Two Nelson Cohen clients, Western Union and Aon Plc are finalists in the Training Top 125 Awards

We are delighted to announce that two of our clients, Western Union and Aon Plc are finalists in the Training Top 125 Awards. According to Training magazine, a leading business publication for Learning and Development professionals, finalists for the annual Training Top 125, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs both Western Union and Aon Plc have ranked in the Top 125 with final rankings to be revealed at a black-tie awards gala February 15 during the Training 2016 Conference & Expo,February 15-17 in Orlando, FL. “The 2016 Training Top 125 winners have found the recipe for success,” noted Training magazine Editor-in-Chief Lorri Freifeld. “They utilize innovative methods to deliver training and engage learners; they link training to the achievement of corporate strategic goals; and, most important, they measure the results. We salute these organizations—including 28 newcomers to the list—for their dedication, passion, and commitment to training. Clearly, they understand that Training Matters.” Training Top 125 recognizes corporate training overall—not just single training programs including: Training Program/Scope Training Budget Tuition Reimbursement Training Infrastructure and Delivery Evaluation/Metrics Human Resources Nelson Cohen’s involvement with the Training Top 125 dates back to its origin 16 years ago when Booz Allen, under Ed Cohen’s leadership first ranked #59, the next year leaping to #6 then moving up the ranks to #4 then #2 and in 2005 achieving the #1 spot.  Then in 2008, under the leadership of Ed Cohen, Pris Nelson and other leaders, Tech Mahindra ranked #15 and then moved up to #8 in 2009.  Since that time Nelson Cohen has helped Farmers Insurance achieve #1, Novo Nordisk achieve #12, and Western Union move from #110... read more

Nelson Cohen welcomes three new clients

Over the summer we have begun working with three new clients which we are delighted to have the opportunity to assist: Aon Corporation, we are reviewing their complete global learning strategy and providing feedback as well as assisting with their metrics strategy. Temple University School of Dentistry invited us to come in and work with first year dental students to help them expand their cultural awareness. And, Fluid Components brought us in to help them develop their leadership team.  We are implementing our BEST TEAM EVER process with them. We welcome all three to the Nelson Cohen... read more

Learning at the Point of Need from CLO Magazine

For almost a year, I have been writing a blog for CLO Magazine called Your Career.  Here is my most recent post: Learning at the Point of Need.  In the post, I talk about my Cancer treatment journey and how it made me realize that organizations are not providing learning to match symptoms at the point of need.  Read it and let me know what you think.... read more

Leadership Traits hits #1 on

On October 29th, Leadership Traits Insights for Today, Pathway to the Future hit #1 in Business Teams and Business Mentoring & Coaching on AMAZON.COM.   Here’s a video preview of the book…            ... read more

Leadership Traits Global Report releases on

So here’s what we know about you. You are either a leader yourself or you work with leaders and teams every day. The bottom line is, the game of business has changed locally and globally and you need to know WHAT’S CHANGING and WHAT TO DO to ensure your success. In May we published Leadership Traits Insights for Today, Pathway to the Future, a 200+ page full-color book that examines leadership across generations, regions and 13 major countries. Check out the preview video for the book: On October 29th, we are proudly launching the Kindle version, a complete FULL COLOR replica of the print book, for the special price of $1.99 ~ the Kindle version will be priced at $9.99 after this special launch is over. This is a must-have resource and the price is right! We are doing this because we want to share the outcome of this study with as many people as possible.  The leadership landscape is changing.  Those who neglect to pay attention will be left behind. We’ve been hard at work assisting professionals around the world in understanding the similarities and differences in behaviors based upon age and culture. Tony Bingham, President and CEO of ATD, the largest professional association for learning professionals in the world, states, “Nelson and Cohen’s research shows there are important differences related to generations, cultures and regions.” We’re sure that Leadership Traits will help you in leadership development, succession planning, mentoring, career planning, team building, recruitment, sales and just plain getting ahead or doing a great job whatever your role. Please make a note to grab your copy of Leadership Traits to read on your device of choice ~ you can... read more


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