Wendy Kirkpatrick presents “Build a Better Reaction Sheet,” Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at ATD 2016 in Denver. Wendy discusses what questions you should pose on your reaction sheets.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: A group of leading industry practitioners and thought leaders created the talent development reporting principles for L&D,
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Recent research into neuroscience, motivation theory, engagement, and well-being are beginning to converge on a new holistic model for leading others effectively.
Wendy Kirkpatrick presents “Build a Better Reaction Sheet,” Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at ATD 2016 in Denver. Wendy explores some challenges to collecting good data through evaluations.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Study after study shows that what employees want most is support for their career growth.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Learning and development (L&D) leaders and practitioners are often absent from significantly influencing or guiding organization-wide change management processes.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Remembering is a major challenge for all of us. Estimates range from 0 to 90 percent on the amount of forgetting that occurs within days after training occurs.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: Much of the training and development in the federal government is measured by the hour and takes place at discreet times throughout a career.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: Our concepts of what makes an innovator and who should be innovative are dated and put us at risk for failing to meet the demands of our time.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: Great workplaces are more productive, rebound more quickly from economic downturn, and enjoy low recruiting and turnover costs.
Today’s top executives clearly realize the heavy investment they have in human capital.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: A virtuous cycle is a recurring cycle of events, the result of each being to increase the beneficial effect of the next.
In this segment, Jack Phillips continues his discussion of the 10 steps talent development professionals can take to demonstrate their business value and describes his ROI methodology.
Providing Results That Executives Will Love (Part 3): 10 Steps to Deliver Business Value (continued)
In this segment, Jack Phillips continues his discussion of the 10 steps talent development professionals can take to demonstrate their business value.
Providing Results That Executives Will Love (Part 4): 10 Steps to Deliver Business Value (continued)
In this segment, Jack Phillips continues his discussion of the 10 steps talent development professionals can take to demonstrate their business value.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Leadership remains the top talent challenge around the world. With a looming leadership shortage upon us, developing leaders is our most urgent talent development need.
In this segment, Jack Phillips discusses the differences in data that executives want and the data they’re usually given by talent development professionals.
In this segment, Jack Phillips presents 10 steps talent development professionals can take to demonstrate their business value.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: A common shortcoming with e-learning is that learners fail to connect with the content.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: Brain fitness exercises are physical and mental exercises to switch on your neurological system for learning and thinking, which improves performance on the job and minimizes human error.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: Virtually all large organizations are global, and facing the challenges of creating learning interactions that are beneficial and comprehensible to diverse audiences all over the world. Some organiza
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Facilitation skills are essential to keeping your group engaged in virtual meetings and virtual training environments.
Britt Andreatta presented the session “The Neuroscience of Change,” on May 24, 2016, at ATD 2016. In this section, she discusses mindfulness and the neuroscience of learning.
Britt Andreatta presented the session “The Neuroscience of Change,” on May 24, 2016, at ATD 2016. In this section, she concludes the discussion and engages in an audience Q&A.
Britt Andreatta presented the session “The Neuroscience of Change,” on May 24, 2016, at ATD 2016. In this section, she discusses the concepts behind the neuroscience of change, including the central nervous system, habits, and failure.
Britt Andreatta presented the session “The Neuroscience of Change,” on May 24, 2016, at ATD 2016. In this section, she discusses five strategies that help individuals adapt to change.
Britt Andreatta presented the session “The Neuroscience of Change,” on May 24, 2016, at ATD 2016. In this section, she introduces the topic and discusses the change matrix.
Britt Andreatta presented the session “The Neuroscience of Change,” on May 24, 2016, at ATD 2016. In this section, she discusses the concepts of the change curve and change fatigue.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: This session looks at how leaders can improve job satisfaction among employees and motivate those employees who have mentally quit their job, yet remain in their position.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Leaders not only need to think about their own career development like that of an individual contributor, they must provide counsel to the very people that help them accomplish objectives.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: You know them. You’ve sat through them. You’ve felt the pain. Training is so lecture laden that you wish you had a magic wand to make it all go away! Well, now you can!
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: According to a 2009 ROI Institute study, the number one thing CEOs would most like to see from their learning and performance investments is evidence of Level 4 business results. Yet according to the
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Training can take on a new dimension if an organization adopts the transformational power of respect.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: We live in a distracted world where the average attention span is just nine seconds. If we only have mere seconds to communicate value, how do we break through?
See a clear roadmap to build a customized program, challenges to learn from, and the results for the organization.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: As organizations become more global, they come across more challenges in intercultural communication.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: This session is for coaches, team leaders, and HR professionals who want to develop or enhance their coaching skills.
