With all the media focus on millennials and baby boomers, it’s easy to forget there’s another generation sandwiched in between these groups. The Gen X workforce may be small in numbers, but these folks are in their prime leadership years.
Do you find it hard to prioritize which team member to give your attention to when multiple decisions must be made immediately? Do you regularly have people lined up outside your door? If so, you have a problem.
It’s not enough for the leader to be creative. The people who are led must also be taught to be creative.
Bernie Fischer is an award-winning training professional teaching business intelligence and analytics, sales strategy and tactics, digital marketing and reputation management. She is also Affiliate Faculty at Regis University and an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Denver. In episode 09, we discuss what is adaptive learning, why is it a better approach to training and developing people, embedding bite-size micro-learning into your culture and how to become an adaptive manager.
Many employers believe that money is the most effective instrument for motivating employees. The problem is that this method gets expensive and doesn’t work as well as positive, non-monetary motivators. There are other positive motivators that excite many employees even more than money.
If you didn’t have a stellar outcome in 2017, don’t despair. With some advice from Colin Nanka, you can make your numbers in 2018.
The American College of Sports Medicine surveyed more than 4,000 fitness professionals, and the results are in: High Intensity Interval Training is forecast as 2018’s most popular trend in fitness. HIIT training is made up of bursts of all-out exercise followed by short periods of rest for recovery.
As we near the end of 2017, is your organization thinking about enhancing its learning and development programs to better prepare new managers for their roles? If your company is like most, the commitment to talent development is huge.
In addition to working at a company with a great culture, and having meaningful assignments, your employees also expect training and development to improve their skills. How can you make this happen while also meeting your ROI targets?
If your company is in the process of merging with a former rival, or if you’re about to launch a major new product, your employees will require significant training and education. And, your managers must be ready to support their team members during this period of change.
A new RanstadUSA.com study explores the kind of training that managers, especially millennial managers, need in order to supervise employees.
To speed up the hiring process, managers may be tempted to bring in the same kind of sales rep who worked well in the past. Sona Jepsen, entrepreneur.com guest writer and vice president for Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) suggests a different thought process for hiring and training sales reps.