It seems to me, and I’m certain to many HR leaders, that a new
leadership book is published every three minutes. But, this could
be an understatement.
After skimming the shelves of leadership books available, I
observed a disconnect between these books and the day-to-day
reality of corporate life.
There’s nothing more human about work than using your brain to learn and grow while on the job. However, managers and training professionals often face challenges tailoring leadership development experiences to meet individual learning needs. Thanks to neuroscience research, we have new no-nonsense approaches to help everyone at work to learn, develop and lead. Ask questions about the person’s thinking – not the current problem.
Have you ever been part of an organization that zapped the energy right of you? Have you ever walked into a place of employment where employees were like zombies; their bodies were going through the motions, but their minds were elsewhere? Have you ever spent time in a workplace where you sensed underlying anger and frustration? Hopefully, none of these extreme scenarios describes your workplace.
Life long learning is important to keep up with the ever-changing human resources profession. One sure way to keep up with what’s new and what’s important in human resources is to attend the KYSHRM Human Resources Conference August 29 – 31 at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky.