The insurance industry is seeing an uptick lately in mergers and acquisitions, especially in global reinsurance, and that got me thinking about some of the challenges that arise in integrating businesses and cultures.
INXPO thoughts and insight on Webcasting, Hybrid Events and Online Learning
This year’s Masters was another amazing edition of one of the world’s most-watched golf tournaments. Seeing a 21-year-old player display poise beyond his years and smash all sorts of records en route to his first major championship was inspiring. It was awesome to see great performances from some of the veteran champions, too. Watching the Masters this year reinforced for me the idea that there are parallel skills in golf and business.
“Culture” is a buzzword in corporate circles; many organizations and senior management teams talk about creating or building a culture. Globally, having a strong culture is desirable. A 2015 Deloitte survey of 3,300 executives in more than 100 countries cited “culture and engagement” as the most important issue they face. Any way you slice it, this intangible thing called “culture” is an important component in high-performing organizations and those companies that employees want to work for. The key thing to know is that culture is fundamentally about communication.
Topics: employee engagement
Is your organization struggling to take content that was successfully delivered in a physical classroom and translate it into a virtual classroom? Do you find it difficult to connect groups of distributed learners, keep their attention and meet both your learning objectives and your target return on investment? Are you wondering how to package 40 or more hours of classroom content into a virtual setting? If so, you are not alone! These are common challenges for organizations that are implementing virtual classroom programs.
Marketers and sales professionals spend a lot of time, energy and money on getting people's attention, but what truly counts are the actions that people take once they get those messages.