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Leaders: The Next Generation

More and more baby boomers are retiring, and millennials are taking on more leadership roles than ever. Yet millennials and current CEOs have vastly different perspectives on what makes an ideal future leader. Research conducted last year included 14 CEOs from organizations such as Verizon, UPS, KPMG, Johnson & Johnson, and more, along with 2,800+ leaders of... Read More...

April 2017 Newsletter

Our April Learn Smarter newsletter is out! This month, we explore the digital learning landscape, the importance of self-reflection, skills for future leaders, and more. Read it here. Read More...

Listen: Find Out What it Means to Me

Motivating and engaging employees in the workplace is a constant, continued struggle for most organizations. Listen to Yale psychologist, Paul Marciano, discuss why “carrots and sticks” don’t work , and consider what LinkedIn Learning has to say about calculating the cost of employee disengagement — and how to deal with the issue. Read More...

Continuous Learning

Last month we shared our new series on creating a practice-driven culture, which is an environment where every member is always learning, engaged in personal growth, empowered to help others grow by offering constructive feedback, and attaining expertise by continuously honing and expanding skills. Below is a preview of our newest piece, “Laying the Foundati... Read More...

The Learning Landscape

“In this world of automation, business transformation, and continued obsolescence of skills, companies are realizing that delivering on a compelling, digital learning experience is critical to business success.” According to Deloitte’s Josh Bersin, if business leaders fail to understand the disruption taking place in corporate learning, they not only risk em... Read More...

Mirror, Mirror

When we’re intensely focused on productivity, it’s easy to forget to stop and make time to reflect. Yet self-reflection is crucial for our continuous growth and development. It “gives the brain an opportunity to pause amidst the chaos, untangle and sort through observations and experiences, consider multiple possible interpretations, and create meaning.” A r... Read More...

Practice-Driven Culture: Continuous Learning

Our latest guide explores the key elements that define a practice-driven culture and explains how you can empower learners in your organization to develop the competence and confidence they need to reach their full potential in sales, customer service, management and leadership. Read More...

Talkin' About Practice

Research indicates that when learning is deliberate and focused on developing potential, employees are engaged and companies prosper. But, any seasoned executive or learning leader can testify that creating this type of learning environment is not always as simple as it sounds. However, based on our work with clients and partners in a variety of different le... Read More...

March 2017 Newsletter

Our March newsletter is out! This month, we discuss elements of giving effective feedback, how some cops train in communication skills, challenges in L&D, and more. Read it and sign up here. Read More...

Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

Is learning faster better? Many of us listen to podcasts or watch videos at an accelerated speed to save ourselves time. Does this hinder how much information we absorb? Not according to recent studies, which showed that people listening at 1.5x the speed still understood just as much as those listening at 1x. In fact, “video is even more amenable to speedup... Read More...