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DDI and Strivr partner to pioneer leadership development in Virtual Reality

STRIVR

Leaders will be able to build and sharpen their leadership skills like never before by immersing themselves in deeply realistic simulations, thanks to a partnership between DDI and Strivr. chief executive officer of DDI. Register for leadership webinar with DDI & Strivr.

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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall; I Don’t See Myself At All.

The Performance Improvement Blog

Wally Bock, in his post about a Development Dimensions International (DDI) study of front-line leaders, draws three major implications: You can't trust your mirror. Coaching Leadership Leadership Development Bill Ryan coaching consulting counseling DDI The Nonprofit Quarterly therapy Wally BockAs leaders, we tend to overestimate our abilities and underestimate the amount of help we need in order to improve.

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Tips for Running Mentorship Programs for Women

Chronus

According to a global DDI study , 67 percent of women rate mentorship as highly important in helping to advance and grow their careers. In organizations with formal programs, half of all women have had a formal mentor, according to the DDI study.

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Free learning & development webinars for April 2022

Limestone Learning

Join April King, Senior Consultant at DDI, in this interactive webinar to plan actionable steps to get ready for the future today. “ Spring Leaves ” by Tom (analogicus) is licensed by Pixabay.

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Corporate Leadership – Part II – How COVID has Impacted Corporate Leadership

Jigsaw Interactive

According to Development Dimensions International (DDI), during this COVID-19 era, leaders have increased their online learning efforts by 12%, and have spent an average of 1.7 DDI’s study shows that these same leaders would like to spend an additional 3.3 The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how everyone functions.

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Corporate Leadership – Part I – Do Companies Have the Talent They Need for the Future?

Jigsaw Interactive

Well-known management consulting company DDI , along with Deloitte , Korn Ferry , ManPower Group , and Chief Executive all conducted separate surveys and studies regarding the future of corporate leadership—particularly “bench strength,” or the capability of an organization’s existing staff members to move into positions of greater responsibility—and the results universally indicated that we are experiencing a growing shortage of executive leadership, both nationally and internationally.

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Making it count: Meeting leaders’ needs on their terms

CLO Magazine

The top challenge on CEOs’ minds right now is developing the next generation of leaders, according to DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast 2021. Most chief learning officers right now are likely feeling the pressure from their CEOs: How are we helping our next generation of leaders learn?

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3 Strategies to Fuel Your Leadership Pipeline (Video)

Infopro Learning

DDI 2014 Global Leadership Forecast. Developing Talent. Taking business to the next level relies strongly on talent. While financial results, market share, brand and legacy products all have a half-shelf-life, talent is the only competency that endures.” -Ram Ram Charan, noted author and advisor to companies around the world).

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

STRIVR

DDI , in partnership with Strivr, offers Immersive Learning as part of its leadership training. Sprouts, DDI, Walmart, and Verizon recognize that delivering highly engaging and effective VR learning to their large workforces is vital if they want to remain competitive.

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How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

A study from leadership development firm DDI confirms that Millennials are ambitious and eager to lead if they find a company and role they value. The DDI study also explored which skills were most valuable for leaders moving from first-level to top leadership roles.

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Recap ATD China Summit 2015

Kapp Notes

First up Stella Chang of DDI introduced the conference and got everyone excited about the two day event. Tacy Byham of DDI spoke about what it takes to be a great leader. Tacy Byham, CEO of DDI. Recently, I had the opportunity to speak on the topic of “Games, Gamification and Innovative Learning Techniques” at the ATD China Summit held in Shanghai, China.

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Why coaching practice in VR should be part of every management training program

STRIVR

DDI uses VR to practice giving effective feedback. DDI recognized the power of VR and its ability to impact the management training programs they provide. A manager wears many hats but their ability to be a coach is the most consequential.

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Developing a VR content creation strategy built for scale

STRIVR

Strivr has also partnered with DDI , an international human resources and leadership consultancy, to create content that integrates their leadership understanding with Strivr’s immersive expertise.

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Embracing long-term virtual team and leadership training

CLO Magazine

But a DDI study found that leaders rank virtual leadership as their weakest skill. Furthermore, a DDI study of more than 15,000 leaders showed that levels of leadership confidence are scarily low when it comes to critical skills.

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Is VR the Future of Corporate Training?

STRIVR

DDI has captured this such sentiments in their 2021 Global Leadership Survey and found key trends: 84% of Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) think they need to develop and upskill employees in the next 10 years.

