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The Secret to Organizational Agility? Empowering Your Managers.


If you’ve been in the learning and talent space long enough, you’ve probably created a competency model, which leaves little room for organizational agility. How would a worker know where to start? The First Steps Towards Organizational Agility.

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Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)


By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. Playbook: Just Do It (Right). Playbook: Just Do It (Right). And how do I consume that piece of content?


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The Learning & Development Podcast: Actually Addressing Skills Gaps with Simon Gibson


This transcript is from the conversation between David and Simon Gibson on addressing skills gaps. In this episode, I’m speaking with Simon Gibson, an experienced and esteemed Learning OD and talent leader about really addressing skills gaps. What language do we code in?

How to Know It’s Time to Rethink Your Learning Management System


It can also handle things such as compliance and skills gap analysis. And if there are any gaps in a new hire’s hard or soft skills, an LMS can create a targeted training plan. So you have an LMS in place, but is it still effective, or do you need to rethink your strategy?

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials


What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? As global warming and other environmental and social challenges have emerged, they blame previous generations for neglecting or exacerbating those problems.

Agile Leaders: Born or Bred?

CLO Magazine

Leaders who can thrive in any business environment share one important trait: agility. “You need someone who’s good at processes and procedures, analysis and decision-making, who’s even-tempered and a good listener but who can make decisions,” said Jim Concelman, vice president of leadership development at global human resources consulting firm Development Dimensions International. Mental agility. People agility. Change agility.

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What does corporate social responsibility look like in a post-pandemic era?

CLO Magazine

The global COVID-19 pandemic is impacting us daily from all angles — health, economics, logistics, politics, education, relationships and more. In order to do that, organizational practice has to change.

Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

Gartner reported in 2018 that 70 percent of employees have not mastered the skills they need to do their jobs. Access, speed, practice, collaboration and insight are the hallmarks of an agile approach. Crisis Leadership agility crisis leadership culture of learning enlightened CLO

6 competencies leaders need to develop right now

CLO Magazine

As we all know, right now, years are happening in weeks: The pandemic has accelerated the shift away from physical stores to digital shopping by about five years. What may be out there that I don’t know about … that’s what I worry about the most. Agile execution.

Fight Ambiguity by Focusing Agile Talent

CLO Magazine

Organizations are certainly familiar with the idea that change is sometimes necessary, but what’s sort of new in this economic environment — particularly with the rise of technology — is that organizations are recognizing that (change agility) is a core competency that they must have all the time and not something they have every number of years when there’s a particular threat.”. Business leaders really have to know their teams, Bailey explained.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

Join Global Digital Learning Innovations Lead at British American Tobacco, Amritha Murali, and Degreed’s Head of Global Communication, Sarah Danzl, for an engaging session about: How to get started with a skills strategy. How do you reach contacts now working for home?

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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. So it’s not surprising that a 2014 Deloitte University Press survey of global organizations revealed that 86 percent of participating companies said having more effective leaders at all levels was their No. ERGs: Leadership Development Vehicles.

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Reskilling: Driven by Leaders and Managing the crisis

Learning Pool

When the CBI reports that 9 out of 10 employees in the UK will need to be retrained by 2030 and the World Economic Forum talks of a ‘reskilling emergency’, we know we’re facing a crisis. . The way out of that crisis is reskilling, but that requires leadership. How do leaders respond.

Soft is the New Strong

CLO Magazine

office of the global automotive supplier to operate as smoothly as its German headquarters. This cultural breakdown led Schramm to work with the executive team on a culture change project that introduced soft skills training on leadership, communication, collaboration and problem-solving along with the financial and operational changes he’d been brought in to implement. We hold up a mirror so they can see what’s not working then we teach them skills to do better,” Chavez said.

Reasons Why You Need to Create a Corporate Learning Culture

Your Training Edge

According to a 2012 Towers Watson Global Workforce Study, it was found that almost 6 in 10 companies reported difficulty retaining critical skill employees, and around the same number have difficulty retaining high potential employees and top performers. Monotony sets in and they are looking out the window, wondering if they could be doing better somewhere else. New technology is taking over assembly lines and computers are doing most of the simple things we formerly did manually.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2021

Limestone Learning

How do ATD’s education offerings and professional certification relate to the new Talent Development Capability Model? PT: Foster Inclusion and Facilitate Inclusively in Leadership Development (Free for ATD members) Inclusion has never been more critical to business success.

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Our Favorite Questions from Degreed LENS Lite 2021


One of the first things I would do is what we’ve done at the Virgin Group, which is to do our interviews based on the individual and their particular skill set, their character,” he said. I get what you’re trying to do when you create a best practice.

The Success of Lex

CLO Magazine

The global IT business consulting and outsourcing services firm headquartered in Bengaluru, India, has more than 200,000 employees in 87 countries, and they rely on a continuous stream of content and learning opportunities to stay up to date on the latest technology, business and leadership trends. It has always been part of who we are and what we do.”. Tan Moorthy, EVP and global head of education training and assessments, Infosys.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

However, in an era of distributed, dispersed and global workforce, an online platform becomes a necessary connector and amplifier. Organizational silos form because we don’t know what the teams across the hallway are working on leave alone being aware of what other business units and divisions are doing. Thus not only do we lose out on diverse inputs and knowledge, we also proverbially reinvent the wheel many times over and feed into systemic inefficiency.

