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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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Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

When you describe your corporate culture, is being of service to one another and the community a core value? 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.

CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

CLO Magazine

At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground. Eric Weiner.

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CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart. And the keynotes that I saw were in synch: Stephen Covey talked about the need for trust and Jon Katzenbach on how to build culture were both excellent, as was Dan Pontefract’s story on making collaboration intrinsic to Telus. A special lunch was held specifically around creating a standard set of measurements: effectiveness, efficiency, and business impact.

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CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

Along with my Internet Time Alliance colleagues Jane Hart & Clark Quinn and several hundred chief learning officers, I attended the Fall CLO Symposium this week. This is a framework for reporting the business results of learning in a rigorous, structured manner.

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Extremophiles & Organizational Agility

Clark Quinn

A number of years ago, I co-wrote a chapter with Eileen Clegg called The Agility Factor , that appeared in Marcia Conner & James Clawson’s excellent collection of organizational culture articles in the book Creating a Learning Culture.

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The Business of Development

CLO Magazine

With a bachelor’s degree in sociology and statistics, a master’s in organizational psychology and a work history rooted in operational development, Schlueter is able to take a decidedly business-first approach to L&D.

How Continuous Learning Enables Better Business Results

Schoox

Are you interested in using eLearning, corporate training, and interactive training to drive better results for your business? A healthier, better, and more positive business environment that helps spur growth – in both profits and employees.

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. “We’re activating a sustainable cultural change, helping our leaders change their mindsets and ways of working.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. Smaller organizations are emerging along with a movement toward generative business models where businesses build an ecosystem of mutually supportive relationships.

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The 7 Trends Reshaping Talent Development

CLO Magazine

Tried and true ways of doing business are being rapidly upended by new technologies, new competitors and sky-high customer expectations. To respond and thrive, organizations need digitally savvy, future-fluent leaders who are agile, strategic, data-driven and resilient.

Learning Transformation: 4 Best Practices

Vitalyst

All this month, we have examined corporate learning from different angles—how it’s changing, what’s driving the change, and the benefits it can deliver to employees and businesses. Practice agility by learning from failures, as well as celebrating and replicating successes.

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Chief Learning Officer: Moving Forward, Looking Behind

CLO Magazine

Chief learning officers, who in some cases were a glorified trainer in chief, continued to develop into full-fledged business executives. We documented your stories as learning executives took on ever-growing roles and responsibilities at the forefront of business.

Learning Transformation: 4 Best Practices

Vitalyst

All this month, we have examined corporate learning from different angles—how it’s changing, what’s driving the change, and the benefits it can deliver to employees and businesses. Practice agility by learning from failures, as well as celebrating and replicating successes.

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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. I come from a small village in eastern India, and I grew up as a mama’s boy.

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.

3 C-Skills for the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

Influences like globalization and the rise of digital technology have deepened the complexity of today’s business environment, revealed areas of opportunity for industry disruptors, challenged traditional business models and transformed how work gets done.

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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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Being Great at One Thing Can Kill Innovation

CLO Magazine

16 article in Harvard Business Review , Fast Company cofounder Bill Taylor writes about the determination of Garry Ridge, CEO of the iconic WD-40 Co., to champion a learning culture. In a Sept.

Are You Giving Employees Tools They Actually Want to Use?

CLO Magazine

The lack of skilled talent is one of the most critical issues facing business today. Technology, business models, and global market dynamics are changing so rapidly it’s difficult to find, recruit, and keep staff with the right skills. Create a learning culture.

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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. Most organizations are still missing the cultural aspect of it.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Goujon said there’s no getting around the impact of world events and conditions on business.

3 Employee-Centric Best Practices

CLO Magazine

Let’s face it — many plans to transform corporate learning culture and improve employee performance are plagued with short-term, tactical disruptions. Business goals and learning goals must go hand in hand.

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Skills Are the Currency of “The Expertise Economy”

CLO Magazine

CLO : What motivated you to write “The Expertise Economy”? CLO : What do you view as the most effective way to learn? CLO : With machine-learning and artificial intelligence, how do problem-solving, critical thinking and emotional intelligence play a role in jobs?

Leaders Define Leaders: Q&A with Robert Anderson and William Adams

CLO Magazine

CLO : What is unique about this book? CLO : What does an effective leader look like? Adams : They must be confident and capable and understand what their business is about and what it takes to run that business or that organization. CLO: How can leadership be scaled?

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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. To do this, leaders must cultivate a culture of reflection.

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. 2) Create a culture of compassion: Employees need to feel valued, appreciated and acknowledged for their contributions.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. Smaller organizations are emerging along with a movement toward generative business models where businesses build an ecosystem of mutually supportive relationships.

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4 Emerging Themes Shaping the Future of Learning

NovoEd

The business environment is changing so rapidly that highly skilled employees are becoming even more crucial to organizations. methodologies (agile, design thinking, etc.), and so-called ‘soft skills’ (global cultural fluency, networking, storytelling, leadership, etc.).

CLOs Help Veterans’ Translate Military Competencies into Private Sector Skills

CLO Magazine

As part of the development process, veterans are also given an assessment that measures learning agility and self-awareness — proven predictors of future success. Learning-agile individuals can apply past experiences and lessons learned to new situations and first-time challenges.

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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.

An MHS Employee’s Education Is Never Done

CLO Magazine

I want to know that it’s a culture of continuous learning.”. The strategy is a key driver of business outcomes, and the culture of learning and continuous improvement is a competitive advantage.

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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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.”