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

The Peformance Improvement

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. As leaders, we tend to overestimate our abilities and underestimate the amount of help we need in order to improve.

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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.

Trending Sources

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

DDI – Very nice batch of courses focused on leadership development. Y o u may be sitting right now with third party content in your LMS. Maybe you purchased it via Open Sesame, or Skillsoft. Maybe you scored it via Wiley, but in many possibilities you purchased the content thru your LMS vendor.

ATD ICE 2016 – Post Review

eLearning 24-7

I’d estimate 55% of the vendors were e-learning; with the majority being LMS or LMS related – as in I’m not an LMS (okay, whatever works for you); a few authoring tools – surprising to see so few, especially for this audience; web conferencing was nearly nil, course/content providers (3rd party) – super low – but DDI was there and they are good, so it slightly offset it – but still.

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.

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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.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Xerox Learning, DDI, Forum Corporation, and hundreds of other “instructional systems companies” sprung up. Tomorrow I’m on a panel session on New Rules for the Enterprise 2020 at the Enterprise Learning! Summit in Alexandria, Virginia. I’m drawing a blank. 2020 is sooooo far away.

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

Xerox Learning, DDI, Forum Corporation, and hundreds of other “instructional systems companies” sprung up. This is a very strange time. While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time.

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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.

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. The top 10 technology trends affecting education in 2005 - The Philadelphia Inquirer. Blackboard's takeover of Web CT 9. Moodle. Web 2.0 The release of Open Office 2.0 A renewed debate 5. Podcasting! The $100 laptop 3. Wikipedia's news reporting 2. Firefox 1. The browser-based application.

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