HRDQ is a developer of soft-skills learning solutions that help to improve the performance of individuals, teams, and organizations. We bring you the best in assessments, games, workshops, and simulations for facilitated classroom training, and e-learning and e-assessments for distance learning. Our primary audience includes corporate trainers, HR professionals, educational institutions, and independent consultants.
Positive buzz, measurable results, and improved performance top every trainer’s wish list. It’s also the key to getting management buy-in and achieving professional success. But you won’t get there with lecture-style training or e-learning programs where rows of chairs face forward or the only activity taking place is the clicking of a mouse. The question is…how can you take your training to the next level? The answer is…try adding a training game to the mix. Why Choose a Training Game? Say goodbye to doodling, daydreaming, and worrying about what’s for lunch. Simply put, training games add life to the classroom., Read More
There’s always been a lot of buzz about the benefits of collaboration. But before you assume collaboration is the best strategy for executing organizational goals and objectives, consider this: there’s a right way to collaborate and a wrong way to collaborate. And sometimes, collaboration is the wrong strategy altogether. Successful collaboration requires a combination of the appropriate situation, a well-developed skill set, and an open mind. So how can you determine with confidence when—and if—to choose this approach as a means to achieving your goals? Let’s start with the need for collaboration. The Need for Collaboration Do more with less., Read More
Many consider experiential learning to be synonymous with learning by doing. While it does incorporate a high level of activity and interaction, models like the HRDQ Experiential Learning Model guide individuals through a series of building blocks that engage the participant, offer relevant lessons, and provide an adaptable learning environment. Built upon the highly-respected research of several adult-learning theorists—including Kolb, Honey, Mumford, and Jones—this model represents learning as a closed-loop cycle that begins with Focusing and progresses through Integrating. The core of the HRDQ Experiential Learning Model is based upon the underlying premise that adults are motivated to learn when, Read More
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 2pm – 3pm EDT Your organization’s ability to manage accountability is key to its success. Among top-performing organizations, 77 percent of leaders reported employees of all levels are held accountable for results, according to an OnPoint Consulting survey. Only 44 percent of leaders said this was true at less successful organizations. Learn how to recognize and measure accountability, manage accountability more effectively and evaluate how well your team or organization is performing in this area. Join us for Managing Accountability: Expecting and Getting Top Performance. This free webinar will delve into how many leaders will claim, Read More
Our managerial, supervisory presence has the productive potential to inspire those who follow us and help move the company forward. We want to leave our mark on things. We want to be remembered. This inventory takes the vanity out of such a human endeavor and enables one to ‘pay it forward’ – both by inspiring future leaders as well as demonstrating what best practices just make sense. What makes the Legacy Leadership Competency Inventory (LLCI) different from other programs is that it offers a compelling set of leadership practices that are designed to perpetuate a cycle of leadership development. It, Read More