Elevating Consciousness in the Nation’s Capital: A Local Experiment with Global Intention

Chris Professional Development Program

What can learning & development professionals do to create a flourishing workplace? Consider this: Complexity of the times we live in has increased- a higher level of consciousness is needed to address the current challenges 33% of the US Employees are engaged at work compared to 70%, which we find in the world’s best organizations 85% of adults worldwide are … Read More

Webinar: Confessions of a Millennial in the Federal Government

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  Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] People tend to think selfies, Snapchat, Instagram, instant promotion expectations, constant need for feedback and immediacy when they think about millennials. There might be some research out there that supports some of those views. However, we also know that technology is having a big impact on … Read More

Get Along Better with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere … Communicate, Cooperate, Connect

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According to Bill Sullivan of Agilent Technologies, “50% of all the obstacles to our success center around team dynamics. Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” In other words you can have the best plans, strategies and techniques, however if people aren’t working together as well as they can, or interpersonal and organizational communication in not up to par, teamwork suffers. The … Read More

Futureproof Your Agency: Skills as the New Currency

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Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] Developing new knowledge, new skills and new abilities is critical to futureproofing your agency’s evolving talent needs. According to Bersin by Deloitte, only 33% of millennials believe their organizations are using their skills well, and 42% say they are likely to leave because they are not learning … Read More

Inhouse or Outsourced? The Biggest Debate in Training

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Should training be done in-house or through contractors? What is the right answer? Organizations say: In-house is better because we have control Outsource is better because we save staff positions Outside suppliers say: In-house is better because we keep traditional clients. Ousource is better because it creates choice and new ideas. This will be a lively lunchtime Town Hall, with … Read More

The Coaches Corner

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In today’s learning community, we all need a coach to help us unlock our potential to be the best we can be.  We need a coach to help us to learn rather than teach us how to learn.  Founder of “Coaches Corner,” Berri A. Wells, MS, CPC, will explain just how to do that. Berri is a master trainer, certified … Read More