Posts in training and development
The Performance Evaluation Paradigm Shift

When was the last time you looked at your organization’s performance evaluation, if, you still use one?  If you have one, are you happy with it?  Research shows that more than one-third of our nation’s organizations have abandoned the traditional annual performance evaluation in favor of more frequent, informal ‘check-ins’ between managers and employees.

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Bias in the Workplace

It's time to 'fess up.  We all have them - ingrained conscious and unconscious biases.  Why do we naturally gravitate to the familiar and are a bit wary of the unfamiliar?  Recently, Starbucks made headlines when they closed all of their stores for a half-day, all-staff training on discrimination and bias. 

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Do You Have a Learning Culture?

I don't know about you, but I can't help but notice how cultivating a 'culture of learning' is growing in importance in our organizations.  The formats cover the gamut from one-on-one coaching and traditional classroom to 'on demand' online training, team-based, learning management systems, net forums, and blogs.

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