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Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

I now see this feedback as the ultimate compliment, for my manager felt I had learning agility. Learning agility is openness to new information and the ability to gain and apply insights derived from this information. Learning-agile people aren’t perturbed by shifts in direction. Consulting firm Green Peak Partners collaborated with researchers from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York to assess the value learning-agile individuals bring to their organizations.

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Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

For CLOs, it has become a business imperative to develop agility and capability to meet the talent needs of organizations that are rapidly changing in such a turbulent environment. The Imperative for CLO Agility . Developing Agility Fitness .

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Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement

CLO Magazine

They know how they got there: It takes years of practice, dedication, coaching, teamwork, failures, adjustments and skill building. While most business environments may not share the same levels of dynamism and grit (and physical talent!) The Shift: Coaching for Goal Achievement.

A Human Way to Foster Workplace Agility

CLO Magazine

Am I far off base in saying that businesses that cultivate courage, compassion and connection — essentially embracing vulnerability — are not only fertile grounds for innovation but also ones that can move with greater agility because of those qualities — what Brown calls wholeheartedness?

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Be a Triple-Threat CLO

CLO Magazine

” “Today’s educators,” she said, “must wear multiple hats — entertainer, personal coach, emergency responder, gizmo wizard and social media guru — to be judged as informed and effective.” At the same time, learning leaders have to juggle more than just the agile design, delivery and deployment of high-quality employee development methods that live up to learners’ expectations. Today''s educators must wear mutiple hats.

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Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Do your actions display service as a cornerstone to how you do business? It is specifically good for business to practice servant leadership within your organization. Mentor, coach and develop. Stay agile.

Executive Education Excellence

CLO Magazine

IESE Business School, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, consistently ranks on the Financial Times ’ annual twin rankings of executive education programs worldwide; the publication does separate rankings for open-enrollment programs and customized courses.

Learning to Innovate

CLO Magazine

“I wanted to know what it was like to work in a business, and I wanted to do that in Paris because I loved France and knew how to speak French,” she said.

Keep Growing Your Organizational Learning Pyramid

CLO Magazine

Robust offerings would bring together the technology, behavioral and functional skills needed for the employee to perform their role effectively based on the business context and the need of the organization. Formal coaching and mentoring initiatives would also help.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

Four trends are making continuous learning an essential part of doing business today. Employees need agility when it comes to information. Managers have control of their own learning, not corporate trainers, HR, or a CLO. What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?

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Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

3 C-Skills for the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

Earlier this month Forbes Coaches Council laid out more than a dozen skills next-gen leaders need today that weren’t essential a decade ago. Modern leaders have to be able to create culture, maintain it and grow it, said Mary-Anne Gillespie, president and founder of Red Apple Coaching.

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3 Employee-Centric Best Practices

CLO Magazine

The ever-evolving needs of customers, market changes and leadership demands pose constant challenges for chief learning officers looking to keep large-scale workforces agile, relevant and productive. Business goals and learning goals must go hand in hand.

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Corporate Learning’s Transformation in the Digital Age

CLO Magazine

Corporate academies or universities are entering their second century just as the businesses that created them are transforming themselves for the digital age. He is also a professor of learning and development at Nyenrode Business University.

Excellence in Blended Learning

CLO Magazine

BMS wanted learning to be easily consumed; to capture managers’ attention and engage them in skill development like coaching, giving and receiving feedback. GP Strategies introduced an online learning platform to help managers improve their skills in coaching and drive performance.

Five Practices to Build Emotionally Intelligent Leaders

CLO Magazine

They are agile and can adjust their approaches and responses based on the situation and needs of others. Lastly, they are relationship builders, inspiring others, influencing effectively, coaches, people developers, team collaborators and can manage conflict and change.

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Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

The company moved from multiple business segments that manage multiple brands to one singular Newell that managed them. This major structural change unified the company, which developed a single business strategy across all brands: the Growth Game Plan.

