JULY 12, 2016
BTW, I tend to avoid what comes unsolicited, and instead trust to what comes through my social network.) A personal opinion, of course. I get asked to view a lot of things. And sometimes, particularly when there’s a potential tangible relationship, I will actually go visit sites. And one of my strategies often fails, and that, to me, is a warning sign. When I go to sites (not from familiar companies, but new ones), one of the places I’m very likely to visit is the ‘About Us’ page or equivalent. They’re linked, but separable. And why them?
eLearning: In Fonts We Trust
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 4, 2010
Some Fonts Increase Trust A 2008 study by Sharath Sasidharan and Ganga Dhanesh for the Association of Information Systems found that typography can affect trust in eCommerce. Chaparro and Doug Fox , the perceived personality traits of fonts were categorized. The table below shows the top three fonts for each personality objective. Is good font selection really important?
Trust and betrayal
JULY 22, 2015
From the reasons why, I think that there are lessons to be had that go beyond personal to implications for L&D. This was a small group of friends and colleagues that had grown to be a valuable source of mutual support both personally and professionally. The thing that was critical to the success of the group was trust; you could trust it was safe to share professional opinions, seek out others’ such, as well as personal struggles. Ulimately, folks left the group because the trust had been broken. And trust is a fragile thing.
Building Trust in Leadership Development
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
When is the last time you lost trust in an individual? I am sure you can vividly remember what the person did or said that caused you to lose that trust. Think back to that moment and try to recall what you were thinking or feeling. Try to keep that feeling present as you continue to read on. learning and development leadership development leadership
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
involved as trusted consultants far. currently for only one person. development – personalized and tailored. WHAT TO TRY NEXT Go aspirational Go personal “ON ONE HAND, RESOURCES. personal plan about what they want to. a trusted guide and partner. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT. THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE.
Have Trust in Ability
JULY 1, 2013
Developing employees can inspire trust and improve the bottom line. There’s no doubt that trust plays a critical role in leadership. That’s why in my last column I introduced the four qualities that serve as cornerstones in building trusting relationships: being able, believable, connected and dependable. Yet his manager does not trust him — at least not yet. Without ability, you won’t be able to win someone’s full trust. But for many people, it is a fuzzy concept. He proudly informed her that he had Down syndrome.
How to Transition In-person Training to eLearning
JANUARY 13, 2016
Based on many factors (budget, geography, maintenance, resources, scalability) you may be considering the transition of in-person training content to an eLearning format. Some people point to today’s amazing technology as proof that in-person training is no longer required. Where do you begin, once you’ve decided to transition training content from in-person workshops to eLearning?
Earning Trust: An Executive Challenge
JULY 30, 2013
But trust is fleeting. In consulting firm BlessingWhite’s 2013 “Employee Engagement Research Report Update,” based on the feedback from 7,065 individuals worldwide, research confirms a strong correlation between trust in executives and immediate managers and engagement levels. Trust in executives is one high-performance component. But trust is not ubiquitous.
Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World
JANUARY 28, 2015
The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. I would also like to emphasize that PLN is intricately linked to one''s personal knowledge management (PKM) capabilities. Everyone connects with those they can learn from, trust and respect.
The Four Pillars of Trust
MAY 10, 2013
Invest time to build trust and reap the rewards of strong relationships. A lack of trust has reached epidemic proportions. The trust ratio is even worse for Congress. Securities and Exchange Commission member recently cited data showing that nearly 80 percent of Americans do not trust the financial system. Given sobering statistics like these, it’s clear that the ability to build and sustain trust is a core competency for any leader today. But trust is a notoriously complex issue. What is trust? Trust is a delicate thing.
Personal Mobile Mastery
APRIL 23, 2015
The topic was personal learning, and in looking for my intersections (beyond my love of meta-learning ), I looked at my books. The Revolution isn’t an obvious match, nor is games (though trust me, I could make them work ;), but a more obvious match was mlearning. So the question is, how do we do personal knowledge mastery with mobile? A conversation with a colleague prompted a reflection. Let’s get the obvious out of the way. Most of what you do on the desktop, particularly social networking, is doable on a mobile device. You can find how to videos as well.
