Business-aligned strategies for Leadership Development: An Interview with Dr. Yvonne Catino, VP, Leadership and OD, Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning

Empowering leaders is the key for organizational success in the cut-throat competitive business environment of today. For modern businesses, the key to successful leadership development is achieving an appropriate balance between knowledge-exchange, action and reflection.

The Philosophy of Agility

HCMguru

This is where an organization needs to adapt Agile Learning strategies. Being an Agile Learning Organization is all about prioritizing speed and flexibility in the learning philosophy of the organization.

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Courageous Leadership: The New Mantra for Organizational Development

Infopro Learning

Business models have shifted, many employees work from home and day to day practices in many industries are still being adjusted to better suit the current economic climate. This year we have observed a growing need for courageous leadership. Blog Leadership Development

AGILE Design And Rapid Prototyping In Virtual Leadership Development

Dan Keckan

Adjusting to the changes in business and industry stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, how can Instructional Designers and eLearning developers meet demands for the rapid development of virtual leadership development opportunities without sacrificing quality or design integrity?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. Skillsoft (2018), ‘Storytelling in Video–based Leadership Training and Development’ 4. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. learning on business outcomes. this agility. true business impact.

Learning Agility and its Role in Leadership

CLO Magazine

One of the great mysteries of leadership development programs, succession planning initiatives and high-potential efforts is how effective they are at capturing the results of past efforts and predicting the capability of someone to master as-yet-unknown challenges. Learning agility, which focuses on the ability to perform in the future, provides an answer. Ross School of Business, summarizes learning agility as involving two elements — speed and flexibility.

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Keeping Your Learners Engaged With An Agile Business Training Course

Dan Keckan

The traditional approach to facilitating a business course is outdated. Employee Engagement Agile Learning Free eLearning eBooks Leadership Development Leadership TrainingTechnology has made courses more efficient and cost-effective. Making a transition from top-down, Instructor-Led, off-site training to bottom-up training independent of location and time ever more relevant.

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Agile innovation in the face of COVID-19

CLO Magazine

Agile innovation, the profitable application of creativity, aims to design breakthrough solutions that optimize efficiency, improve market position through new product development or result in new enterprise structures. It’s perhaps no surprise, then, that in a recent Center for Creative Leadership online survey of more than 500 global leaders, 53 percent chose agile innovation as one of the top trends to impact their businesses over the next five years.

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Leadership in the Great Acceleration

CLO Magazine

The speed of business is increasing exponentially. We have been watching how the Great Acceleration is reshaping businesses and leadership. A bureaucratic structure and the command-and-control leadership style slowed down decision-making and innovation.

How to create an agile Business Training course

Learning Pool

How to create an agile Business Training course The arguments against top-down, instructor-led, off-site training are well known. The post How to create an agile Business Training course appeared first on Learning Pool | e-learning content and learning management systems. e-learning learning management Uncategorised business e-learning business skills leadership modern workplace performance support

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How to Create An Agile Business Training Course

Learning Pool

How to Create An Agile Business Training Course The arguments against top-down, instructor-led, off-site training are well known. The post How to Create An Agile Business Training Course appeared first on Learning Pool | e-learning content and learning management systems. e-learning learning management Uncategorised business e-learning business skills leadership modern workplace performance support

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Agile by fire: how the tech industry is transforming learning

CLO Magazine

It is “agility by fire” — the ability to move quickly but not easily, and still excel. Academia alone are not the keyholders to the new world of work anymore — they too had to become agile by fire. As the sector continues to evolve, it survives by being agile by fire.

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Insights in a Nutshell: How to Drive an Organization-Wide Leadership Culture (during COVID-19)

Infopro Learning

Many employees in current leadership roles are planning to retire and businesses are searching for ways to develop their high potentials. In fact, 77% of organizations reported that they were facing a leadership gap in a recent survey in 2019 (1).

Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

Business is difficult in the shadow of a pandemic. But you also know that if you stop developing your talent and your leaders, your business could suffer long-term negative effects from being passive with your learning and development goals during these challenging times.

The Agile Effect:  What are the Benefits and Costs Moving to an Agile Methodology?

