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How to Develop a Workplace Culture that Attracts the Right Candidates

by Caroline Assalian

Workplace culture is not only an effective retention tool, but it also affects which types of people are eager to become part of your organization. Company culture refers to both the operational and qualitative values that define what and how things are done, within and beyond your company. When looking to hire the right people, […]

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Why Most Leadership Development Programs Don’t Work

by Amy Dano

Leadership development is about building team members’ capacity to contribute their individual gifts and collaborative abilities towards organizational success. Formalized leadership development can benefit an organization in countless ways: it enhances effectiveness and efficiency; propels teams through times of transition and turmoil; and breeds innovation and the inclusion of underrepresented voices. Many professional development courses, […]

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How to Build High-Trust Workplace Culture

by Doug Bolger

In any relationship, trust is like the glue that keeps people woven together. High-trust workplace culture is much the same — trust is the glue that solidifies the relationships between the company and its team members. However, a high-trust organization does not happen by accident. Below is a look at why a high-trust work environment […]

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7 Tips for Developing Better Rapport at Work

by Caroline Assalian

Positive company culture is built on several important concepts, one of which is good rapport in the workplace. Rapport essentially means two people have some level of mutual respect, they communicate effectively and support one another’s thoughts, feelings, or ideas. All of these elements of good rapport strengthen a team in any organization. Importance of […]

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How to Address Issues with Employee Writing Skills

by Doug Bolger

Effective writing in the workplace not only portrays professionalism and competence, but it also demonstrates a level of care that will be noticed by customers and team members. When team members are struggling to clearly convey meaning or producing writing that contains errors, supportive coaching can be a great opportunity for meaningful professional development. With […]

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Should You Always Promote from Within Your Company?

by Amy Dano

When deciding whether it is best to promote from within or hire externally, there are many things to consider. Transitions within an organization are inevitable, so deciding how best to manage them and subsequent recruitment efforts will be a fundamental component of successfully navigating organizational leadership. The focus of this blog is on the far-reaching […]

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Building a Culture of Collaboration in the Workplace

by Jonathan Wright

Creating a culture of collaboration in the workplace requires pushing beyond buzz words to implement practices and programs that nurture a sense of authentic participation. When intended to become a cultural practice, collaboration cannot happen as a one-off. It must be continuously nurtured. The benefits of putting in this strategic work are far-reaching, and at […]

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Communication Skills During Times of Crisis

by Caroline Assalian

Communication is vital to the success of any organization. However, there is perhaps no more important time for adequate communication than when an organization is facing a crisis. Here are the necessary communication skills for times of crisis and more. The Importance of Communications Skills in Times of Crisis in the Workplace When a crisis […]

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Developing Situational Leadership Skills

by Amy Dano

Developing situational leadership skills is one of the most important things an organization can do for its in-house managers. Situational leadership allows for flexibility, which makes the workplace more efficient no matter the challenges or changing scenarios. Take a closer look at situational leadership and its importance.  Situational Leadership: What Is It, and Why Is […]

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Tips for Building Workplace Wellness

by Doug Bolger

The past two years have really put the importance of work/life balance and workplace wellness into perspective. Team members and their leaders are eager to find – and stay – within corporate environments where they are nurtured, not only as professionals but as people. Organizations should consider implementing workplace wellness programs and services that protect […]

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10 Traits Every Great Leader Needs to Succeed

by Aiesha Bristol

Effective leaders influence the team and achieve the most desirable outcomes no matter the scenario or circumstance. Great leaders know when to ask teams for advice, take risks, and have strong communication skills. Below is a look at the top leadership skills every great leader needs to have to succeed in the workplace. Effective Communicator […]

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Investing in Participant-Driven Learning Development

by Doug Bolger

You know that the best learning is never an event. It’s a continuous process of discovering insights that are meaningful to you. You then consider what you are going to do about it. What if you got supported to deepen your insights and discover places to deliberately practice new behaviors? What if you were supported […]

