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More than facts, we need imagination!

https://www.williamjryan.com/   I was working on a project when a senior lead asked me if I had included all 4 “I’s”. The model described was that with the directions (instruction) and the content in context (information) and using an active assessment strategy (interaction) the result would be an improved work performance (innovation), the “I4”!  A recent … Continue reading

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Lead your way to the Great Retention!

With the Great Re(fill in your term!) going on what options are you using to fill your open positions? Have you looked internally? Do you know who has the required skills and is ready to make the move?  Odds are you don’t as I discovered on a project to create a common competency skills framework … Continue reading

What if this is the Great Opportunity?

Millions of people are voluntarily leaving their jobs so do we have a labor shortage, or a shortage of good jobs filled with leaders worth following and purposes with meaning? In this video I explore what makes your organization an “employer of choice” to attract, and retain, workers. If you are in the position of … Continue reading

The Ryan Report: October 2021

Welcome to this month’s Ryan Report filled with news to use and ideas to share.  This month I share thoughts on how you can change the Great Resignation to a Great Recruitment, look at ways people, and organizations, are defining their need for “flexibility”, and a leadership technique called collective leadership and how it might be a … Continue reading

The Great Recruitment

Is your organization pushing to get people back in the office?  Has the topic of commuting, public transportation, and shared office space been raised and are you ready to go back to the 9-5 routine you once took for granted?  We have found that we are just as productive remotely and discovered new levels of … Continue reading

The Ryan Report: August 2021

Welcome to this month’s Ryan Report filled with news to use and ideas to share.  I would love to hear your feedback and new topics you are interested in learning more about and I’m always open to a conversation. This month I share ideas (and a free calculator) to focus on the ROL, Return on Learning and … Continue reading

Going to be different going forward

What was it like the first time you went out “socially”? It was a little unsettling for me, and it will be strange to wait for an elevator, go to the break room for coffee, and be with people who aren’t family. This is going to be different for each of us. We need to … Continue reading

The Ryan Report: April 2021

Welcome to this month’s Ryan Report filled with news to use and ideas to share.  I would love to hear your feedback and new topics you are interested in learning more about and I’m always open to a conversation. Let’s Zoom or even use the phone to talk because together we are stronger and we don’t need … Continue reading

Attract (& Keep!) Your Dream Team, Part 4: Credentials to Careers

Degrees have value however what has a deep impact on whether a person will be successful in a role is the ability to demonstrate they are capable of performing and using the skills and behaviors to a defined level of proficiency.  In this last of 4 videos, I highlight the value badges and other microcredentials … Continue reading

Attract (& Keep!) Your Dream Team, Part 3: Credentials, College, & Career

We use credentials as a rubric for hiring new people and evaluating internal candidates. In this 3rd of 4 videos, I highlight the advantages of using a broader view of the term credential to include traditional degrees and include other learning solutions, such as badges and nanodegrees, that indicate a person can demonstrate the skills … Continue reading

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