The Ultimate Motivator for Gen Y: Big Goals

Gen Y employees get a bad rap as listless, entitled, attention span challenged and in need of constant praise. But perhaps the problem isn’t with their attitude, but with the way their work has been presented to them. That’s the suggestion of a new post on Big Think, featuring the video below of Whole Foods

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How to Get Managers — Who Don’t ‘Need’ Training — Learning Again

There are specific employee groups that learning professionals have come to assume don’t need training — or, if these groups do need training, training teams needn’t offer them many training opportunities, if any at all. And yet other groups in organizations receive training consistently. Many companies regularly implement training for customer service, sales, and operations functions,

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Book Review: Designing mLearning by Clark N. Quinn

What I wanted to learn when I read Designing mLearning: Tapping into the Mobile Revolution for Organizational Performance by Clark N. Quinn was specific tools and technologies that I could pick up and start designing mobile learning – or mLearning – right away. However, Quinn would not let me fall into that trap, as he reminds the

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Generation Wars: Is Gen Y Anger With Boomers Fair? Useful?

For as long as there have been generations, there have been clashes between them. After all, Aristophanes was complaining about spoiled, disrespectful children four centuries before Christ. Despite this long history of generational conflict, the current moment seems particularly rich in animosity between the old and the young — at least if the accusations flying

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Get Results In A Period of Change

In the workplace, change is the new constant. With the increase in access to information, successful organizations must always be adapting, changing, learning and growing. This can wear your employees out. So how do you help your team thrive and learn to welcome change? How do you build their confidence, energy and engagement when many

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