From Order-takers to Pivotal Business Players: A New L&D Approach with Candice Mitchell

09 Apr 2024 • 41 min • EN
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Today, we're diving deep into the ever-evolving world of learning and development with Candice Mitchell. Candice brings her rich international experience across the fields of corporate L&D, her own entrepreneurial journey, and her work in both South Africa and the United States. She's here to discuss the importance of understanding both your business environment and the unique challenges faced by employees. Throughout this episode, we'll uncover: The current challenge talent development faces – a mismatch of skills in the market exacerbated by layoffs and inadequate training.How to get out of "order taker" mode as an L&D professional The trends steering talent development towards strategic business partnershipHer controversial take on how to create a lasting partnership and the importance of addressing actual business problems.Strategic advice for smaller companies starting from scratch For almost 20 years now, Candice has been in the business of developing people. And here's where it gets interesting... her focus has shifted to developing those who are in the business of developing others. She's all about giving you an extra lift, helping you become even more effective in what you do. When your skills get a boost, the ripple effect is huge – better skills lead to bigger ripples, touching every part of the organization. What really lights her up? Transforming Talent Development professionals from order-takers to pivotal business players. She's here to help you enhance your influence and really thrive in both the success of your business and the development of your employees. Connect with Andy Storch: Website LinkedIn Join us in the Talent Development Think Tank Community! Connect with Candice Mitchell: LinkedIn Website

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