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Professional Development for Distributed Teams

 10th August 2017 by gihan

Members of distributed teams value and expect opportunities for professional development just as much as in-office team members. As a leader or manager, be proactive and innovative to find ways to help accelerate the experience curve for your More ...

Decisions, Decisions: The Fast Track to a High-Performance Team

 8th August 2017 by gihan

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More Learning in Less Time: Make the Student the Teacher

 1st August 2017 by gihan

One of the best ways to learn something is by teaching it to somebody else ? as you might have discovered with your own learning. Use this with your team members as well, but encouraging them to teach each other. In other words, rather than More ...

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Fast-Track Your Contractors

 25th July 2017 by gihan

In an ideal workplace, the perfect team would come together to work on a specific project, then disband after the project is complete, and another team would form for the next project.

That might be the norm for future teams, but we?re not More ...

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The #1 Habit That Boosts Innovation

 19th July 2017 by gihan

Just as most plants don’t grow in an arid space but flourish in a fertile environment, if you want to build a culture of innovation, you must create the right environment for it.

You don?t need special rooms with bean bags and coloured More ...

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The Future of Training

 14th July 2017 by gihan

In the past, workplace education was done mostly through training courses. But digital disruption has transformed the education industry, and there are now so many other ways to learn and teach. The best organisations use a combination of learning More ...

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The Training Fix That Builds Skills Fast

 27th June 2017 by gihan

When a team member needs some training and development, consider an online course as an option.

Although we?re still in the early days of online training, it?s still advanced far enough to be valuable. It?s also fast, accessible More ...

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Use Case Studies to Accelerate Learning

 8th June 2017 by gihan

One of the best ways to deliver learning in a workplace is through a well-designed case study.

Think of a case study as a training course that?s more interactive and embedded than most courses. Instead of sitting quietly and listening passively, More ...

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Power Up Your Team

 30th May 2017 by gihan

Nordstrom, the US department store, has one of the best employee policy manuals in the world. The entire handbook given out to new employees goes like this:

?We?re glad to have you with our Company. Our number one goal is to provide More ...

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Change and Disruption: You’ve Got This Covered

 23rd May 2017 by gihan

I read with interest last week that the USA is considering extending its laptop ban to flights from Europe as well as the Middle East. And here in Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed the Australian government is ?looking More ...

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