Resolutions Reflections: The Business of Learning

Resolutions Reflections: The Business of Learning

Last year, I made a goal of reading 6 “business books.” Here is the list: 1. Pr...

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Helping Leaders Use Critical Thinking Skills in Decision-Making

Helping Leaders Use Critical Thinking Skills in Decision-Making

Critical thought should always precede action. Yet, it’s surprising how often bu...

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Common Business Scenarios that Require Change Management

Common Business Scenarios that Require Change Management

 “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent...

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Managers: Don’t Let Your Employees Walk Out the Door

Managers: Don’t Let Your Employees Walk Out the Door

According to a 2017 Global Talent Trends Study by Mercer, 1 in 3 employees who a...

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Is it Time to Re-evaluate Your Leadership Development Offerings?

Is it Time to Re-evaluate Your Leadership Development Offerings?

It's not easy being a leader in today’s world, especially as employees’ expectat...

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5 Business Metrics that Every Employee Should Understand

5 Business Metrics that Every Employee Should Understand

I love getting out with our sales directors to visit prospects and customers - e...

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Resolution Reflections: Selling to Zebras

Resolution Reflections: Selling to Zebras

Have you ever set a new year's resolution? Have you ever kept one all the way th...

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Business Acumen: Test Your Financial Literacy

Business Acumen: Test Your Financial Literacy

Business acumen is an understanding of how an organization makes money. This inc...

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5 Reasons Most Strategic Alignment Fails

5 Reasons Most Strategic Alignment Fails

More than 65% of organizations have a strategic initiative. Yet, only 14% of em...

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3 Reasons Why Your Sales Team May Need a Higher Business IQ

3 Reasons Why Your Sales Team May Need a Higher Business IQ

The world of business is becoming more complicated. Today more than ever, sales...

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Learning and Development: What We’ve Learned in 2017

Learning and Development: What We’ve Learned in 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we're taking the opportunity to reflect on the lessons...

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Resolution Reflections: Why Smart Executives Fail

Resolution Reflections: Why Smart Executives Fail

Every organization can learn plenty from Sydney Finkelstein's book, Why Smart Ex...

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4th and Organizational Goals: The Link Between Football and Business Acumen

4th and Organizational Goals: The Link Between Football and Business Acumen

All 32 NFL teams came into the season with one common goal: win the Super Bowl a...

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Resolution Reflections: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Resolution Reflections: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

We all see the world through our own lens, our own paradigm. In his famed book,...

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5 Reasons Most Training Programs are Failing

5 Reasons Most Training Programs are Failing

"Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement." - C.S. Lewis The failur...

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Tricks or Treats: Presentations Shouldn't Be Spooky

Tricks or Treats: Presentations Shouldn't Be Spooky

Part of my job is to read training and talent development publications and artic...

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What’s Wrong with eLearning?

What’s Wrong with eLearning?

"Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and mo...

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