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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.
Collaboration is a powerful tool for today’s competitive organizations. Leading L&D professionals are harnessing that power by encouraging employees to share knowledge and skills. As peer knowledge sharing grows in importance, make sure your workforce is geared to pay learning forward. This L&D Tip Sheet on Knowledge Sharing will help you get started.
“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.
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.
Providing team members with a sense of Belonging is probably the most important element of fostering unity on a team. A sense of Belonging begins with three basic rights: to be treated with respect, to be heard, and to feel safe trying ideas (even if they fail). Use this Team Bill of Rights tool to help your team define how it will ensure these needs are met...for everyone.