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!
Leaders-as-teachers programs have been directly linked to organizational performance. Formally incorporating the approach into a blended learning portfolio can be a differentiating L&D strategy, and one that offers business leaders unique opportunities to pay learning forward. This article offers L&D Tips for Driving Successful Leaders-as Teachers Programs.
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.
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.
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.
New Year, New You! With bellies full and spirits high, we ride into the new year on a wave of optimism. It’s a time for new beginnings, clean slates, and finally purchasing that gym membership that’s been sitting in your Groupon cart. In 2018, we at Media Partners strive to become better versions of ourselves at work-- starting with the way we think. From challenging our “Rebuttal Brain” to something as simple as sharing a smile, we’ve identified 11 Success Behaviors for the New Year.
Utilize these three “unhooking” steps for conflict resolution in the workplace in order to resolve problems with toxic co-workers.
Empowerment is a natural byproduct when organizations make an effort to inspire the talent, energy and commitment of all employees.
How to terminate an employee is a great tool to help managers prepare for these difficult situations.
It’s important that you know how to conduct a job interview properly, in a way that minimizes your bias and accurately predicts the candidate’s attitude.