Learning Leaders, Re-Calibrate Your Course for 2015
Millions of people watch the Times Square ball drop during the last 60 seconds of every passing year. According to the Official Site of Times Square, the actual notion of a ball "dropping" to signal the passage of time dates back long before New Year's Eve was ever celebrated in The Big Apple. The first "time-ball" was installed atop England's Royal Observatory at Greenwich in 1833. This ball would drop at one o'clock every afternoon, allowing the captains of nearby ships to precisely set their chronometers (a vital navigational instrument).
Woo Them With Wins: A Lesson in Hiring from Ohio State Football
Winning teams are magnets for talent. Going back to the days of Woody Hayes, The Ohio State University has attracted the most promising high school football athletes that every university wants. Both Urban Meyer (the leader) and Ohio State (the organization) are both known for winning, but their recent inaugural victory of the National College Football Championship was a once in a lifetime achievement. The team’s magnetic strength is profoundly stronger with this iconic win.
The Secret to Value-Based Learning in Healthcare
For the past five years, the siren call of value-based care has put pressure on healthcare organizations to prepare to deliver the same, if not better, quality care with lower costs. Learning professionals in healthcare organizations are feeling the pressure, too, as they’re expected to deliver high-quality learning coupled with savings. Add the demand to build talent that’s ready to lead healthcare into the future, and learning and development leaders are increasingly called upon to re-think employee education in creative ways.