What is the key to effective training? Technical skills? Teaching skills? Facilitation Skills? HR knowledge? Modeling? Coaching? Presentation skills? Knowledge transfer? Understanding the Blooms Taxonomy? Of all the things talked about in training circles I have found there are two things not usually talked about that are the real keys to effective training. They are: … More The Key to Effective Training
Occasionally I will take the opportunity to introduce to you some people who have made a significant impact on others, in various professions. In addition, we will uncover how they integrated their faith and life and how their faith affected how they worked. Today I will introduce you to Nate Breen. @NateBreen; Linkedin.com/in/natebreen.
I had a friend, who, when he was 70 years old redid his personal mission statement. That was about 15 years ago. The wonderful wisdom of this man was his ownership of the Seasons of Life. Seasons, phases, and changes in life and the contextual landscape of our ever-changing realities more than suggest that it … More Redo your Mission?
Successful people and successful businesses are winners. They have found their sweet spot, where they thrive and blossom. They have found their formula. They have found what works. No doubt, it could have taken years of hard work and struggle to get to where they are. But they’re on a roll, and success breeds success. … More The Failure of Success
Does your organization need renovation or revitalization? We think of renovation as taking an existing building that is run down or outdated and we renovate it by bringing in new flooring or updating the windows or siding, painting it a new fresh color, etc. We think of revitalization as bringing something that is dying back … More Renovation or Revitalization? …. REVNovation
Serve the customer. Every business has that goal. To serve the people who purchase our product or service. But, your first customer is not the actual customer, it is your employee…your team member. You might think, “wait a minute, I pay them to serve me and my organization!” And you are right. They are there … More Your employee is your customer
“Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Alice: I don’t much care where. The Cheshire Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go. Alice: …So long as I get somewhere. The … More Walking into the unknown
Congruence is the fit or the connection between what you believe about who you are and your actual life. Everything lines up. When you take two Legos and put them together because they line up just right, they fit just right, and you can hear them snap together. They are congruent, they are meant to … More Congruence
What ultimately is the biggest difference maker that gives our organization a competitive edge? Culture. Why? Because of all the things you do, of all he attempts at employee engagement and retention, of all the customer service programs you initiate, where the rubber meets the road is the culture that is experienced. You see your … More Culture is the Difference Maker
“Men live their lives in quiet desperation.” (Henry David Thoreau, Walden) I read “men” as gender neutral. People live their lives in quiet desperation. There as so many people that live unfulfilled lives. It’s an existence really. They feel stuck, paralyzed, and succumb to the “this is the best it will get” attitude. And I’m … More The Void