With 2023 almost upon us, it’s time to reflect back. We’ve gathered the most read articles from our blog for 2022. Here they are…
1. Deepening Learner Engagement
This article delves into the three key ingredients — a learner-centric approach, built-in ownership and real-world application – needed to deepen learner engagement. More here.
2. Book Review: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
In this November book review by Glain Roberts-McCabe, she digs into Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, a book by Lori Gottlieb thatintroduces the reader to four of Gottlieb’s therapy clients – a Hollywood producer, a young newlywed with a terminal illness, a senior citizen committed to ending her life and a twenty-something who dates all the wrong men. Read the review here.
3. Leadership Skills for 2023
Our third most-read article outlines the top leadership skills needed for the year ahead. It also covers how learning in the moment can help accelerate knowledge retention for over-stretched leaders. Explore the complete article here.
4. L&D Trends Revisited
This article from June 2022 took time to pause, reflect, and check in on the learning and development trend predictions we made at the start of 2022.
5. Book Review: Deep Work
Our Leah Parkhill Reilly reviews Deep Work by Cal Newport. The book explores why “deep work” is critical now more than ever and how anyone can structure their work and career to move into a state of flow more readily. Read Leah’s review.
6. Tracy Gelder on Balancing Objectives with Morale
Roundtable Member, Tracy Gelder, Director of Business Development & Partner Management at Bell, shares strategies for balancing organizational objectives with team morale and mental health. See her advice and wisdom here.
7. Book Review: The Last Lecture
The Last Lecture is a national bestseller by Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), who was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in August 2007. Peruse the book review by our Kenzie Bertrand.
8. Let’s Make an Impact Together
Earlier this year, we embarked on a multi-year partnership with Indspire through their Building Brighter Futures initiative with a big, hairy audacious goal (BHAG) to fund 215 bursaries over the next 5 years that we’re calling #impact215 in honour of the 215 children who lost their lives at the Kamloops BC residential school. Learn more here.
9. Top 3 Takeaways from Leading to Greatness by Jim Reid
Jim Reid, former CHRO of Rogers, joined our Roundtable Talks platform to share the key principles from his new book Leading to Greatness and the wisdom that comes from a robust career chock full of learning and leadership. See Glain’s Top 3 Takeaways from the conversation.
10. The Year of Building Resilience
The word we heard so frequently in 2022 was “burnout.” See how can leaders be a source of support and motivation for others when they aren’t feeling strong and motivated themselves. Read the article here.