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How Not to Let the Grapevine Choke Your Organization

Article | Author: Drew VanVooren | Published: 1 day ago
Motown legend Marvin Gaye scored his first No. 1 hit with the song, “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” back in 1968. The title of that song has lessons for business communications that are relevant today. “I heard it ... Read more
Blog

What’s HR’s Role in Change Management?

Blog | Author: Ben Baran, Ph.D. | Source: HCI | Published: February 7, 2016

Is human resources (HR) the organizational function that must lead when dealing with organizational change?

Or is managing change a fundamental leadership competency that a wide array of people from every function should have or develop? If that’s the case, should HR professionals themselves try to be change agents?

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Webcast

5 Tips for Just-in-Time Training

Webcast | Presented By: Saul Carliner | Webcast Airs: February 23, 2016
The concept is simple: developing skills for workers at the moment workers need to develop them. With the intention of providing training in segments ranging from 1 to 15 minutes, however, the implementation is challenging. This session provides ... Read more
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Abundance Mindset: Overcoming Culture Erosion to Create Safe & Healthy Workplaces - Part 4 of 4

Blog | Author: Lexy Thompson | Source: HCI | Published: January 28, 2016

In Part 1 of this series we introduced the concept of an Abundance Mindset and the three different types of work environments: Abundance Based, Uncivil, and Abusive. Part 2 addressed the “Why bother?” and how to start detecting scarcity thinking. In Part 3, we focused on individual based solutions, and now we are ready to move into organizational culture solutions. 

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Solutions Sales Reps are Born, Not Made

Blog | Author: Greta Roberts | Source: HCI | Published: January 19, 2016

Today’s business solutions are increasingly complex. Solutions are rarely bought, delivered or deployed “off the shelf”. By the time a prospect engages a sales rep they are highly educated and ask questions like “how would this work for my firm”, or “how could this solution integrate with my specific set of technologies”, or how this could be deployed internationally across many time zones and languages.

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