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10 Skills Leaders Need To Navigate Complexity, Change, and New Challenges

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As the business world has altered significantly from the start of 2020 to now, employees are looking to their leaders to chart the path forward. No one is exempt from the changes taking place beneath our feet.

4 Things To Do Before Implementing Online Leadership Training

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There is a reason that leadership development is a $366 billion industry. The consequences of poor leadership can cost organizations millions of dollars each year.

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5 Truths of Managing Empowered Employees Every Leader Should Know

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Empowered employees. Everyone wants it but leading empowered employees can be difficult and if done improperly can put the organization at risk. Despite the difficulties, the benefits of empowered employees cannot be denied.

7 Ways Virtual Experiential Programs Build Stronger Teams

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Teams are an essential ingredient in the recipe of a high-performing organization. But not all teams are truly successful. For many employees, team-based projects utilize valuable resources and precious time.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Followership in Leadership: The 5 Essential Qualities of Great Followers

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In the same way that a fresh crisp apple has at its core a number of seeds, so leadership has many seeds at its core. Some are well-known and understood, such as accountability , coaching , business acumen, and an appreciation for the worth of the individual.

Essential Qualities of Highly Successful Online Sales Training

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The level of disruption to the sales environment today is immense, with sales practices that would have been industry leading 10-15 years ago quickly becoming irrelevant.

Was Your Culture Transformation a Success? 5 Ways to Know

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A corporate culture transformation initiative is an expensive undertaking, both in terms of tangible and intangible costs. When done well, the long-term benefits will outweigh the costs — but how do you measure that? After all, a lot of what makes an organizational culture great is intangible.

5 Ways Companies Are Using Virtual Employee Training

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Prior to COVID-19, a Deloitte study found that just 1% of a typical work-week was spent on training and development activities.

5 Ways to Improve the Employee Experience in Financial Services

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For many in the financial services industry, the pace of change in the world is nearly impossible to keep up with and yet that is the expectation of stakeholders, clients, and employees.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

[Video] 3 Things Organizations Committed to Customer Centricity Do

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In a culture of customer centricity , everyone understands why the focus on the customer is a priority and how important it is to the organization’s long-term success. Considering the customer is part of everyone’s thinking and decision-making process.

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3 Ways to Communicate Well During Any Culture Transformation

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Implementing change is much simpler if you have a sound communication strategy. Leaders often underestimate the role of communication during a culture transformation initiative, forgetting how important information is to employees in times of uncertainty.

Where to Start When Planning Virtual Team-Building Activities

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Before the pandemic, there was already a lot of discussion on the implications of technology for the future of work. But that future was being shaped gradually by employees, leaders, teams, and organizations.

5 Ways To Maintain The Impact of a Culture Transformation

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Culture transformation is a long journey, but once the objectives of the transformation have been achieved, your organization has reached its destination. While you should celebrate this success, it’s important to look ahead and consider how you will maintain the impact of the culture transformation.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

5 Reasons Why Online Experiential Learning Increases Learner Engagement

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In the 2020 Workplace Learning Report , learning and development professionals named learner engagement one of their main challenges.

Succeeding in Transitional Times: The 2020 Summer Reading List

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As a result of incredible technological disruptions, global events such as COVID-19, changes in consumer habits and preferences, and upheavals of deeply rooted systems, the lives we lived even at the beginning of the year, seem like a world away. Even those in industries that once seemed unstoppable and impenetrable have been rocked and forever changed. As you continue to manage and work through these changes, we remain committed to providing you with helpful and relevant content.

The 5 Skills You Need to Adapt In Uncertain and Ambiguous Times

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Our world is becoming more and more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous; our current situation is just one example of this. Everyone from those in the c-suite to those on the front lines are being forced to adapt – and quickly. Of the many skills required to successfully do so, here are the top five leaders and individual contributors alike will benefit from: Communication.

Conflict Resolution Training: Why Experiential Learning Works So Well

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Conflict in the workplace is natural, especially when your workforce is engaged, passionate about their work, and driven to improve results.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

We’re in this Together: Free Live Webinars for You and Your Team

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When the unexpected arises, we are sometimes forced to slow down, look at what we are working on, and perhaps pivot completely. While your plans may have changed, this could be an opportunity to grow as an individual or a team, and to build a solid foundation for future momentum. With that in mind, Eagle’s Flight is happy to introduce a series of free live webinars for you and your team. Explore what is available below and share with colleagues and friends.

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence When Leading Change

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Organizational change is happening all the time, especially during times such as these. It can bring about a range of emotions in people, including fear, resistance, frustration, and confusion. Leading change successfully in the midst of those emotions requires the ability to define and communicate a vision that inspires others. It also requires helping others to adjust their thinking and behavior in the workplace so that they can successfully navigate change.

