Bloomberg: Now Is Not a Good Time to Skimp on Worker Training


ILLUSTRATION: AISHA FRANZ FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK


Great article was published by Bloomberg today. Definitely worth a read:

Now Is Not a Good Time to Skimp on Worker Training
With unemployment near a record low, many businesses have no choice but to spend to upgrade employee skills.
By Peter Coy

To me, reading this really emphasizes how nicely real-life, applied learning using business training simulations can really help. This is especially the case when using a leadership development simulation. But, have a look for yourself. The article is here:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-26/now-is-not-a-good-time-to-skimp-on-worker-training
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Repost: Infographic: 5 Tips To Teaching Business Acumen

As always, we have been slammed with Springtime projects. So, I'm doing a repost. I know, this is sort of a copout. But, this has been our most popular post (by far). So, I thought it was timely for a repost. Here you go!

After months of programing, I decided to do something on the more creative side. We've been getting a lot of questions about how to effectively teach business acumen. This has become an exceptionally popular topic. This is mostly due to the stock market doing so well in 2017. The swelling has led to an acceleration of retirement amongst current leaders. This is putting pressure on companies to accelerate leadership development. A huge part of leadership development is company specific business acumen. From the outside, it looks as if this is what is causing the increased interest.

Thus, I created an infographic (yes, I did the artwork so be forgiving. After all, I'm more of a strategist and technologist than artist). Hope this helps.

Click the image below to download the full infographic.


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Infographic: 5 Tips To Effectively Teach Business Acumen

It's been far too long since the last post. We apologize. Summer was completely off the charts busy with overlapping projects. All went well and we're getting back to normal.

After months of programing, I decided to do something on the more creative side. We've been getting a lot of questions about how to effectively teach business acumen. This has become an exceptionally popular topic. This is mostly due to the stock market doing so well (Wilshire 5000 is up 33.54% 2yr Oct to Oct- Wow!) which has resulted in 401Ks swelling. The swelling has led to an acceleration of retirement amongst current leaders. This is putting pressure on companies to accelerate leadership development. A huge part of leadership development is company specific business acumen. From the outside, it looks as if this is what is causing the increased interest.

Thus, I created an infographic (yes, I did the artwork so be forgiving. After all, I'm more of a strategist and technologist than artist). Hope this helps.

Click the image below to download the full infographic.


5-Tips-To-Business-Acumen-Training-Infographic

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