Month: February 2018

Why Ongoing Management Training is Critical for Your Organization

Importance of ongoing management training

Promotion to management: it’s a badge of pride for almost any employee. The coveted manager role seems to be one of the only ways to advance one’s career and garner more power and responsibility within an organization. But have you ever considered why people are most commonly promoted into this position? Often promotion to management comes as a result of two things  – one being job tenure, i.e. the amount of time on the job, and the other being individual performance, i.e. sales numbers or contributions to a particularly important project. While both of these types of employees should be

The Power of Storytelling in Business

The Power of Storytelling in Business

Most employees think that storytelling is something reserved for books and the big screen, but this belief is robbing companies of one of humanity’s greatest tools. Stories have been used from the dawn of humankind to pass down valuable information and engage people’s attention. Yet somehow stories still aren’t utilized by business people to help aid them in their work. This is likely because we mistakenly think of stories as purely entertainment. Stories can be colorful and emotional, and sometimes they are embellished to make them come to life in the minds of the audience. Because of this, they can