How to Successfully Implement a New Initiative in the Workplace

Whether it’s to keep up with changing technology, a fast-paced market, new regulations, or something else, implementing a new initiative is a necessary part of running a successful business. However, it can be a tricky process. One simple change can affect every single part of an organization. If a new initiative is to be introduced …

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How To Build Work Relationships That Go Beyond Our Usual Functions

What happens when we make a concentrated effort to form positive working relationships? Not just basic collaboration and pleasantries, but to really connect and check in with your colleagues. Many of us get caught up in our own heads, too busy with the day-to-day responsibilities to remember to do this. However, the benefits are huge …

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Perfection: How L&D Pros Can Let Go of It and Simply Be Themselves

Learning and development professionals could all use a little reminder that perfection is unrealistic and that they can feel comfortable exposing their human side at work. When employees look at learning and development professionals, they may think of us as superhuman in a way. Perhaps not on the level of Superman, but they may assume …

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How L&D Can Go From Order Taker to Strategic Business Partner

Do you or your learning and development team feel like an order taker in your organization when you’d rather be seen as a business partner? Often the learning and development teams feel somewhat separate from the rest of the organization and are brought into the conversation way later than they would like. This is a …

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7 Steps to Maintaining the Effectiveness of Your Learning System

When was the last time you gave your learning system a spring cleaning? If you’re not regularly maintaining and revisiting your learning system, you could be missing out on opportunities to improve them. Sometimes the systems we build and the content we rely on for workplace training becomes out of date. Your learning system won’t …

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7 Ways to Make Learning Memorable and Fun

How can you make your learning experiences more memorable and less boring? Capturing your audience’s attention and holding it can make the transfer of knowledge much more effective. It’s more important than ever to try and create a memorable connection during the learning process. It’s not enough to simply check the boxes and have all …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Approaching Learning Solution Vendors

Is your organization ready to start looking for a learning solution vendor? If you decide to take things externally, shopping around for a vendor is not an easy task. You need to find a vendor who can provide exactly what you need, a solution tailored to your specifications. However, a common mistake people make is …

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The Role of Learning and Development in the Employee Experience

What do the words “employee experience” mean to you? Every employee, manager, or business owner likely has a different definition. It can relate to day-to-day experiences, recruitment, training and development, retention, and everything in between. It relates to every touchpoint a business has with an employee, from when they first join to whenever they decide …

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Four Benefits of Employee-Curated Learning Content

How does your workplace approach content curation or creation? For companies dedicated to learning and development, content curation is a great way to add value to their employees. In the context of learning and development, content curation is the process of gathering, sourcing, and organizing information that’s helpful for a team. In many workplaces, the …

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