Clarity Consultants

The agile corporate-learning business model has been getting a lot of attention in recent times. Companies are seeing the benefits of a more agile production, design, and even leadership development programs. But an agile model isn’t for everyone. Here are some of the benefits and some of the costs to moving to an agile methodology. The post The Agile Effect: What are the Benefits and Costs Moving to an Agile Methodology?

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Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results

eFront

Agile learning design isn’t really a new phenomenon. Athletes, savvy entrepreneurs and hard-nosed businesspeople have known for decades that being agile in the face of tough competition is the key to success. When it comes to the Agile eLearning development, however, those five letters – A.G.I.L.E. What is Agile Learning? Making Agile Work in Organizations. Pillars of Agile success. Agile Building Blocks. So, What is Agile Learning About?

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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. From an employee development perspective, how prepared are CLOs to demonstrate the agility to lead the change in culture, programs, processes and policies that were originally designed for full-time employees to an expanded talent portfolio increasingly represented by contingent workers?

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A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. It turns out the book is nonfiction business book about applying Lean and Agile principles to the development of learning-related projects. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about? New eBook about Agile Courseware creation.

Build commitment to change through high-involvement change leadership

CLO Magazine

Having a high-involvement leadership strategy is the best way to build people’s commitment to change. The more you include people in looking at options and suggesting ways to do things differently, the easier it will be to build the business case for the next round of change. The post Build commitment to change through high-involvement change leadership appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Inclusion is the X-factor for agility and innovation

CLO Magazine

In tandem, data shows that women and minorities are still underrepresented on boards and senior leadership teams and many employees feel underrepresented or underutilized within their organizations. Today, inclusion — creating the conditions where all employees are valued and welcomed to be their authentic selves — must be a business imperative. And the case has already been made for how valuable inclusivity is in driving business performance.

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The New Requirements For Leadership Training in A Time of Crisis

Litmos

The trouble with traditional leadership training. Even before the pandemic, there was a tension between traditional leadership training and the sort of leadership training upcoming executives were hungry for. How did the crisis change leadership?

What is Learning Agility and why organizations should design their business around it?

Disprz

Surviving in VUCA times: Bank on Learning and Agility! The acronym, which was initially designed to describe the Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous landscapes in which today’s soldiers must learn to adapt and operate, has become trendy even in corporate circles, as businesses compete in an environment characterized by constant, rapid, and unpredictable evolution. VUCA is the new business reality, and we all have to live with it. What is Learning Agility anyway?

What is leadership, and who is a leader?

CLO Magazine

We talk about leaders and leadership nearly every day in the business world, but have you ever tried to actually define leadership? It can be much harder than you may think, but taking the time to define leadership and what makes a leader is crucial to building a cohesive culture and developing future leaders. What is Leadership? We take the concept of leadership for granted and assume that we all know what leadership is and what a great leader looks like.

The Agile Effect:  What are the Benefits and Costs Moving to an Agile Methodology?

Clarity Consultants

The agile corporate-learning business model has been getting a lot of attention in recent times. Companies are seeing the benefits of a more agile production, design, and even leadership development programs. But an agile model isn’t for everyone. Here are some of the benefits and some of the costs to moving to an agile methodology. Corporate Learning

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Define the “DO” First

Living in Learning

When you consider how quickly business is moving, and the need for an agile and resilient workforce represents minimum criteria for creating sustained capability, the rules of engagement have clearly changed. Continuous Learning Agile design business impact Change Leadership change management continuous learning environment design methods Discovery electronic performance support system EPS EPSS evaluation future of training holistic discovery

From hardship to hardiness: 5 strategies for turning crisis into a catalyst for leadership development

CLO Magazine

COVID-19 is the type of crucible event that has the potential to embed profound leadership lessons, accelerate development and forge critical skills. It teaches them to be open to learning and agile in their approach as they figure out what to do next.

Learning Rebel Book Review: The Social Leadership Handbook by Julian Stodd

Learning Rebels

I didn’t need to think twice, the choice was easy – The Social Leadership Handbook, by Julian Stodd. The Social Leadership Handbook , Julian Stodd. The Social Leadership Handbook via Julian Stodd. Secondly, I knew from my experiences of reading Julian’s work, this would be a book that would take leadership to a new level reflecting the social age that we are in today. Which are the broad strokes leading to the 9 skills of Social Leadership.

