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. I’ve pulled the best ones from this week so you can get right to the good stuff.
Give Your Team More-Effective Positive Feedback
Positive feedback is more than just saying “good job” now and then. Used well, it can boost performance, engagement, and morale. This article from the Harvard Business Review explains what good feedback is, why it’s important, and how you can learn the skill or help others learn it. Read more.
Are Your Employees Really Learning?
If you struggle to associate your training efforts with business results, maybe it’s time to take a step back and see whether or not your team is really learning. We know the traditional approaches may not be effective in every situation. This article will help you examine your program critically and see if it’s time to update. Read more.
Has Your Sales Training Hit a Curve Ball? Learning from Baseball’s Art of ‘Deliberate Practice’
With the World Series winding up, I couldn’t pass up a baseball-themed article. But even if you’re not a fan, you’ll find great advice in this piece. Whether you’re training a sales team or other departments, this article offers well-researched strategies for helping people practice and improve in their most valuable skills. Read more.
Training Your Employees to Protect Your Network
Every company, large and small, has to worry about cyber security today. If you haven’t focused on security training in the past, here are a few ways to get started and close the barn door before the horses get out. Read more.
Engaging Participants in the Learning Process Using the Arts
Ok, involving drama and theater in your training program may not be for everyone, but in the interest of bringing you new and innovative ideas, I wanted to include this article. Who knows? You may have a team of rising “stars!” Read more.
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