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Episode 053: Ideal Learning and Development Strategies
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Ideal Learning and Development Strategies
Today’s episode focuses on how learning and development can be more strategically designed and executed to improve community, connection, and collaboration within, throughout, and even beyond our organizations.
“Prior to the COVID-19 crisis… employee recruitment and retention was the #1 issue facing engineering and architecture firms and employee growth and development was talent’s top priority… so, what will change moving forward through the balance COVID and beyond? Nothing – except that our training and development programs may need to be even more strategic and robust.”
–Peter C. Atherton, PE
“One of the best ways to get and stay on track with more of the ‘on the job training’ and ‘coaching and mentoring’ aspects of growth and development, is through Peer-to-Peer learning and development groups.”
–Peter C. Atherton, PE
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Resources Mentioned in This Episode
Training & Development Services for Leaders and Teams: What We Do
ActionsProve Blog on: The Ideal Learning and Development Strategy for You and Your Firm
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About the Host
Peter C. Atherton, P.E. is an AEC industry insider having spent more than 20 years as a successful professional civil engineer, principal, major owner, and member of the board of directors for high-achieving firms. Pete is now the President and Founder of ActionsProve, LLC, author of Reversing Burnout. How to Immediately Engage Top Talent and Grow! A Blueprint for Professionals and Business Owners, and the creator of the I.M.P.A.C.T. process. Pete works with AEC firms and leaders to grow and advance their success through modern and new era focused strategic planning and implementation, executive coaching, leadership and management development, performance-based employee engagement, and corporate impact design.