Training Events versus Learning Solutions

LSA Global

Training Does Not Always Makes Sense. Does training make sense” is an important question to ask. Let’s use sexual harassment training as an example to highlight Training Events versus Learning Solutions. Sexual Harassment Training.

The 3 Questions You Absolutely Must Answer Before Your Next Training

Women in Consulting

Long before you polish up your PowerPoint and prepare the training room, there are three essential questions that you must ask to ensure the success of your next staff development training. – How will this training support our overall strategic goals? By: Kim Martin.

Is More Effective Training the Answer?

LSA Global

More Effective Training Creates More Effective Performance. Three Requirements for More Effective Training. We have a hunch that ineffective training is part of the problem. For any training to have the desired impact, you need four things: #1.

How to Win with Automation (Hint: It’s Not Chasing Efficiency)

Harvard Business

So a lot of people were surprised when it launched a brick and mortar book store , but as Apple has shown with its highly successful retail operation, there’s a big advantage to having stores staffed with well trained people. ” So the key to winning in the era of automation, where robots do jobs formerly performed by humans, is not simply more efficiency, but to explore and identify how greater efficiency creates demand for new jobs to be done.

The 3 Questions You Absolutely Must Answer Before Your Next Training

Women in Consulting

Long before you polish up your PowerPoint and prepare the training room, there are three essential questions that you must ask to ensure the success of your next staff development training. – How will this training support our overall strategic goals? By: Kim Martin.

When Consultants Should Facilitate, Coach or Train | Consulting.

Consulting and Organizational Management

When Consultants Should Facilitate, Coach or Train By Carter McNamara on April 13, 2010. There are strong feelings that consulting, facilitating, coaching and training are very different roles. Ongoing contributions usually do not come from clients during trainings or when receiving advice from experts. When You Might Resort to Training. Training is often most useful when a group of people need to learn expert-based knowledge. Training and Development.

Most Doctors Have Little or No Management Training, and That’s a Problem

Harvard Business

And they receive little on-the-job training to develop skills such as how to allocate short- and long-term resources, how to provide developmental feedback, or how to effectively handle conflict – leadership skills needed to run a vibrant business. Dr. Bessler particularly valued the peer-to-peer training, which brought together leaders with similar challenges. Nicholas Blechman for hbr.

Why It’s So Hard to Train Someone to Make an Ethical Decision

Harvard Business

One of the conundrums of ethical decision making is that many moral decisions that are quite straightforward — even easy — to resolve in a classroom or during training exercises seem far more difficult to successfully resolve when confronted during actual day-to-day decision making. However, few, if any, individuals presented with this scenario in a training exercise would ever make the same decision.

Managers Aren’t Doing Enough to Train Employees for the Future

Harvard Business

They remind us that we’ve been here before and that, rather than simply increasing efficiency and cutting costs, emerging technologies can be used to augment our work and raise the quality of life for the population as a whole. While 87% of the 1,076 respondents in APA’s 2017 training and development survey felt confident about their current job skills, feelings of optimism about the future were more tenuous among American workers. Focus on training and development.

Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

The Nonprofit Consultant

In any economy, non-profits need to run efficiently. The online tool incorporates training notes at the exact points where data is entered, further reducing data entry mistakes and errors in interpretation of data. Tags: continuous improvement processes Nonprofit management efficiency From Guest Blogger: Brian Leitten. Mr. Leitten is an experienced non-profit leader and consultant, chief executive and attorney.

Technology and Wisdom: Where and How Do They Intersect in Life, Work and Play? (Part 2)

Women in Consulting

100% recruiter efficiency. Consulting Training and Education By: Jennifer LeBlanc. Following up to last week’s post, here’s the second half of what I learned at Wisdom 2.0, a technology and wisdom conference I attended Feb. 14-17 in San Francisco.

How to Learn New Skills Faster

LSA Global

If you are responsible for talent management and development, doesn’t it make sense to build new skills as efficiently and effectively as possible? To learn more about helping people to learn faster, download Top 10 Training Best Practices for Effective Learning.

Conducting Effective Meetings as a Manager – 4 Tips

LSA Global

8 in 10 executives are dissatisfied with both the efficiency and effectiveness of their company’s meetings and believe that a whopping two-thirds of the meetings they attend are unproductive. Training. Blog Management Development New Manager Training

How Can New Managers Help their Direct Reports – Just Ask!

