Learning & Development Professionals Articles of Interest
Insights about people that can simplify or complicate your work
In my work with individuals and teams, we often begin with the question “What problem are we trying to solve?” This simple question can generate a strong reaction.
Often times we are so quick to get our point across, we miss what others are saying entirely.
There are as many recommendations about how to overcome it as there are definitions.
What is the relationship between activity and impact
One of the critical practices for exercising leadership is “Getting on the Balcony” – that is, finding a way to reflect in the midst of action. A useful metaphor is to think about your place of work as a “dance floor.”
At one point in my time as a Peace Corps Volunteer, I employed a woman who spoke no English. When I would introduce her to English-speaking people, they would invariably speak louder to her.