Never before have our work skills needed renewing so frequently. Only a century ago you could do exactly the same work your parents did; if they worked on a narrowboat, so could you. That is no longer true, and even less true for our children. Does your work today require a very different set of skills to your first job? Mine certainly does!
This rapid, frequent obsolescence of knowledge and skills has been unsettling enough for those in mid-career. It’s even faster and more unsettling for people (more…)
to make your organisation fit for the future.
Your organisation will only thrive in the coming decade if it can change faster than its business world is changing. And do this at lower cost than competition. So getting more business benefit from your learning and development money is of paramount importance.
Just putting in a better, high-powered training alone may even hurt your bottom line. After all, shoehorning a Ferrari F1 engine into your Volkswagen might sound great pulling away from the (more…)
The reason why tetraLD exists is making learning and development (L&D) data-driven, and accountable for business performance. So we have invested in a range of tools to align L&D, the business purpose, strategy, organisation and culture. The latest addition to this is the TransferLogix tool, which step-changes how training gets transferred into high-performance on-the-job behaviours. And it does this by first getting solid data on what is working and not working in the training.
This is a new to the world instrument, so we’ve just spent 3 days with in London training and planning for TransferLogix’s future in (more…)
The UK is emerging from recession, but slowly. The British Chamber of Commerce (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11920548) has just downgraded it’s forecast for 2012 to 1.9%, from the 2.2% forecast in September.
The skills needed at work have also changed dramatically over the past few years. And they are going to change even faster as the wave of green jobs accelerates (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-11380865).
So business leaders who want to grow profitably in the coming decade will need to invest in training. Training for high performance in what you are already doing, and for many, training in completely new skills. For example, pharma today needs (more…)