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.…
"No doubt that is often the case, in matters of opinion. Then again, while everyone is certainly entitled to their opinion, that doesn't mean all opinions are equal. Some are based on greater knowledge and experience than others. And some, quite…"
"For anyone who is interested, here's a little light reading on the topic. The first piece is from the Harvard Business Review. I'm curious to know if the problem outlined in the opening paragraphs--that new hires struggle to think…"
"I haven't really had too much opposition to my ideas, so far--not in person, at least. Some comments on a couple of my essays have given me food for thought. Mostly push-back against my suggestion that critical thinking is about objectivity,…"