Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I look for advice grounded in reality that small and large companies can easily use to help people engage, perform, and improve.
This week, we’ve got advice for excellent last-minute presentations, breaking down organizational silos and eliciting the kind of feedback that makes training great. I’ve pulled the best ones from this week so you can get right to the good stuff.
Building Proactive Managers with Training
Some simple and practical advice for teaching managers to become more effective and active in helping employees thrive. Read more.
How to Make a Good Presentation When There’s No Time to Prepare
If you’re like most of us, you’ve been asked to give training at the last minute. But having little time to get ready can make you nervous and hurt your performance. This article offers some simple tips for last-minute success. Read more.
7 Invaluable Leadership Tips That Boost Accountability in the Workplace
One of the greatest training challenges we face is the need to hold people accountable for taking training and then following through on what they learned. The responsibility rests not only with trainers, but also with managers and employees. But this insightful piece can help you understand the key elements of accountability and how to encourage it as a leader. Read more.
How to Break Down Persistent Silos and Connect Your Organization – Is L&D Helping or Hindering?
Don’t let the title mislead you. Talent development isn’t creating silos, but as trainers, we have a unique ability to break down the barriers. This article from The Training Zone offers ideas for opening the communication between departments through training and development. Read more.
The Critical Connection Between Good Listening and Great Training
This is a terrific article that goes beyond the obvious – that good trainers have to listen. Author Evan Hackel, CEO of Tortal Training, offers specific questions you can ask to elicit good feedback that’s worth hearing. Read more.
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