Articles by Ladan Nikravan
Gen Y: Big Demands and High Expectations
Earlier this year Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. released its third annual Millennial Survey, and at first the findings worried me. According to the survey, 70 percent of millennials across the globe "reject" what traditionally organized business has ...
What Is Work to a Millennial?
It’s no secret that today’s workforce isn’t into working 9 to 5, coming to a physical office each day. But I was shocked when I read a piece by Ira Wolfe, which details a conversation he overheard where a millennial said his life would be over if he ...
A Beef With Jerky
Employees want to work for good bosses, but many bosses lack emotional awareness and donâ€™t know how to inspire people to perform their best.
CLO of the Year: Pat Crull
Crull's outstanding work in developing learning and development strategies has made her the 2012 CLO of the Year.
Targeting Employee Education for Digital Natives
To meet the needs of the future workforce, learning leaders must know how to reach employees who have grown up with wide access to technology. Hereâ€™s how.
Why Communication From Leadership is Essential For Success
Whether leaders are giving constructive criticism or defining company goals, they have to involve employees and be precise and concise when communicating to achieve positive results.
Learning From Leadership Mistakes
Whether a leaderâ€™s mistake is a temporary setback or career killer depends on his or her attitude and approach to its repair.
When and How To Go Beyond IQ in Assessing Employees
High test scores might not always point to the best, highest performing candidates. Students who perform well in IQ reflective tests may simply have access to a greater range of developmental resources.
Learning Before Reviewing
Making sure managers are trained in performance management programs before conducting employee performance or business reviews is essential to get a head start for next year.
How Leaders Impact Employee Morale – and the Bottom Line
A lack of employee engagement is threatening economic recovery. Here, organizational leadership must set the tone.
Learning and the Pursuit of Shibumi
Introducing a Japanese aesthetic that seems to have all the answers. How being connected, balanced and finding beauty in simplicity translates to a powerful organizational learning method.
Minding Online Manners Boosts Leadership and Workforce Development
Following proper netiquette is essential to developing professional relationships online, and the solution to ensuring employee etiquette is trust.