LSA Global

And because more companies are flattening their organizational structure to gain efficiencies, managers have wider responsibility over more employees. To learn more about new manager training and being an effective new manager, download 3 Must-Have Ingredients of High Performing Teams for New Managers. Blog Communication Management Development New Manager TrainingA smart question for new supervisors to ask – how can new managers help their direct reports to succeed?

How Can New Managers Help their Direct Reports – Just Ask!

LSA Global

And because more companies are flattening their organizational structure to gain efficiencies, managers have wider responsibility over more employees. To learn more about new manager training and being an effective new manager, download 3 Must-Have Ingredients of High Performing Teams for New Managers. Blog Communication Management Development New Manager TrainingA smart question for new supervisors to ask – how can new managers help their direct reports to succeed?

"Process Mining"? Sounds Like a Waste of Time.

Markovitz Consulting

Place responsibility for improvement in the hands of a few people who have the special skills and training to operate the software, and let them fix the problems. I’m sure it does more efficient. You know what the problem is with your lean initiative? You’re not doing any process mining. Yup, that’s right. You’re missing the boat on “process mining,” the latest improvement breakthrough that will catapult your firm to the top of your industry.

Quote Your Consulting Billing Rate with Confidence

Successful Independent Consulting

Although rate information is a closely guarded secret, based on my 20 years in the industry here are very rough ballpark numbers for “management consulting” (not IT consulting, project management, training development, etc.). ID 46944176 © Dundja | Dreamstime.

Selling When You Don't Know the Content ? It's All About Listening.

Women in Consulting

Nonprofit Fundraising Events : Friends Asking Friends helps you empower your supporters, reach more people, and execute your fundraising events efficiently ? Peer-to-peer Fundraising Email Marketing Website Management Website Design Payment Processing Sphere Know How Blog Sphere Knowledgebase Sphere Forum Case Central Sphere Connect Sphere Connect Partners Blackbaud Connect Partner Network Overview Partner Login. Get the Flash Player to see this player. -->.

Personal Risk Management: An Essential Business Skill|Women In.

Women in Consulting

Nonprofit Fundraising Events : Friends Asking Friends helps you empower your supporters, reach more people, and execute your fundraising events efficiently ? Peer-to-peer Fundraising Email Marketing Website Management Website Design Payment Processing Sphere Know How Blog Sphere Knowledgebase Sphere Forum Case Central Sphere Connect Sphere Connect Partners Blackbaud Connect Partner Network Overview Partner Login. Get the Flash Player to see this player. -->.

Proven 4 Stage Consulting Project Process: Video

Consulting Success

That’s very beneficial, because it allows you to run in a much more efficient way and also much more profitable. Then, you can adjust the rest of your service delivery based on what you find here, so you can ensure that it’s much more efficient and effective.

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Seth's Blog: Memo to the modern COO

Seth Godin Blog

Instead of measuring the call center on calls answered per minute, he insisted that the operators be trained and rewarded to take their time and actually be human, to connect and make a difference instead of merely processing the incoming. People hear this, see the billion dollars in goodwill that was created, nod their heads and then go back to running an efficient call center. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives.

Why work with presentation designers?

Killer Consultant

– Higher EFFICIENCY. I might be quick in PPT, but not as quick as our designers who have done this for 15+ years, exclusively, and with very good training. You need to train working with your graphics team. This argument came up on /r/consulting recently (reddit, you know!)

Business Lessons from Henry David Thoreau

Emerson Consulting Group

So inspired to uncover a solution to this, Henry took himself back to Harvard for a week to engage in an MBA-like “independent study” project, specifically aimed at how to fashion a “recipe” for pencil lead that would transform Thoreau pencils into an efficient product that everyone could use and love. By Ken Lizotte CMC. As part of his ongoing column in Money Inc.

Outsourcing Matrix

Tom Spencer

This can be done by pursuing business as usual or by forming a strategic alliance or increasing efficiency. Reduce labour costs through decreasing salaries, training, overtime, benefits and healthcare, introducing employee stock ownership, and right sizing. (Source: Flickr ).

Cybersecurity 101: How to defend against cyber-attacks

Tom Spencer

Large organisations use technology to store data for accessibility and efficiency but because of this, can be brought to their knees and resort to using pen and paper after a deadly cyber-attack.

