Many times, we get so caught up in the “doing” of a development program — finding it, selecting it, delivering it, and managing it — that we forget to do the most important thing of all: measuring the value.
That’s fairly common, however, because measuring value or results involves a different approach to the activity of “doing.” Measuring value requires…read more
It’s easy to see why leadership development programs are necessary — employees with better skills produce better results.
But often what’s not easy is feeling completely confident that the leadership development program you’re considering will make the impact you need it to.
With every leadership development program — or any new initiative for that matter — there’s always the same burning…read more
How is your company at giving on-going, effective feedback? Are your business leaders giving it as much as their employees would like (which, according to research, is often!)? Or are they mostly avoiding it?
Feedback is one of those areas that many business leaders have a love-hate relationship with. When the feedback they need to give is good, feedback feels…read more
Year after year, HR leaders often list recruiting and retaining talent as their biggest challenge.
While there are many variables to recruitment and retention that are out of our control, we can make bringing new leaders into an organization less challenging if we’re vigilant in perfecting the parts we can control.
One of those parts is making sure our “onboarding” or…read more
Congratulations – you’ve finally found and hired (or promoted!) the perfect person to fill an open position in your organization.
All of the time and resources spent searching, interviewing, and selecting the right candidate are behind you and now it’s time to get them up to speed as quickly as possible so they can be the success you know they…read more
Take a look on any employee bookshelf around your office, and you’re bound to notice a significant number of dusty training binders.
To many, they look like binders in need of a good clean, but to HR…they represent L&D dollars spent – with little to show for it.
Now, we know…those binders were placed there with full intention of being used….read more
No need to google this. It’s not an actual financial device. Instead, it is a way to think about creating, building and growing critical business relationships in a clear process just like you can build your long term financial wealth and security.
I’m a planner. Always have been. Save for that rainy day. If I got any…read more