It’s September, Back to School

Dan Carusi Dan Carusi, Learning and Development

Thank God it’s September and back to school for millions of children across the country!  If your house is similar at all to my house, both mixed feelings between spouses for the first day of school. Some parents are absolutely jazzed with getting their kids out of the house, and others dread the endless activities and ongoing battle with completing …

Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout?

Dan Carusi Dan Carusi, Learning and Development

If you are not familiar with the show, “Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout”, it matches up middle-age men going through a mid-life crisis against Eagle Scouts in a series of challenges based on merit badge competencies.  These are not your typical Boy Scouts but rather some kick-@$$ boys that could probably stand toe-to-toe with Bear Grylls.  They have …

Stop Checking the Box

Dan Carusi Dan Carusi, HR, Learning and Development, T+D

I recently attended an industry conference and was enjoying some spirits with my peers when the topic of measuring training was put on the table.  I swear it was only minutes before everyone was sharing awesome percentage of completion numbers and giving each other high fives, even talking about winning awards.  Everyone seemed pleased by how many employees had checked …