Business Results Made Visible: Design Proof Positive Level 4 Evaluations (Part 6): Isolating Training’s Impact Using Expert Estimation
In this segment, Ken Phillips discusses using expert estimation and other techniques to isolate the impact of learning on business metrics while accounting for the influence of other factors.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Crafting effective sales enablement content is an art, but its underpinnings lie solidly in science.
Business Results Made Visible: Design Proof Positive Level 4 Evaluations (Part 4): An Exercise in Connecting Learning to Business Metrics
In this segment, Ken Phillips leads session participants through an activity in connecting learning results to business metrics, then discusses the process in detail.
Business Results Made Visible: Design Proof Positive Level 4 Evaluations (Part 5): Using Trend-Line Analysis to Analyze Business Impact and ROI
In this segment, Ken Phillips continues his activity with participants and explains the use of trend-line analysis to connect learning results with business metrics.
Business Results Made Visible: Design Proof Positive Level 4 Evaluations (Part 1): Level 4 Evaluation Facts
In this segment, Ken Phillips highlights findings from the latest research by ATD and other sources on evaluating learning at Levels 4 and 5.
Business Results Made Visible: Design Proof Positive Level 4 Evaluations (Part 2): Selecting Programs to Evaluate at Level 4 and Metrics to Evaluate Them With
In this segment, Ken Phillips discusses how to decide which learning programs you should evaluate for business results or return on investment and what metrics you should use to evaluate them.
Business Results Made Visible: Design Proof Positive Level 4 Evaluations (Part 3): Finding Data to Evaluate Your Training
In this segment, Ken Phillips describes the first phase of evaluating the business impact and ROI of training: identifying what data to collect.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Imagine that your virtual meetings and training sessions are so engaging, interactive, and effective that participants clamor to attend.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: People do not learn exclusively from conventional sources like courses and classrooms. There’s a growing awareness of learning that comes from formal means as compared to informal means.
Leaders have a dramatic impact on the productivity of those they lead and the organization’s bottom-line results.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: From peer-to-peer leadership, networked organizations, and the demands of Millennials, traditional organizational hierarchy is no longer the norm.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Building an employer of choice involves more than just a slick employer brand and an attractive set of perks and benefits.
Respect. It’s a simple concept, a universally powerful motivator, and a core value for many global organizations. Why, then, is it so elusive in the modern workplace?
Ethan Sanders explains how to transition a L&D Department to a performance focused department.
Beth Yoder shares the trends she sees in Middle East for talent development. She also shares her insights on innovation and leadership.
ATD Master Trainer Denise Walker shares the trends of online learning and gives examples.
Technology tools are invaluable to training professionals, but they do not replace the power of relationships and human interaction. Unless you find ways to connect with the business or clients you serve and show the value that you personally add, you can be replaced by apps and avatars. Attend this session to explore ways to solidify your relationships and increase the influence of training in your organization. Using the New World Kirkpatrick Model as a guide, the speaker will identify four…
This session will provide tremendous value to sales training organizations that wish to use a more performance consulting approach, or new sales enablement organizations that are trying to best understand how to align with the business and build a strategy around wanted business outcomes. Sales enablement optimization is built on organization business alignment (strategy, priorities, and initiatives) and having a robust methodology and process to integrate performance, activities, capabilities,…
Is your organization struggling to provide the right patient experience? Suffering from low patient satisfaction scores? Have you tried multiple initiatives to remedy this, but nothing is getting traction with staff or leadership? You are not alone. The constantly shifting healthcare environment can make it tough for any measure to get movement. However, there is a solution! In this session, the speakers will explore the journey of how one health system implemented a change management approach…
Healthcare technology and trends evolve quickly. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs developed an online collaboration and innovation platform that is changing more than just communications for clinicians and staff. It is transforming the way employees work together and share information, helping to reshape the VA’s entire culture, and ultimately supporting the care and service provided to veteran patients. By connecting employees with the tools and resources they need, and facilitating…
How do you transform a global culture when classroom training is not an option? How do you inspire and engage 20,000 hyper-connected, tablet-toting workers to breakthrough innovation and performance?
Description: The types of analysis and assessments that trainers and performance consultants use have many differences. In part two of this four-part podcast series, Joe Willmore expands upon those differences and helps us understand why a performanc
In the final installment of this four-part series, Joe Willmore will talk about the skills needed to be successful as a performance consultant and leave our listeners with words of wisdom.
This webcast will discuss how to structure a training program to bridge the knowledge gap, leveraging the use of technology, live instruction, and mentoring to increase the ability of managers to prepare and monitor their budgets more effectively.