CLOs Help Veterans’ Translate Military Competencies into Private Sector Skills

CLO Magazine

As part of the four-month LMLP, veterans are given coaching, instruction and numerous group exercises. As part of the development process, veterans are also given an assessment that measures learning agility and self-awareness — proven predictors of future success.

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Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

The need for leaders at all levels in organizations continues to grow as the business ecosystem becomes more complex and competitive due in part to globalization, emerging technologies and an acceleration in the speed of disruption. 1 business issue.

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Digitization Requires Soul-Searching for L&D

CLO Magazine

To compete in today’s transforming economy, businesses cannot afford to get stuck mired in what worked in the past, suggests a new forecast by Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. If the new year promises anything, it’s that the behavior of current companies just won’t cut it.

The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

CLO Magazine

Recent research published in a Harvard Business Review article, “Good Leaders Are Good Learners,” found that leaders who were in “learning mode” developed better leadership skills than their peers not in learning mode. Learning-Focused Leaders are Good for Business.

Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Agility and the ability to adapt is imperative. One realization is that most of the benefits to business are coming increasingly from so-called knowledge work, work that processes information in productive ways. Part of that coaching may be required of the learning and development team.

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

The company moved from multiple business segments that manage multiple brands to one singular Newell that managed them. This major structural change unified the company, which developed a single business strategy across all brands: the Growth Game Plan. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

They are also more collaborative, have higher-quality leadership, are more likely to experiment in pursuit of innovation and are faster-growing and more agile than their counterparts. Those at the top should remember that they too have the chance to benefit from coaching a rising star.

An MHS Employee’s Education Is Never Done

CLO Magazine

The strategy is a key driver of business outcomes, and the culture of learning and continuous improvement is a competitive advantage. Even as employees achieve positions of leadership, MHS has invested in approaches to coach those leaders.

Uncertainty: Learning’s Final Frontier

CLO Magazine

Stokes cited former Big Three automaker General Motors as an example of a company that is navigating complexity and reinventing itself to be more agile than most people expect a megacompany to be. We’ve done a lot of research around this area of building agility,” Stokes said. “We

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Leadership Traits That Transcend Gender

CLO Magazine

What does it take to be successful in business? However, research shows that the small number of women who have risen to top positions in business often possess leadership traits quite different from those associated with successful men. The business was in trouble and losing money.”

Learning and the Flexible Workforce

CLO Magazine

Today’s consumers and producers are showing extreme interest in the “gig” economy, one in which businesses are transitioning from part-time and full-time employees to a flexible workforce comprised of independent contractors, or gig workers.

The Evolution of Leadership Skills: Don’t Become Extinct

CLO Magazine

As the world becomes flatter through technological advances and agile processes, the traditional hierarchical structure for running a business is becoming an outdated method for achieving business success. Leadership and management practices are evolving in today’s workplace.

How to Combat the Leadership Crisis

CLO Magazine

Realize that up is not the only direction on the leadership ladder, and in today’s VUCA — volatile, uncertain, complex and agile — world, up may not even be the best way. Leadership actually happens in moments spent with the leader’s team, business unit and direct reports.

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Most organizations, at least in the corporate space, are doing significant campus recruiting and have many early career programs for different functional areas or the core business or operation of their business,” he said.

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Does your company have the right plumbing to evolve corporate learning?

Axonify

In the first of a three-part series on modernizing corporate learning, hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), Axonify’s CEO Carol Leaman made one thing clear: in order to remain competitive, organizations must begin to modernize learning. L&D (learning and development) needs to think about how to become more agile, flexible, responsive and proactive to the needs of the organization.

LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. Need to be more agile & change. Learner Population : We thought of businesses as walled off. Now that businesses are ecosystems, we should be training customers, vendors, etc. Jay: We need to think about ourselves as business problem solvers. ROI isn’t the only measure–other ways to look at business performance.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

But every video your business creates will need to be stored somewhere—where exactly you choose to share your recordings will make a big difference to what your team can do with those videos and how your business may leverage them in the future.