Posts Tagged: ASTD

Going Beyond Traditional Learning Programs

70% of learning is informal, so it’s time for managers to think beyond just traditional training programs On September 3, 2014, American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) will be hosting the Government Workforce: Learning Innovations Conference. The conference will provide a unique opportunity for government leaders to explore how new learning models can help… Read more »

It’s Time to Customize Your Executive Development Program

On September 3, 2014, American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) will be hosting the Government Workforce: Learning Innovations Conference. The conference will provide a unique opportunity for government leaders to explore how new learning models can help solve government challenges. The goal of the conference is to highlight government collaboration and give attendees the… Read more »

Talent Management: When the Question Is, Should I Stay or Should I Go?

With the freeze of pay in the air, there are sure to be federal employees – particularly soon to be retirees- asking the question (or humming The Clash,) Should I stay or should I go? Managers should not give up hope. Today in their joint “Keeping Talent” report, the Partnership for Public Service and Booz… Read more »

Stop Learning the Hard Way, Part 2

In Part 1, I laid out the present reality of learning. Using a recent lesson learned in responding to my teething, seven-month old son, I made the claim that we’re increasingly gaining new information via search engines and social networks. I said that I planned to persuade your thinking on three points: • Informal learning… Read more »

TPM and ASTD Partner to Provide Complimentary Training for Federal Human Resources, Training & Development, and Management Professionals

October 25-26, Alexandria, VA As federal agencies face the new challenges of an environment of expanding missions, shrinking resources, greater accountability, and increased expectations, their HR, training and management professionals are being asked to ensure that their talent capacity adapts to changing priorities, changing focus, and even changing mission over the long term. Strategic talent… Read more »

Presentation on Flash Mentoring at ASTD 2009 Conference

This past week, I presented on the topic of flash mentoring at the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) 2009 International Conference and Exposition here in Washington, DC. Below are the slides of the presentation. Thanks again to 13L’s Flash Mentoring Project Team: Kitty Wooley, Mike O’Leary, Chris Osborne, Patricia Armstrong, and Don Jacobson… Read more »