Managers as Leaders: Three Critical Components of Good Leadership

Managers and leaders are often referred to interchangeably. But in reality, they are quite different. Managers control and direct people according to the values that have been established. Leaders set new direction or vision for their group. They also act as the spearhead for that new direction. Management without leadership Managers without leadership characteristics serve …

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Why LMS Hierarchies Should Be Designed for Today’s Organizational Structures

Today’s organizational structures—and work environments—are vastly different than what they were decades ago. As the importance of talent development increases in today’s workplaces, companies need learning programs that can adapt to the needs of evolving business structures, personnel changes, and complex relationships. To achieve this, companies should focus on the backbone of their learning management …

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Why Top-Performing Employees Leave—and What You Can Do About It

If you’re in the field of human resources management, you’ve probably faced the following scenario: one of your best, top-performing employees submits their two weeks’ notice. You feel blindsided. You didn’t know that they were unhappy, or that they were actively seeking other employment opportunities. You’ve just lost one of your best workers. Why? That’s …

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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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How to Encourage Engagement in Virtual Training Sessions

It looks like virtual training is not going anywhere any time soon. While many people had never participated in virtual training before, tools like Zoom have become a familiar home for team meetings and training sessions. For some, the virtual experience has been ideal, but there are certainly challenges that come with it. As a …

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6 Tips on How to Encourage Innovation in Your Team

How can you spark new ideas and encourage innovation in your team? Innovation is so important for organizations to continue growing. But are you openly encouraging it within your own team? Are you creating a space where employees at all levels feel comfortable sharing their ideas? That’s what Matthew Brown discusses in this episode of …

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