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

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 2pm – 3pm EDT The baby boomer generation is retiring at an alarming rate, and by 2030 the millennials will make up approximately 75% of the workplace. And millennials have a radically different view on what they expect from their employment experience. Training specialist Emily Williams is a millennial on a mission. In this one-hour webinar, Leading the Millennial – The Insider’s Guide, she will give you a deeper understanding of what drives the newest employees on the block, tips for effective performance management of a millennial direct report, insights for intergenerational communication. Participants Will Learn:, Read More

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