Introducing: Our new High-Impact Leadership Research

Last summer, we asked ourselves: “Why do organizations still struggle to grow leaders?” We knew that organizations’ efforts and spending on leadership development was increasing every year, but we also knew that many companies are left wondering about why their efforts in identifying top talent, developing leaders’ capabilities, or pumping up their leadership pipelines don’t […]

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Transforming L&D

  On the heels of my last blog where I told you all how optimistic I was, I bring you all back down to earth. The truth is, lots of L&D functions are in crisis mode. They find themselves in the unenviable position of either transforming or accepting extinction. Both options may seem equally scary, […]

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Why Companies Need a Chief Learning Architect

The world of corporate learning has gotten very complicated lately. Learning management systems, MOOCs, simulation tools, content management systems, new content providers, social profiles, collaborative learning, video sharing, mobile learning, on-demand learning, new forms of assessment, and the use of Big Data are all changing rapidly. And companies are spending more money on training (up […]

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Human Resources, Learning, and Leadership: Our Ten Predictions for 2014

2014 will be an exciting and challenging year for HR, learning, and talent professionals.  (Download our 66 page Predictions Report here.) Global economic growth will create a new level of competition for people. HR organizations will shift their focus from cost reduction to retention and engagement. Technology will continue to make the world a smaller […]

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The New Best-Practices of a High-Impact Learning Organization

We just completed the brand new version of our enduring research, The High-Impact Learning Organization (HILO). This research, which involves several years of effort, uncovered some groundbreaking new findings and rich new set of tools and assessments to help organizations improve. In this blog post I'll highlight our new HILO Maturity Model, our new Enterprise Learning […]

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