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Four Lessons Learned for Virtual L&D Success in 2021

2020 was a tumultuous year, and with tumultuous times comes great learning.

The ABCs of Virtual Leadership

Virtual Leadership is the new norm. What are the skills, attributes, and key considerations for leading in a virtual setting? What do leaders need to do differently in a virtual environment? How does leadership change when team are working remote? 

The Three P’s of (Virtual) Facilitation

Our world is virtual. So, what does this mean for learning and development — and, specifically, for facilitators?

Leading During Pandemic Fatigue

December 2020 looks and feels shockingly similar to March 2020. Covid-19 cases are yet again on the rise, most people are working from home, and social distancing is still mandated. Now there are fewer daylight hours and winter weather is limiting outdoor activities that were a joy and release for many this summer. Time with friends and family that usually happens this time of year is going to be very different, if it can happen at all. As we enter our 10th month of battling Covid-19, many people are beginning to experience Pandemic Fatigue: a shared exhaustion from dealing with the virus, and subsequent restrictions and stresses.

Q & A with Author and Expert Facilitator Kristin Leydig Bryant

Author of 72 Easy Tricks for Better Virtual Meetings: Achieve Goals, Engage People, and Leave Smiling - Even in an Online World

The Unexpected Advantage of Virtual Learning

The inclusion of senior executives in leadership development has long been the summit in program design.

Developing Talent in a Virtual Environment:  The Value of a Business Simulation

Let’s face it: most leaders learn their craft largely through apprenticeship.  Talent Management and Leadership Development programs offer new skills and perspectives at key points in a leader’s career, but the most significant input to how leaders learn to lead is what they see in the leaders they have worked with-- for good or for bad.