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Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. What is coming in 2014

Learning Cafe

Ran own consulting business for 10 years and consulted to organisations including DDI, Westpac, ANZ, BOC Gases and others. Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEDT. Our final online panel discussion for 2013 and it is not be missed. We speak to a panel of learning and performance managers and consultants to review the year that was and the next one. What were the significant trends last year and what can we expect for 2014 ? We discuss: Panel Discussion 1- CLO Forum.

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Learning Solutions Series: Most users satisfied with Off-the-shelf content solutions, when it fits their needs

InsiderHub

The next most-commonly owned solutions are from Franklin Covey and Development Dimensions International (DDI). Imagine this: There’s a new federal law coming into effect next month, affecting 40% of your workforce’s day-to-day operations. You know the basics of the law, but not the details. What can be done in a short amount of time to train your employees The answer might be in the form of off-the-shelf (OTS) content, which refers to ready-to-use course content for elearning programs.

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The Business Case for Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

However, a DDI analysis of longitudinal data from one leadership development program offers useful evidence to CLOs charged with making a case to CEOs or senior executives. Byham is executive chairman of DDI and the author of 28 books, including “Leaders Ready Now.” In recent years, CLOs have faced growing headwinds when it comes to making a business case for leadership development. An article in McKinsey Quarterly accused U.S.

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The Truth About Leadership Skill Gaps

CLO Magazine

Evan Sinar is chief scientist and vice president for the Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research at DDI. Rich Wellins is senior vice president at DDI. Few things in business ever stay the same for long. That includes leadership skills. Some skills — communication, coaching, execution — are always important and never go out of style. Others ebb and flow with the changes that define the increasingly complex environments in which leaders must operate.

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2019: The Year of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

DDI, for example, is testing a VR course on diversity, where participants in a meeting experience common diversity-related biases, like being excluded from the discussion, having their ideas stolen and not being allowed to voice an opinion. “It’s It’s incredibly powerful,” said DDI CEO Tacy Byham. It’s a good year for learning leaders and their vendors.

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We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

CLO Magazine

Leadership readiness is low and declining, according to two consecutive Global Leadership Forecast studies from DDI — 2011 and 2015. Editor’s note: Author works for DDI.] Right now, somewhere in a sunny boardroom, a leadership strategy is being born. Learning leaders are clicking through a fully researched, neatly packaged, well-rehearsed presentation, unveiling a stark reality about the senior management team. Their story is vivid and sobering.

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Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

When they don’t, talent management consultant Development Dimensions International’s (DDI) “Creating the Conditions for Sustainable Innovation” survey shows a different picture. For this research, DDI, in partnership with LUMA Institute, surveyed 513 leaders and 514 non-leaders in the U.S. Using these four innovation leader roles as a starting point, DDI sought to explore how effectively leaders are performing them.

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Free learning & development webinars for November 2021

Limestone Learning

Development Dimensions International (DDI) has offered virtual classrooms for more than a decade and created many industry best practices. Join Janice Burns, Principal Consultant at DDI, as she shares ten best practices to make you a great virtual facilitator.

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Free learning & development webinars for January 2022

Limestone Learning

Janice Burns, Principal Consultant, and Kris Zajac, Leadership Advisor, at DDI, will show you ways to engage and retain leaders, and help them retain their teams. “ Country, road, winter, snow ” by Thomas Breher is licensed by Pixabay. Here we are in 2022. Get used to typing that out!

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

CLO Magazine

In DDI’s “Finding the First Rung” study, we asked 1,130 front-line leaders, “How did you become a leader?” For a DDI study a few years ago, we asked more than 1,200 employees around the world what they thought about their managers. It’s not just anecdotal evidence that underscores how tough it can be to become a leader for the first time.

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Competency-Based Learning: Why Talent Management Needs to Get on Board

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In one study by Development Dimensions International (DDI) , 89% of best-in-class organizations had core competencies defined for all their roles, compared to a mere 48% of all other companies. This past week we made some changes to our Thinkzoom platform. No, we didn’t just rearrange a few buttons or take away any of your fave features… We wanted to truly add something of value. And we did – with Learning Tracks , our new Thinkzoom feature that focuses on competency-based learning.

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Stepping Up to the ROI Challenge

CLO Magazine

According to the “Global Leadership Forecast 2014-15,” conducted by The Conference Board and DDI, 81 percent of people who report to a trained leader said they were more engaged in their jobs. Jack J. Phillips is the chairman, and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. In his 2017 Chief Learning Officer article, “The Business Case for Leadership Development,” William C.

