Are you a networking “giver” or “taker?” And other insights from the CLO Symposium

by Rachael Bourque April 18, 2014 Observations from the Road

What makes a successful networker? A firm handshake? The gift of gab? Not according to Adam Grant, author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, one of two great speakers I saw at the recent Spring 2014 CLO Symposium in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Here are two of my favorite takeaways from the show: [...]

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Future of the Oil and Gas Industry and Accelerated Learning Design

by RPS April 18, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Forbes The Singular Secret For A Leader’s Success: Self-Awareness by Jack Zenger I frequently interact with leaders who don’t understand the reactions of those around them.  They [...]

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Training for Retention and the Human Brand

by RPS April 11, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Training Journal The Human Brand: Warmth and Competence in the Workplace by Chris Malone and Susan T. Fiske Social psychologists have deduced that primitive humans developed a [...]

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European Networking Group Helps Accelerate Dealer Network Performance at 14th Annual Automotive Retail and Distribution Event

by RPS April 10, 2014 Automotive

The shift from “bricks and mortar” to “clicks and mortar” set the stage for discussion of the exciting innovations across the automotive industry at last week’s Automotive Retail and Distribution 14th Annual European Networking Group (ENG) event in Berlin, Germany. Auto brands, OEMs, and industry service providers from around the globe convened last week to [...]

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Learning To Make Whole-Brain Decisions

by Dave Letts April 9, 2014 Training

It’s a given. Business is about numbers. In fact, the impetus behind many decisions often arises out of a numerical issue.  The CFO might propose, “We’re spending X thousands of dollars a year on Y – How can we do it for a lot less?” This kind of logical, A + B = C reasoning [...]

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The Generation Gap, Skills Supply Chain and What Great Employees Do

by RPS April 4, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Harvard Business Review Seven Things Great Employers Do (that Others Don’t) by Peter Flade, James Harter and Jim Asplund For most people, paid work is unsettling [...]

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Looking for New Ways to Drive Profitability In Your Dealer Network? Get a Sneak Peak at the Automotive Retail and Distribution 14th Annual Event

by RPS April 1, 2014 Automotive

Join Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) April 2 – 3 at the Automotive Retail and Distribution 14th Annual European Networking Group event in Berlin, Germany to learn how to turbo charge your automotive dealer network. The event brings automotive executives together from across Europe to discuss the future of the industry, with a focus on defining [...]

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CLO Symposium Session Sneak Peek: To outsource or not to outsource? That is the question.

by RPS March 28, 2014 Training

Are you currently facing a dilemma with your organizational training? Are you considering outsourcing? What is the truth about outsourcing? And what are the myths you should be aware of? Learn the answers to these and other critical “learning outsourcing” questions at the CLO Symposium in the session To Outsource or Not to Outsource Learning? [...]

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Neuroleadership, Apprenticeships and Aligning L&D with Business Goals

by RPS March 28, 2014 Apprenticeship

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. CLO Media Classroom Learning Still Has a Place by Chris Lennon E-Learning’s growing popularity hasn’t thwarted classroom training. Learning management systems, MOOCs, gamification and other online [...]

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Spring into the Learning Spirit, CLO Symposium Style

by Rachael Bourque March 24, 2014 Observations from the Road

The spring CLO Symposium is right around the corner. On Sunday, March 30, we’ll touch down in California for three days with many of the world’s top learning leaders. Will you be attending this year? If you can’t make the trip, you can still follow along on Twitter using #CLOSYM and by following us @RaytheonRPS. [...]

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