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Results vs. Reason conversion tool by Learn2

RESULT VS REASON CONVERSATION TOOL

by Cara Licastro

Reasons Vs Results is a conversation tool that is used when you hear excuses or reasons why something can’t be done or wasn’t done. Wishing and hoping, reasons and excuses will never tell the truth. If you say you intend to change a behaviour, have you? You’ve...

Blogs from influential women in business - Learn2

THE 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS WITH BLOGS YOU’LL LOVE

by Amy Dano

Of all the lists we could make right now, this one feels the most exciting. Maybe because it’s a sign of what’s to come in the business world. Women aren’t just getting promoted to the top of big businesses, but they’re creating their own – and faster than ever...

Apple business strategy illustrates customer friction analysis by Learn2

APPLE BUSINESS STRATEGY ILLUSTRATES CUSTOMER FRICTION

by Doug Bolger

You know the power of the Apple brand. You've seen innovation that transformed how we work, live and communicate. What if the Apple business strategy requires an update? What if the current business strategy leads to a smaller yet still highly-profitable fan base?...

Principles for planning visual template by Learn2

GET A JUMP START ON THE YEAR AHEAD: 5 PRINCIPLES FOR BRILLIANT PLANNING

by Amy Dano

Hoping that the Law of Attraction will kick in and manifest what you dream of having or doing just because you put it on a vision board doesn’t work. Writing out a 5 page list of New Year’s resolutions often doesn’t cut it either. Studies that show that only about 8%...

Benefiting from the practice of gratitude at Learn2

HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM THE PRACTICE OF GRATITUDE

by Amy Dano

Gratitude and thankfulness just feel good. It’s good for you and it’s a blessing for the people around you, so what are you waiting for?

How to build gratitude into your business from Learn2

BUILD GRATITUDE INTO YOUR BUSINESS IN 10 SIMPLE WAYS

by Amy Dano

Connecting with the people that matter for your business and sharing a moment of gratitude can make the critical difference in their support and loyalty.

Lead the Endurance Leadership Challenge promo by Learn2

LEAD THE ENDURANCE: LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE – A LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

by Cara Licastro

Typically, companies are not capable of creating leaders and efforts to “teach” leadership often fall short. Rapid leadership development requires insight and practice in actual situations. ...

Learn2 Save the Titanic Team Building Experience

STRESS TEST FOR YOUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

by Learn2

Stress. Leaders experience more stress than ever before. Your leaders waste time because they delay confronting stressful situations head on and instead focus on the stress they feel. Where does that get them? No further ahead... You rarely get to see how your leaders...

Identifying, developing and engaging high potential leaders with Learn2

HOW TO IDENTIFY, DEVELOP & ENGAGE HIGH POTENTIAL LEADERS

by Doug Bolger

If you knew just one program that could help you create an energized, results focused, and capable workforce, it’s the program that identifies, develops, and engages your high potential leaders (HIPOs). Inoculate your organization from the war-on-talent virus by...

TOP 10 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR MANAGERS

by Doug Bolger

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

Peer coaching at Learn2

ARE YOU READY FOR PEER COACHING?

by Learn2

This series on Peer Coaching is designed to help you elevate your own performance and your team’s performance. First though, it starts with you. Are you ready to dive in? Are you ready to be vulnerable and trust? Assess your individual readiness to participate. The...

Steps to successful peer coaching from Learn2

10 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL PEER COACHING

by Learn2

In the last blog, we talked about the what and the why of peer coaching. Here we focus on the HOW. How do you find success with peer coaching? Here is our top 10 list. 1. Choose a location that is quiet, private, convenient, and free from distractions. Switch off...

Using peer coaching for employment development at Learn2

HOW TO USE PEER COACHING FOR EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT

by Learn2

Your development budgets are being cut, your teams are lean and stretched, and you want your organization to stand out from the competition. And while a better product or service is a good start, the real differentiator comes from your people. That’s where your...

Ways to lead a culture of innovation in your organization at Learn2

10 WAYS TO LEAD A CULTURE OF INNOVATION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

by Learn2

There is one certainty you face as a leader…you will be required to lead transformational change. And if you can lead so that innovation happens on your team, than there is a higher likelihood of success through the change. As leaders we are sometimes unclear about...

Top leadership traits to develop from Learn2

THE TOP 10 LEADERSHIP TRAITS TO DEVELOP

by Learn2

Join Mary Bean, as she discusses the top 10 tips that leaders need to develop to have a robust, efficient career!

How new graduates can develop skills not learned in school with Learn2

HOW NEW GRADUATES CAN DEVELOP THE SKILLS THEY DIDN’T LEARN IN SCHOOL

by Learn2

Follow Alex Robichaud as he navigates entering the workforce as a new graduate...

Running engaging "yes and" circles at Learn2

HOW TO RUN ENGAGING “YES, AND” CIRCLES

by Doug Bolger

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

Top communication tips from Learn2

TOP 5 COMMUNICATION TIPS

by Learn2

Listen more than you speak, you have 2 ears and 1 mouth – that informs how you communicate..

Importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace by Learn2

THE IMPORTANCE OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE WORKPLACE

by Doug Bolger

Are your teams burned out or are you? Are you feeling like you are always fighting fires or dealing with team or client conflict? Constant conflict drains our energy and sabotages our efforts. In any relationship there is a big difference between being assertive to...

AODA Training at Learn2

AODA TRAINING – GET READY NOW

by Doug Bolger

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act The AODA legislation impacts all organizations in Ontario with more than one employee. That means you want AODA training to achieve compliance. Has your organization met all of the requirements to date? Has your...

The secret to engaging high potential employees from Learn2

THE SECRET TO ENGAGING HIGH POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES

by Amy Dano

Engage Your HiPos! Engagement is the alchemy that retains HiPos when competitors and head hunters target your talent. Engagement can be defined as a “state of substantial emotional and cognitive investment” (Kahn, 1990). Engagement is not just an isolated activity,...

How to stream your HIPO development program at Learn2

HOW TO STREAM YOUR HIPO DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

by Amy Dano

You know different levels of leadership come with different levels of complexity, challenge, and ambiguity. High-potential leaders rushed up the promotion ladder may be derailed as senior leaders if they miss out on a seminal developmental experience. Critical...

8 KEYS FOR A WORLD-CLASS HIPO PROGRAM

by Amy Dano

Take a look at the most essential supports to the nurturing of a top-shelf high potential leadership program within your organization.