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There's a famous saying, "If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well." The first (and possibly most important) step in getting something done right is to gain clarity on what it is you're agreeing to do. Use the questions on this worksheet to set the stage for success.
This short ethics quiz provides a snapshot that gives you a sense of how much your everyday decision-making is motivated by being honest and fair.
Virtual meetings and conference calls bring many benefits...and one major drawback -- distraction. This blog post and downloadable infographic provide 10 strategies for beating distraction and remaining focused.
When we hear or read a word, hundreds of signals activate the visual, auditory, and language-processing regions of our brains in a matter of milliseconds. They tap into our working memory, long-term memory, and even our subconscious to give things meaning. Considering all these responses are elicited by a single word, imagine what your brain looks like while processing an entire story.
“I am accountable” is a statement many people make with satisfaction, pride, and a sense of strength and accomplishment. It’s also one that many learning professionals would like to hear more often in their organizations.This post outlines accountability's many benefits (to individuals and organizations) and presents L&D with a 4-step strategy for building accountability organization-wide.
At one time or another, you or your employees will face conflict. When it happens, successful resolution will most likely require some kind of face-to-face meeting. What is the best way to prepare for a conflict meeting like this? What can be done to set the right tone and show that you have come prepared to find a win/win solution? One idea is to use an Empathy Quadrant.
In this age of emphasis on education in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math), research by LinkedIn, Google, Deloitte, and other organizations confirms what learning and business professionals know well: that technical capabilities are only part of the picture when it comes to business success.
Today’s workforce spans five generations—each with their own distinct learning style. While there’s a plethora of research breaking down each generation and their respective learning styles, it’s important to recognize cross-generational similarities. This infographic shows common characteristics and preferences of the modern learner (regardless of age).
Whether you’ve been charged with driving innovation, encouraging collaboration, building stronger teams, or making better decisions, brainstorming can be a powerful tool. Here is a free "how-to" guide.
Much employee time is spent working in teams. Organizations have a lot riding on the degree to which teams achieve their goals. Finding ways to optimize team performance benefits everyone.
This article and infographic reveal 7 characteristics of high-performing teams. Managers receive insights into how each one can be developed and maintained.