organizational development

How to Implement an Organizational Development Strategy

When you hear the phrase “organizational development” what comes to mind? Endless meetings? High costs? A massive headache?  You’re not alone.  There’s a reason organizational development feels a bit like a four-letter word, it’s often followed by a lot of conversation, a ton of extra work, and often, minimal results. It doesn’t need to be that way! Organizational development […]

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workshop

How to Design a Successful Workshop

What does the idea of a successful workshop mean to you? Is it one where you come away with a perfect understanding of a new concept? Would it mean further refining a skillset? Could your employees walk away with a better understanding of a new organizational strategy? Does all that sound like wishful thinking? Chances are, if […]

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custom content creation

Custom Content Creation

At SDI, we love making custom content for our clients, and it’s always exciting to have the opportunity to learn about new subject matter. But what happens in the time between when a client contacts us, and we return developed content to them? Follow along and learn more about the secret recipe we use to create custom content.  Meet the Client The […]

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performance work from home

Performance Expectations Post-COVID

2020 has been a year for change – in where we work, in how we work, and in the measurement of our work. And, we still have a quarter of the year left to go. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how many of us work. Many companies have transitioned to significant, if not more, work […]

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digital conversion

A Few Facts about “Going Digital” with Learning

Since the onset of COVID-19, a large number of companies have scrambled to offer traditional onboarding and skill-building programs in a remote-implemented, digitized format. But the fact of the matter is, companies should have been thinking about going digital well before a global pandemic made it necessary…something we’ve been promoting and providing for our client […]

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Environmental Health and Safety

SDI’s Environmental Health and Safety Training

As part of our dynamic content library, SDI offers a ready-to-use Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) program. What makes this different than other safety and health training offerings on the market? First, let’s review a couple reasons why traditional programs fail: Programs focus on the number of incidents, and not on the behavior of people. […]

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Facilitated Training Methods

Changing the Way We Train

Have you ever wondered why it’s so difficult to find employees whose goals align with your own, and who are willing to take the extra steps necessary for everyone to succeed? No matter the size of your organization putting the right people in place is critical if you’re going to meet your goals, but how […]

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Changing Virtual Training Needs

Sometimes, change comes at unexpected times or for unexpected reasons. That has been the case with the recent outbreak of Covid-19, which has forced us into situations we hadn’t anticipated, and has driven many businesses to change the way they operate. While this current situation has forced many of to consider virtual training, SDI has […]

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Virtual Training

Going Virtual with Traditional Classroom Training

I’ve been working on an article focusing on our experiential approach to a more engaging and productive environmental health and safety (EH&S) program. But over the past week, to be blunt… “shit’s gotten real.” So while EH&S is still a topic worth discussing, it can wait a little bit. We are all scrambling to figure […]

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Organizational Transformation: Implementing New Technology

Organizational Transformation: Implementing New Technology

Are you considering using a new technology platform at your organization? Having SDI as a strategic partner can be so critical to reducing risk when it comes to implementing new technology. To get you started, our performance experts have built a roadmap to show you the route from pre-implementation to a successful launch—and beyond! […]

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