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Learn2 Lead on Building inclusion with remote teams

LEARN2 LEAD – BUILDING INCLUSION WITH REMOTE TEAMS?

So welcome to Learn2. We’re doing a video podcast today, talking a little bit about what’s happening in the world. Absolutely crazy stuff with Covid 19. Numbers are still, of course rising with the virus here. But the impact on businesses has been dramatic...

Tips for increasing collaboration between meeting vendors and suppliers at Learn2

4 TIPS FOR INCREASING COLLABORATION BETWEEN MEETING VENDORS & SUPPLIERS

Here are 4 tips to improve collaboration: 1. Introducing a needs impact identifier to understand the desired outcome for the event – move beyond the focus on budget and timing. Break down exactly what it is you need and communicate it clearly to your vendor. Most...

Recognize leadership development strengths at Learn2

RECOGNIZING YOUR STRENGTHS FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

You want to evolve yourself actively - dare I say intentionally. You have some sense of what you want out of life and what gets in the way of you having what you want. What if you could see yourself and your natural strengths? What if, by seeing your natural strengths...

Questions great leaders ask their team by Learn2

5 GREAT QUESTIONS GREAT LEADER ASKS THEIR TEAM

What makes one company more successful than another? Better products, services, strategies, or technologies? While all of these contribute to superior performance, all of them can also be copied over time. The one thing that creates sustainable competitive advantage –...

Improv and "yes and" circles to improve communication at Learn2

IMPROV AND “YES, AND” CIRCLES TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

What does Will Ferrell, one of the great Improv actors of modern times and Learn2, one of the most awarded leadership development companies in Canada, have in common? "Yes and..."! "Yes and..." is a tool used by improv actors to continue a improve a scene by stacking...

Results vs. Reason conversion tool by Learn2

RESULT VS REASON CONVERSATION TOOL

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...

Peer coaching at Learn2

ARE YOU READY FOR PEER COACHING?

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

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

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...