Ashley Ansari

Ashley is responsible for Product Marketing. Before joining the Inspire team Ashley managed Integrated Marketing Communications for Tapestry Solutions, a Boeing subsidiary, that creates custom software for the Department of Defense and Defense Contractors to manage logistics, mission planning and supply chain. Prior to that role Ashley has held various other marketing positions for commercial and custom software companies. Ashley holds a Masters of Business Administration, with concentration in International Business from Arizona State University and a Business Marketing Degree from San Diego State University. She has also completed a Strategic Online Marketing certificate from the University of San Diego. Ashley is a member of the American Marketing Association.

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October 11, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

Which Fictional Movie Organization Is Most Like Your Current Workplace?

Do you ever watch a movie or a tv show and notice the similarities between the fictional company or organization and your own place of work? Take the 1999 film Office Space for example. Just because you have Hawaiian Shirt Fridays doesn’t mean your teams are going to be productive and efficient leaders in their own space. Employees need opportunities for growth and development to thrive in what they do. That’s where leadership development comes in:

October 3, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

The Flip from Traditional Leadership Development to the New Normal

Traditional leadership models typically refer to the top-down leadership approach. Most traditional programs focus leadership development opportunities on improving the skills of executives and managers. The key message they miss is that their entire organization also needs these skills to succeed. This explains why 77% of organizations say they are experiencing a leadership gap.

September 28, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

The State of Performance Management 2018 [Infographic]

Performance management. Two words that, when thrust together, mean the development and management of an employee’s productivity, efficiency and overall output capability. But what does this really mean for your organization?

September 20, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

Out with the Old, In with the New: The Issue with Traditional Leadership Development Programs

We all love new things, right? Picture that special smell of a freshly opened can of tennis balls or brand-new leather jacket. That thick, robust aroma that lets you know the product is fresh off the press. It’s like that “new car smell” that’s crisp, pristine and mint. It’s like shopping for a new pair of shoes or a new tablet. The old version you own is worn-down, overworked or over-used and obsolete, so replacing it with a new version brings a level of excitement and anticipation.

September 14, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

How to Get Employees On Board with the New Learning and Development Software

Implementing learning and development software is a step towards improving your organization’s overall talent. Why? Because it’s an investment in the individual skills and leadership abilities of your employees. Some of the benefits new learning and development software include:

August 29, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

Why It's Time to Invest in Learning and Development

One of the most common factors for young talent leaving their company is the lack of development in their professional skills. These skills are often neglected, leaving your employees frustrated and searching for their next opportunity. In fact, 22% of those who left their jobs attributed their resignation to a lack of development. Creating a leadership development plan is essential for the future of your company.

August 21, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

Driving Culture Transformation Through Performance Development

There is more than one way to create a culture that employees and clients crave. The office perks, extreme benefits and company outings come to mind first, but building a culture that lasts needs to be more than external.

August 13, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

Test Your Knowledge on Succession Planning Trends

Executives at your organization will inevitably leave your company at some point in time, whether through traditional attrition, retirement or simply to change places within your company. The question is, do you have a plan to replace them? Do you know how important succession plans are?

August 10, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

Comparing Enterprise Learning and Development Software: Ask These 3 Key Questions

77% of organizations overall are currently experiencing a leadership gap and are looking towards enterprise learning software to solve this lag. Training software can benefit your company with education, performance management, goal-alignment and overall growth.

July 31, 2018 | Ashley Ansari

An Interactive Look at Creating a Successful Leadership Development Program

Creating a successful leadership plan can be stressful and difficult but the benefits are unmatched. The infographic below covers the three things you need when developing a leadership plan: goal definition and expectations, shaping your leaders and locating the right tools to do so.

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