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Change Your Leaders to Change Your Culture

by Amy Truesdell

Company culture is a defining factor in the success of a business. Rather than being a slogan tattooed on a boardroom wall, company culture must be lived by each individual with the capacity to contribute to it – and that is everyone in your organization. To shift your company culture, you will want to get […]

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Building a “Speak-Up” Culture in the Workplace

by Jonathan Wright

Empowering team members to speak out and speak-up when they witness opportunities for improvement within the workplace can fundamentally improve your organization in immeasurable ways. Speak-up culture is a relatively new concept that has quickly grown in popularity over the last few years. Yet, despite the increasing recognition surrounding this innovative idea, there remains a […]

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How Communication Training Leads to Better Teams

by Amy Truesdell

Regardless of the industry, teamwork can be a core component of day-to-day work life. The more effectively the entire team works together toward common goals, the more profound the outcome can be. Nurturing teamwork within a work environment can be the key to reaching goals and excelling as an organization. The most high-performing teams have […]

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Digital Communication Skills: Ensuring your Message is Received

by Amy Truesdell

Communication skills are needed in any job, and with digital communications becoming more mainstream, learning how to get your message across online is a valuable skill. To communicate effectively with your team, it’s essential to understand and practice digital communication skills in the workplace. Why Digital Communication Skills Are Critical in the Modern Workplace  A […]

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How to Build a Mentoring Program

by Aiesha Bristol

Successful businesses prioritize measuring the return of investment on their time, human resources, and dollars spent. From years of engaging with and developing mentoring programs, we know about the far-reaching, long-lasting positive impact mentorship can have within an organization. While mentorship requires some upfront work, learning how to build a mentoring program is worth the […]

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How to Create a Good Communications Culture

by Caroline Assalian

By all rights, a workplace is a community and culture. Much like any community, it thrives when communication is open between leaders and members. The more open and transparent communication is within any group, the more the group can work together as a team. Therefore, creating a good communications culture is critical to any organization. […]

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Why Company Culture Matters

by Jonathan Wright

What is Company Culture?  Company culture is the who, what, how and why behind everything that goes on in your company. Organizational culture is far more than just a buzz word intended to float around the boardroom. It’s the defining factor in a business’s success, as culture will guide and shape not only internal operations […]

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6 Ways to Build a Company Culture on Trust

by Amy Truesdell

Establishing a company culture built on trust will be foundational to your current and ongoing success. Whether you are in the office, juggling a hybrid working model or entirely remote, ensuring your organization prioritizes and projects trust will directly influence the happiness of your teams, the satisfaction of your customers and the quality of your […]

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Building a Positive Workplace Culture with a Remote Team

by Amy Truesdell

Creating a positive and productive workplace culture demands thoughtful planning and consistency. It requires going so much further than hosting virtual coffee chats, because an authentic and positive company culture is the result of presenting your core values and inspiring your team members to do the same.  The active effort of strengthening and maintaining your […]

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How to Develop Strategic Thinking for Your Organization

by Jonathan Wright

Strategic thinking is no longer something that only occurs at the topmost levels of your organization. To succeed, you must cultivate insight, foresight and critical thinking in team members and give them opportunities to contribute meaningful value to your way forward.  Our Learn2 professional development specialists will help your organization internalize the value, culture, and […]

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Good Leaders Are Good Learners

by Aiesha Bristol

What goes into being a great leader? According to the Harvard Business Review, companies spend around $24 billion every year on leadership development. This goes to show that nurturing leaders within an organization is considered an important step.  The thing is, even with billions spent on leadership development, not every individual that enters a program […]

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5 Ways to Manage Conflict with Better Communication

by Doug Bolger

Conflict in the workplace is often inevitable, though effective resolution of these conflicts can positively impact your team, creating stronger communication and cohesion. Effective communication programs, such as those from Learn2, help organizations improve conflict resolution. Take a closer look at how to manage conflict in the workplace with these communication tactics. Steps to Achieve […]