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Technology – Transforming the DNA of the Workplace, Written by David Wallis

New Technology is transforming the business world. This is changing the DNA of the workplace by driving continuous improvement and…

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Change Management & Leadership Project Briefing

Empowering Aspirational Leaders within the Business to Embrace Change and to Influence Performance and Behaviors, both within their teams and…

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Anchor Program Open Enrollment Virtual Instructor Led Training

Open Enrollment Virtual Instructor Led Training, now with a “Guaranteed to Run” offering, with the new “Anchor Registration Program” from…

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Technology – Transforming the DNA of the Workplace, Written by David Wallis

New Technology is transforming the business world. This is changing the DNA of the workplace by driving continuous improvement and…

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Breaking Bad: Tearing Down the Harassment Culture

The ugliness of “harassment” has lurked in society for all of time in many forms and the recent attention drawn…

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Robots as Co-Workers

In today’s ever changing business environment, the reality of artificial intelligence, automation and robotic process is a growing reality. Unlike…

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Future Focused Learning Organization

Future Focused Learning Organizations (FFLOs), are progressive, talent focused, and market driven.   AMS works with clients to design, build and…

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Collaboration Redefined by Phil Ventresca, MBA

After reading, “Smart Collaboration” by Heidi K. Gardner (and being challenged to think about the concepts she discussed by a…

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When Cultures Clash; Written by Phil Ventresca, M.B.A.

When Cultures Clash Written by Phil Ventresca, M.B.A.   Global organizations, multi-nationals and domestic alike, all share a common thread;…

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Take Care of the Back Office; Written by: David Wallis

Take Care of the Back Office Every now and again I get a timely reminder that the external image of…

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No Gain Without Pain; Written by: David Wallis

I was fortunate to listen to a number of the Webcasts from the Credit Suisse Industrials Conference this week and…

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I Want to be Like Chris: Living an Inspired Life; Written by David Wallis

Not that remarkable because I know a lot of people called Chris. However this particular one is Chris Hadfield, the…

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Connecting processes, systems, data and your car! Written by Gregory Shumaker

In my thirty plus years in management and system integration consulting, I’ve found the use of car analogies can aid…

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Why Meditate? Written by: Barbara Schwartz Cornell

We hear about meditation all the time. Actor Richard Gere is a famous meditator. Oprah went to visit with a…

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Being of Service Written by Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

There are not many organizations today that don’t espouse service to be a key element of their culture. Although there…

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Do Women and Men Lead Differently? By: Colleen Franca

Let’s start focusing on what really matters: putting the right people, regardless of their gender into leadership positions so they can do what they are able to do successfully- Lead.

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What is Mindfulness to You? Contributors to this Blog Discussion: Phil Ventresca, MBA; John Slack, MBA, PMP; Angie Sokol, Ph.D., SPHR; Barbara Schwartz Cornell, Melissa Kitchen

What is Mindfulness to You? Read our thought leader discussion using current articles and artifacts as resources for this discussion, our team has identified additional considerations around mindfulness. Join the discussion or ask our team of experts for advice by joining the discussion.

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Creating Engaging Programs is not Enough; by: Sherwin Chen

I recently attended a session on how to increase learner engagement. It was a lively discussion where many good ideas…

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Leading vs. Managing Time; by: Frank Ferrante

Time – the most objective reality there is (a minute is a minute), yet the most subjectively perceived; it flies…

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What If… by: Barbara Schwartz Cornell

The word ‘if’ has become a four letter word. It is misused and unfairly discriminated against. It is a word…

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The Career Stagnation Trap, by: Frank Ferrante

I know people who have been with a company twenty-five years and I also know people who have been with…

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An Holistic Approach to Training, By Barbara Cornell

The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines holistic as “…relating to or concerned with complete systems rather than with individual parts.” Traditionally…

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Where in the World is the Communication? By: Angie Sokol

Over the past few years, I have had the opportunity to travel extensively to do training at client sites. I…

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Being Happy at Work? by: Frank Ferrante

Sounds a little counter-intuitive. Usually, when you ask someone where he or she is most happy you won’t hear “at…

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What is Learning Worth?, by: Sherwin Chen

In a previous article I presented the idea that measuring the monetary return on training, i.e., ROI, did not capture…

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Success at Work – Mind Your Q’s, by: Frank Ferrante

What are the factors that increase the odds of becoming a successful businessperson? Having observed scores of successful people over…

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Beyond Learning ROI, by: Sherwin Chen

For learning professionals return on investment is often considered the pinnacle of learning measurements. But is there more we should…

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The Value of Strategic Thinking, by: Frank Ferrante

“The best CEO’s I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy.”                                                                                                                              Michael Porter…

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What’s Right About Being Wrong, by: Frank Ferrante

Two recent coaching surveys* reveal similar trends – more senior managers want coaching and more of them want the coaching…

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Live from Detroit, It’s Saturday Night! By: Angie Sokol

“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation and only one bad one to lose it.”                     – Benjamin Franklin…

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DNA of a Global Organization, by: Phil Ventresca

Businesses today are struggling with establishing a true identity in an ever-changing global market.  Whether they have revenue generating businesses…

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The Coaching Equation: A Formula for Change, by: Frank Ferrante

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one…

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Motivation vs. Inspiration, by: Phil Ventresca, M.B.A.

Do we want to motivate or inspire our teams?  In the past, the word motivate was so overused it simply…

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I See Coaches Everywhere! by: Frank Ferrante

In my last blog I looked at coaching through the lens of literature by examining Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and…

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A New Year for Coaching, by: Frank Ferrante

It’s January, a new year, a time of renewal, of resolutions, of looking back to leap forward (January, named after…

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