Don’t Risk Confusing Retain with Train

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Having a wrong objective can easily lead to a wrong result. This is often the case whenever companies engage employees in knowledge transfer of new systems or processes. A project implementation team’s goal is often to ensure that everyone “goes through the training”. Success is proclaimed when completed. But there is much more. Training is […]

The Secrets Behind Why Employees Resist Change

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Read articles about the business climate today and you will be repeatedly told that change is happening at an ever-increasing speed.  Innovation, a key driver of change, is an essential requirement for any business to stay competitive.  Not surprisingly, CEO’s proclaim that their most important role is to invoke change in their organization. We are […]

3 Steps Managers Can Take to Innovate Their Change Strategy

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If your experience with change management projects is similar to mine, you know that it is a painfully slow process to get everyone engaged in a new processes or systems that are being implemented.  While there are some early adopters, most users tend to drag out the change for as long as possible. In the […]

Creating Passionate Cisco, LinkedIn, Google and Microsoft Users

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Customer loyalty is powerful. Customer passion for your solution is gold. Why have brands like Apple been so successful that their customers will line up for hours in front of an Apple store to buy their products? Yes, their designs are cool, but Apple’s long history of passionate customers has much more to do with […]

Learning’s 80% Wastage vs. Retention’s Path to Profit

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Organizations spend billions of dollars every year on training their employees. Is this the worst investment a corporation ever makes? According to the results, the answer is YES! It is well established by neural and behavioural scientists that people forget upwards of 80 percent of what they are taught within 2-3 weeks. There is even a catchy […]

A CEO’s Key Role is Their Biggest Challenge

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Surveys of CEO’s identify organizational change as their most important role in a company. They also rank employee adoption or change as their leading problem. Today’s business landscape rewards organizations that are nimble, move quickly and adapt to market needs. Since user adoption is the linchpin of all successful change projects, no matter the size, […]

Effective Corporate Learning Techniques

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One of the hardest parts of having a staff of hard working, dedicated employees, is keeping their knowledge-base up to date… that’s right, providing Effective Corporate Learning (Training). There are countless methods, materials, and programs  to help equip your employees with the knowledge they need to be productive and effective at their jobs. But, which learning technique […]

The “Work Anywhere” Movement

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A.K.A Why telecommuting is becoming mainstream, and What companies are missing… There are a great many things that are influenced by the increase in use of technology in both professional and personal spaces. Although some of these changes are negative (shortened attention spans, viruses, spam, phishing, countless updates of the Kardashians), the constant evolving technology also […]