CULTURAL SIMILARITIES VS. CULTURAL DIFFERENCES

When dealing with people from other cultures, it is our natural tendency to learn about the difference in their cultures, such as: What sets us apart? What differences should we be prepared for? How should we behave in certain situations?

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Team Building in 3 hours in a restaurant!

The key objective of this intervention was to get the group to discover ways of working together more effectively and to take the existing trust levels up a few notches. The client was very emphatic about their specific company culture – which was fun, energetic, “young” and fast paced. They wanted this session to reflect the company culture without diluting the key messages.

Measuring Learning Impact

According to a recent LinkedIn Report on workplace learning, business impact is the No. 1 measure desired by business. Yet, less than 8% of organizations are actually demonstrating that. Most are still dependent on smiley sheets and program attendance to show the quantum of work being done, but not really the quality. If we want to successfully measure the return on training, we need to change our approach and completely flip it around.

4 steps to achieve successful cognitive learning

I recently saw a video published by a colleague, Surya Prakash Mohapatra - Global Head-Talent Transformation at Wipro BPS - on the impact of Neuroscience in Learning. In the video, he mentioned that the job of a learning practitioner is to excite the brain and make learners want to learn. I couldn’t agree more!

How Can You Build a Culture of Knowledge Sharing in Your Organization?

When we work with an organization, we are constantly interacting with people—whether face-to-face or via technology. As skilled workers, we have access to tons of information and each one us becomes a repository of some key data points. Application of information leads to knowledge, which eventually results in profitability, which is the end goal for all corporate organizations.

4 Steps for designing an effective Microlearning program

According to a survey conducted by Grovo—a leading company in microlearning: 74% of management training attendees agree that large volumes of information, as given in most management training seminars, are difficult to remember and apply 92% of managers agree that they’d be more likely to use learned managerial skills if management training was presented in … Continue reading 4 Steps for designing an effective Microlearning program

C2C-OD’S EXPERIENCE AT ATD 2017 – Part 2: Six themes for an emerging learning experience

Great conversations, tremendous energy, unparalleled learning—that was ATD 2017 for us. Last week, we mentioned C2C-OD’s experience at ATD2017. Today, we want to share the six themes that stood out for us at the event as L&D practitioners: Microlearning Mobile Technology Social Learning Learning Effectiveness (Impact of learning) Learning Transfer/Reinforcement The science of learning   … Continue reading C2C-OD’S EXPERIENCE AT ATD 2017 – Part 2: Six themes for an emerging learning experience

C2C-OD’s Experience at ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition – Part 1

 “As a talent development professional, you’re passionate about ensuring that your workforce is prepared to face the demands of today's ever-changing business environment.” - ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition With these words in mind, our team from C2C-OD headed off to ATD2017 in Atlanta, Georgia - the largest global event for talent development professionals … Continue reading C2C-OD’s Experience at ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition – Part 1

#ATD2017 – Demonstrating Training Effectiveness: How to Make This Bane Into a Boon

Measuring the effectiveness of a training intervention has been one of the primary concerns for a majority of L&D professionals. CEO’s across the globe state that ROI is the No.2 measure desired by them. However, only 4% currently see ROI on L&D.* There may be several reasons why we may be unable to arrive at … Continue reading #ATD2017 – Demonstrating Training Effectiveness: How to Make This Bane Into a Boon

Exclusive Interview with Tom Meier, Director of The Center For Accelerated Learning

The team at C2C-OD interviewed Tom Meier, Director of The Center for Accelerated Learning, to find out more about Accelerated Learning (AL); from its beginning, to the philosophy of its four phases, and the future of training. Thank you, Tom! Here is the interview: Please define AL in under 30 words: The AL approach activates full … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Tom Meier, Director of The Center For Accelerated Learning

Understanding Accelerated Learning and How It Improves Return On Expectations

Jay had been having a tough week. Issues were being escalated all the time, deadlines were approaching, and the team’s morale was at an all-time low since the merger of the two companies. Looming on his calendar was a training program that he had been nominated to attend. Yet, he felt no motivation to attend … Continue reading Understanding Accelerated Learning and How It Improves Return On Expectations