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The Top 11 Skills and Roles of High-Performing Training Facilitators
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in September 2021. Effectively engaging learners in creating, discovering and applying information often needs a helping hand—that helping hand being a facilitator.
The 5 Best Benefits of Employee Training and Development
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in September 2021. Throughout an employee’s career, they’ll routinely encounter scenarios in which they need to adapt or upskill to succeed in a role. And for organisations, that means you need to be routinely providing training opportunities, lest you find yourself in a scenario where your workforce doesn’t have the skillsets to match the external rate of change.
What is the L&D Maturity Model?
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in March 2022. Learning maturity focuses on learning and development (L&D) initiatives, purpose and mindsets in your organisation. Organisations with a mature, optimised or anticipatory learning culture are generally agile market leaders. On the other end of the scale, immature learning cultures are reactive with little long-term benefits. (It’s a harsh reality.)
L&D Strategy Examples From High-Impact Organisations
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in May 2022. The learning and development (L&D) strategy plays a fundamental role in high-impact organisations. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach, sadly, but there are common approaches that can be applied in almost any circumstance.
How to Do Capability Mapping
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in February 2022. Capability mapping is an effective way to understand the current state of your organisation, what capabilities you have and those you’re missing, and what gaps are stopping you from getting where you want to go.
How to Establish a Successful Workforce Capability Framework Within Your Organisation
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in April 2022. You’ve gone to all the effort of creating a highly personalised workforce capability framework that is backed by external and internal environmental insights. But then it’s left to dust as another unadopted relic of enterprise.
How to Develop a Capability Building Framework
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in May 2022. There’s no green agenda here—your organisation simply can’t thrive if you’re only building capability for short-term gratification. You need to be looking long-term for success.
What is a Workforce Capability Framework?
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in November 2021. Upskilling, reskilling or invoking practices aimed at making your organisation sustainable are best done with some backing. It’s called a capability framework, and it’s a key part of achieving growth targets and strategic priorities.
The 5 Core Capabilities You Need in a Truly Impactful Leadership Capability Model
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in May 2022. Leadership is often touted as the key business driver, yet we see many organisations fail to even plan for it. Enter: The leadership capability model.