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Your ROE is More Important Than ROI

As a company, it only makes sense to evaluate the effectiveness of your learning and development (L&D) program. After all, it is a significant investment, so making sure you are getting a suitable return is a logical move.

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The L&D Professional’s Secret Power as A Consultant

Learning and development professionals have a unique place within an organization's structure. They are often tasked with the difficult objective of educating a technical or project-based workforce while not experiencing that environment first hand. That's why they are so...

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L&D Pro Challenges: Managing Stakeholder Expectations

L&D pros are challenged with limited budgets, small teams, and an overall gap in demonstrating return on investment (ROI). To tackle these challenges, and others, L&D professionals must demonstrate business impact. Challenges can come from projects, people, process, and...

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L&D Pro Challenges: The Project

Here are 5 challenges that L&D professionals face when it comes to delivering excellent training and development projects, and a few tips to help work through those challenges.

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4 Strategies For Successfully Working With Subject-Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (or SMEs) are critical to helping your team and your business understand some of the more technical aspects of the work everyone contributes to day in and day out. While they are an important part of...

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5 Stakeholder Management Tips: (Tip #1 You Don’t Have to Manage Them)

Engaging the stakeholders on a project is essential! There are a number of simple ways to keep them engaged, positive, and empowered throughout. You might be surprised that it's actually less work than you might think. So read on...

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3 Unusual Skills for Your Project Management Toolkit

Want to run your next project smoothly, with great teamwork and a low risk of failure? Everyone tells you to work on your leadership, organization, and communication skills to get the job done right. But there are three ingredients...

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The Four People You Need on Your Team

Social Media integration can be a real game-changer when it comes to staying ahead with your learning & development efforts. The flexibility and unique learning opportunities offered through social channels can be surprisingly effective. You might not immediately...

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What Can We Learn from 50 Years of Project Management?

What can history teach us about being better project managers in today's workplace? An article published in the International Journal of Project Management earlier this year took on the task of combing through fifty years of project management (PM)...

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Why Will My Project Fail?

If you're a project manager, or about to begin a project with a team, we have some data that might scare you. While statistics vary across industries, the general consensus is that the number of projects that fail is...