Strategic Alignment: Competencies

Posted on May 11, 2016 in Blog, Strategic Alignment | 0 comments

Competencies: What’s the Question You are Asking?How do you determine the desired competencies for your leaders (or any other role for that matter)?Are you picking from a list or collection made up by someone else? That’s OK, but you might be missing out on an opportunity to make competencies meaningful and practiced.Are you asking these questions: • “What competencies are required for success in a leadership role?”...

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Organizational Assessment

Posted on Feb 25, 2016 in Assessment, Blog | 0 comments

You Don’t Have to be a Psychometrician, but…If you are using or plan to use an individual or organizational assessment, you must be assessment-savvy!Assessment is increasingly used to hire the right person, pinpoint opportunities for growth, and offer 360-degree feedback. There are countless types of assessment instruments that provide feedback on individual and group competencies, behaviors, personalities, and styles. Some even dig deeper to...

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Timeless Travels through Creative Learning Design

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in Blog, Learning and Development, Solutions | 0 comments

Customers who invest in training and development solutions typically must justify their investment with associated performance changes. They want to know that the essential learning principles remain honored. These include:Bloom’s Taxonomy: The most holistic view of learning includes Affective (feeling), Cognitive (knowing), and Experiential (doing) domains. Learning programs may or may not include all three domains, but it’s good...

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Learning is Not Dead

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in Learning and Development, Solutions | 0 comments

It’s been said that “information is power” and if that’s true, every company in the world must be a super-power! The Information Age is simply a norm these days, and there’s no limit to information on the net and in the cloud. But we must make sense of it all. “Big Data” is just one effort to deal with the colossal overload of information in (and between and around) our workplaces. The intention is to...

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Implementing is easy. Involvement is tougher.

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in Assessment, Solutions | 0 comments

Are you thinking about launching a 360-degree assessment? Implementation is relatively easy: Clarify what you want to assess – the competencies, behaviors, and skills associated with the jobs people perform Select the people you want to assess (feedback recipients) and those who will provide the feedback (responders) Buy or develop the assessment instrument (we advocate customized assessments but you can buy one off the shelf as well) Set...

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