Are you ready for global cultural differences? Do you know how to read your international participants? An audience with no questions might be very engaged, and an audience with side conversations might be very engaged, too. In this session, you will learn key differences that make a difference in training design and facilitation, and how to adjust to be a successful global trainer. We will primarily look at cultural differences using culture general approach, but we’ll also introduce a culture…
Do you know how to read your international participants? An audience that doesn’t have any questions might be very engaged, as may an audience that’s having side conversations—it all depends on who they are.
In the old days, students attended full week workshops. Time was given to learn and apply back on the job. Training looks very differently today. A quick YouTube video is enough to teach you what you need in the moment, but not all performance change can be improved by a little video, workshop or e-learning module. It’s imperative to help our learners make more impact at work, and training metrics clearly show that this is not happening. Given the constant distractions, multi-tasking and…
According to resent research, we are facing a global productivity crisis—organizations simply aren’t getting as much as they could or should from their people.
Whether gaps are generational, gender influenced, or role based, addressing them early on can help ensure a more rapid and successful onboarding, and lay the foundation for higher levels of contribution to the organization.
Talent development leaders face two primary challenges: measuring the impact of workplace development and demonstrating its value to other leaders within the organization. Information retention is one measurable method to assess the effectiveness of a program. Using film in training is an effective method to maximize information retention. This session will focus on research that found that information retention is significantly increased with the use of film. You will learn the key elements of…
This webcast will explain the five mistakes that most people make when managing their time and how you can overcome them.
Articulate Storyline is a feature-rich tool that is simple to use. However, some of the most powerful features are the easiest to miss. In this session, you will learn the best tips, secrets, and time-savers from two of the top Storyline experts: an Articulate Super Hero, and the author of the popular E-Learning Uncovered: Storyline book. The speakers use these tools every day and have found plenty of tricks and workarounds that they’ll share with you.
Alan DeBack gives four tips for negotiating salary.
ATD President and CEO Tony Bingham shares his summer update with chapter leaders, recaps Chapter Leader Day and the International Conference, and provides an overview of exciting, upcoming events including ATD & Chapter Regional Conferences and ALC.
ATD President and CEO Tony Bingham shares his summer update with chapter leaders, recaps Chapter Leader Day and the International Conference, and provides an overview of upcoming events including the ATD & SoCal Chapters Regional Conference and ALC.
Have you ever had trouble remembering a name or something you recently read? A widely held belief is that the more often information is repeated, the better it will be remembered. However, past research has shown that the use of good learning strategies is the key to effective learning. In the last 20 years, there has been an explosion of research on cognitive functioning and memory. In this webinar, Alice Kim will present some of the main findings, and share some tips and tricks to improve…
Anton Widodo, delegation leader from Singapore, shares his best practices for organizing an international ATD delegation.
CPLP Tom Jansen shares his experience earning the certification.
Holly Burkett, author of the upcoming book Learning for the Long Run, knows how critical innovation is to sustaining learning in any organization. Watch this video for three tips to drive learning at your company.
Janina Fuller of the Baton Rouge Chapter as she discusses techniques for arranging and describing archival materials, and the importance of having clear and standardized procedures for gathering, cataloging, and storing chapter records.
As a leader, your thinking has a greater impact on your team and your business results than any other factor. This is why examining and sharpening your thinking is vital for attaining outstanding levels of success. The process requires you to understand how your thinking has both propelled you forward and held you back, and to build the muscle that keeps pushing you toward your goals. In this webcast, you will begin to realize how your thinking affects your outcomes and learn how to stretch…
The Virtual Manager- The Benefits of a Remote Workforce
Dana Robinson discusses the three accountabilities of performance consulting.
Organizations are tasked with building a learning culture, but what does that mean and what’s the process? The diverse and dispersed workforce of today means people are working anytime, anywhere, and their learning isn’t limited to structured, formal courses or training. In this session, you’ll learn what a human-centered approach can teach us about developing a learning culture. You’ll gain insight into today’s ecosystem of learning solutions — systems, content, and people — and receive…
While there are numerous organizational initiatives around talent, the processes of hiring, developing, engaging, and retaining talent depend on the immediate supervisors of your talented employees.
Tim Brock discusses the recent shift in healthcare from paying for service to paying for value.
