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By Steve Trautman May 20, 2018

The Value of Learning Is Real, But Who Has Time for It?

Practical Applications of the 5-Hour Rule

Last week I wrote about the 5-hour rule, which author Michael Simmons defined as setting "aside at least an hour a day (or five hours a week) … for activities that could be classified as deliberate practice...

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By Steve Trautman March 6, 2018
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Topics: 20 Test Questions, knowledge transfer, 5-hour rule, learning

By Steve Trautman March 6, 2018

Learn or End Up Floating Face Down in the Deep End of the Pool 

The 5-Hour Rule

"When your clients balk at committing their experts and apprentices to 4 hours of knowledge transfer a week … point them to these smart people!" The note was from our COO, Teresa Canady. And these "smart...

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By Steve Trautman February 28, 2018
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Topics: knowledge transfer, 5-hour rule

By Steve Trautman February 28, 2018

Talent Risk Management in Action

Everyone on the Team Doing Their Part

Today in my email inbox I was copied on a status report showing talent risk reduction happening in real-time using knowledge transfer. It inspired me to share with you how this is working on the ground, in...

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By Steve Trautman January 10, 2017
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Knowledge Transfer Workshop (KTW), Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, managing talent risk

By Steve Trautman January 10, 2017

Why Use a CMMS for Knowledge Transfer

At The Steve Trautman Co. we always love a good, practical checklist. A well-designed list of what is known and what needs to be learned is an invaluable tool for knowledge transfer. The knowledge...

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By Sonja Gustafson December 9, 2016
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Topics: knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, knowledge transfer planning

By Sonja Gustafson December 9, 2016

Why Competency Models Used for Talent Risk Management Are the Emperor’s New Clothes

Yesterday, during the i4cp webinar on Managing Talent Risk, I commented that it is time for competency models to be replaced with more targeted talent risk data that directly drives business (think: money,...

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By Steve Trautman November 11, 2016
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Topics: Outsourcing, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Common KT Misconceptions, Free Resources & Tools, Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, knowledge transfer planning, managing talent risk

By Steve Trautman November 11, 2016

Most Companies Unprepared to Manage Talent Risk

Thanks to i4cp for this news release...

Talent risk is business risk, but only 45% of companies have a process in place to mitigate it.

In this unpredictable business environment, the ability to hire and...

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By Steve Trautman October 26, 2016
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, managing talent risk, talent risk mangement definition, definition of talent risk management, talent risk management process

By Steve Trautman October 26, 2016

Smart Tips on Getting Headcount Added To Your Team

Every leader who asks for headcount needs to be able to make a sound business case that ties the new headcount to executing the corporate or divisional strategy. Start by making sure you know who is making...

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By Steve Trautman September 29, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer, knowledge silos, managing talent risk, talent risk mangement definition, definition of talent risk management

By Steve Trautman September 29, 2016
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