[caption id="attachment_4478" align="alignleft" width="347"] Leadership and Learning Trends[/caption] I returned from ASTD 2013 last week full of energy about the future of learning and leadership development, about advances in learning technologies, and about the integration of neuroscience into the process of learning new skills and becoming...

  [caption id="attachment_4486" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trust is Key to Great Relationships[/caption] I've often heard that in business it's not what you know, but who you know.  I think to be more precise, it's not even who you know, but rather how the people who know you feel...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="10/12"][vc_column_text]During this election cycle, we are exposed to numerous examples of how politicians lead, how they make decisions, and how they engender support and create followers. We expect our nation’s leaders to set a good example...

  The buzzword in many industries today is "collaboration". How do we effectively collaborate and how can we improve our ability to collaborate? Why would we want to? When our work was producing industrial goods through the repetition of a manual task, productivity gains were relatively straightforward,...

[caption id="attachment_4505" align="alignleft" width="300"] Is This How You Imagine Conflict?[/caption] Life is full of conflict. Conflicting goals, conflicting values, conflicting emotions.  How do you handle conflict in your life?  Do you meet it head on and press for your point of view?  Do you avoid it and...