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Soft Skills Training

Just Hearing About EQ Is Not Going To Make Anyone More Emotionally Intelligent

At his speech at Google, Dr. Daniel Goleman emphasizes that just hearing about EQ is not going to make anyone more emotionally intelligent. Pop quiz: how many workout video do you need to watch to get six pack?

5 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Workshops Fail

In the 1990’s, Daniel Goleman and other authors introduced and popularized the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI). Goleman, in particular, suggested that EI includes self-awareness, self-management, social...

Why Emotional Intelligence Workshops Don’t Work Alone

Are your emotional intelligence (EI) workshops ineffective? Businesses spend hundreds of thousands each year on non-productive emotional development workshops to help employees to be more emotionally...

Brain Training Doesn’t Make You Smarter -Scientific American

Want to be smarter? More focused? Free of memory problems as you age? If so, don't count on brain games to help you. There is no solid evidence that commercial brain games improve general cognitive abilities.

Why Leadership Training Fails -Harvard Business Review

Corporations are victims of the great training robbery. Employee training and education—$160 billion in the United States and close to $356 billion globally in 2015 alone. If the system does not change, it will set people up to fail.

Why Workplace Learning Fails -Forbes

It has to do with making soft-skills learning a process, not an event. It's time to ban the fire hose.

Your Leadership Training Is Probably a Waste of Money. Here's What's Missing

Training effectiveness may be short-lived without the opportunity to follow through. As evolving technology increasingly changes the way we work, businesses are investing more and more into workplace training to...
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