Category Archives: Mentoring

Beyond the Myers-Briggs: Assessment tools for Organization Development Practitioners

Each year millions of copies of the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) are administered by counselors, coaches, and consultants yet some experts in the field of psychometrics are not impressed by the reliability and validity of the instrument.  Still others feel … Continue reading

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Guest post: How women can become even better leaders

Although Women’s History month ended in March, I’m extending the conversation with ways for women can be better leaders in the workplace. A recent T&D magazine article, ‘Women, Seize Your Leadership Role’ by Lynda McDermott, stressed the importance for women to … Continue reading

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Alumnus profile: 2010 grad begins management position, talks training trends, praises distance learning

Meet Doug Sellers, a 2010 graduate of Roosevelt’s Training and Development program. He lives and works in Texas, and completed all of his coursework online — a setup that also allowed him to work and, most importantly, be near his … Continue reading

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Guest post: Discomfort is the Key to Learning

By Mike Quinlan   I believe in making groups or teams I am working with uncomfortable.  I’m not a big proponent of the “Facilitator’s Guide to Group Hugs”.  I know, sounds weird, as if I thrive on the misery of … Continue reading

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Instruction is Only Worth 10%

By: Angela T. Moustis It’s true, trainers.  You are not as critical to the learning equation as you might think.  According to the Center for Creative Leadership’s 70-20-10 Rule, only 10% of learning and development comes from formal training.  Formal … Continue reading

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Are you set up for success? Here are 11 ways to boost your career prospects in the field of training and development

Returning to school to advance your career may seem daunting, especially if you are working and have family obligations. It can be even more challenging for career-changers like me who are pursuing a master’s degree full-time and not only sacrificing … Continue reading

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Mentoring: The Guiding Light

Guest Blogger:  Annie I never knew the full meaning or exact benefits that came from having a mentor until I became a grad student at Roosevelt University (2009) and majored in training and development. I began to understand how important … Continue reading

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