A lifetime ago, my training department colleagues and I were satisfied with training data. We cranked out the requested ILT programs plus the "flavor of the year" content, we kept a busy training schedule, and made sure the coffee was always the right temperature. When accused of not delivering effective training because the learners didn't perform as they were trained, we took refuge in our management support role and not ultimately responsible or accountable for LEARNING or productivity.…
"inevitably the first step is to ask yourself "am I doing the right thing?". If you remind yourself of that every day it becomes your operational standard. Then if you focus on ensuring that your team understand that they won't be…"
"Paul, a very positive TED talk. Thank you. For many years American industry has been removing layers of management so as to get closer to customers. Contrast this with US healthcare with so many layers of bureaucracy leading to much higher costs and…"
"Paul, inevitably these habits will diminish but they will remain higher than ever before. However what I believe this pandemic has highlighted is the deficiency in the US Federation execution. When you compare the US reaction/leadership compared to…"
"We have seen unparalleled progress this year on all of Tim's thoughts by the bulk of large-company CEOs. The money that has now been committed to all aspects of the inclusion culture should ensure that business will take a large stride forward.…"
"Integrity is vital. Having a clear mission for the business and leadership that not only teaches integrity but clearly practices it is fundamental. While everyone needs to be focused on the key priorities for the business above all may need to ask…"
"Culture is vital to any organization. An illustration would come from the previous CEO of Honeywell, David Doty. When he arrived he knew he didn't have the full support of the board and he knew there were problems. When he found out how…"
"The first requirement for a financial decision is relevant data that is current, as accurate as possible and will and understanding of the range of accuracy. These factors need to be weighed against the criticality of the decision for the…"
"Paul, I totally agree with your points 2, 3, 4. Success in prior roles is mandatory but I don't think that is reasonable to expect serious functional expertise in two areas. Experience in different aspects of the business during the career…"
David - welcome to this online community - and thank you for the business leverage, friendship, mentorship, introductions and just plain common sense - that has created more value than can be measured.
The similarity between EGL and GL just struck me for the first time as I wrote this. Perhaps the symbolism is that those who really know GL are so aware of the impact of "E" - that it "goes without saying!"
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