Posts Tagged "change"

5 Behaviors That Can Make You More Successful At Work

Posted on December 22nd, 2017 by The Learning Factor

There’s a lot of discussion about what makes a person successful. Some say it’s the people you know or your network. Others say it’s all about how you organize your day and your priorities. Others say it’s innate personality characteristics.


All of the things listed above are extremely important. And, we wanted to know what really creates true greatness in people—where their work is so good that they win awards for it. 

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Whether you’re trying to figure out how to find success for yourself, or searching for ways to help employees become the best versions of themselves, there are a billion places you can look for insight. However, research shows there are five things anyone can do. And, you can start today.

Creating A Culture That Fosters Digital Transformation

Posted on December 20th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Whenever any new technology emerges that challenges the way people and businesses have been doing things for years or even decades, the initial excitement is often overshadowed by uncertainty and reluctance to try something new. In the early days of the cloud, it was almost inconceivable to think that it would lead to such a profound shift in how businesses operate. More recently, the drive toward digital transformation has caused even greater anxiety in some organizations.


In this age of digital transformation, all industries — from manufacturing and banking to hospitality and retail — are evolving. This means that decision makers must identify key business issues, not technology issues, that digital transformation can tackle. Companies need to not only harness the power of the latest digital technologies and platforms to stay relevant and competitive but also course-correct their business models based on evolving customer demands.


This type of transformation should be seen as a journey, not a destination. It is a cycle of change and progress, both from a technological and organizational standpoint. It’s about constantly reassessing opportunities to do things better, faster and with greater scale in the evolving environment in which one’s business operates.


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While the thought of sweeping changes gives many people increased anxiety, it’s imperative that in any business its leaders come together to create and foster a culture that embraces digital transformation.

3 Things Are Holding Back Your Analytics, and Technology Isn’t One of Them

Posted on June 9th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

During the past decade, business analytics platforms have evolved from supporting IT and finance functions to enabling business users across the enterprise. But many firms find themselves struggling to take advantage of its promise. We’ve found three main obstacles to realizing analytics’ full value, and all of them are related to people, not technology: the organization’s structure, culture, and approach to problem solving.

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The challenges are organizational.

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