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By Jake White, CPLP – Torch LMS Many industries are facing a unique blend of human capital challenges. These challenges include attracting skilled talent to the industry, retaining and engaging top performers, and ensuring that their people have the skills required to make the business successful. Most industries also face challenges in preparing the next generation of […]

One of the great training tools that I have used for several years is the timer created by VitalSmarts. This timer was developed for trainers to use in the classroom for group work and other activities. You can set it up to display on top of your PowerPoint slide (while in show mode). The timer […]

Within the next decade, organizations will face a number of unique challenges. Many of these challenges can only be addressed through effective leadership practices. Before discussing what skills will be required of leaders in the 21st century, we will review three organizational challenges that constitute what could be called the “Perfect Storm.”

On Jan. 19, 2009 Fortune Magazine ran an article stating that, “Recessions end…When this lousy stretch is over will your company be more competitive or less? The most successful companies never stop funding their most critical competencies…For virtually all companies, a critical part of their core is the continual development of employees. Yet it’s remarkable how many […]