What are your top 5 challenges as a learning and development professional in 2019? After discussion with several L&D Leaders we know, we share some of their priorities.
Before we get into this, I encourage you to look up Mara Gleason and her business One Solution. Gleason and her team travel the world listening and speaking to individuals in business discussing and identifying their stresses, frustrations and feelings of being victims of circumstance. One Solution explain that those feelings can be turned around, that “the only thing we can ever be up against in life is our state of mind in the moment: we live not in a world of circumstances, systems and other people, but in a world of our own transient thinking“.
Why is that important?
With a change of mindset and providing clarity of mind, her format directly impacts business outcome (and dramatically improves health, home life and friendships) of the individual. It is a discussion and programme first brought to the fore by Sydney Banks originally from Edinburgh (Leith), later living in Western Virginia (USA).
As an L&D professional you will inevitably be faced with a number of challenges and a long to-do list. To be more effective there needs to be focus and determination to see through those priorities. From conversations with senior HR professionals and those challenged particularly with the learning and development of business teams, we have assembled a list that identifies the elements they see as key points to consider going into 2019.