Ditch the Annual Review: 5 Tips to Improve the Performance Management Feedback Loop

Managers and employees alike tend to cringe upon hearing the term ‘annual performance review’ and for good reason. Research shows that most of us view […]

7 Steps to Maximize the Impact of Your Performance Management Program

Many organizations are moving away from annual performance reviews altogether, but they are still standard practice for many companies. Yet these annual reviews often fall […]

The Benefits of Using 360 Degree Feedback in Performance Management

Historically, performance management has been characterized by a one-time, annual conversation between manager and employee based solely on the manager’s assessment of the employee’s performance […]

The Key Mindset Shifts New Managers Must Make to be Successful

When a new manager is promoted into their position, it’s typically because they’ve been good at getting things done. They’re usually outstanding performers, which is […]

Identifying your Organizational Training Needs: 1

Assessment and Measurement Methods Summary: In this series, we will examine training needs assessment. First, we will explore an overview of needs assessment. Then we […]

TalentNext, ACCEL, and How Did I Not See This Coming: A Podcast with ATD

I recently had the opportunity to join Ryan Changcoco of Association for Talent Development (ATD) for a discussion called TalentNext, ACCEL, and How Did I Not […]

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

When we started Talented Learning nearly four years ago, our mission was to help clients find and use learning management systems that effectively support extended […]

Corporate University: Avoiding the “Ivory Tower”

Learning and Development departments, as well as corporate universities, can sometimes fall victim to the “ivory tower” syndrome, that is, losing touch with the “real […]

Corporate University: Effective Staffing

The worst thing you can do when setting up a corporate university is to get it rolled out and then find that you have too […]

GLD 7: Managing the Program

You’ve planned, analyzed, obtained buy in, and even wrestled with a budget for your global leadership development program. But before you move forward with implementation, […]

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

All of your best plans for the creation of a global leadership development program may be meaningless if you do not obtain the buy in […]

Is Staff Augmentation Right for Your Organization?

The outsourcing strategy called staff augmentation is used to staff projects on a per-need basis in order to better meet business objectives in a flexible […]