Drop your invisibility cloak and increase your discoverability if you want to build a powerful personal learning network

Inclusion is a 2-way street. You need to be known to be included. Sometimes it's hard to get known, so the more channels and the fewer hurdles there are to including you, the more connected you are likely to become. To increase the types of situations where you can be included make sure you can be discovered and looped in. Included because someone knows your name, included because someone spots your face, included because you have a presence in web search and not just included because you happened to share your contact details. [More]

Effective survey form design to get higher response rates and better data

Most best practices in form design are related to web forms for simple calls to action like subscribing to a list or signing up for a service. Form design for survey forms such as employee engagement surveys, stay and exit interviews, polls, pulse, feedback and performance review forms needs a different set of best practices. Learn 10 best practices in survey form design to improve your survey response rates and data quality. [More]

If we could just get managers talking with their people

So many times we hear people and culture teams exasperated that they can't get managers to have meaningful conversations with their teams. They won't make time for check in's, they don't connect the work to purpose, they don't have an interest in what makes their people tick. The list goes on. The truth is this isn't one conversation, it's many and managers need tools to equip them to approach people leadership topics without fear. We've found that 9 modes of interaction are needed to support the kinds of conversations that you want to happen in your workplace. [More]