There’s Room for Improvement with Leadership Development

Every company agrees that well-prepared leaders are essential for business success, but how satisfied are you with the success of your leadership development efforts? If you are like most participants in a recent survey, you probably see a need for improvement.

Training ROI: Investing in Training

Adobe_standard_logo_RGB Complimentary Webinar: Training ROI: Investing in Training Date: Thursday, February 09, 2017 Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

More from ATD 2016: Measuring Your Training ROI

In yesterday’s Advisor, we presented thoughts on bite-sized learning from a session at the annual Association for Talent Development (ATD) Conference and Exposition held recently in Denver, Colorado. Today, another ATD speaker has advice for determining the return on investment (ROI) of training programs.

HR Is Now a Strategic Partner. Are You Ready to Deliver?

by Linda Itskovitz HR isn’t just about administration, compliance, and onboarding anymore. Between training, metrics, and employee engagement, the field has evolved into a strategic business role within the organization. Linda Itskovitz, vice president of marketing for GuideSpark, has tips for delivering strategic HR.

Prove the Value of Your Training Investment with ROI

In yesterday’s Advisor, we gave you 10 reasons that training is a good investment to help you make the business case for training. Today, we show you how to prove the value of your training with return on investment (ROI) analysis.

Can You Make the Business Case for Training?

Today’s Advisor gives you a wealth of valuable information and research to make your case to top management, including 10 good reasons training is a sound investment and 5 ways you can increase the return on your training investment even more.

Train Staff to Follow These 3 Steps to Measure the Impact of Your Coaching Program

"In yesterday's Advisor, we provided an outline for a training session on coaching. Today, we hear from Anton Franckeiss, PhD, of Acuity Global Development in an article that first appeared on, about how to measure the impact of your coaching program."

  Human resources professionals are under ever-increasing pressure to achieve measurable results and return on investment (ROI) from coaching assignments. However, research* suggests that less than 40 percent of organizations review coaching assignments once completed, leaving them with no clear idea of what has been achieved.

Train Your Leaders on 5 More Leadership Skills

"In yesterday's Advisor, we went over the first 5 leadership skills. Today, we cover the last 5 leadership skills, and we showcase a concise, ready-to-use resource that will help you train on key employment topics in only 10 minutes."

In an article that first appeared on, guest columnist Elizabeth Dukes from writes that while the top leaders’ instincts are much of what helped them rise to the top, many of their most valuable tools are learned skills. If you are looking to advance into a top leadership position, here are 5 more things you must learn to do habitually and every day:

Train New Leaders to Use These 7 Strategies

"In yesterday’s Advisor, we went over the 7 enemies of success for new leaders. Today, we present 7 strategies for success for new leaders, and we explore a comprehensive leadership library of online interactive courses, prewritten and ready to use in your leadership training program."

“There’s a lot of onboarding going on and not so much extensive assimilation coaching,” says Diane Egbers, president of Leadership Excelleration, Inc., (LEI Consulting) ( She is also a coauthor of The Ascending Leader: Conquer the Seven Enemies of Success—A Strategic Guide for the Newly Promoted (Smart Business Network, 2013).

Have Your Leaders Learned These 6 Leadership Lessons?

"In today’s Advisor, we get the first 6 of 11 leadership lessons from guest columnist, author Matt Tenney."

A recent Gallup poll shows that only 30 percent of Americans are actively engaged at work. According to Gallup’s chairman and CEO, fully 20 percent of American employees are actively disengaged because they have “bosses from hell that make them miserable.” In turn, these employees “roam the halls spreading discontent.”

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