Are you training individuals but finding it hard to teach effective collaboration and connection? Engage your colleagues to read and discuss literature in properly facilitated sessions, share stories and life experience, and build sustainable connections across hierarchies and functions. In this session, the speakers will share company experience and relevant research to demonstrate that this seemingly unorthodox approach fosters authentic reflection, respect, empathy, communication, and…
Developing the skills and knowledge of workers is front of mind for many healthcare employers as they face talent shortages and high turnover. And skills development is increasingly important as the critical services and responsibilities of healthcare teams expand in volume and scope. ATD and Relias Learning, the leader in online training and compliance solutions for the healthcare market, conducted a survey of 123 facilities that provide healthcare services in the United States (including both…
The emerging discipline of talent management is an important issue for organizations all over the world. The talent management functions of workforce planning, talent acquisition, development, deployment, engagement, and retention are important issues for any organization in any industry. The learning and development function has played a vital role in talent development, but the rest of the talent management functions are typically handled by other parts of the organization. In this session,…
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Frequently, learning design is about showing people how to do the right things, but actually getting them to change behavior can be another challenge.
From ATD TechKnowledge 2017: The world is changing faster, and there’s an increasing need for organizations to become agile.
For management, training and e-learning is simply another business function. So why isn’t treated as a business? Internally, your leaders view e-learning as a training function and as a ‘quick fix’ to skill employees. Training and e-learning’s credibility is fragile, and attempting to prove validity is always in question. In the last few years, concepts such as training return-on-investment and return-on-expectations came into play and are touted as the solution to T&D’s credibility gap. With…
The aim of any leader ought to be to help develop sustainable and flourishing roles for employees in the organization. To develop talent is to help establish purpose in an employee’s role.
One ATD 2016 attendee recounts all the great things she was exposed to, especially the networking opportunities.
3Q, known as spiritual intelligence, is an innate dimension of intelligence to which everyone has access. It depends not on belief but direct personal experience. As the intelligence of the true self, beyond the ego, 3Q has many benefits that exceed the scope of intellectual intelligence and emotional intelligence.Freedom from ego grants wisdom and clarity of vision, combined with more empathy and compassion, which increases creativity and intuition, and results in greater personal fulfillment and better performance on critical life skills and work skills. 3Q intelligence, therefore, represents the most powerful resource for personal and professional growth and satisfaction. In this webcast, you will: – Learn about different dimensions of intelligence. – Use the power of neuroscience to activate a higher dimension of intelligence beyond ego. – Discover the basic operating system of human awareness. – Learn how to upgrade your operating system. – Use a scientific methodology to realize your full potential in life and leadership.
We hear a lot about empathy these days, and many of us consider ourselves highly empathetic people, especially individuals working in healthcare. But what about the times you’re overextended, bone-tired, or just aren’t feeling it? In this session, we’ll focus on empathy as a skill, not just a feeling. We’ll practice simple, yet highly effective techniques to authentically demonstrate empathy to patients, customers, co-workers, trainees, direct reports, and even family members. Participants will…
Analytics help drive data-based decisions about people in your organization, appeal to the rational and logical tendencies of senior leaders, and can help the HR function truly become a strategic partner to the executive team.
It’s time to put more energy into developing and unleashing the learning skills and confidence of every individual in your business. Based on the speaker’s newest book, this session proposes that the learner holds the keys to getting significant return on investment from learning. This session is about letting learners in on what we know about the brain, human development, and learning, and how to structure and manage the learning process. Then they can learn wherever they are-and they will be…
TD recently completed a comprehensive research project to revise its World-Class Sales Competency ModelTM (originaly developed in 2008). This research project started with a comprehensive literature review to identify trends that are shaping the sales profession.
Leaders at all levels are being required to learn more than ever, in less time and with increasing demands on their attention. In this environment, we need real breakthroughs in our capacity to embed new behaviors at scale. New discoveries from neuroscience about the nature of memory, how we learn, and how we can make learning stick more effectively, are beginning to provide some of these breakthroughs. Join the speaker for an interactive session that is designed to help change agents…
Much of today’s work is powered by teams. In fact, nearly 90 percent of today’s workers say that they spend a third to half of each day working in teams. Yet 86 percent of employees and executives cite a lack of effective teamwork and collaboration as the source of workplace failures. Add the challenge of remote teams and cross cultural communication, and it’s no surprise that teams can make or break the competitive advantage of any organization. Recent discoveries in neuroscience illuminate…
From ATD TechKnowledge 2017: The pace of today’s change is pushing the limits of even the most nimble organizations.
‘Culture’ is a hot topic in organizations, but what is culture? And, how does one change culture? This session will share new research about how to measure and change a key aspect of an effective company culture: Trust. It is based on 10 years of neuroscience research in the laboratory and in businesses. If leaders do not manage culture, it will manage them. This session presents organizational research data that establishes a link between the trust hormone oxytocin and team and organizational…