Ideas for employee learning and development

7 AM Start Time

Posted by Dan Cox on Dec 10, 2017 2:18:49 PM

“It’s your last couple days, Dan.”

“Yeah, it feels surreal, Bob. My first job . . . coming to an end. But, it’s for the best. Moving on to another opportunity that is better for my career.”

“Well, good luck with that Dan. Stay in touch and let me know if I can be of any assistance.”

Common dialogue that occurs every day in the workplace. The very dialogue that happened to me several decades before. Bob, the senior sales person in the firm I joined right out of college, was the star performer. He had been with the firm 6 years longer than me. Bob had done so well that the firm had recently made him a partner.

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Topics: micro learning, microlearning, employee development, focus, bite-sized learning, self-development, reflection

Authentic Conversations: Bill Jensen on Simplicity

Posted by Jon Peters on Oct 15, 2017 6:45:11 PM

Athena is proud to announce a new series called Authentic Conversations where we ask experts who come to Athena's production studios in Emeryville, CA to sit down and talk with us about what is on their minds. What kinds of issues are they seeing on the horizon - either exciting opportunities are pitfalls to keep an eye out for. While not part of our regular #microlearning leadership library we think these insights will be valuable to those who are managing others.

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Topics: simplicity, management, focus, disruption, attention spans