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By Steve Trautman October 12, 2017

Are Our People Really Our Most Important Asset?

Managing Talent Risk, Part 2

Last week’s post to this blog introduced the topic of managing talent risk and busted three common misconceptions around that. Let’s take on another.

As business leaders, you manage many risks...

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By Steve Trautman June 3, 2014
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Consistency in a Workforce, Skilled Worker Shortage

By Steve Trautman June 3, 2014

Managing Talent Risk – 3 Common Misconceptions

If you follow this blog, you’re going to see more content on the topic of managing talent risk as my team and I prep for my next book. So far, I’ve found that Deloitte has been the most vocal on the...

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By Steve Trautman May 23, 2014
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Topics: Outsourcing, Workforce Risk Management, Change Management, Best Practices, Skilled Worker Shortage

By Steve Trautman May 23, 2014

Help Your On-the-Job Apprentices - What Mentors Can Do to Speed Knowledge Transfer

All of us in business learn our jobs by being on the job. No matter how much classroom education we may have had, we learn how to do our jobs by watching, listening to, and being mentored by the more...

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By Steve Trautman May 8, 2014
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Best Practices, Onboarding

By Steve Trautman May 8, 2014

Simple Executive Accountability for Knowledge Transfer

A Critical KT Success Factor

I’m often asked about the critical success factors for knowledge transfer. The answers aren’t too surprising. You have to have a clear, measurable goal (we use our Skill Development Plan to get that) and a...

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By Steve Trautman August 2, 2013
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Best Practices

By Steve Trautman August 2, 2013

Our New 'Knowledge Transfer Strategy' White Paper Is Published

Free Download Now

We recently completed a 9-part blog series on building a knowledge transfer strategy for your business or organization. As promised, we’re making available for free download our new white paper that draws...

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By Steve Trautman May 31, 2013
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Change Management, Free Resources & Tools

By Steve Trautman May 31, 2013

Open Letter to Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Re: Risk of Losing All the Tumblr Talent She Just Bought

Dear Marissa:

It was great to see the New York Times headline this weekend touting Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr and other start ups. The deal presents a great opportunity to tap into Tumblr’s 117 million...

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By Steve Trautman May 20, 2013
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, In the News, Reorganizations & Mergers, Change Management, Onboarding

By Steve Trautman May 20, 2013

Provide a Clear Cost-Benefit Analysis in Your Knowledge Transfer Strategy

KT Strategy Series, 7 of 9

Your knowledge transfer strategy should include a clear cost-benefit analysis for the change you want to make from your organization’s knowledge transfer status quo to a program that meets your defined...

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By Steve Trautman March 19, 2013
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Topics: Outsourcing, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Innovation in a Workforce, Change Management, Generational Gaps/Differences, Skilled Worker Shortage, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman March 19, 2013
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