skills and develop the competencies that would allow them to take their careers and the company to the next level, to do so would be costly in terms of travel, logistics and the learners’ time away from work.

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HR professionals: Here’s what you can do with a VR headset

STRIVR

Sprout’s leadership wanted to migrate away from cluster training and find a more effective, standardized, and scalable model. You can instill confidence in a manager’s ability to deliver feedback and have hard conversations. It’s an exciting time to be in HR.

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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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Top 4 soft skills employees are developing in VR

STRIVR

Navigating difficult conversations. Every day, people are required to have conversations at work that often are uncomfortable or emotional. Store managers for several retailers use VR to practice having conversations with team members on a variety of difficult topics, including tardiness, incorrect customer service practices and shift changes. DDI , in partnership with Strivr, offers Immersive Learning as part of its leadership training.

Free Online Conference – Future of Learning - Incredible Speakers

Tony Karrer

Future of the Business of Learning Free Online Event July 23 9 AM - 2 PM Pacific Time (Click on times to see Time Zone Conversion ) Brought to you by: Learn Trends , ISA and Training Magazine Network. This is probably the last update on the upcoming online conference. We are finally announcing the speakers and a bit more about what they will be discussing. You won't want to miss this.

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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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 1/8/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Leadership Forecast 2005-2006: Best Practices For Tomorrow's Global Leaders - DDI. Leadership. Buoyed by media hype, popularity of Internet start-ups, and some interesting success stories, Weblogs (more commonly referred to as `blogs') are burgeoning across the Internet as a means to improve social conversation and networking. The top 10 technology trends affecting education in 2005 - The Philadelphia Inquirer. Blackboard's takeover of Web CT 9. Moodle. Web 2.0

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Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

DDI – Very nice batch of courses focused on leadership development. I once recall a conversation I had with Skillsoft, before they purchased SumTotal. . Nor do I see an advantage of a leadership courses where the people in it are wearing clothes from the late 90’s or early 2000’s. Yeah, they may have an interesting take on leadership, but who can honestly focus on that, when someone is wearing a tie that you see at retro stores.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Identify and practise the virtues of mindful leadership. Our discussion will cover a range of topics, including identifying sales enablement’s unique purpose for your company; building consensus on goals and objectives; navigating the mandate for interlock with contributors in sales leadership, sales operations, and product marketing; and mastering the metrics that matter to your most important KPIs. What does it mean to “make leadership happen”?