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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

5 Ways to Encourage Employee Autonomy

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

3 MIN

Most companies are beginning to learn the advantages of having autonomous employees, such as greater productivity, more innovative ideas, reduced labor costs, and less turnover. Unfortunately, some...

Do Your Employees Feel Comfortable Asking Questions?

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

4 MIN

No one likes to look unintelligent in the workplace, which is why employees often avoid asking questions. While employees often feel that keeping inquiries to themselves is the best way to prevent...

How to Give Positive Feedback to Employees

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

3 MIN

A striking 83% of employees say they appreciate all kinds of feedback—positive or otherwise. Positive feedback is especially lacking in most modern organizations, even though science has proven time...

Reducing Risk: How Not Having a Single-Solution HR Partner Can Hurt You

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

3 MIN

As an HR professional, you are aware of all of the training requirements for your employees…probably more so than anyone else in the organization. And, you are probably aware of all the frustration...

Preparing Employees for a Bigger Role

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

4 MIN

Considering today’s labor shortage and the fact that it can take up to two months or longer to fill a job vacancy, it makes sense to promote from within. But even if employees are excellent in their...

Developing Soft Skills Can Deliver Hard ROI

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Hybrid Workforce  

3 MIN

When we think about the need for employee education programs, a lot of focus lands on “hard skills” - the abilities employees need to complete their specific jobs. While helping employees maintain...

Autonomy: You want to give it to your employees. But are they ready?

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Hybrid Workforce, Company Culture  

4 MIN

Most company leaders value employee autonomy and want more of it…but are they providing the tools and training to make it happen? Despite knowing the benefits of having personnel who can work...

Beyond Compliance: How Leaders Drive Change in Workplace Culture

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

4 MIN

Harassment filings have increased over 50% from last year, according to a recent report by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). At times, tackling harassment in the workplace can...

[New eBook] Fostering Organizational Culture Change with Microlearning

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

1 MIN

Culture change is a monumental task for any organization. It's a journey fraught with challenges, from biases entrenched in the fabric of the workplace to resistance against change and a lack of...

[New eBook] Building a Culture of Psychological Safety

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

1 MIN

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving world of work, creating an environment where employees can thrive, innovate, and collaborate is a top priority for organizations. As we navigate the challenges...

4 Ways Resilient Teams Outperform Fragile Teams

Emotional Intelligence, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture, Employee Well-being  

3 MIN

Resilience is simply the capacity to withstand difficulties or to recover quickly from them. It can apply to people, communities, materials, organizations, and—yes—teams within an organization....

10 Tips to Design a Leadership Development Program

Leadership Development, Employee Learning & Development, Company Culture  

5 MIN

Scientific research shows that leadership is 70% learned, and 30% genetic. Not only does this prove that companies can teach current management to be better leaders, but it also shows that there is...

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