Category: Workplace Training

Banish Soft Skills At Work

We need to banish soft skills at work. I’m not talking about the concept but the term. It’s misleading and counterproductive, making the underlying skills sound as if they are pointless, wasteful frills. Yet, any respected leader will tell you it’s the “soft skills” that distinguish effective leaders from outstanding

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10 signs you’re using check-the box-training

Check-the-box training is a short-sighted approach to corporate compliance, and a poor way to develop talent. All too often, organizations experience the drawbacks of “checking the box” rather than achieving true cultural change. Here are ten signs that you might be using check-the-box training: 1. A Defensive Mindset Do you

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What does the Socratic Method have to do with training?

Have you ever stopped to consider that the way training is delivered has a direct impact on its effectiveness? All too often, training in the corporate arena is provided using a lecture based format. The problem is, this setup is passive for everyone except the presenter and often fails to

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Diversity and Inclusion: It's much more than compliance

In today’s workplace, HR Departments are increasingly being tasked with implementing Diversity and Inclusion programs that build and encourage a work environment that reflects those behaviors. For many HR Professionals, this is a welcome change. Instead of simply fielding complaints, Diversity & Inclusion programs allow teams to be proactive and

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ELI launches new Diversity & Inclusion training program

April is Celebrate Diversity Month — a month dedicated as an opportunity to place focus on the differences and similarities that make each of us unique. Founded in 2004, the concept was designed to educate, honor, celebrate and share the melting pot of cultures, religions, foods, language, art and lifestyles

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