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Podcast - Guidance on Diversity & Inclusion in Training

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 10:42:25 AM
Stephanie Goodell and KeyAnna Schmiedl share tips on Diverstiy and Inclusion training

Global organizations are the norm now. The boundaries constraining corporate success and competition no longer fall along state, national, or continental borders.

Growth, as demonstrated by companies like Amazon, Apple, and more, has no limit.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Podcast - How to Support Diverse Learners in the Virtual Classroom

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 9:26:35 AM
Tips for Training Diverse Audiences

A Modern Learning on the Air Interview with Beth Yoder and Peter Byebierggaard.

Bersin research confirmed what many of us already know: global teams define the modern workforce.

Our organizations include diverse teams, connected by innovative technologies. Organizationally learning functions now work in a new standard: multicultural classrooms.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Recording - Realities of Virtual Collaboration

Posted by InSync Training on Aug 9, 2017 6:34:22 PM

August 8, 2017

Instructor: Brenda Huettner

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No man is an island; we are all part of a larger community. Rapid advances in tools and technologies offer us a myriad of ways to communicate and collaborate with each other. When we spend all day at the keyboard, it’s easy to forget that we’re still working with humans who happen to be on their own keyboards. 

This session will review some of the current virtual collaboration tools available and suggest ways of using each most efficiently. We’ll also talk about how and when you can incorporate a more personal touch to your communications across the virtual landscape.

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Topics: InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings, Virtual Collaboration, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Recording - Global Learning and Virtual Teams

Posted by InSync Training on Jul 26, 2017 1:03:25 PM

July 25, 2017

Instructors: Amy Lins and Munira Bangee

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Most of us work in some form of a virtual team these days. Does the old adage of “forming, storming, norming, and performing” still apply in the virtual team, or are new norms emerging? What are the benefits and pitfalls of being a virtual team member and a virtual team leader? What skills does a leader need to be successful? We will discuss how to build and maintain high performing virtual teams.

Additionally, we will take a look at how the virtual team changes when you become a multi-national or global team.

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Topics: InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Infographic - Trust: The Power Behind Virtual Teams

Posted by InSync Training on Jul 11, 2017 4:10:24 PM
Virtual Team Success Process Infographic

How do you honor cultural diversity and bridge distance to not only achieve excellence, but to inspire trust that frees people to collaborate quickly? 

Recently, guest BYTE speaker Mary Kingsley answered this question and provided some ideas on how to invest in your team relationships to get great results.

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Topics: Infographics and Tools, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Recording - Inspiring a Global Virtual Team

Posted by InSync Training on Jul 11, 2017 4:06:11 PM

July 11, 2017

Instructor: Mary Kingsley

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How do you honor cultural diversity and bridge distance to not only achieve excellence, but to inspire trust that frees people to collaborate quickly? If you are prepared to invest in your team relationships and to be surprised at how much you learn, you will not only get great results, you will discover how your solutions work best in different cultures. 

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Topics: InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Recording - Global Virtual Teams: The Role of Talent Leaders

Posted by InSync Training on Mar 8, 2016 2:52:43 PM

March 8, 2016

Instructor: Marjorie Derven

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Working on virtual teams, where all or some team members are geographically dispersed during their careers, is rapidly becoming the “new normal.” Globalization, matrix structures, flexible work arrangements, and contingent workforces contribute to this trend. The stakes are high for such teams to be successful, but teamwork challenges are magnified as a consequence of distance, cultural diversity and communication barriers.

Talent development leaders can play a key role in maximizing the effectiveness of these teams by enlisting senior management support, deploying a change management approach, and removing barriers to high performance. 

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Topics: InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Recording - The Art and Science of Working Remotely

Posted by InSync Training on Dec 1, 2015 5:40:39 PM

December 1, 2015

Instructors: Susan Hillebrandt and Amy Lins

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Are we more productive in the office, or out of the office?

According to a new uSamp survey of 1,000 Americans, 65 percent of companies allow remote work, and an even higher percentage of big companies take advantage of home and virtual offices. (Read more here.)

How is all this remote work working?

Join us for a discussion of how to make working remotely successful. Our panelists worked together remotely, and will take some time to share their experiences along with lessons learned and tips for success. 

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Topics: Virtual Work, InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Video - The Art & Science of Being a Remote Manager

Posted by InSync Training on Oct 30, 2015 1:09:35 PM

The Art and Science of Working Remotely Leading a virtual team presents a unique set of challenges. Communicating effectively requires extra attention, and identifying personnel issues can be difficult.

Presenters Amy Lins and Susan Hillebrandt, learning professionals with extensive experience managing remote teams, share their advice with those in virtual leadership positions.

Based on their popular BYTE session, The Art & Science of Working Remotely, this video can help you identify ways to adjust your management style to fit the requirements of dispersed teams. 

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Video - The Art & Science of Being a Remote Employee

Posted by InSync Training on Oct 30, 2015 12:19:46 PM

Tips for Working RemotelyVirtual team members must possess a specialized set of skills in order to be successful on the job. Additionally, they need to create their own work space and complete their daily tasks while separated from their coworkers.

Managing these issues can feel overwhelming. To eliminate confusion, Susan Hillebrandt and Amy Lins provide solutions to these challenges in this short video based on their BYTE session, The Art & Science of Working Remotely

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace