Knowledge Workers Vs Wisdom Workers

Growth Engineering

There’s something that knowledge workers haven’t yet mastered, however: emotional intelligence. Enter the ‘Wisdom Worker!’. The post Knowledge Workers Vs Wisdom Workers appeared first on Growth Engineering.

Figure it out

E-Learning Provocateur

In the knowledge economy we can never know everything. Over time I’ve learned to embrace the discomfort. As a knowledge worker, you never clock off. This apparent courage, I think, is largely due to my confidence in my ability to learn what needs to be learned. And so this leads me to propose an alternative construct for knowledge workers: figure it out. I can honestly say I’ve never suffered from imposter syndrome.

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History of Informal Learning: the Early Years

The E-Learning Curve

The emergence of digital / digitisation / digitalization is forcing organisations to rethink and evaluate how workers learn and how to support effective performance. How do people learn? What accounts for the upswing in interest in informal learning?

It’s not the end of the world, you know

The E-Learning Curve

Continue Reading → The post It’s not the end of the world, you know appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. A Level Certificate Evaluation Examination Leaving Certificate College Education formal learning Knowledge Economy knowledge worker leaving cert the apprentice

Constructivism 6: Social Learning

The E-Learning Curve

One of the primary conditions of knowledge working is the social learning aspect. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism 6: Social Learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Learning while you’re time-poor: a perpetual balancing-act


Considering that our species is advanced enough to decode the human genome, surely we should be able to crack the basic riddle of how to fit ongoing learning into our hefty work schedules. Learning

Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

There are around 700 hundred Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) on the market. And yet, innovative learning solutions keep coming up. Companies are increasingly recognizing that the LMS is not enough to meet today’s learning challenges. What is a Learning Technology Ecosystem?

Employee Empowerment—How It’s Done and Why You Should Care


In a 1999 California Management Review article, Peter Drucker—who is widely regarded as the “father of modern management”—stated that the most important contribution management will need to make in the 21st century will be increasing the productivity of knowledge workers.

Going Beyond the LMS: Using Technology to Integrate All Learning Audiences

Training Orchestra

It’s becoming more and more apparent that, as a talent suite, the LMS is not enough to meet today’s learning challenges. Originally built around the idea of the internal knowledge worker, the LMS must integrate new audiences who cannot all be trained in the same way—from blue-collar workers and high-potential leaders to external audiences like clients and partners. How can we engage modern learners, whoever they are, wherever they are, and however they learn?

Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

CLO Magazine

Upskilling and reskilling workers while maintaining performance levels is becoming an increasingly important priority as organizations prepare for the future of work. So what kinds of learning opportunities do workers want in the face of immense change?

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In the past, the notion that knowledge is power meant people were expected to learn and remember what they learned in order to act. Wirearchy is an emerging organizing principle based at least in part on shared knowledge and insights.

The Evolution of Leadership Skills: Don’t Become Extinct

CLO Magazine

I’m not suggesting leaders don’t bring their own personal experience and unique personality to the way they lead within an organization, but today’s leaders need to know how to adapt their personal knowledge and experience to the needs of today’s individual contributor.

Better together

Learning with e's

Photo by US Dept of Agriculture on Flickr Social learning is one of the vital components of contemporary learning and development. None of us lives in a vacuum, and we are better, stronger and wiser when we learn and work together. It is also a poor method of learning.

Why You Should Embrace The Gig Economy For Strategic Advantage

EI Design

As Learning and Development (L&D) makers, we compete for talented employees, their effort, and time. Most companies still adhere to a traditional labor structure of employing full-time workers, hoping to find the best talent within driving distance of an office. 2018, January 31).

How a Performance Support System Can Boost Employee Productivity

Epilogue Systems

Given that most people will forget 77 percent of newly learned skills and content in six days, it’s no surprise you can’t remember two months later. One of the biggest issues with a knowledge base or a help menu is that it often doesn’t provide support at the point of work. According to research by the consulting firm McKinsey , knowledge workers spend almost 20 percent of their day searching for and gathering information.

Knowledge Sharing: Why it Makes Organizations More Successful


Knowledge in an organization is often hidden and hard to access when needed. Find out how knowledge sharing makes organizations more successful. Knowledge sharing sounds like a concept which “just happens” within organizations, but it’s not always the case.

How to train productivity at work: Top experts reveal their employee productivity formula


In 2018, a study from the UK telecoms regulator Ofcom found out that 55% of people never turn their phones off. After all, learning is sharing. Joshua Zerkel, Head of Global Community at Asana , is certain that productivity is a skill, and like any other skill, it can be learned.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

Demand for the services of these workers will grow as organizations continue to seek ways to improve efficiency and control costs. Despite high unemployment rates, a lack of skilled workers means many vacancies remain unfilled.