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Mar 17, 2016
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Managers Eat Learning for Lunch

Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.” Executives can sit in important planning meetings and generate as many documents as they like; if the culture of the organization can’t or won’t support those plans, it’s going to be difficult to move forward. In the olden days, NCR was one of my clients. NCR was gobbled up by AT&T in 1991, and like the Borg, AT&T attempted to assimilate them, dubbing them AT&T Global Information Solutions or AT&T GIS. The interesting thing is, though, nobody within the acquired company called it AT&T GIS. They called it NCR. I remember facilitating courses and going to meetings during this time, where employees...

Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.” Executives can sit in important planning meetings and generate as many documents as...

Mar 2, 2016
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Six Ways Talent Onboarding Drives Your Employee Brand

Whether you mean to or not, your organization has an Employment Brand. Your Employment Brand is a clear message to employees and...

Whether you mean to or not, your organization has an Employment Brand. Your Employment Brand is a clear message to employees and...

Jan 14, 2016
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Running Corporate Learning as a Business: Top Trends for 2016

Yeah, yeah, I know. Yet another “here’s what to expect in the New Year” post. The only thing more certain than hangovers...

Yeah, yeah, I know. Yet another “here’s what to expect in the New Year” post. The only thing more certain than hangovers...

Oct 7, 2015
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Improving Time to Impact: Onboarding New Leaders

PDG has published a new case study focused on building the next generation of corporate leaders. Failure rate for new managers can...

PDG has published a new case study focused on building the next generation of corporate leaders. Failure rate for new managers can...

Sep 28, 2015
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Be the CEO of Your Learning Organization

It’s fall, and for parents and students, thoughts have turned to school; in the business world, thoughts are turning to fiscal planning...

It’s fall, and for parents and students, thoughts have turned to school; in the business world, thoughts are turning to fiscal planning...

Sep 3, 2015
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Why Millennials are not Space Aliens

If you were born around 1980 or after, we all kind of owe you an apology. Because we dubbed you a “Millennial”...

If you were born around 1980 or after, we all kind of owe you an apology. Because we dubbed you a “Millennial”...

May 28, 2015
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Creating the Learning Organization Structure

How do you know if the design of your learning organization is accomplishing your business goals? In PDG’s new white paper, “Creating...

How do you know if the design of your learning organization is accomplishing your business goals? In PDG’s new white paper, “Creating...

May 11, 2015
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Driving Global Marketing Excellence at the ATD Conference

Join PDG and Pfizer at the ATD International Conference When you work in the life sciences industry, change is a constant. And...

Join PDG and Pfizer at the ATD International Conference When you work in the life sciences industry, change is a constant. And...

May 4, 2015
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Tomorrow’s Sales Training at the LTEN Conference in June

Is it difficult to get new behaviors from an experienced sales team? The tenured sales force responsible for Genzyme’s Multiple Sclerosis product...

Is it difficult to get new behaviors from an experienced sales team? The tenured sales force responsible for Genzyme’s Multiple Sclerosis product...

Mar 3, 2015
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Life Sciences Learning Trends in Focus

There’s no denying that changes in the world economy are having an effect on every industry. And the Life Sciences industry is...

There’s no denying that changes in the world economy are having an effect on every industry. And the Life Sciences industry is...

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