Category: Training and Development

Goal setting can influence job performance. But under which conditions?

Key Points: Set challenging and specific goals for higher performance. Use data, feedback, and progress monitoring to achieve goals effectively. Consider individual differences and intrinsic motivation for successful goal setting. This Evidence-Based Summary has been made available in an audio-based format. Click play to give it a try! Most personal and professional progress is directed
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A Quick-Start Guide to Leadership Training Done Right

Key Points: When delivered effectively, leadership training programs can improve leadership, change behavior, and help an organization’s bottom line. But you can’t just assume that the training you’re considering (or already receiving) is actually being delivered effectively. You should conduct a needs analysis before beginning training to ensure that the program that you’re considering is
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How Mindfulness Can Benefit Leaders, Their Followers, and Make for More Profitable Business

Key Points: Mindfulness is positively correlated with many highly sought health and wellness indicators. Mindfulness is similarly correlated with highly sought and highly effective leadership styles like transformational leadership, authentic leadership, and with specific leader behaviours like less leader abuse. Organizations would do well to implement demonstrably effective evidence-based mindfulness training as it’s both cost
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