change management

Make Waffles, Not Spaghetti

Leaders focus employees on what is known and ignore the unknown.

Facing change and uncertainty, the brain struggles to think clearly and the ability to perform is reduced. Leaders focus on known and ignore the unknown.

Changing How People Feel About Change

Resilience training techniques can improve engagement and help people overcome their fears about change.

Change is everywhere and learning executives are right in the middle of it. The C-suite is calling for faster and more dramatic change to keep the organization competitive. But employees are experiencing change fatigue or worse, change revolt. A 2017 report from the American Psychological Association says that “Americans who reported recent or current change were almost three times more…

Trainers, Your Unsung Heroes

Your trainers are master communicators. Use them to advance your change management strategy.

Your trainers are master communicators. Use them to advance your change management strategy.

Learning in Practice 2015: Innovation Division 2

From Left: Ann Marie Sidman, Elise James-Decruise, Stephen Dwight Gold Ann Marie Sidman Vice President of Learning and Organizational Development, General Re Corp., A Berkshire Hathaway Co. General Re Corp. had already invested $40 million in SAP software when it recognized a gap in its strategy to prepare end-user employees on the new system. With Ann Marie Sidman, the insurance firm’s vice president…

Merging More Than Companies

As learning technology companies merge, there are fewer big players but more opportunity for better content and delivery.

As learning technology companies merge, there are fewer big players but more opportunity for better content and delivery.