The Reality of Remote Work: Why You Can’t Afford to Skimp on Training and Support

Vitalyst

Dogs barking, babies babbling, pots and pans clanking—this is the new soundtrack for many people who have been working from home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But there’s one remote work challenge that’s not easily overcome with a clever hack—what to do when tech issues arise.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present.

Maximize Your Potential as an Influential Leader

KnowledgeCity

Being an influential leader is about getting results out of your work team and being able to effectively stimulate change when needed. An emotionally mature leader is not volatile or antisocial, but rather works with people with an element of patience and understanding. You show your team hard work and integrity – studies have shown that both CEOs and employees place high value in integrity as a work trait.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall? I cannot claim to be an expert, and I feel like this topic demands a lot of soft skills such as communication skills, team skills, handling cultural and work style issues, etc.

The Pros and Cons of Having your Employees Continue to Work from Home

KnowledgeCity

Introduction Remote Work is Trending Pros of Working from Home Cons of Working from Home How to Overcome the Cons of Working from Home Tips for Success Next Steps. But work doesn’t have to feel messy. Many of us have started to adapt to a new work style.

Identifying Employee Strengths with your LMS

Ed App

After a decade-long of studying thousands of work teams, Gallup discovered that leveraging the strengths and skills of a team offers higher potential and growth opportunities compared to fixing what they lack or forcing them to master new skills.

Remote working? Why an authoring tool to create e-learning courses is the best choice for your company

isEazy

At this point, it’s likely that the professionals in your company have been working remotely for months. According to the latest ‘Future Workforce Report’, 73% of work teams will have remote workers in their ranks by 2028. Personalized distribution: SCORM, Teams, URL….

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

He’s not wrong— here are some recent statistics about diversity and inclusion in the workplace that back up such statements: Companies with diverse management teams have 19 percent higher revenue Inclusive companies are 1.7 Does your executive team reflect the diverse community you serve?

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning. In fact, the lack of attention to this topic was the reason I founded Work Literacy in June of 2008. Assess your adoption as you go.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

He’s not wrong— here are some recent statistics about diversity and inclusion in the workplace that back up such statements: Companies with diverse management teams have 19 percent higher revenue Inclusive companies are 1.7 Does your executive team reflect the diverse community you serve?

Here’s a Way to Fix Relationships in Distress

Wonderful Brain

Five seems to work among friends and work teams, seven seems to be challenging…it invites cliques to form. Rounded over by a dog in the house, most adoptive dog parents benefit from the neutral third. Not really about business creativity & communications, etc., but I decided to toss this in for fun. In how many advice columns and mantras is it said a triangle is an ugly shape from which healthy relationships cannot grow.

?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths

TalentLMS

But even before a formal study of social learning was put forward, people have been learning from others outside of a strict teacher-learner relationship for millennia , both in and out of school setting (at work, at play, at home, etc.). Because they solve the very real problems of communication, collaboration and knowledge exchange within today’s dynamic work teams. The ancient world had its myths. The medieval world had its legends and folklore.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. The training department response In other words, what does the training department do when training doesn''t work? When other changes are implemented a change in name for the training department and in titles for the team is probably essential. this is where I have seen the 70:20:10 framework, when used strategically, help organisations adopt new and more effective practices.

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Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

Anyone who has even the most rudimentary understanding of chess knows that to adopt a strategy based on determinism is to often invite failure. If we’re to learn from others we should be looking at good practice and novel practices that we can adopt and adapt and massage to work in our own specific context. Best practice exists only in simple working environments. Good practice (multiple good ways of achieving outcomes) exists in complicated working environments.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Conventions like ASCII, programming languages, Internet protocol, and encryption were developed for corporate mainframe computers and only later adopted for personal computers. Mobile access – Half of America’s workforce works away from the office at least sometimes.

Abhijit Bhaduri: An Unconventional Leader

CLO Magazine

After earning his MBA and law degree — which he said was a pursuit of knowledge, something “one does in one’s youth” — he worked for Tata Steel in management development. What are the dynamics at work? ” Bhaduri said his current role is perhaps the most challenging one he’s undertaken given the pace of work in the technology industry, and that pace adds to the complexity of leadership development. Wipro Ltd.’s

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Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

In the Collaboration Age it is those who share and work together who are the winners. The rather ungainly term ‘co-opetition’ is being increasingly used to define co-operative competition, where competitors work together to achieve increased value at the same time as they are competing with each other. We collaborate in our work teams while we learn through experience and practice.

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

In the Collaboration Age it is those who share and work together who are the winners. The rather ungainly term co-opetition is being increasingly used to define co-operative competition, where competitors work together to achieve increased value at the same time as they are competing with each other. We collaborate in our work teams while we learn through experience and practice. We may not have noticed it at the time, but the world of learning changed in 1990.

Learning in the Collaboration Age (original post)

Charles Jennings

In the Collaboration Age it is those who share and work together who are the winners. The rather ungainly term ‘co-opetition’ is being increasingly used to define co-operative competition, where competitors work together to achieve increased value at the same time as they are competing with each other. We collaborate in our work teams while we learn through experience and practice. Many may not have noticed it at the time, but the world of learning changed in 1990.