Category Archives: Learning Exchange

Creating Robust Virtual Training Experiences

Recently, I’ve heard many people say “I’ve just got to breathe! Everything is so fast and furious these days.” I know the feeling. For 40 years, our company’s work happened primarily in-person in the classroom, though virtual seminars were not … Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Learning Exchange, Working Remotely

Developing Confident, Credible Leaders

Last month, as part of Exec-Comm’s Learning Exchange series, I led a seminar with talent management and business leaders from top Silicon Valley companies to discuss developing leaders at their companies. We addressed how certain supervisors are able to command … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Communication Skills, Executive Presence, Leadership Skills, Learning Exchange, Life Skills

Take Your Seat at the Table

How many women leaders does your organization have? A recent Pew Research Center report found that while slightly over half of managerial and professional occupations (52.2%) are held by women, women continue to lag behind men in senior leadership positions. … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Leadership Skills, Learning Exchange, Uncategorized, Women in Business

Gamification Builds on Corporate Learning Efforts

Games have been used as a teaching tool since playing cards emerged in China during the ninth century. Chess was developed in the Middle Ages to teach combat moves. Jump ahead a millennium, and humans are playing games against computers. … Continue reading

Posted in Gamification, Learning Exchange, Uncategorized

Selling the Concept of Learning

Earlier this month, we hosted a group of Bay Area learning professionals to discuss the challenges of selling learning initiatives internally. The group noted that differences exist when selling up the corporate ladder, to gain funding, or selling down the … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership Skills, Learning Exchange, Uncategorized