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What does “back to work” really mean?

What if returning to the office isn’t an option for you right now?  From family to personal needs what does it mean if you are the leader of a team returning to the office and you can’t join them?  In this video we look at the personal process to consider and the role you can … Continue reading

Organizational Ownership

We talk about creating a learning culture and having employees take control of their learning and professional development and then we get so frustrated when workers attending these high-quality training courses are texting or checking their emails under the table.  Don’t they want to learn? Before we point fingers at bored employee let us step … Continue reading

Let’s create a community career path!

Do your workers jump to another company when there is an opportunity for a higher salary and more responsibilities?  Is this drain a challenge for you to fill?  Or is this an opportunity to build a broader talent pipeline that can benefit you as well as others in your community. In this short video, Let’s … Continue reading

Leadership@Home

We are in a lifespace now where work and home are blurred. Gone are the models of having defined space for work and family, time for tasks, and an ability to focus solely on work. Now children are asking for help with schoolwork or may be just bored, our spouse has a web conference call … Continue reading

The 3R’s: Recruitment, Retention, & Realizing (they go together!)

Want to impact the bottom line of your organization? Keep the people who have bought into your culture, who are engaged and aligned with your purpose.   This process begins when you realize that retention begins with a solid recruitment process and these two teams need to be aligned strategically. Take a look at this short … Continue reading

Happy Holidays!

Wishing you the happiest of holidays!  May the new year be filled with good health, happiness, and chance to make a difference each and every day. Please keep me in mind as you consider new ways to supporting your workforce and developing people who will fill your internal talent pipeline.  I look forward to talking … Continue reading

Behavioral skills are tomorrow’s success!

What skills are needed to fill the workforce gap? That gap between what employers need and what people can offer in terms of skills and competencies. Analysts are warning employers that college graduates that meet technical job-specific skills today will need to upskill and be trained for the same role in about 6 years. Perhaps … Continue reading

Better thinking brings better performance!

Connecting context to content matters and I have discovered along the way that aligning people’s passions with purpose, through the use of learning, brought better results. Learning is not the focus, improving performance and solving the issue in the workflow is. John Hagel’s Learning Pyramid brings a focus on thinking skills based on passion. Tapping … Continue reading

Onboarding – It’s more than 1 & Done!

Remember your first day at the new job?  Who knew there were so many benefit options?  And do I put a 0 or a 1 in the tax forms?  But the video from the CEO was interesting and they fed you lunch, right?  “Half of all hourly workers leave new jobs in the first four … Continue reading

Develop your talent pipeline: Start from the inside out!

8/27/18 Update:  Check out a video version of this post on my YouTube channel “Learning: Your Strategic tool for Success!” or go direct here. How does your organization hire new people?  Post a job description online, have recruiters sift and search, interview until they find someone?  How is that working out?  And how long do … Continue reading

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