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team
Employee Team Building Doesn’t Have to Be A Drag

Every human is or has been a part of some kind of team. The most fundamental team begins the day a child is born – otherwise known as family. Throughout a lifetime, humans belong to many different teams or groups – at school, work, volunteer,...

opportunity
Have an Impact – For Yourself and Your Workplace

When starting a new job, most individuals begin with high hopes and expectations for the job based on the description and on talks with interviewers and employees. This initial engagement can remain or become disengagement quickly depending on several factors, including company culture. While some employees...

change
3 Reasons Constant Change Is A Good Thing

"When you’ve finished changing, you’re finished." – Benjamin Franklin The world we live in is consistently evolving – everywhere, all the time, something is changing. When taking the time to really think about that, constant change seems daunting. With everything happening so quickly and suddenly, keeping...

transformation
Get Leadership to Align on Digital Transformation Strategy

Digital transformation projects happen nearly constantly at many companies, and many take on several change projects at one time. According to the Harvard Business 2018 State of Leadership Development Report, “ …nearly 87 percent of 700 participating global business and learning and development (L&D) leaders...

organization
Making Digital Changes and Plans at Your Organization

An MIT Sloan Management Review article suggests there are three components for becoming a more digital organization, including digitization, digitalization and digital transformation. Organizations should engage in three steps to ensure the best choices are being made. Image from MIT Sloan Management Review Based on the graphic...

recognize
#CollaborationWorks: Recognize and Praise Employees

Taking the time to recognize and praise your team is something that is often forgotten about or ignored. Research from Aon Hewitt suggests leaders who do not make employee recognition a priority are missing an opportunity to keep employees happy and engaged. According to Ken Oehler,...

continuous learning
Continuous Learning and Talent Development: Key to Competitive Growth

Co-Author Tobi Anderson The need for knowledge work continues to grow. You've likely heard the recent buzz about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, chatbots, and the like - and the threat to jobs by these disruptive technologies. Despite the threat of automation, the reality is that knowledge...

team
The Most Important Component of an Effective Team

What kinds of teams have you been a part of? Maybe a sports team or theatre group, a dreaded school or work project group, or an implementation team to bring a new technology at work. Many can attest that working with teams can go really...

mission
Make Sure Every Worker Knows Your Company’s Mission

Aligning employees on their company’s overarching strategy, goals and vision for the future is often overlooked. Even when onboarding, many workers are taught their individual tasks without taking into account how this fits into the whole company.  Employee orientation without sharing the company’s mission and...