The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor
Performance Learning Productivity
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
“The only person who behaves sensibly is my tailor. This is where careful scientific data analysis together with the level of trust relationship between L&D and stakeholder are important. He takes new measurements every time he sees me. All the rest go on with their old measurements.” George Bernard Shaw I’ve always enjoyed George Bernard Shaw’s writing. Apparently not. itashare
From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management
AUGUST 11, 2012
If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. Sharing knowledge (and experiences) – within a trusted network of colleagues (aka a PLN (Personal Learning Network) or PKN (Personal Knowledge Network). Social learning
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
What does the phrase Don’t take this personally bring to mind? These things are very personal. One-by-one we called in half a dozen people, all close friends, and told them they were great, this was not about them, it was nothing personal, but they had the rest of the day to clean out their desks and depart. We take everything personally. Being fired?
The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues
AUGUST 4, 2011
For many people, social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now Google+ have become important parts of their personal and professional lives in this respect. Even in organisations where access to such networks is banned, the Smart Worker finds a way to access them – generally on their own personal devices. Tweet. For example -.
Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs
Your Training Edge
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Building trust. Unfortunately, business leaders have to face trust issues in their journey. A person cannot make everyone happy. Building trust in your employees is not as easy as it sounds. Managers have to develop a right path where they can build trust. Corporate is a world where an individual or groups get united for a specific purpose. Improved Performance.
Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
AUGUST 19, 2015
Enabling employees to build their Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and become self-driven learners will be one of the key responsibilities of future L&D. Open cultures are based on transparency, participation, trust and communities. When leaders begin to respect, endorse and practice transparency, the foundation for a collaborative and trusting culture is laid. and others.
Equipping your team for the future with personalized learning
APRIL 12, 2016
And you can have plenty of control, especially if you trust your team and equip it with the best gear to overcome all challenges and perform better than the competition. In other words, the modern employee demands a personalized learning experience at work. Why personalized learning should be part of future training strategies. Cool kids now have hoverboards. How cool is that?
Don’t Be Afraid of Change
AUGUST 19, 2016
Faith and courage come with personal and organizational purpose. They are: creating a sense of purpose, having authentic conversations, orienting people to the reality of possibility, embracing the common good, and trusting the emerging process. Leaders who can do these five things build trust. By building trust people can do things they were previously afraid or unable to do.
Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
IMHO, it is time to let go and show more trust in the very employees that the organization has selected through well-defined recruitment and interviewing processes. She is passionate about helping organizations become learning organizations through community building, enabling personal knowledge management, and bringing working and learning together. As Andrew McAfee, et al.
How Do You Know People Trust You?
JANUARY 6, 2014
You may be the most unquestioning, benevolent leader around but people may not trust you. She said most people in her organization did not trust their peers. They felt others will do anything they can to get ahead, even betray trust. I began asking about levels of trust in both the company and country cultures before I taught classes. I found a clear link in the number of people willing to volunteer to how well people trusted each other in the room. This conversation requires they trust you. Relax, allowing time for the person to relax as well.
Advantage of Third-Person Perspective in eLearning Design
JUNE 27, 2013
They provide web users with a third-person perspective of themselves. Recent studies show that the third-person perspective has more advance uses in eLearning and interaction. So, how do we apply the basic concepts of the third-person perspective in elearning design? Our belief : At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. Synthesis.
Let Your Personality Win the Sale: Use Video to Tip the Scales in Your Favor
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
One of the psychological triggers that win sales is the principle of liking, which says that we are more likely to say yes to a request if we feel a connection to the person making it. Tweet this) Considering this, it’s not surprising that research has shown that successful salespeople possess many common personality traits ; among them, charisma, good people skills, passion, and empathy.
