Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

In our new book, MINDS AT WORK: Managing for Success in The Knowledge Economy , David Grebow and I lay the foundation for companies to compete in the 21st century knowledge economy by focusing on the incredible potential of empowering and enabling people’s minds. In the knowledge economy, we are working with our mind to produce work, to transform data into information and then into useful knowledge. . Harness the power of employees’ minds!

21C Workplace Skills and L&D

ID Reflections

Going through my blog-roll, I read two related posts – Four Basic Skills for 2020 by Harold Jarche and Technology Changes Everything by Jane Hart. Harold’s post also pointed to a report called Future Work Skills 2020 published by the Institute for the Future for the University of Phoenix Research Institute. The report talks about the key drivers of change as well as the skills needed to ride the wave of these disruptive shifts.

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Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Several of them I regularly talk about: Amara’s Law ( backstory ) states that " we tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. " – I cite this in Work Skills Keeping Up? and Adoption of Web 2.0 It's easy to look at any one technology and go through a hype cycle. This has big impact on us as it forces us to think about being in the flow of where the work and learning will occur.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. When I look at my particular skills, methods and tools for 2009 and compare them to 2008, I would say that it’s mostly a question of degree of use and certainly my use of Twitter has grown. Work Event?

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning Learn Trends 2008 Top Posts of 2008 based on delicious Save Count (which I believe is a better indicator of quality): 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers (149) Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 (39) Second Life Learning Videos (38) Personal Learning Tools and Technologies (38) Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 (37) June 1, 2008 was when Work Literacy Launched. This will increase adoption of Web 2.0

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

Future work skills 2020 [link] <it’s what @ hjarche has always said #. Are You Going To Adopt Google+ for Professional Learning/Networking? Google Plus Sucks (And Here’s Why) ~ LockerGnome Social Media & Technology [link] <I’m tending to agree with this #. RT @ tmiket : None of Top 100 places to work block social media on their network [link] <Watch the video! #. Tweet.

Pick of the Month:12 resources from March

Jane Hart

CLOs who embrace this challenge of integrating learning into work face enormous job enrichment. 3 - Net Work Skills , Harold Jarche, 12 March 2012. Spreitzer and Porath broke thriving into two main components: Vitality – the sense of being alive, passionate, and excited; and Learning – gaining new knowledge, skills, and status as an expert. 10 - The future of technology disruption in business , The Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Ricoh, March 2012.

Angela Brown’s Recurring Revenue Niche Membership Site Journey and Success Story

LifterLMS

All the training Angela was used to was training live in a hotel room in front of a bunch of people where she would work with a PowerPoint presentation to help people learn the cleaning and business concepts she was teaching. ” And I didn’t have any WordPress skills.

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Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Whether you’ve hunkered down and worked through the snowy season or escaped to sunnier climes, chances are you’re sensing the change in the air that comes from spring. How to Make It Work! This webcast will share some practices to increase employee engagement and performance by adopting microlearning-based approaches and techniques. HR technology has typically been implemented and leveraged to streamline HR processes and save time.