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.
Are Learning Goals Better Than Performance Goals?
We often set goals in terms of what we want employees to be able to do. These are performance goals, but to get there, we have to set learning goals for how and when employees will practice new skills. Is one more important than the other? Read more.
How to Make Work Matter
No matter what your team is doing, if they can find meaning in it, they’ll enjoy it more and perform better. If you’re having trouble getting employees engaged and enthusiastic about their work, take a look at these tips. Read more.
5 Ways Technology Impacts Learning Today
Most companies still do training as face-to-face classes, and while it’s a tried-and-true approach, today’s common technology can help make learning more accessible. Read more.
100 Twitter Accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)
Not exactly training-related, but way too fun to pass up. If you love learning new trivia, fascinating bits of information, or inspiring quotes, check out these Twitter feeds. They could give you some great ice-breakers for team meetings or training classes as well. Read more.
In Real Life: That Won’t Work for Us
If you face an uphill climb to get your colleagues excited about a new learning program, you’re not alone. Many people in business today have adopted a default “It won’t work” attitude toward any new ideas. But all is not lost. JD Dillon has some ideas for how to handle pushback. Learn more.
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