Doubling a $400,000 Revenue Model With Business Trainer Blair Enns: Podcast #22

Consulting Success

Self-described “recovering consultant” Blair Enns is the CEO of Win Without Pitching, a sales training organization for creative professionals in the design, advertising, and public relations fields. It’s a sales training organization to creative professionals.

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Future of Healthcare: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Tom Spencer

Medical student education and resident training, patient therapy, and physician operations are three segments in healthcare with high growth potential for VR and AR technologies. Medical Student and Resident Training.

When Selling, Ask Questions, Rank Your Prospects … and Listen!

Emerson Consulting Group

These will often heighten your efficiency as to who should be considered a worthwhile prospect to meet with at all, thereby increasing each sales call’s likelihood of success. By Ken Lizotte CMC. As part of his column on Money Inc. Asking questions is critical to succeeding in selling your product or service or your business in general. Too often otherwise good sales reps fail because they just haven’t learned to stop talking and start listening.

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First, fast and correct

Seth Godin Blog

Fast … you get the work done quickly and efficiently. Being fast takes training. All three would be great. First … you invent, design, develop and bring to life things that haven’t been done before. Correct … and it’s right the first time, without preventable errors. Being first takes guts. And being correct takes care. All three at once is rare. Two would be great. And just one (any one) is required if you want to be a professional.

How to Improve Brain Processing Speed (Improving Problem Solving in a Case Interview)

CaseInterview.com

Sounds like your case interview performance lacks some precision and efficiency. It’s much easier to train and improve math speed (make up math problems involving large numbers one night, and practice them the next), it's much harder to practice "brain speed" (though improving math performance is correlated).

It’s No Longer All About Me

Women in Consulting

Staffing, training and expanding the reputation for excellence is easier if you are doing similar things repeatedly. :: Scale is not safe and contained. It’s worth it, but it’s also scary. My vision is the product. My reputation is in the hands of others.

Understanding the Costs and Causes of Employee Turnover

Tom Spencer

According to Josh Bersin from Deloitte , when a new hire begins at a firm, there is a distinct period (30-90 days) called the “Investment Zone” where the firm invests in training and the new employee is learning rather than adding value to the organization.

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Types of Consulting

Tom Spencer

Operations consultants might work on projects relating to supply chain management including streamlining procurement or improving manufacturing efficiency. IT consultants work with the CTO and senior management to develop software solutions to improve efficiency and organisational performance. HR consultants help organisations attract, select, train, compensate and assess employees. (Source: Flickr ). There are many different types of consulting.

It’s No Longer All About Me

Women in Consulting

Staffing, training and expanding the reputation for excellence is easier if you are doing similar things repeatedly. :: Scale is not safe and contained. It’s worth it, but it’s also scary. My vision is the product. My reputation is in the hands of others.

What Part of Customer Service is Not Clear?

Women in Consulting

They’re focused on efficiency of their customer reps, not solving customer problems. Their training must include significant emphasis on apology, because when there’s a problem they continuously apologize – maybe 4 or 5 times in one call. It’s about efficiency, not solutions.

Is AI the Solution for the Banking Sector? (Part 2: Solution)

Tom Spencer

Taking Uber as an example, the company first identified expensive taxi/limo fares (problem) and aimed to use a GPS enabled smart phone app to connect drivers with riders more efficiently (solution).

Essential Features That Your Serviced Office Should Have

Tom Spencer

It is not always easy to find an adequately supplied workspace that is also maintained efficiently, but it is possible to find both of these things. They are just one phone call away from a highly trained and experienced team of advisors.

What Subscription Business Models Mean for Sales Teams

Harvard Business

It’s efficient. In some cases, training, incentives and performance management can redirect salespeople’s effort to strategic activities and enable success with a single sales role. In addition, with two sales roles you can train and develop salespeople on a more focused set of competencies, allowing them to bring deeper expertise to customers. You can drive efficiency by using inside sales. CAPTION TEXT HERE/Getty Images.

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4 Factors that Distinguish the Top Solution Sellers

LSA Global

Solution selling training emphasizes using your time wisely. Our over twenty years of designing and delivering customized solution selling training programs and working with sales teams to improve their performance has taught us a thing or two.

3 Things New Managers Must Do to Lead Like a Pro

LSA Global

We know from thousands of new manager training participants that the best managers are good at communicating, organizing, and guiding. They delegate effectively, are able to facilitate well-designed meetings and budget team resources in a way that reduces waste and increases efficiency.