Training and Development

The win-win that increases both company performance and employee engagement

Equipping Managers to Communicate Your Message

Closing the loop on your communications strategy is important. Not providing your communicators with the tools and information they need to relay your message is a common and detrimental mistake in any strategic communications plan. Developing materials for managers to […]

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Best Looking SmartPhone Apps for New Year’s Habits and Goals

Feeling Gung ho about a new and improved you in 2014? There are plenty of apps for that and I compared a number of them over the holiday break, grading not just for functionality but also for whether they were […]

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Are you giving your direct managers the communication tools they need?

Employees don’t seem to mind getting most of their company communications through their direct managers. Over 59 percent of respondents in Tribe’s 2012 national study on non-desk employees said they like receiving news and updates from their immediate supervisor. Good thing, […]

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Cascading News Through Middle Managers

How do you help your middle managers communicate effectively? Check out Tribe’s latest one sheet on the five keys to effective communication for middle managers.  

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Increase retention by helping employees advance their careers through training

Training programs can be a key element in employee retention.  The overarching goal of a good training program is not only to improve company performance and build powerful brand ambassadors, but also to help employees advance in their own careers. […]

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Minecraft Video Game Displays Gen Y Leadership Skills

Want a better understanding of your Gen Y employees? Just spend an hour or so looking over the shoulder of any young person playing Minecraft. At first glance, this multiplayer game looks like electronic legos. Players manipulate colored blocks to […]

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Employee Development: Good Investment or Afterthought?

Many large companies view training and development programs as a waste of time and money. It’s not seen as a profitable investment and is often an afterthought. Managers like to focus on the here and now, and don’t see the […]

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Training and development lessons from the Creek Indians

The workplace population today is rife with rich diversity, in terms of age, race, gender — not to mention personality types. When developing training and development programs, how can we address the strengths and weaknesses of both the introvert and the […]

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Monday Zen: Why the Wage Gap is Real for Gen Y Women

The last time you were offered a job, did you try to negotiate the salary? Or did you just accept the number offered, no questions asked? If you’re a woman, studies show you’re much less likely to negotiate. If you’re […]

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Monday Zen: What can everyone on your team take a minute to do?

What can you do in one minute to help someone? And is it something everyone in your organization, from the intern to the CEO, can do? That’s the question posed in a recent Fast Company article by Lisa Earle McLeod, […]

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