Insightful Ideas

Learn more about our leadership expertise and topics related to business acumen, strategy execution, new leadership and finding your own personal balance of leadership.

Leading in a post-acquisition environment

CHALLENGE Our client recently closed an acquisition of a company larger in size, with largely complementary products and global operations. 

Five misconceptions about business simulations

When you hear the term “business simulation," what comes to mind? Images of MBA case studies, computer-based games, maybe even memories of prior simulation experiences? You may be surprised to find that business simulations and their impact on your organization can be far more than you imagine. 

Make learning last—increasing development ROI

The Institute for Corporate Productivity recently completed a case study about Ford Motor Company’s Global Executive Leadership Program.

Why 70/20/10 learning doesn’t work as well as it could

The 70/20/10 Theory In any talent management discussion, it doesn’t take long for someone to invoke the 70-20-10 theory. 

Beyond the Lecture: Experiential Learning for Large Groups

Think learning in ballrooms is boring? Learn how to get your participants energized in a high-context experience that gets people talking and engaging in real business issues. We'll share the 4 powerful concepts for making learning high-impact for groups of 60-2000. Insight Experience's unique large-scale simulation design engages participants with a set of real world scenarios, real time results, and both team and individual feedback. Learn what caused one Fortune 100 executive to state, "Wow! This was the best learning experience I've seen in 20 years."

Prime Your Leaders for Learning

When people are enjoying themselves, they can be more open to taking in new information. And, if the material is compelling, they usually retain it longer than they would otherwise.

The L&D Lever to Improve M&A Results

Lost in the commotion of keeping the newly formed company moving forward during a merger or acquisition is the impact on Learning and Development.