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TOP 10 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR MANAGERS

Learn different ways you can ensure value from leadership development activities.

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HOW DOES TEAMWORK HELP ORGANIZATIONS?

When you think about team building, you may think about the silly games you played instead of seeing the real benefits of the practice. Since its inception, team building activities have focused on interactive games that allow leaders and teams to work together on new…

Team Building Activities for Executives by Learn2

TOP 5 TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES FOR EXECUTIVES

When one thinks about team building exercises, they usually think of the office workers and lower management, yet team building activities for executives are just as important to producing results for a business. Here are 5 exercises that the upper crust can use to…

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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

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Mentoring Vs Leadership Coaching

Discussions around mentorship and leadership coaching often see these two terms being used interchangeably. However, while these two ways forward towards formidable models of leadership certainly have some overlap, there are also important distinctions that organizations can put to work.   Understanding how mentoring and leadership development overlap and differ can help empower your next professional […]

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How to Build a Next Generation Leadership Team

Your next generation leadership team is seeking the personalized supports they need to become the leaders your organization is in demand of. These high-potential team members are eager to make a difference, and with the right leadership development plan, they will. What are Next Generation Leaders? Next generation leaders are the individuals, within your organization, […]

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Change Management and Leadership Development

Change can be a very positive thing for organizations. However, it can also create a sense of unrest amongst team members – especially if change is not managed as well as it could be. Effective change management brings everyone along through the process in ways that honor their unique capacity for processing and handling evolution. […]

TEAM BUILDING

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Investing in Participant-Driven Learning Development

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 […]

Why employee culture is important for growth

Why Employee Culture is the Key to Growth

Companies with a positive employee culture have a clear set of values that leaders and teams follow. Learn how culture is the key to growth.

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Meaningful Questions to Ask Your Team Instead of ‘How Are You’?

Why ‘How Are You’ Isn’t the Best Opening Question The question, “How are you?” is loaded with good intentions, and we all know which road is paved with seemingly positive objectives that don’t quite hit the mark. When fostering a culture with a sense of compassion and caring, it’s important to ask the right questions […]

COMMUNICATION SKILLS TRAINING

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Annoying Workplace Phrases to Avoid

Ever felt annoyed by cliché, overly used corporate lingo and phrases? It turns out that a lot of individuals and team members are feeling the same. Good communication in a workplace means everything, but the key to good communication may mean letting go of unappealing business jargon. In a recent poll conducted by Slack, 63 […]

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How to Improve Communication With Employees

Internal communication is one of the most important determining factors for company success and employee satisfaction. Ensuring that the way you communicate with team members aligns with their needs and, similarly, making sure they feel valued and heard will have far-reaching positive impacts on your brand, bottom line and employee retention.   At Learn2, we are […]

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Developing Assertive Communication Skills

Effective communication is fundamental in procuring personal and professional success. People may shy away from being assertive because they do not want to be perceived as aggressive. However, developing assertive communication skills are imperative when hoping to prioritize clarity and dispel confusion. What is Assertive Communication? Assertive communication is a respectful form of engaging in […]

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT & RETENTION

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How to Develop a Workplace Culture that Attracts the Right Candidates

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, […]

Building a high-trust workplace culture with Learn2

How to Build High-Trust Workplace Culture

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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Why Company Culture Matters

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 […]

RETAIL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

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HOW TO RUN ENGAGING “YES, AND” CIRCLES

A “Yes, and…” circle engages everyone on your team in an any-idea-goes conversation that avoids criticizing or critiquing ideas…

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BENEFITS OF RETAIL SALES TRAINING FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION

Sales are important to all businesses so learning new approaches through retail sales training can be considered crucial to any businesses. As influences such as technology, trends, and the economy all continue to play a vital role in how sales are generated, learning…

SALES SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Running engaging "yes and" circles at Learn2

HOW TO RUN ENGAGING “YES, AND” CIRCLES

A “Yes, and…” circle engages everyone on your team in an any-idea-goes conversation that avoids criticizing or critiquing ideas…

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Happy Sales Appreciation Day! Here’s How to show your appreciation

Today is December 5th, recognized across North America as Salesperson Appreciation Day. Sales appreciation is simply taking the time to say thank you. Some leaders believe compensation recognizes and rewards sales teams already. Yet only 10% of your sales team is…

STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION

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LEARN2 LEAD – LORI MARSHALL – PRESIDENT AND CEO OF CHATHAM-KENT HEALTH ALLIANCE

How has COVID-19 impacted Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and what helped them prepare? Podcast: Transcipt: Doug Bolger 0:04So Laurie, you’ve been through our Learn2 Save the Titanic program. How has it prepared you for the Covid-19…

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LEARN2 LEAD – IMPACT ON ENGAGEMENT AND DIVERSITY WITH UNLIMITED TALENT

When employees can find jobs globally and employers can find talent globally what happens to employee engagement and diversity? We find out in this episode of Learn2 Lead. Podcast: Transcipt: Tom Lyons 0:04 Hi,…

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LEARN2 LEAD – PUTTING IMPACT FIRST WITH LEADERSHIP SKILLS

What happens when you treat leadership skills like hard skills and design your programs around the impact you are trying to create. We find out in this episode of Learn2 Lead. Podcast: Transcipt: Tom Lyons 0:04 Hi e…

CULTURE

Fostering a Culture of Kindness: Random Acts of Kindness in the Workplace

Fostering a culture of kindness in the workplace can have a profound impact on employee morale, productivity, and overall well-being. Random acts of kindness, both big and small, can create a supportive and inclusive environment where employees feel valued, respected, and appreciated. 6 Practical Workplace Kindness Initiatives: Random acts of kindness have the power to […]

How to increase employee happiness

How to Increase Employee Happiness

As a business owner or organization, the more effort you sink into making sure you have a happy team, the more efficient and productive your workplace becomes. However, slight missteps in how team member morale is supported can generate larger problems. Here is a look at how to increase employee happiness with simple strategies that […]

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How To Build a Culture of Teamwork in the Workplace

A high-performing team could be deemed one of the most important components in the workplace. But more than simply feeling like part of the team, a culture of teamwork in the workplace often creates an environment of improved communication and employee satisfaction. Below is a look at how to build a culture of teamwork in […]