Prioritize: Eat the Frogs First

Evaluate your task list and prioritize items based on four criteria: Do the things you need to do but don’t want to do first. This way you’ve done the ‘worst’ thing already and are happier to do the other tasks by comparison. Things you don’t want to do, but actually need to do are the ‘Frogs’. We aren’t motivated to do them, leaving them victim to procrastination. Frogs need structure around them to ensure that they actually get done. Create

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Learn iT! Adds Global Organization Development Guru as VP of Professional Development

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Corporate training company, Learn iT!, announced today that organizational development strategist, Rich Elderkin, has joined the company as Vice President of Professional Development. Elderkin comes to Learn iT! with over 20 years of developing and integrating change management and leadership development practices for Fortune 200 companies internationally. Having worked as the Director of Learning and Development (L&D) for Abbott Diagnostics, Chiron, Qiagen and most recently, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Elderkin brings his L&D Talent Acquisition expertise to grow

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Power BI Training Webinar

Your ability to communicate data effectively is key to successful decision making. So move over Excel, Microsoft Power BI makes it easy to create and share stunning visuals that make data meaningful and actionable. Please subscribe to Learn iT!’s YouTube channel to get the latest in IT, Soft Skills, and Professional Development training. Also, take advantage of our special Power BI training offer now.

Millennials and Training: The Winning Combination

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How to Ensure Effective Recruitment and Retention of Millennials Millennials: Are you still wondering what the big deal is about this generation, and why all the hype? Or are you past that but scrambling to find ways to recruit, satisfy, and retain these young workers? Whether or not you want to admit it, millennials are shaping future strategies for companies and recruiters. The numbers are staggering: There are currently 40 million millennials in the workplace. By 2025, 3 out of

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To Agile or not to Agile?

Choosing a project management style that fits I was teaching an IT project management class recently and had a student ask a question I hear all too often: “We’re using waterfall right now but I really want to move towards agile, will we learn about that?” The answer is always, yes, we will cover agile. But the answer to “Should we use an agile style of project management?” is much more complex. Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, seems

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