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Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

Consultancies and think tanks have made it clear: To compete today, companies must rely on critical-thinking experts sharing insights. If insights are buried in knowledge repositories or traditional learning management systems or learning experience platforms and not accessible via digital workplace platforms and devices that enable critical thinking, they may never make it to those in need. Fortunately, authoring actionable insights can be learned.

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The Rise of the Servant Leader

CLO Magazine

In the 20th century, information became as important as materials, leading to what my friend and mentor Peter Drucker called knowledge work. People were no longer viewed as mere “hired hands,” and managers had to learn to encourage and inspire those who worked with them. But what does servant leadership look like to the average manager who has a budget to work within and goals to meet?

Why You Should Embrace The Gig Economy For Strategic Advantage

EI Design

Embrace the gig economy work structure for a strategic advantage over out-dated workflow practices. As Learning and Development (L&D) makers, we compete for talented employees, their effort, and time. But managers and HR departments tend to operate from a perspective of fear, convinced that employees can only complete work if they’re supervised in an office. It makes sense to insist that employees all work next to each other on a factory assembly line.