As Martha and the Vandellas and, later, Van Halen sang, “Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the streets!” The USA, France, Canada, Burundi, the Solomon Islands and 21 other countries celebrate their independence this month. All these festivities are a good reminder that, as managers, we should also celebrate the achievements …Read More
What Kind of Car Are You?
September means many things to many people: It’s the start of fall, the beginning of the school year, one of the best months for buying cars (according to car experts Edmunds.com), and the start of “serious job hunting” after some summer fun.
This seems like the perfect time to ask yourself: Are you a Porsche or …Read More
CLS Wins Award!
Every year, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) (a member of the World Bank Group), awards its Knowbel Prize to recognize IFC project and non-operations teams who deliver high-impact knowledge-sharing services to clients. This year, IFC’s GrowLearnConnect (GLC) platform, which Comprehensive Learning Solutions supports, won an award for its COVID-19 Response Webinar Series.
COVID-19 impacted businesses around …Read More
Reach Out and [Almost] Touch Someone
June’s warmer weather, the increase in the amount of people who have been vaccinated, and ridiculously high levels of pandemic-fatigue, are causing people to start socializing again. After more than a year of quarantining, we humans are itching for social contact. Social contact is critical for more than just our mental health; it is important …Read More
Smells Like Team Spirit
Managing teams is always a balancing act: How do you get team members to work independently and cooperatively at the same time? How do you get team members to do what is in their own best interest while also doing what is in the team’s best interest?
The COVID-19 pandemic has added a few new wrinkles: …Read More
Finding the New “New Normal”
A new year brings with it the possibility for change and fresh starts. In 2020, we certainly experienced an entire year of change! “Normal” went away, replaced by the “new normal.” As vaccinations spread around the globe, many of us are hoping that the “new normal” is really just a “temporary normal” and that we …Read More