It’s becoming clichéd to say that change is a constant, but it’s true, and the evidence certainly suggests that the pace of change is accelerating, and the extent of change is increasing.
Carrying on from my last post, here are the second 5 of my top 10 conversations to have with your team.
Teams are funny things: they enable us to create synergies where we produce far more than the sum of our parts, but they can often be the source of conflict, bureaucracy and pointless discussions. As the vast majority of today’s work is carried out in teams, it’s worthwhile making sure that the conversations you are having with your team are valuable, efficient and effective.
1. Don’t embed the learning through an ongoing continual process
Learning and development is all about changing habits, and we all know that changing habits requires more than a once-off event. Indeed, research shows it takes between 18 and 254 days to change a habit (not the 21-28 days that you see so often. So if you want to fail at delivering high-quality effective training then you want to make sure that you don’t embed the learning and make it habit forming.