Generations of Books, MBA's and Consultants have attempted to explain how changes fail within an organization. Here are some concrete signs that your change is destined for failure...and tips to prevent it.
During my early career I was in a state of almost constant frustration over finances. I knew that I had a lot to learn, but I didn't really know where to start. Luckily technology can help address the knowledge gap.
Not everything that is important can be quantified and measured. But not everything can be identified based on the human instinct side either. A balance must be struck for the clearest vision and best guidance.
Understanding how and why people and businesses forms habits can better prepare anyone working with them for the challenges they will face, and it will provide tremendous aid to those seeking to change those personal and institutional habits.
It's not just something for politicians, PR specialists or Crisis Management experts anymore. It's something that today's workers must be comfortable with if they want to continually improve their career prospects.
The medical and health care applications of wearables haven't gone unnoticed. From devices meant to monitor pulse and blood pressure to contact lenses that can measure glucose levels, there has been an explosion of new technology meant to help patients keep better tabs on their health.
At a certain point, we all have to acknowledge the reality that any business is operating in a continuous state of change. So you have to learn to not only operate within a constant state of flux, you need to learn to thrive in that environment. How do you do this?
I'd like to look at a new practice that some clinics and hospitals are just now putting in place: making physician's clinic notes accessible to their patients. As with any change, there are some facilities that are embracing the change...while others are running screaming in the other direction. It's all part of the shift in ...
Why are lecture-heavy webinars dangerous? Because if you are disengaged in what you are teaching, how on earth do you expect your learners to be engaged? So how do you stop lecturing and start engaging your learners?
With the deadline for having and using an EMR system of some form behind us, what does the market look like for vendors of EMR systems? Are it's best days behind them, or is there still room to grow? Two new surveys show that the market for EMR systems is still going strong...provided you are already in the game.
Anyone working in the technology field who deals with conversions or implementations will tell you that the Kubler-Ross Stages of Grief isn't something that is limited to deaths or divorces; they are also experienced in much the same order by customers who are undergoing a data conversion or a new software implementation.
Those who have studied the cognitive science behind storytelling and game play point out that knowledge retention is increased greatly by using either or both of these methods. By creating a story out of the content you are presenting and turning it into a game, you make e-learning much more interesting to the learner.