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Talent Management Simulation – Available Now!

Blueline Simulations is excited to announce the release of Enspire’s Management Challenge™, the newest addition to our suite of simulation-based leadership and management development programs! Management Challenge™ will help your new and experienced managers to build their talent management skills – identifying, motivating, coaching and developing talent – in response to some universal challenges: Navigating…

Employees Leave Managers, Not Jobs

Blueline Simulations is excited to announce the release of Enspire’s Management Challenge™, the newest addition to our suite of simulation-based leadership and management development programs! Management Challenge™ uses a combination of team-based simulations, video-based role-plays, and facilitated discussions to help managers become better prepared to communicate with their employees and avoid turnover. Contact Blueline to…

We thought we had seen it all. Then we discovered Management Challenge.

We’ve been in the training business for a long time. When it comes to talent management learning solutions, we thought we had seen it all. Then we discovered Management ChallengeTM. Developed by our partners at Enspire, participants practice communicating with employees, delegating projects, and managing employee engagement in this highly immersive talent management simulation. Management…

Do you or the people in your organization struggle with any of these talent management challenges?

Navigating difficult conversations with direct reports on potentially uncomfortable topics Facilitating effective coaching conversations based on identified needs and goals Developing and deepening relationships through coaching Engaging, influencing and motivating people with differing perspectives, preferences, and communication styles Creating collaborative solutions within a competitive environment YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Join us at 1:30 pm EST…

Now You CAN Have It Both Ways!

Back in 2010, David Milliken and I engaged in a spirited debate here in this blog. We explored whether skill practice through eSimulations was as effective as live role-play in a classroom. As a quick recap, I argued that there are important aspects of live role-play that could not be replicated in an eSimulation. These…

Top 5 Mistakes Managers Make: Failing to Delegate

Management Challenge Program Designer Kate McLagan is penning our latest blog series “Top 5 Mistakes Managers Make”. Over the next five weeks, Kate will explore these critical mistakes that managers make in their relationships with their direct reports. Read on for Part 4: Failing to Delegate. Manager Mistake #4: Failing to Delegate With today’s emphasis…

Top 5 Mistakes Managers Make: Communicating Poorly

Management Challenge Program Designer Kate McLagan is penning our latest blog series “Top 5 Mistakes Managers Make”. Over the next five weeks, Kate will explore these critical mistakes that managers make in their relationships with their direct reports. Read on for Part 2: Communicating Poorly. Click here to read last week’s blog, Mistake #1: Lack…

Coaching Skills Faster Than Ever Thought Possible with Breakthrough Technology!

Prior to founding Blueline Simulations, I spent nearly 10 years at Development Dimensions International (DDI). For those of you who aren’t familiar with DDI’s history, its cofounders, Douglas Bray and Bill Byham, were pioneers in the field of industrial/organizational psychology. They brought the power of assessment centers to corporate America through ATT’s Management Progress Study.…

Coaching Still Just as Important, But Harder Now

Research by Mary Broad and John Newstrom, as reported in their book, Transfer of Training, establishes how critical the manager’s role is to newly trained skills actually being used on the job. The authors assert that what the manager does before and after training occurs is even more important than what the training designer or…