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Transforming Your Company Into a Learning Organization

Transforming Your Company Into a Learning Organization

In 1958, the average tenure of companies on the S&P 500 was 60 years. Today, that number is 10, and this rapid pace of change shows no sign of slowing any time soon. In addition to the accelerating pace of change, work is more complex than ever before;...

10 Principles for Delivering Virtual Learning Events

  As learning and development professionals continue to adapt to the new realities of the workplace in 2020, many trainings and workshops are now being conducted online. Although it is impossible to fully replicate the experience of an in-person meeting, there...
Doug Shupinski Virtual Teaming Requires Deliberate Practice

Virtual Teaming Requires Deliberate Practice

Doug Shupinski is Director of Leadership Development at Merck, and no stranger to leading virtual teams at all levels. Doug spoke with our team to convey his trust and excitement in the opportunities available to all of us in holding our meetings virtually, even...
Transforming Your Company Into a Learning Organization

Transforming Your Company Into a Learning Organization

In 1958, the average tenure of companies on the S&P 500 was 60 years. Today, that number is 10, and this rapid pace of change shows no sign of slowing any time soon. In addition to the accelerating pace of change, work is more complex than ever before;...

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Virtual Teaming Requires Deliberate Practice

Virtual Teaming Requires Deliberate Practice

Doug Shupinski is Director of Leadership Development at Merck, and no stranger to leading virtual teams at all levels. Doug spoke with our team to convey his trust and excitement in the opportunities available to all of us in holding our meetings virtually, even...

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Maximize the Human Elements

Maximize the Human Elements

In our recent interview with Mario about adapting our working world during this global crisis, Mario emphasized that the basics remain the same: we have to practice staying connected and the most simple of rules still apply when conducting virtual meetings. More...

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Provide Strength Through Culture & Networking

Provide Strength Through Culture & Networking

When people come together in groups, a culture naturally develops. With many of us converting our meetings and our work to a virtual setting, we must remember that culture is still always with us - we are still people interacting together. We need to fight any...

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Deeper Social Connections are The Key

Deeper Social Connections are The Key

Shawn Achor describes how the COVID crisis is so unique in how we perceive and create social connections, the number one predictor of our long-term levels of happiness and success.  In the midst of this huge challenge, we will need to - more...

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The Science of Stress

The Science of Stress

A crisis may leave us feeling almost paralyzed. And our stress levels rise. Recent study of stress teaches us that there is a way to move past that immobilizing feeling, to restart our belief system that our behavior can make a difference. Shawn Achor...

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How To Rapidly Virtualize Strategic Learning

How To Rapidly Virtualize Strategic Learning

Our panelists had an incredibly engaging conversation on leading through crisis. Erica Wright from Agilent Technologies, Erin Mara from BJ’s Wholesale Club, and Steve Warner from Nestlé each shared how they are rapidly virtualizing talent and leadership development...

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A step change in leadership development

A step change in leadership development

By Kimo Kippen founder of Aloha Learning Advisors In the Tour de France, cyclists roll like human-powered trains around corners, up and down hills, and through roadside villages. Teams practice precise rotations in and out of the lead to block the wind, before...

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How Do You Accelerate the Long Cycle of Culture Change

Out With the Old, in With the New Culture change is a long, arduous process. Changing an existing culture is much more difficult than establishing a brand-new culture. Discarding the old values and behaviors, and instilling new ones is a hard task. Managers must...

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People Analytics and the Power of Data

  People analytics, the data analysis related to human resources within an organization, is becoming far more prevalent among forward-thinking companies. A recent study by Forbes1 showed that 69% of companies surveyed were in the process of integrating data to...

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What Happened to Gary Hamel’s Moon Shots?

When Gary Hamel wrote “Moon Shots for Management” for the February 2009 Harvard Business Review, it seemed like it would be a “shot heard ‘round the world” for business, according to Sue Todd, Chief Strategy Officer for CorpU. But why, Todd wonders, hasn’t it had more...

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Splitting the Brain of the HR Professional

Business and management guru Ram Charan commented in a recent HBR article that it’s time for companies to split the HR function in two. One HR leader would focus on leadership and organization—and report directly to the CEO—and the other would manage things like...

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Do Vacations Make Us Happier?

Need a vacation? Before you email your boss, breathe a sigh of relief, and start packing your skis, passport, tennis shoes, binoculars, or sun block…make sure it’s the right kind of vacation. Workplace happiness guru Shawn Achor—Harvard researcher and the New York...

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Corporate Culture: Measuring the Un-measurable

About 80% of all mergers and acquisitions crash and burn—for two main reasons. The first is that technical processes such as IT don't match. The second is that the corporate cultures don't match. Companies almost always assess the first factor, but they normally don't...

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