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Oct 16, 2009

Becoming a Business Partner Tip # 4: Link Learning and Performance Interventions to Business Impact

by Sherry Engel According to an ROI Institute study of Fortune 500 CEOs, 96 percent of executives want to see the business impact of learning; yet only 8 percent receive it now. Similarly, 74 percent of executives want to see ROI data, but only 4 percent have it now. Ok…I’m going a bit out of order with my tips (this is actually Tip # 4 in my series), but I saw this fact and just had to share! In order to become a successful business partner (remember, that’s our goal!), we need to “speak the business speak” and we do that by talking in terms of business impact. A great new...

by Sherry Engel According to an ROI Institute study of Fortune 500 CEOs, 96 percent of executives want to see the business...

Oct 16, 2009

Transformative Learning: Part 1, An Overview

You may have noticed that I’m presenting a paper in November at the 8th International Transformative Learning Conference. You might be wondering:...

You may have noticed that I’m presenting a paper in November at the 8th International Transformative Learning Conference. You might be wondering:...

Oct 9, 2009

Virtual Worlds and the Hype Cycle

When Gartner announced their recent report on virtual worlds and business a few days ago, I rather cynically tweeted: “Gartner reports on...

When Gartner announced their recent report on virtual worlds and business a few days ago, I rather cynically tweeted: “Gartner reports on...

Oct 7, 2009

Learning Partner or Business Partner?

Learning Director, Performance Consultant, Training Partner…is your title similar to any of these? How does your client view you…as a learning partner...

Learning Director, Performance Consultant, Training Partner…is your title similar to any of these? How does your client view you…as a learning partner...

Sep 28, 2009

Why a blog?

Okay, I admit when I titled this post, I couldn’t help but think of the famous “Why a Duck?” scene from the...

Okay, I admit when I titled this post, I couldn’t help but think of the famous “Why a Duck?” scene from the...

Feb 13, 2009

Creating Informal Learning Opportunities for Business Professionals, Part 1

Peter Henschel, former director of the Institute for Research on Learning (IRL), said: “People are learning all the time, in varied settings...

Peter Henschel, former director of the Institute for Research on Learning (IRL), said: “People are learning all the time, in varied settings...

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