MEDIA PARTNERS TRAINING BLOG
News and information regarding employee and manager training. We feature a collaboration of experts in the fields of customer service, coaching and leadership, healthcare, human resources and more!
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.
“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.
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.
Conflict is inevitable—which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Without conflict, there would be no diversity of thought, no pushing the boundaries, no intellectual debates. We are built to overcome adversity, hopefully gaining strength and a new sense of perspective in the process. However, it’s important to approach conflict constructively to achieve optimal results for all parties involved.
Podcasting is providing valuable new opportunities in education and training. This post shows the increase in podcast consumption over the past few years and provides information on how educators and businesses are meeting the needs of today's learners by incorporating podcasts into their learning mix.
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.
Employees whose managers hold regular meetings with them are nearly 3X as likely to be engaged! Here are 4 reasons why "one-on-ones" benefit employees and managers, along with tips for making them productive and meaningful.
Empowerment is a natural byproduct when organizations make an effort to inspire the talent, energy and commitment of all employees.
Some days we are the coach and other times we are the learner. Both roles require commitment and patience. Here are four coaching tips, based on Tell, Show, and Do, that are relevant for successful peer-to-peer and manager-to-peer coaching situations.