Cheers to alignment and agility in 2020

CLO Magazine

According to data from the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board’s “2019 Learning State of the Industry” report, 71 percent of CLOs say their outlook for the next 12 to 18 months is more optimistic than last year (Figure 1). Eighty-six percent of CLOs expect learning to be more aligned with company business objectives, 78 percent anticipate their company will adopt new L&D techniques, and 74 percent say they will have an improved catalogue of training options.

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Agility Is Essential in Corporate Learning

Clarity Consultants

Much like the business world, the realm of corporate learning is experiencing a high-speed transformation. This trend toward more agile production, design, and leadership development is critical in creating the kind of responsive and flexible atmosphere that gets better results quickly. Today we're talking about how agility is particularly essential to corporate learning and development programs.

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Embracing long-term virtual team and leadership training

CLO Magazine

Recently, I had a conversation with a leadership and development director that went like this: He recalled the days when you could just walk around a training room and engage, face-to-face, with learners. But a DDI study found that leaders rank virtual leadership as their weakest skill.

8 Traits of Future Leaders Who Will Grow Your Business

Infopro Learning

How a new leadership training model is shaping new leadership behaviors and practices. To build and maintain a competitive advantage, and grow an organization at scale, business leaders must groom talent with forward-looking leadership development programs that will help leaders triumph not only over current challenges, but also welcome new challenges. Today’s organizations are aggressively seeking leaders that will bring their company into the future.

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. Traditionally, in the business world, men have been given what social psychologists describe as broad “stylistic latitude” to operate as leaders using formal power, position and authority. Fostering Inclusive Leadership.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Servant leadership is all about enriching the lives of others, building better organizations and ultimately creating a world that is more caring and equitable. 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. Seven Pillars of Servant Leadership” by James W. Creating a culture of servant leadership requires certain behaviors and actions.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? A study from leadership development firm DDI confirms that Millennials are ambitious and eager to lead if they find a company and role they value. Which Key Leadership Competencies Must Millennial Managers Develop? Business writing, business communications, and in-person speaking are all essential leadership competencies.

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Ignite Crowdsourced Learning for These 3 Business Benefits

Absorb LMS

Only half of employees say their company listens to their ideas for improving business outcomes, according to Mercer’s “ 2019 Global Talent Trends Report.” 3 business benefits of crowdsourced learning. Half of employees reported “respect for my ideas” as an important contributor to job satisfaction, but just 40% are very satisfied with how well company leadership is listening, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Cutting through the noise to make a real business impact

Elucidat

Business needs aren’t static. Hear how Dan Mitchell, Global Learning Leader at Marsh, has built an L&D team that can meet rapidly changing business needs. Explore how to cut through the noise and make a real business impact. Top tips for creating real business impact.

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The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

CLO Magazine

The nature of change in careers and organizations justifies the need to continually learn, but even without this need the value of learning-focused leadership exists. 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 leadership is not a leadership style.

Business Is Learning

CLO Magazine

Now before we go too far, I am not saying corporate learning should ignore the business outcomes of what you do. Perform sophisticated statistical modeling, use a regression analysis and continue to do all the things a modern data-driven business function should be expected to do. What is the killer app for business in the 21st century? In an interview with Fortune about his new book, Hoffman emphasized that speed is more important than efficiency in building a business.

Growing a Model for Leadership

CLO Magazine

Building a leadership pipeline is important, and a clear leadership model can link strategic areas of the business. But moving forward, the company chose to invest more heavily into leadership building after studying the state of the industry and talent. One challenge — thriving in an ambiguous environment — stood out in particular and formed the core of Mindtree’s leadership approach. “We Building a Leadership Model .

Present Business Schools Are Teaching Yesterday’s Expertise! Why?

Your Training Edge

At moments like this, one might even imagine that business schools are becoming the sources for technology innovation, with professors eagerly waiting to master new technologies that are emerging. The business schools of today are more keen on learning and researching 20 th -century management principles. Organizations are getting connected; business strategy framework is being framed for better business outcomes. Going agile: The new management mainstream.