Automation, Lifelong Learning, Improvisation Hot Topics at ATD 2017

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ATD is releasing new books on hot topics in talent development at the May 21-24 event.

Hot topics covered at ATD 2017.

ATD’s publishing program serves to advance ATD’s mission to empower all trainers, HR professionals, managers, and talent developers with content that advances our profession.

ATD 2017, the Association for Talent Development’s International Conference & Exposition, kicked off Sunday, drawing thousands to Atlanta. ATD is releasing new books on hot topics in talent development at the May 21-24 event:

  • "Learning in the Age of Immediacy" by Brandon Carson
  • "Unstoppable You" by Patricia A. McLagan
  • "Essential Account Planning" by Mark Donnolo
  • "Go With It" by Karen Hough is also available for pre-sale

The four authors will present education sessions centered on their new books and several will take part in face-to-face meet-ups with conference-goers inside the ATD 2017 Store. (For a full schedule visit http://www.td.org/ATDStore.)

"Learning In the Age of Immediacy": Home Depot’s Brandon Carson sheds light on five technology factors bringing the most disruption to the business of learning: automation, the cloud, mobile, big data, and the Internet of Everything. Look inside the book at http://www.td.org/Immediacy.

"Unstoppable You": Visionary consultant and author Patricia A. McLagan says it’s time to put more energy into developing and unleashing the learning skills and confidence of every individual in your organization. Unstoppable You offers seven practices for effective lifelong learning. Look inside the book at http://www.td.org/UnstoppableYou.

"Essential Account Planning": Sales enablement expert Mark Donnolo positions account planning as an essential part of a high-performing sales organization. He offers five imperatives sales organizations can leverage as landmarks on their path to long-term success. Look inside the book at http://www.td.org/AccountPlanning.

"Go With It": Saying “no” to an idea takes away someone else’s opportunity to feel heard, and that’s an innovation killer. Karen Hough has made a career helping business innovators think upside down with lessons from the improv stage. Look inside the book at http://www.td.org/GoWithIt.

“ATD Press is pleased to debut these highly anticipated talent development titles at our flagship event. ATD’s publishing program serves to advance ATD’s mission to empower all trainers, HR professionals, managers, and talent developers with content that advances our profession,” said publisher Kristine Luecker.

More than 500 talent development publications are available inside the on-site ATD Store.

About ATD
The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is the world’s largest professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees, improve performance, and help to achieve results for the organizations they serve. Originally established in 1943, the association was previously known as the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD).

ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector. ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led U.S. chapters and international member networks, and with international strategic partners. For more information, visit http://www.td.org.

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