Droste Group Wins Excellence in Partnership Award from CLO Magazine

We are excited to celebrate our Silver Medal for Excellence in Partnership award from Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine. CLO recently announced the winners of the 2016 Learning in Practice Awards which celebrate those who have crafted new and innovative education initiatives, and recognizes learning executives, organizations and vendors in the learning and development industry. …

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Team Development Process

The Team Development Process & the Power of Trust on Performance Droste Group Principal Steve Dion presented on the importance of team development at the 2016 MISHRM Conference & Exhibition. Steve spoke on several different team development topics including the power of trust on performance, the team development process, how team development is leadership development, …

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HR and Line Leader Relationships

Cultivating Effective Relationships Between HR and Line Leaders The purpose of this discussion was to provide a practical review of how effective relationships can be developed between Human Resources and line leaders. Participants shared ideas around current relationships between HR and other departments in their companies, and best practices for making those relationships stronger. Best …

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Internal Communication Strategies

Internal Communications: Best Practices that Drive Engagement and Increase Performance The purpose of the discussion was to provide a practical review of how internal communication strategies can drive employee engagement and increase performance. Participants shared ideas around internal communications that exist in their workplaces, and strategies that could improve them. Best Practice Review Participants agreed …

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Global HR Leadership Development

The purpose of this discussion was best practices for global human resource leadership development programs. Participants shared ideas around how their organizations currently manage their departments on a global level, and best practices for making those programs better. Overview To begin the discussion, Droste Group’s Steve Dion surveyed the participants to better understand the global …

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Healthy Organization Culture

Healthy Organization Culture to Increase Performance

Organizational Health: Growth, Performance, and Defining your Organization’s Culture Developing a healthy organizational culture is necessary for any company, whether it’s a start-up or a fortune 500 company. Change, culture, and growth are relevant for any organization in any industry, so having a plan in place is necessary to improve business performance. In a recent …

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The Aging Workforce

Best Practices to Avoid Brain Drain, Leverage Experienced Talent, and Transition to Retirement The purpose of this session was to discuss experiences, trends and best practices with the aging workforce. Overview Before beginning the discussion, because of the topic, the group shared the average ages in their workforces. The average employee age ranged from below …

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The Truth About Workplace Chemistry

Forget Workplace “Chemistry” Why Workplace Chemistry May Be Detrimental, Combustible…or Even Highly Toxic. Readers who know us well also know that we sometimes like to take slightly controversial positions that challenge conventional thinking about leadership.  This article will explode (pun intended) a myth about workplace “chemistry” as a prerequisite of high performing teams. The inspiration …

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