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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

Broaden & Build your (learning) way to success

Learning must impact the bottom line, consider that “80% of CEOs surveyed say their top strategy to enable digital transformation is to reskill current employees” (CLO Insight Summit, September2017).  Employers are not finding a talent pool filled with qualified applicants and learning can step up and meet this need to grow a changing and evolving … Continue reading

Leadership & Learning: A Strategic Combination

You are a leader, you are invested in your organization’s success, growth, and stability.  You understand what an ABC analysis is, how to read a balance sheet, and can nod your head when P/E Ratio equations are discussed (more fun terms here). But if you are looking to have an impact on the bottom line … Continue reading

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