It isn’t easy to create effective learning events. If it were easy, there would be little need for instructional designers—everyone would build their own learning events.
I did not go to school for talent development—I was thrust into the role of trainer, and I liked it. It turns out this was the same path as some people who built learning and development at some major companies, so much so that there is a term for it—we’re called “accidental trainers”.
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Some may argue that the marketing industry and the learning industry have little in common. The two industries have their differences but share an underlying goal: to influence how others think and behave.
By Dave Ulrich, Rensis Likert Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and Partner, the RBL Group Value is less about what is done and more about the impact of what is done. Individuals build on their strengths to strengthen others; leaders’ real power is…
By Fons Trompenaars, Renowned Culture and Innovation Guru In the history of mankind, we have always had to do more with less; but there are times when we have had to do even more with still less. That’s the definition of “efficiency.” I like the phrase…
Let me tell you a story of failure in my life that caused me to lose confidence in myself.
Culture matters. Marketing professionals have known this for a long time. Look at the websites for global brands such as Pepsi or Coca-Cola and see how they design them differently for different countries. In the field of talent development, we are just beginning to grasp how profoundly culture affects us. Culture can make the difference between good training and bad.
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