The Learning Conundrum: Comparing videos, eLearning and Simulation

By Robert Brodo | Oct 14, 2021 8:40:41 AM

As many businesses make their talent development plans for 2022, the disruption of the global pandemic has caused many to rethink their talent strategies and the methods used to deliver the training that will build the skills needed to execute the business strategy and achieve their goals and objectives.

As an active member of the Talent Development community for more than 30 years, and with great experience in all technologies related to training, I am pleased to share some perspectives and insights in a plus/minus analysis of three primary methods of delivering training as guidance for those thinking through their approaches.

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“Should We Still Be Looking to Disrupt?”

By Robert Brodo | Oct 12, 2021 8:19:09 AM

That was a quote from a participant working on a small team taking the roles of executives going through a business simulation experience that was focused on developing strategic, financial, and leadership skills. In the group learning discussion, she went on to ask, “After successfully going through a disruption, when is it time to take a break and enjoy the fruits of our labor?”

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How Today’s New Leaders are Creating a Sense of Urgency

By Robert Brodo | Oct 7, 2021 8:03:22 AM

For many business professionals adapting to the new normal, the sense of time has changed dramatically. There are still many days stuck together where Monday is Tuesday and Tuesday morphs into Thursday with the only real way of telling the date and time is to keep a calendar open on your desktop.

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Better Forecasting Skills are the Key to Success in 2022

By Robert Brodo | Sep 29, 2021 7:58:09 AM

I think I shocked the participants of the high-potential leader program I was leading this week. “Rob, what is the most important Business Acumen Skill we will need going into 2022?” was the question in the virtual classroom. I am sure they were thinking I would answer something related to strategy, competitive analysis, or ways to drive increased shareholder value.

My answer, better forecasting skills, isn’t as sexy but in actuality contains all of the above in the impact it makes. You can only execute your strategy, understand your competition, and make the best decisions to drive shareholder value if you are forecasting well and effectively.

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Proving that Virtual Learning is More Engaging

By Robert Brodo | Sep 21, 2021 7:56:20 AM

Over the past several weeks, Advantexe has conducted 14 virtual learning programs for 393 participants.  The topic areas have included Business Acumen, Business Leadership, and Strategic Business Selling.

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