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When (and Why) Training Isn’t the Best Solution

Training professionals often make two mistakes without ever realizing it. By simply acknowledging them, we can begin to improve performance quickly and easily — and without any new training programs. The first mistake is that most trainers typically operate in reactive mode. If the VP of operations says his managers need to learn how to …

Give Your Employees More, and Get More Back

According to author Peter Drucker, a responsible worker is a person who “not only is accountable to specific results, but also has the authority to do whatever is necessary to produce these results, and finally, is committed to these results as a personal achievement.” Many managers get the first part of this equation right. They assign …