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.
To Build Connections on Your Team, Skip Icebreakers and Talk About Photography
This article explains how to use photography as an alternative technique to help people quickly create a connection whether on your team or for a temporary group activity. It’s something anyone can do, even without facilitator experience, and the article offers step-by-step instructions. If you try it, let me know how it works! Read more.
Information to Transformation – Moving From Knowing to Doing
At Pract.us, we’re passionate about turning “knowledge” into action, which is why this article stood out for me. If you have classes, workshops or even self-directed videos in your training program, read this article for specific exercises to help learners apply new knowledge and change their behavior. When your program results in real change, leadership takes notice. Read more.
5 Ways a Knowledge Base Can Cut Employee Training Time
If you’re considering creating a knowledge base for employees to find essential information when needed, take a look at this article for some additional cost-cutting advantages. A knowledge base could be especially helpful for new employees to remember the basics of how you do business. Read more.
Less Work, Deeper Learning
This short blog gives us all something to think about as we create courses or employ learning technology. Take a read and let me know what you think. Read more.
Your Tips for Managing Presentation Nerves
If the butterflies attack before you present or give a course, it can unsettle you and get you off to a weak start for your program. But this article has some tips to help you settle those butterflies and steady yourself for a strong performance. Read more.
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