70% of Employees Report Lack of Mastery of Skills Required in Their Current Job. That should indicate both hard and soft skills need attention and focus.
Typically, soft skills are a much higher priority. Teamwork is the number one soft skill that is the least understood and has the most impact day-to-day. 75% of work is done through collaboration, but 70% of teams are dysfunctional. 86% of the project/goal failures are due to lack of communication and collaboration.
When I sit down with organizations to develop and implement training it’s amazing how quickly you see results and increased performance, teamwork, engagement along with a reduction in conflict and turnover.
What’s your training and development plan for 2019-2020?
Are focusing on the right areas? (Here are five key areas: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/guid/7FFEFEA8-12EB-11E9-BDC3-ED774D018C33)
How are you measuring it? Engagement surveys are helpful, but that’s just one small step. There are other methods that are more critical and informative.
There is a reason 99% of organizations are underperforming. The above is one reason why.
You can take quick steps to increase bottom line metrics without breaking the bank.
PS: If you have any training and development, I help organizations build out their plan, process and conduct training. Feel free to reach out for a quick consultation.
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