Training

Is Fulfillment Part of Your Learning Equation?

Less than one-third of employees are fully engaged, according to the Metrus Institute, and Gallup reported that 49 percent are fully disengaged. A five-year study by my team at the Metrus Institute also tells us that 80 percent of people are not feeling totally fulfilled in their lives. Further, much of the feeling of being unfulfilled is rooted in work—non-compelling ...

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4 Tips to Get Started Creating Video

Video creation commonly is perceived as being too hard and costly to incorporate into your daily workflows. In fact, I often meet trainers who want to create videos but don’t know where to begin. Think of it this way: A common New Year’s resolution is for people to get in shape, right? However, if you don’t have an existing exercise ...

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: Truly Memorable Customer Service at Penn Station, Inc.

Penn Station, Inc., sells franchises of its East Coast Subs “quick casual” restaurants. The company’s customer service initiative began in 2008, and crosses over all of its formal training processes, from managing owners to managers and hourly employees. All of these programs train on both direct and indirect means of impacting the customer experience, as well as providing “Enhanced Customer ...

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3 Steps to Creating a C-Suite and CEO Brand

Interested in doing business with a company and want to know a bit about its CEO and senior executive team? No need to hit the library books or write to request a corporate prospectus. In today’s wireless world, you are just a few clicks away from the cloud revealing all. The easily obtainable (and seemingly endless) amount of information available ...

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There’s a dark side to working from home

A lot of cubicle drones often have day dreams about working from home: the 2-minute commute from bed to desk, ability to attend meetings in your pajamas, access to your Chemex and perfectly set up coffee grinder. But there may be some hidden hazards to living the fantasy of 9-to-5ers. To explore how our now-ubiquitous digital devices are affecting the ...

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Chances are, you’ll probably go a little crazy at some point

For most of us, the idea of mental illness is something abstract, relegated to hoarders living with hundreds of rats amid floor-to-ceiling collections of Beanie Babies, or that unfortunate uncle who started talking to rocks in the park and had to take a trip to the looney bin. But suffering from a mental disorder at least once in your life ...

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Obesity could triple your risk of stomach cancer later in life

Overweight people in their twenties who then become obese later in life could be three times more likely to develop cancer of the esophagus or upper stomach, according to a study published Wednesday in the British Journal of Cancer. Researchers examined over 400,000 individuals’ reported height and weight at ages 20, 50, and at the time of reporting. Then, the ...

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Watch: Dwayne Johnson gives convicted felons a second chance in boot camp doc ‘Rock and a Hard Place’

The Rock is ready for boot camp. Dwayne Johnson and HBO are partnering up for the documentary Rock and a Hard Place, which follows incarcerated young men facing jail time who are given a second chance via the Miami-Dade County Corrections & Rehabilitation Boot Camp Program. “I want the world to see the importance of this program,” Johnson narrates over ...

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Fall in love with Alfa Romeo’s new high-speed pinup: the Giulia Quadrifoglio

Get to know the luxurious 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. Name: Alfa Romeo Giulia QuadrifoglioBasic personality: Italian flirt.Measurements: A curvy 111.0, 182.6, 73.7, 56.1 (wheelbase, length, width, height, in inches).Weight: 3,800 pounds (curb) of asphalt-churning force.Fast or slow type? With a top speed of 191 mph and a speedy 3.8 0-60 romp, the Quad isn’t playing around. Special talents: The Quad’s ...

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