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Why Do Employees Resist Change, and What Can Leaders Do About It?

Why Do Employees Resist Change, and What Can Leaders Do About It?

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture   — 4 MIN

Why Do Employees Resist Change, and What Can Leaders Do About It?

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture  

4 MIN

Change is inevitable in life and at work. But while changes at home are often due to choices (such as deciding to have a child, or to move to a better school district), changes at work are usually...

The Role of Inclusive Learning in Achieving Health Equity

Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Employee Well-being  

2 MIN

By: Guest Contributor Dr. Marcelle Wilson Davis As we look around us today, it's hard to deny that change is constant and consistent. Sometimes we are prepared for it but sometimes we are not and,...

Leading by Example: Nurturing an Ownership Mentality across Teams

Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture  

3 MIN

Leaders and managers spend a lot of time ensuring that each task is assigned to a team member. We give team members responsibility for their tasks and work on ways to hold them accountable. But if...

[New eBook] The Benefits of a Skills-Based Learning Strategy

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture, Employee Well-being  

1 MIN

In today's fast-paced business landscape, skills-building isn't just an optional perk—it's a crucial component for organizational health and employee success. Companies that invest in their people...

Job Shadowing vs. Training: Which is Better?

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture  

4 MIN

Imagine that you had to go to the hospital for a serious surgical operation. Would you be content if your surgeon had watched several operations, but hadn’t been to medical school? Of course not! And...

How to Develop the Next Generation of Leaders

Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture  

3 MIN

Are good leaders born or created? This classic nature vs. nurture debate plays a key role in developing the next generation of leaders—first when identifying high-potential employees and later...

Reimagining Employee Orientation: Engaging Employees Before Day 1

Employee Learning & Development, Hybrid Workforce, Company Culture, Employee Well-being  

4 MIN

Onboarding can be an important make-or-break moment for a company and its new hires. According to a study by BambooHR, employees with a positive onboarding experience are 18x more loyal to their new...

Roadmaps to Success: HSI's Future-Focused Learning Pathways

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture, Blue Ocean Brain News  

2 MIN

In today's fast-paced business environment, the demand for continuous learning and skill development has never been greater. Whether you have a separate L&D department or it is part of HR, investing...

Self-Directed Learning for Ambitious Employees

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture, Employee Well-being  

4 MIN

According to Gartner research, high-potential (HiPo) employees bring 91% more value to an organization than non-HiPos and exert 21% more effort than their peers. To keep ambitious employees from...

From Mentorship to Leadership: Empowering Women in the Workplace

Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture, Diversity Equity & Inclusion  

3 MIN

Mentorships are invaluable in the workplace, especially for women. Being mentored can help women picture their future and better plan for success. As Kailynn Bowling, co-founder of ChicExecs PR &...

Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills, and Skills That Encompass Both

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture, Employee Well-being  

5 MIN

In today’s workforce, technical skills alone don’t cut it. LinkedIn’s top 10 most-in-demand skills include management and sales, but also communication and teamwork—painting a clear picture that,...

How Leadership Development Helps Meet Corporate Goals

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture  

4 MIN

The 2023 Global Human Capital Trends survey conducted by Deloitte found that 94% of respondents recognized that their organization’s success depended on the effectiveness of its leadership. However,...

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