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Top 4 soft skills employees are developing in VR

STRIVR

DDI , in partnership with Strivr, offers Immersive Learning as part of its leadership training. Enterprise leaders today are faced with a unique and growing challenge around building soft skills in their organizations. . Around the globe, corporate learning experts are pushing the need for soft skills training. Josh Bersin in a recent article casts doubt on “reskilling” the workforce if there isn’t a strategic and targeted approach to build the right skills.

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OpenSesame Staffs Up: New Hires Bring Experience and Build Community

OpenSesame

Pete brings his award-winning track record in human capital consulting with industry leaders like GeoLearning, Click2Learn, Dale Carnegie Training and DDI to OpenSesame’s growing elearning marketplace.

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#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

Stephanie Neal is a research scientist at global leadership company DDI. Amy Lui Abel is managing director of human capital research at The Conference Board. In just 18 months, more than 400 high-profile executives and employees have been exposed by the #MeToo movement. But despite the gains of the movement it has brought unintended consequences. About a third of male managers now feel uncomfortable working alone with a woman — more than twice as many as before.

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Managing the Change of Learning – Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

Mark Busine – General Manager – NSW DDI. Date : 28 March, Thursday 12 pm – 1 pm, EST /Sydney. “Change is a learning process and learning is a change process” – Beckard and Pritchard. Learning and Change Management are joined at the hip. As Learning professionals become more experienced they begin to see that learning interventions isolated from the larger work context are likely to be ineffective.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

For example: OpenSesame , BizLibrary , Grovo , Coursera , Lynda , EdX and instructor-based training providers such as Wilson Learning , DDI and Achieve Global. Long ago, I decided to hang a poster on my college room wall, featuring a quote from an unknown source: “If you can’t beat them, join them — then beat them.” ” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market?

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Free learning & development webinars for April 2021

Limestone Learning

Join DDI’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) experts, Julie Yoon and Sage Krombolz, to explore: Seven essential behaviours every leader needs to operate with an inclusive mindset. “ Bird, chick, baby chicken ” by Philipp Kleindienst is licensed by Pixabay.

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Searching for candidates can be like digging for buried treasure

CLO Magazine

A 2014-2015 Global Leadership Forecast by The Conference Board and DDI revealed that 85 percent of executives are not confident in their leadership pipelines. Various studies report that CEOs are by and large concerned about the development of the next generation of leaders.

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Free Online Conference – Future of Learning - Incredible Speakers

Tony Karrer

Ann Herrmann-Nehdi, CEO Herrmann International Jeff Sugerman, President and CEO, Inscape Publishing Pete Weaver Senior Vice President of Leadership Solutions and Chief Learning Officer, DDI Ben Snyder, CEO, Systemation Panel #4 – Software and Services Perspectives Noon – 1 PM Pacific Time This panel consists of senior executives at software and services companies who are trying to create compelling offerings in the market. This is probably the last update on the upcoming online conference.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

Global Leadership Consultant at DDI, you’ll learn ideas and practical tactics to build effective development experiences that will flex to the changing needs of your frontline managers and your organization. “ Stem, bloom, plant ” by Luis Rodriguez is licensed by Pixabay.

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Accelerate the Leadership Engine

CLO Magazine

Working with Development Dimensions International (DDI), a talent management consulting company, Nissan’s HR team crafted a curriculum designed to provide the skills future leaders would need to be optimally effective and establish a common leadership vocabulary across functions and locations. After the first cohort completed the curriculum in 2010, Nissan and DDI measured the behavior change among participants pre- and post-training.

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Dive In

CLO Magazine

DDI supported this when it said only 40 percent of leaders report that their leadership quality is high, and only 15 percent have a strong leadership bench. According to The Conference Board’s “The Business Value of Leadership Development” report, “One of the most influential internal engines to drive change is a leadership development program that sets out to nurture management talent that is entrepreneurial, enterprisewide and globally recruited.”.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, you’ll gain practical tips on how to address the learning and performance needs of today’s frontline leader, and see how DDI is responding to this rapidly changing landscape with exciting new solutions. “ Leaf, clover, green ” by Jeon Sang-O is licensed by Pixabay. Did you see February go by? We didn’t either—it was a blur! If you have a case of whiplash because February went by like a blue streak, join the club. It sure feels like things are speeding up generally.

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5 Ways to Crush the Forgetting Curve

CLO Magazine

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). In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, German psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus completed the seminal research on memory.

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