Beyond Training

Achieving Results by focusing on the Human Factor Training is generally defined as “change in behavior” – yet, how many trainers and managers forget that, using the term training only as applicable to “skills training”? What about the human element? What about those very same people we want to “train”? What about their individual beliefs,…

Talent management…

“If I could change one thing about the industry, it would be to change the focus from ‘managing’ talent to leading and developing talent. There is a strong emphasis in the talent management industry on attracting and recruiting talent, yet still too little emphasis on long-term talent development. The key to successful long-term talent development…

Blowing Your Own Leadership Horn

There are two streams of competitiveness running through every organization. The first goes outward: It’s the organization’s competitive activities toward its competitors. The second goes inward: It’s the competitiveness of leaders inside the organization who are vying against one another for power, recognition, privilege and promotion. To be successful in the second, leaders must not…