Essential Skills

for business & data professionals

What Makes a Good Manager?

‘Manager.’ It’s an important role.  Some people think being manager means you are the boss, but in fact what you are, for all intents and purposes, is an enabler; your job is to enable your team to do their job to the best of their ability. A recent Gallup study has shown that managers account […]

10 Ways To Be A Terrible Leader

So you want to be a terrible leader? You might think it looks easy (and you would be right), but even “pretty bad” leaders can benefit from some tips and tricks to achieve their full potential. By following these simple guidelines you too can inspire total apathy and foster a depressing and unproductive work environment. 

7 Ways to Make a Business Case for e-Learning

Over the past few years, we’ve noticed that the managers who were most successful in implementing e-learning had a few common characteristics. One characteristic was that they understood the importance of the dynamics of effective implementation. This knowledge enabled them to not just deliver results but also allowed them to deliver the case for the […]

If it can be measured, it can be manipulated

NOTE: This post was written by Ted Coiné, an Inc. Top 100 Leadership and Management Expert. It is a thought-provoking piece that has helped shape how we advise our clients on the implementation of our e-learning platform. Ted has kindly allowed us to reproduce it here in its entirety. The original post can be found […]