Sep
01

Reevaluate Training and Development Budgets for Accelerated Learning

posted on September 1st, 2021 by Jim Cusick in Development,Professional Development,Training with 0 Comments

Training and development are critical for success in your career or as a contributing member of your company. Therefore, it makes sense that companies spend ~100B annually on investments in employee training. According to LinkedIn’s 2021 Workplace Learning Report, this investment number will climb higher. I have been the beneficiary of working for two companies […]

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Apr
14

Golf vs. LinkedIn: The Similarities

posted on April 14th, 2021 by Jim Cusick in Development,Mindset,Professional Development,Strategy with 0 Comments

In the spirit of warm weather, fresh-cut grass, fully booked tee times, and all of the PGA Tournament coverage, I have been thinking of the parallels between Golf and LinkedIn. While it is easy to draw parallels to Golf’s challenges with life and business, I think it is interesting to evaluate Golf and LinkedIn’s commonalities. […]

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Nov
04

How to Maximize Your Coaching and Training Success for 2021

posted on November 4th, 2020 by Colleen McKenna in Professional Development,Career,CEOs,Leadership with 0 Comments

2020 took us all by surprise in so many ways. While I know it will be different, I’m ready for 2021 and the opportunities that I’m certain will be revealed. I understand many people may not feel optimistic.  We’ve taken on unfamiliar challenges, and careers have gone awry.  I have reflected, discussed, and opined on […]

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Oct
21

Managing Your Business Objectives for 2021

posted on October 21st, 2020 by Colleen McKenna in Mindset,Professional Development with 0 Comments

Reset. Refresh. Change of Scenery. This week, we are bringing you something a little different for our blog post. Sometimes we just need to reset our brains and surround ourselves with a new environment. 2020 has definitely made us rethink and reshape the way that we do business. In a mostly virtual environment, it’s more […]

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Aug
05

Did You Know That LinkedIn Ranks as the Most Trusted Social Site?

posted on August 5th, 2020 by Colleen McKenna in LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Professional Development with 0 Comments

Even when people mention that LinkedIn feels a bit softer, more social than it used to, it still remains, according to Business Insider, the site people go to for information and I dare say, even news. Business Insider bases its results on six Pillars: Security, Legitimacy, Community, User Experience, Shareability, and Relevance.  LinkedIn held the top […]

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Jun
10

Starting Different

posted on June 10th, 2020 by Colleen McKenna in Education,Mindset,Professional Development with Comments Off on Starting Different

When applied, can brain science help you become a better LinkedIn member and user? Yes. My friend and fellow Vistage speaker, Dean Minuto, shares his take on LinkedIn, how our brain works, and why starting different is where we find ourselves these days. Our 35-minute webersation (yes, I just made that word up)  is chocked […]

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Apr
01

Being a First-Timer Means It’s Okay to be Just Okay

posted on April 1st, 2020 by Colleen McKenna in Mindset,CEOs,Professional Development with 0 Comments

Did you watch the 60 Minutes episode with Brené Brown? If not, please do.  Then download her new podcast, Unlocking Us and listen carefully. Process and consider her ideas and suggestions for a more meaningful understanding of FFT/TFT. This morning as I walked the dog, I spent 38 minutes awesome moments comforted, awed and refreshed […]

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