communication

To Persuade More Effectively, Pre-suade First

Communicators don’t achieve success by changing a person’s mind with a clever appeal but by changing the person’s state of mind before the appeal.

There’s more to the persuasion process than just the message alone.

How to Overcome a Learning Disaster

Sometimes learning and development programs don’t succeed. Occasionally they’re abject failures. However, there are ways to turn potential disaster into learning opportunities.

It could benefit learning leaders to embrace the developmental opportunities inherent in failure.

It’s Not All About You

To communicate more effectively, and distinguish yourself from those around you, communicate from the other person’s point of view.

By starting from the audience’s perspective you have a better chance to be heard.

How Learning Leaders Win Friends and Influence People

If learning leaders want to make an impact, they have to leave their offices, be curious, connect and be deliberate in how they add value to the business.

Only through authentic relationships can chief learning officers build and maintain the influence that is central to making an impact.

The Power of Storytelling at Vi

Vi learning and HR leader Judy Whitcomb loves a good story, and those connections — those potential lessons — reveal, shape and enhance learning’s impact in the organization.

As a leader, Vi’s Judy Whitcomb is constantly teaching and constantly learning.