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The Ryan Report: September 2022

Days are getting shorter and cooler too yet this issue of The Ryan Report (with news to use & ideas to share) brings a hot new video that looks at how becoming a skills-based organization benefits the individual and the team by focusing on the skills and capabilities people bring to the work more than the idea that work … Continue reading

Growth is Skills-based

There’s a new term you may have heard about, it’s the “skills-based organization,” or SBO for short, that centers on the skills and business behaviors people need on the job and it’s moving into the center of talent development. These skills are the combined professional and personal capabilities and what a person demonstrates as they … Continue reading

The Ryan Report: August 2022

Happy July and welcome the hot days of summer! In this issue of The Ryan Report (with news to use & ideas to share) brings a new video that highlights how the curiosity of trying to connect the different components in an organization becomes a process of constantly finding new information encouraging growth and learning, supports the … Continue reading

Leader as Learner

Ever have a supervisor who wasn’t from your area of expertise? Did you and your teammates develop the orientation manual for them, so they didn’t blow the work up? Sometimes you get the exception, I had one who made me include a monthly presentation about and L&D to him in my annual performance plan. After … Continue reading

Leader as learner

Ever have a supervisor who wasn’t from your area of expertise? Did you and your teammates develop the orientation manual for them, so they didn’t blow the work up? Sometimes you get the exception, I had one who made me include a monthly presentation about and L&D to him in my annual performance plan. After … Continue reading

The Ryan Report – July 2022

Happy July and welcome the hot days of summer! In this issue of The Ryan Report (with news to use & ideas to share) I note that there needs to be a 5th “i” in the 4i model, and in this video, I highlight the need to use imagination.  In this issue I found some studies to … Continue reading

What makes you happy at work? Might be surprised.

Are you “thriving”? Not sure how the Q12 might have to change to move past engagement towards thriving that Microsoft defines as being “energized and empowered to do meaningful work.” This is what gets you up and out of bed in the morning ready to start the day type of feeling from my perspective. Take … Continue reading

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

The Ryan Report – June 2022

Happy June and welcome the longest day of the year with this issue of The Ryan Report with news to use & ideas to share. I discovered 3 themes on a recent project that, in this video, I share that culture, communications, and connections could be the start of your Great Retention instead of the Gerat Re…. whatever you’re … Continue reading

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

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