4 Ways to Boost Training Retention and Memory

Whatever the field in which you’re training or being trained, there’s one thing that can improve the experience – a better memory. Whether the subject is chess,  computer coding or cookery, better recall will help students reach mastery sooner and with fewer headaches. So are you simply cursed (or blessed) with whatever memory capacity your

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The (Big) Difference Between ‘I Have to Get to Work’ and ‘I Can’t Wait to Get to Work’

Do your employees say, “I have to get to work”? Or do they say, “I can’t wait to get to work”? The migration away from our industrial (make-things) age to our current intellectual (provide-service) age has changed everything about employee performance. Today, employees are face-to-face and phone-to-phone with customers – they are no longer hidden

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Is There a Training Crisis in American Business?

When the advertising industry gathered in March for the 4As (American Association of Advertising Agencies) conference, participants probably expected a bit of networking and some chat about the state of the industry. Less expected were survey results delivered by Andrew Benett, global CEO of Havas’ Arnold Worldwide. Together with 4As, the firm polled employees and

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How to Retain Your Top Talent (Who Might Be Looking for the Exit)? Training Initiatives Can Be Key

As the economy regains some momentum, and hiring appears to be making a comeback, managers should keep a close eye on their most talented people  — who might be looking to leave. According to a recent Corporate Leadership Council survey,  25 percent of “high potential” employees in 2010 reported they planned to leave their jobs within

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