Sahra-Josephine Hjorth, Co-founder of CanopyLAB, has been elected Vice-Chairman of the Board of The Confederation of Danish Industry’s (DI’s) membership community DI Digital.
Could a lack of training be behind your sales team’s underperformance? Here’s what you can do about it
Sales teams are navigating undeniably difficult circumstances in 2021. Consumer behavior changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in a shift to online shopping and a homebody economy, putting the most stellar of sales teams under pressure. With the exception of tech services and pharmaceuticals, the pandemic has narrowed most businesses’ consumer base, affecting sales teams’ ability to meet their quotas. Having said that, underperformance should not be attributed solely to external factors. Rather, observing how your sales team adapts in times of crisis can be an opportunity to retrain your reps, adapt your strategy, and practice resilience.
Though costly, the assumption is that onboarding costs are an investment that will yield returns in the employee’s productivity, independence, and longevity in the company. But this is not always the case. According to research conducted by Gallup, 88% of participants said their organization did not have a good onboarding process. Negative onboarding experiences, in
CanopyLAB, the EdTech company whose vision is to change the way we learn by combining artificial intelligence, virtual learning, social media, and empowerment through learning, announced it has attracted a $3 million funding round. $1.5 million consists of venture financing and $1.5 in venture debt from the Danish Growth Fund combined with soft money from the Innovation Fund Denmark, amongst others. The funding will support CanopyLAB’s international expansion in K-12 and corporate learning focusing on LATAM and Africa.
ACAMPADOC, the successful International Documentary Film Festival, was broadcast worldwide using the CanopyLAB platform
2020 taught us a powerful lesson: if we are able to adapt quickly to a sudden change in circumstances and context, we are more likely to achieve our goals. In the case of Irina Ruíz, director of ACAMPADOC, the pandemic changed her team’s plans completely. Adapting to the circumstances allowed her to not only overcome the challenges that distance poses to a film festival, but to also reach countries that the festival had never reached before.
With most educational institutions switching to remote teaching, teachers and professors have had to transition to digital teaching in a very short period of time.