Until we get to know someone, our brain relies on snap judgements to try to categorize the person, predict what they will do, and anticipate how we should react.
You may have heard that you only have a few seconds to make a first impression, but the truth is, your brain has made up its mind (so to speak) about a person within milliseconds of meeting them.
One way we can “hack” this split-second judgement is to be aware of our body language, especially in important situations.
Whether you’re applying for a job, asking for a raise, or meeting with a new client, tweaking or just being mindful of our body language can influence the other person’s perception of us and the outcome of the situation...
Single-Concept Learning - A Radical Alternative to Traditional Workplace Training Forbes That's the message we got from a training director who was about to purchase our online sales training platform.
In May, we presented a webinar for ATD on the Mentoring Partnership Model. There were several questions that stood out for me. Two of those questions were “how is this different from reverse mentoring" and “could we continue this conversation?
Have you been asked to develop training for new managers and are wondering where to begin? Do you have a training program for new managers and are interested in refreshing it? Here are some ideas to get you started.
Many of the apps listed here are actually standalone web apps. If you see something you like but aren't particularly keen on using Google Drive for your cloud storage, you can still use many of these services on their own.
Few managers actually do a good job of giving feedback. Perhaps it’s time to instruct employees on how to extract constructive feedback from their managers. Ann Latham explains how in this ASTD Peer-to-Peer video.
In this excerpt from Alan Sharland's webcast, Conflict Management Skills + Practices for a More Engaged Workforce, Sharland offers suggestions for addressing conflict and communication methods to employ to avoid conflict, resolve conflict, and...