Although many people have had negative experiences with diversity training, I know that there are a number of successful programs out there. I am interested in learning more about what others have found useful when helping people work effectively across differences.
With over 24 years in Corporate America and 14 years in the leadership, Nickquolette knows better than anyone what it takes for you to win in your career.
It used to be a skill of CEOs. It used to be the cherry on top. Something that differentiated the Great from the good. Now it’s the upcoming reality for everyone. It is not the cherry, it is the cake. Something that will differentiate the good from the below average.
Dr. Teresa Larsen is a scientist and data visualization training expert. She’s passionate about turning data and information into knowledge and intelligence. For her, visualization is a process of turning raw data into something people can understand and make use of. Check her full TEDx talk here
My adventure with Social Influence started back in 2000 when I was the On Premise Channels Manager for Coca-Cola, and clients started asking me to sponsor 5.000 Eur DJs. The led me to investigate the why of a particular DJ, and sub-consequently to take a DJ course, become an International DJ - playing at Supperclub during the Amsterdam Dance Event, or at La Terrrazza in Barcelona to name a few -, and finally make a business out of that knowledge - designing and launching the Ballantine's Finest Clubbin Season in Portugal.
The key factor as a DJ is to "bring customers though the door". The challenge being how do you do that? You need to build your brand at the club, and in the public opinion. But again, the question is HOW?
In my encounter with tens of Panda’s trainers, coaches and consultants the last few months I’ve been told by many the same thing: “Startups have the passion but they lack the business processes and expertise.
That is one major reason why only 50% make it to 4 years, 10% are considered real success, while only really few make a breakthrough.
Of course, there are other factors, but considering that some major factors are the ones mentioned above, what is it that training and external expertise can actually offer to startups?
There is a trend nowadays, which spreads like a virus among industries. It allows companies to be flexible in hiring and firing, to adjust their workforce base according to the needs in a specific period of time, and increase their performance significantly. Yet, most of us don’t see it coming. The reason for that might be connected to the fact that the trend is growing exponentially: we can’t see it until it’s too late.
No matter in which industry you are, your employees have the potential to drive your business to a totally different level and what matters the most is how to fuel them with knowledge and ambition to do so. Learning is the answer.
Do you love traveling? Imagine that you do. Imagine you decide to book a hotel for your trip with booking.com. You go there, you find a hotel with a great rating/price ratio. You open the profile of the hotel and find out that the profile is empty. Or not, not empty, it states only “This hotel is great. Visit our website to read more at ourhotel.com”. What do you do?
What is your image of the future of the training, consulting and coaching industries? And what are the steps necessary to be taken on the path to that bright future?
Imagine the world where the unification of the training industry is the reality. Where the industry is completely transparent and everyone has access to the shared knowledge. Where the training, coaching and consulting community invites both equal competition and collaboration. The world where the corporate education is on a completely different level.
We wanted to unify and bring together the training talent globally and make a platform accessible both for trainers and people who need that training talent.