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Data, People, or Something In Between: Clearing Your Path to Career Mobility


And you probably have teams that are focused on upskilling in areas where they have gaps. And yet, how do you choose a path for your company when you’re being asked a key question from within your organization: How will we know and build the skills we need in the future?

Employee Training and Development during TOUGH Times


Its purpose is to identify gaps in employee knowledge, then use education to amplify skill sets. The ultimate goal of any company’s training and development program is to improve business by closing the gaps in knowledge using learning solutions.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development. It’s also more critical than ever, due to the global pandemic.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

PT: A Futurist's Guide to Complexity (Free for ATD members) The pervasive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how ill-prepared our organizations and leaders are for the increased systemic risk of our globally connected world. Nevins, D.O., Contact us here to let us know!

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Mike Taylor

Thanks to Mathias Vermeulen , I’ve recently fallen down the #NoCode rabbit hole exploring all sorts of tools and tricks for connecting apps to do some pretty amazing things. You should see what he’s doing!) What do you think? This global directory can help. . .

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: Training Disrupted: Lessons Learned on The Frontline (Free for ATD members) 80% of the global workforce is frontline employees. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:30AM – 11:30AM PT: Virtual Facilitation - What to Do and How?

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Employee Training and Development during Tough Times


Its purpose is to identify gaps in employee knowledge, then use education to amplify skill sets. The ultimate goal of any company’s training and development program is to improve business by closing the gaps in knowledge using learning solutions.

6 Steps to Align L&D with Your Business


Courses still do (and always will) have their place in corporate learning, but according to recent Degreed research , only 26% of respondents said they went to their HR or formal training teams when they needed to learn something new. You have to be agile and iterate.”

Demystifying Working Out Loud


The workforce today is not only globally distributed but also contingent giving rise to the notion of the extended enterprise. However, in an era of distributed, dispersed and global workforce, an online platform becomes a necessary connector and amplifier. Organizational silos form because we don’t know what the teams across the hallway are working on leave alone being aware of what other business units and divisions are doing.

Developing the Lead Generation

CLO Magazine

When it comes to developing future leaders, too many organizations are simply going through the motions, or worse yet, doing nothing at all. Every company claims it plans for the future, but the reality is that the expertise and leadership that drives it usually slip away with the best intentions of having learning and development as well as the succession plan in place. According to Bersin by Deloitte’s Predictions for 2014, leadership will be a big challenge in 2014.

10 New Years Resolutions for Learning and Development Professionals


“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got” -Henry Ford. We’ll continue to use our agile, user-centered design approach to build bespoke products and experiences that will equip our workforce with the capabilities and knowledge to maintain a leadership position in digital commerce.” We want to help them elevate what they can do in their role as well as provide visibility into career options.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team? People are aware of it and know they need to do something about it, but they don’t.

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

Josh Bersin is founder of Bersin by Deloitte and a global industry analyst. Last month, the company announced Skills Insights, a set of tools that let you examine your company’s skills and promote courses based on known skills gaps. Harvard ManageMentor: Leadership development content fueled by the latest thinking and proven practices from Harvard Business School faculty and business leaders. Most LMSs barely do this at all, so this alone is a reason to take a look.

East Meets Best: Developing Novartis Talent in Asia

CLO Magazine

East and West are aligned in their desire for success, and this can be achieved through partnership and business planning, but it needs to be supported by strong talent development and leadership education. First, there is a lack of mature management and leadership skills in the local talent pool. Second, there are capability gaps. These two business schools develop local talent for today and create a leadership pipeline for tomorrow.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Monday, June 4, 2018, 1:30PM – 2:30PM PT: Facilitation Agility: Off the Rails but Still on Track (Free for IPL members) Planning and delivering effective learning events requires not only skills in adult education, curriculum design and training, but also the ability to adjust to changing conditions.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions


100 honors (top global learning organization). SumTotal Learn provides the personalized, contextual learning required to help your people be better at their jobs while they are doing them. >> Form agile teams to rapidly collaborate on and innovate new solutions. >> Virtual Classrooms have enabled organizations to better track learning progress, provide certification, and analyze knowledge gaps for better education programs. FM Global.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations. Join Jeff Salin, senior instructional designer in the Learning and Creative Services department at D2L, to learn how other organizations are leveraging open badges to address the skills gap challenge. Persuade leadership to give you more funding next year.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. A concise job aid of best practices for UX, UI, ID, and game design Clear guidelines on what to do—and what not to do—in each quadrant of mobile game design Join the webinar and click here to download the 2018 LEARNING TRENDS REPORT by Sharon Boller. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 12PM – 1PM PT: Annual Leadership Survey Results: Are Your Organizations Doing Enough to Develop the Next Generation of Leaders?