Innovation

Facing a business transformation? Blueline is in your future!

Change creates uncertainty – causing fear and confusion and hurting productivity.  A clearly defined message and communication strategy can dispel doubts and facilitate alignment.  Learn how Blueline supported innovation initiatives at a Fortune 50 Healthcare Company using proven planning and communication strategies. The outcomes are best summarized by the head of the organization who opined:…

LOOK! WE’RE IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL! (KIND OF)

I was talking with a client recently and we were discussing the powerful impact successful change strategies can have on an organization.  We were both sharing our continued surprise at how simple strategies can have such far reaching impact.  Even though we have both seen and experienced it many times it is still delightful to…

Brandon Hall Award Application Time!

In our industry there are few awards that matter as much as the Brandon Halls. Last month the 21st Annual Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards Program opened for applications. The Brandon Hall Awards are “the most prestigious awards program in the industry. Often times called the “Academy Awards” by Learning, Talent and Business Executives,…

Respect is one of those words and concepts that carries with it big ideas and expectations

Part 3: Equally critical to creating and maintaining trust among project teams has to do with having respect for each other. That includes respect for the client organization…what they’re trying to accomplish, the steps that they must go through in their process and their challenges, and respect for what each team member brings with them…

Creating and Maintaining Trust Among Project Teams

Part 2: It won’t come as a surprise that clear communication is vital to building relationships with project team members. But what does that mean? It encompasses a myriad of things when bringing people together to work on a project. It’s not assuming that the members of the project team want to be communicated with…

Creating and Maintaining Trust Among Project Teams

Part 1: In our business, like most others, working effectively with project teams is critical to our success. Today’s constantly changing marketplace is forcing teams to evolve while demanding higher levels of productivity and efficiency. The modern workforce is much more diverse now than it has been in years past, not just with ethnic or…

Onboarding: This Is Not Your Father’s “First Day on the Job”: Blueline Simulations looks at the organizational phenomenon

Remember your first day on the job, on your first job, all those years ago? I do. I remember awkward introductions. (“If you need anything at all…” “Hook ‘em horns!”) I remember paperwork. SO much paperwork. And I remember pulling up a chair in my undecorated closet-office and going straight to work. And that was…

Celebrate Summer with a Leadership Development Webinar on Demand

through these immersive simulations! Did you miss our Spring Webinars? Watch them now. Discover our complete set of leadership development experiences first hand through a series on 50-minute webinars hosted by Blueline’s Managing Partner and Director of Leadership Innovations. These experiences are designed to enhance any leadership curriculum, can be deployed face-to-face or virtually, and…

Why Everything I Believed About eLearning is Wrong.

Part 2: I stared at the number: 28%. 28% has long been established as a standard, an ever-present challenge to developers of traditional elearning programs. That’s the percentage of material that you can expect your learners to retain two weeks after your elearning program. Some refer to it as “the problem of forgetting.” There’s a…