4 Ways to Ensure a Successful Digital Transformation

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According to a new report by Gartner , most digital workplace initiatives will fail to achieve their desired results through 2021, in large part because they ignore the role of culture. Researchers point out that “when initiatives are executed as a series of technology rollouts, employee engagement and addressing the associated cultural change are left behind. Digital workplace success is impossible without such.”

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What Is Coaching in the Workplace and How To Do It In-Person and Online

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It is probably not hard to believe that the top five single factors that cause bad days at work include: a lack of help and support from leadership, negative coworkers, lack of praise or recognition, uncertainty about the organization’s vision and strategy, and busyness/high workload.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

3 Ways to Create a Practical Training Solution

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Individuals tasked with finding and implementing training solutions want them to be practical. Practical training solutions engage employees, build their competency, are relevant and applicable, and support the ever-evolving needs of business today. Though if this is the case, then why do so many training efforts fall short in the eyes of participants and stakeholders? As written in one Forbes article , “Some studies have shown that only 10% of corporate training is effective.

3 HiPo Program Best Practices to Follow

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High potential employees can shape and lead an organization into the future, but identifying and retaining high potentials goes beyond assigning a label or offering frequent promotions. Rather, it requires careful examination of who your high potentials are, what they are motivated by, and the optimal development path that unleashes their full potential.

Recommend Reading for Leading Teams That Thrive in Transitional Times

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As individuals, teams, and organizations adjust to the new reality of working remotely, leaders will play an essential role. Leaders must provide necessary support, assistance, and coaching to ensure individuals can deliver on their accountabilities and responsibilities during this time, teams can fulfill their projects and tasks, and organizations can find their footing in an unsettled and uncertain world.

The Effects a Lack of Executive Alignment Is Having On Your Business

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One of the most important components of successful change management is executive alignment. Whether your organization is undergoing a major culture transformation , kicking off a strategic initiative, or involved in a merger or acquisition, having leadership aligned during times of change is critical to your success.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Recommended Resources for Leading in a Virtual World

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We’re in the middle of a work revolution and the path to being a successful leader is more complex than ever. While remote work has been on the rise for years, COVID-19 dramatically and irreversibly changed where and how we work. This fall, if you find yourself with a few spare moments, it may be beneficial to skim through any one of these resources for leading in a virtual world. Coaching in a Changed Workplace: A Leader's Guide to Coaching Employees In-Person and Online.

4 Reasons Why Company Culture Is Essential to Business Success

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Most leaders agree that company culture is critical to business success, and yet many organizations struggle to achieve their desired culture. Research by Deloitte found that although 82 percent of surveyed executives said that company culture was important, only 19 percent believed they had the “right culture.” There are many worthwhile reasons to pursue a culture transformation , including attracting and retaining engaged, high-performing employees and strengthening overall competitiveness.

Why Communication Matters In An Organizational Culture Transformation

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A sound communication strategy is crucial to any culture transformation initiative. Though leaders can sometimes underestimate the role of truly effective communication during times of change. According to Harvard Business Review , when people resist organizational change, it’s often because they don’t have a clear picture of what is happening and why.

Why Is Experiential Learning so Important in Training Initiatives?

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One of the reasons more and more organizations are gravitating toward experiential learning is that it has the power to change behaviors in the workplace. During an experiential learning training session, participants do more than just learn new information; they learn how to apply it in the real world and they are able to quickly see the results of their actions. This model helps give them personal conviction and confidence to apply new skills on the job.

Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.

6 Unexpected Ways to Improve Customer Experience

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Customer experience is the sum of every interaction a customer has with your company, products, and services. It can be a defining competitive advantage, as found in one study , where 86% of customers said they were willing to pay more for a product or service if they get a better customer experience. As a result, improving the customer experience is becoming an increasingly important priority for many organizations as they seek to succeed.

4 Important Workplace Trends to Consider in 2020

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Today’s workforce is comprised of multiple generations, and each of them has a different experience with technology, varying expectations about social norms, and differing goals depending on where they are in their careers. Baby Boomers are preparing for retirement, Gen Xers are stepping into leadership roles, millennials have their eyes on future leadership positions, and Gen Zers are just getting started and may quickly rise as high potential employees.

3 Reasons Why Digital Transformation Is About People, Not Technology

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Many organizations are undergoing digital transformations to take advantage of all the benefits of new digital technology. According to one study , 89 percent of companies are either in the process of implementing or have already executed a digital-first approach to business processes, operations, and customer engagement. However, despite these advances, the same study also found that workforce strategy often lags behind a company’s ability to use new digital tools.

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How to Develop and Implement a Training Retention Strategy

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Even after the most impactful training event, participants quickly forget much of what they have learned. It’s a phenomenon called learning decay and it happens to everybody, no matter how engaged they were during the training event or how interested they were in the content. Being aware of learning decay and taking steps to minimize it will help you get the greatest benefit from your investment in learning and development.

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