Taking the pain out of performance management: why your organization’s business objectives demand a shift in the way you view performance management

Taking the pain out of performance management: why your organization’s business objectives demand a shift in the way you view performance management

June 22, 2021

In an article for SHRM’s People + Strategy Journal, Deloitte partner Rob Massey described the traditional annual performance review process as “an investment of 1.8 million hours across the firm that didn’t fit our business needs anymore.” “Once a year,” he said, “we looked back at what people did and then created a label for […] Taking the pain out of performance management: why your organization’s business objectives demand a shift in the way you view performance management

Why Companies Are Still Struggling With Digital Upskilling

Why Companies Are Still Struggling With Digital Upskilling

April 15, 2021

Now more than ever, ensuring that your employees are ready for the challenges of tomorrow is one of the most critical demands in corporate learning and development. Change and unexpected disruptions are inevitable in any industry. From the introduction of a new technology to the outbreak of a global pandemic, sudden and critical changes in […] Why Companies Are Still Struggling With Digital Upskilling

What Toyota Has Taught Us About People Development

What Toyota Has Taught Us About People Development

March 15, 2021

Toyota began as a small, humble auto company in a small Japanese farming village on the outskirts of Tokyo. It was a product of the vision of Sakiichi Toyoda, who believed that the small family-owned business could become something more. As the company grew to new heights, Toyota and its distinctly great leaders established a […] What Toyota Has Taught Us About People Development

Using Personal Goals to Connect With Your Employees in the New Year

Using Personal Goals to Connect With Your Employees in the New Year

January 4, 2021

For business leaders and performance managers, the start of a new year is always a time to reflect on management strategies and resolve to take the necessary steps to improve them. One of the key questions that many supervisors are asking themselves is, “How do I get my team members to be more engaged in […] Using Personal Goals to Connect With Your Employees in the New Year

Transforming Managers Into Coaches

Transforming Managers Into Coaches

December 14, 2020

In today’s knowledge and skills-driven economy, the days of command and control leadership as the standard of managing people are becoming obsolete. In the past, a manager that also acted as a coach was a rare find. Now, being a coach is a necessary quality that all managers must possess in order to develop and […] Transforming Managers Into Coaches

An Innovative Approach to Sales Training

An Innovative Approach to Sales Training

December 8, 2020

According to research put out by the Harvard Business Review, U.S. companies spend more than $70 billion annually on sales training programs, averaging $1,459 per salesperson. Despite the massive spending, the study finds that the ROI on sales training is lackluster at best. The data suggests that, on average, participants of standard, curriculum-based training absent […] An Innovative Approach to Sales Training

What Companies Get Wrong When It Comes to Learning & Development

What Companies Get Wrong When It Comes to Learning & Development

November 30, 2020

Organizations are spending billions of dollars every year on Learning & Development (L&D), but what are they really getting back? Having a well-trained, highly-engaged, and motivated team of employees is no easy feat, but because of how difficult it is to measure the ROI on Learning & Development Initiatives, many organizations end up spending huge […] What Companies Get Wrong When It Comes to Learning & Development

The Inextricable Link Between Open Communication and Problem Solving

The Inextricable Link Between Open Communication and Problem Solving

November 23, 2020

The most successful organizational leaders are those that understand and capitalize on the inextricable link between open communication and problem solving. Open communication is like the glue that binds members of a team or organization together, allowing them to effectively work together to solve critical problems and execute solutions as one cohesive unit. According to […] The Inextricable Link Between Open Communication and Problem Solving

What Is Organizational Culture and Why Does It Matter?

What Is Organizational Culture and Why Does It Matter?

November 16, 2020

What is organizational culture? Simply put, organizational culture is the set of beliefs that defines the way people in an organization behave. More specifically, organizational culture consists of a strongly held and widely shared set of values that are reinforced and communicated throughout the organization and ultimately shape employee perceptions and actions. It informs and […] What Is Organizational Culture and Why Does It Matter?