Henry Ford – Creator of possibly the most famous L&D related post ever…
It’s Friday, so time for something a little lighter-hearted.
Rather than the typical ‘L&D Friday Funny’, I thought I’d go with a Learning and Development quote…indeed, possibly the most famous and oft-quoted Learning and Development quote ever.
Henry Ford, who I’m sure needs no introduction, once famously said Continue reading
Ok, we’ve come a LONG way in the last few years in terms of SLTs/C-Suites gaining a greater understanding of the need for well designed and implemented Learning & Development programs to ensure the maximum in capability and engagement, and therefore productivity and profits (click here to see my previous post ‘What’s the connection between leadership and organisational value?’ for more on this topic).
However, it’s still fairly common for people to say to me that their SLT doesn’t really seem to see the point of training…one L&D Manager even told me that her CEO had once asked her (in front of others) ‘So, what are you wasting money on today?’ (!?!?!?!?). Continue reading