When looking at the tools your organization has for accelerating leadership development, don’t overlook the impact mentoring can have. It is a very valuable means of moving forward career development for both mentors and mentees thus boosting employee satisfaction and engagement.
Since online training classrooms don’t involve face-to-face interaction with trainers and colleagues, people tend to feel disengaged and eventually quit classes altogether. Learning is not supposed to be a lonely pursuit. Let us see what a trainer can do to bring back the “human touch” in the virtual classroom!
While there are a lot of literature and statistics about Millennials as employees, companies still seem to struggle when it comes to addressing their specific needs and requirements. Sooner or later there will be a leadership gap and the only solution is to start grooming millennial top talent to fill it.
Genuine behavioral change requires a personal epiphany and even though instructional designers always try to create some powerful ‘a-ha!’ moments in learning materials, they are not the same for all participants. Here’s what organizations have to understand about the intricacies of bringing about behavioral change in their employees.
Leaders should pay more attention to the level of engagement in their organization if they want to inspire people to deliver better results. A higher level of engagement is essential not only for the wellbeing of the company but also for the employees’ satisfaction and happiness. Let’s see what can be done to achieve this.
Businesses have the opportunity to benefit from a remote, diverse talent pool. However, business leaders must always be cognizant of how they can compensate for the loss of advantages found in physical teams. It can take extra effort and investment, but this is the price of a potentially innovative remote workforce.
Training adults should take into account the time factor and identify strategies that work with busy learners. The 5As model that Kimberly Devin explains in her book “Same Training, Half the Time: Delivering Results for Busy Learners” might be a useful tool for training designers.
Trust is the social glue for all relationships, both personal and professional.Needless to say, trust is also essential for learning and development and the trifecta of trust will empower learners and increase the learning outcomes.
Remote team members don’t have access to the same inspiration as in-office employees. However, you can ensure that your staff always have the creative boost they need to accomplish amazing things. Taking advantage of the benefits that remote working has to offer doesn’t have to mean giving up on creativity.