Month: February 2020

leadership development

The Leadership Gap Has Arrived

As millennials continue to rapidly grow within the global workspace, discussions are going around about how age diversity will impact organizations in the coming years. And although there has been some perceived challenges (which I believe is calming down significantly) between millennials, generation X, and baby boomers, the three generations account for almost all of today’s workforce.   While the generation X employees may want to …

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Business Simulations

Tips on Using a Business Simulation Within Corporate Training and Development

It is a common phenomenon for military personnel, pilots, doctors, and disaster response teams to pass through intense simulations before they set foot in the real world. This not only allows them to learn about their areas of specialization extensively but also be ready to respond in case of a crisis. Just like in these …

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Strategy Acceleration

Business Simulations For Strategy Acceleration

How to Reduce the Negative Impact of Business Silos in Your Corporation Competitive marketplaces involve numerous corporations, each working around the clock to meet the needs of their clients. This pushes the management of each company to deliver results, and fast. They turn their attention to the workforce, urging their employees into overdrive. The outcome …

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Business Simulations for Business Acumen Training

Business Simulations To Solve The Knowledge Gap

Hands-On, Real-World Training Can Help! Both growing and fully fledged corporations face the challenge of skill gaps. Certain skills naturally have a higher demand at certain times, outstripping the available personnel. This can be caused by loss of labor through natural attrition, but the leading cause is the emergence of new posts. Sometimes these posts …

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Forbes Article: Business Simulations Can Be A Powerful Tool For Leadership Development But Proceed With Caution

This is an article I wrote for Forbes that was published in February of 2020. This article might actually talk you out of using a business simulation within leadership development. These tools really are some of the best out there. But they can also be very tricky to utilize. A lot of my time is …

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Harnessing Business Silos to Increase Strategic Acceleration

Business silos are prevalent in the corporate world. They drive managers through the roof, wreak havoc in departments, and can even jeopardize a whole corporation’s operations. Silos have been around since the beginning of industrialization, and probably won’t be vanishing anytime soon. That’s because humans are social beings, and they instinctively form subgroups at all …

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