A Fresh Look at Personal Branding
JULY 27, 2014
Shakespeare suggests in Act 1 of Hamlet through his character Polonius, who says to his son Laertes that the man should ‘trust in himself’ and ‘take care of himself first in order to be in a position to take care of others.’ I think this great advice is just as applicable today and especially as it relates to your personal brand. What is a Personal Brand and how do you manage it?
Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy
MAY 18, 2015
By encouraging employees to build their own Personal Learning Networks (PLN) and enabling them to use digital tools for more efficient Personal Knowledge Management (PKM), organizations will reap the benefits of this networked learning. I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.
Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace
MAY 11, 2015
The fundamental pillars of social learning have always been trust and a willingness to share and cooperate. What we have lost today are precisely the art of communicating with openness and trust. New words and concepts have cropped up – crowdsourcing, collaboration, digital skills, personal learning network, social learning, social business. And therein lies the problem.
7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset
APRIL 19, 2016
It comprises a set of behavioral and attitudinal approaches that enable individuals and organizations to see the possibilities of the digital era, to use its affordances for deeper personal and greater professional fulfillment, and to design workplaces that are more human-centered, purpose-driven and connected. And in ways we haven’t even begun to envisage. Growth Mindset. Agile Approach.
The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion
JANUARY 13, 2015
” That person had quickly put up a barrier that ended what could have been a constructive conversation. Perhaps more troubling to me was that this person was essentially suggesting that the non-refereed work of others may simply not be considered by many. Having an informed opinion, the result of critical thinking, is a core component of personal knowledge management.
DECEMBER 12, 2008
I've been reading various mentions of the new report by Forrester , that provides the following information on the sources that people trust. Or basically they show that there's no trust for blogs. Surely there's more trust than that. The bottom line is that for most of us, we believe people we know (and likely already trust). How can that be trusted?
The Truth about Trust
JANUARY 19, 2017
“Trust is the ultimate human currency.” Those two things are: Can I TRUST this person? & & Can I respect this person? Your ability to establish, build and maintain trust is critical for your ability to lead. ” – Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP. Leaders are constantly being judged on their trustworthiness. Leadership
LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management
NOVEMBER 17, 2009
These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. Personal directed learning as well as accidental, serendipitous learning. Personal KM = ad hoc, DIY, cheap/free. Interesting discussion in the chat about whether if you don’t pay for services if you can trust it. I asked if that included open source tools too–basically he trusts libre tools but not gratis ones. Need to find ways to give people some personal control within any system. My side comments are in italics. A PKM Method.
L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace
JULY 13, 2015
A social business that operates on the principles of trust, self-organization, autonomy to solve problems and collaboration forms an ideal basis for a purpose driven organization. She is passionate about helping organizations become learning organizations through community building, enabling personal knowledge management, and bringing working and learning together.
Why This? Why Now? “Working Out Loud”
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
We all suffer from time to time with impostor syndrome , but trust me your work is great. Change Personal Learning Network Social Learning Tools Status Quo Tips Activate Learning Solutions Group Share Helen Blunden Jane Bozarth John Stepper Peer Review Simon Terry Work Out Loud Work Out Loud WeekAt the end of this post, look for a fab WOL support tool! ” Why? The challenge.
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 15, 2010
But is it really that deeply personal? For me this resonates clearly with the tension between the provision of Content Management Systems (what we commonly call institutional VLEs) and personal learning environments (PLEs). So let's apply this to personal learning environments by translating the 5 levels into an education context. I'm not sure why.) But wait. It becomes yours.
The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning
MAY 4, 2015
“ Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate “activity-based working”–the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they’re working on. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks.
3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media
MAY 2, 2016
Trust me, at any given time someone on this list is sharing noteworthy stuff that you want to know. Here is the ATD facebook page , the Learning Rebels page – it doesn’t matter which L&D person or company you follow. A lot of you work in one person departments. Personal Learning Network Social Media for Trainers Tips Brian Washburn facebook LinkedIn Network PLN twitter