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Establishing a Global Career: Mentors Share Their Insights

Everwise

In a recent Ask Me Anything, we highlighted Everwise mentors with expertise in global project management and cross-functional work with teams around the world. Lisa Foulger , Founder, Lisa Foulger Leadership Solutions. Several community members were curious about the journey to global business, both on an individual professional level and at the corporate level. Foulger agreed, “This is a very real and challenging dimension of the leadership reality we operate in.

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? As global warming and other environmental and social challenges have emerged, they blame previous generations for neglecting or exacerbating those problems.

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

CLO Magazine

As Julie Dervin, Cargill’s global head of corporate learning and development, told Harvard Business Review , “We really only had the capacity to reach about 10 percent to 15 percent of the total relevant population in a given year when delivering a particular learning program.

Begin Leadership Development on Day One

CLO Magazine

Leadership development isn’t just for high potentials. In formalized leadership development, an emerging trend is to get them while they’re young. A recent survey by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) found that 40 percent of global business leaders think formalized leadership development should start between ages 11 and 17. Survey participants were asked to rank the top skills needed for leadership development.

Keep Growing Your Organizational Learning Pyramid

CLO Magazine

According to Deloitte Global’s 2018 “Human Capital Trends” report, “Rather than an orderly, sequential progression from job to job, 21st century careers can be viewed as a series of developmental experiences, each offering the opportunity to acquire new skills, perspectives and judgment. Careers are no longer narrowly defined by jobs and skills but through experiences and learning agility.”. Formal coaching and mentoring initiatives would also help.

Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport

Chronus

Learn How Mentoring Can Improve Your Workplace Gender Diversity. In addition to this, the nature of work is becoming increasingly global, with teams spanning multiple states, countries, and continents. setting up a high potential mentoring program for minority employees or establish reverse mentoring between current leadership and women employees), they outperform peer organizations on many key metrics. Mentoring: A Simple First Step.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

This is a future in which workers are smarter, more agile, and more innovative. As globalization increases and communities become more diverse, the competitive advantage of any organization will be its collective knowledge and its expanded expertise. Consider the alternatives: just-in-time e-learning (desktop and mobile), coaching, mentoring, simulations, on-demand video, and experiential-learning. Work is No Longer Work . The nature of work is changing.

From Engineer to Executive: Bernard Fraenkel Shares His Journey

Everwise

In various leadership roles over the twenty years, Fraenkel has experienced two IPO’s and four acquisitions. While he hasn’t had “official” mentors to help him navigate this transition, he is grateful to a number of CEOs and friends for their coaching. Over the past few years, he has become a mentor for numerous future engineering leaders through Everwise. You started mentoring with Everwise in 2013. Do you have any tips you’d recommend for other mentors?

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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Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. In a culturally agile workplace, all functions need to play together. Provide specialized coaching/mentoring. To better involve leaders, companies should provide the infrastructure and mechanisms to connect ERGs to a broader leadership-sanctioned touchpoint.”

#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

And nearly half feel uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentoring them. This consequence of #MeToo is occurring just as the value of mentoring women is clearer than ever: Our latest leadership re-search found that of the nearly 2,500 companies studied those with at least 30 percent women leaders — and at least 20 percent women senior leaders — have a major competitive edge. Leadership Development #MeToo company leaders mentorship

Empower Talent to Become Leaders Who Drive Change

CLO Magazine

Reinforcing the premise that agility is a part of developing the self and others, enabling employees to take risks and being open to pushing out of one’s comfort zone helps cultivate a culture that embraces change. In today’s global marketplace, there are several demands that require all professionals to embrace and welcome change as a necessity. Flexibility and agility are required, along with the openness to creative and innovative solutions.

The Reskilling Revolution versus the ‘clay layer’

CLO Magazine

News reports and blogs are filled with references to the need for reskilling and upskilling large swaths of the global population over the next 5-10 years. Forty-six percent of respondents indicated that a lack of leadership capability is a barrier to adoption.

Effective Manager Development Program at Scale

Everwise

Last month, Everwise hosted a popular webinar on “Effective Manager Development at Scale” with Kim Bolton, Program Director, Leadership Development at Unum Group. A specialist in leadership and talent development, Kim creates systems that help talent reach their maximum potential, fosters an environment of trust and positivity and encourages leadership mentoring. Through a series of focus groups, a leadership team identified the critical behaviors for success in Unum.

Connected learning

Ed App

One of the top advantages of the internet is the wealth of global, social and digital media available in local locations. Peers, mentors, and other support persons provide guidance and content.

Three Reasons Leaders Fail at Workforce-Centric Learning

CLO Magazine

As we transition to a global workforce drawing heavily from Gen Y, the workforce will render these types of managers obsolete. Will this effort ultimately fuel a cultural shift away from command-and-control to one of motivate-and-mentor? They believe that accepting opinions and feedback helps an organization become better and enables innovation agility. These leaders are mentors who routinely provide opportunities for development and they give what is needed to succeed.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

How do you better ensure manager and leadership engagement? This webinar will include a variety of perspectives, including data, case studies and insights from Brandon Hall Group’s industry-leading Women in Leadership research. Structure major global training initiatives.

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What Do Next-Generation Leaders Look Like?

CLO Magazine

The current formula to develop future organizational leaders is to identify high potentials for management roles and provide them with leadership development opportunities. Yet senior leaders who attend programs at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), an executive education company, often tell trainers they would have benefited from formal leadership development earlier in their lives. Leaders see youth having many of the basic elements of leadership already in place.

7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

Companies that get digital leadership right perform better in the marketplace and have happier, more engaged employees. But, leadership is complex during a digital boom. In 2016, SAP SuccessFactors and Oxford Economics surveyed 4,100 global executives and employees for a study titled, “Leaders 2020: How Strong Leadership Pays Off in the Digital Economy.” Foster innovation and agility. Julie Abel-Hunt is the global lead, implementation and learning at SAP.

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

The executive leadership team started by training a select group of 250 VPs and directors but wanted to cascade the same type of learning across all levels. The goal was to equip leaders to lead change by serving as teachers and mentors and to equip employees with the skills to support the GGP in their unique roles. Cochlear, a global company that produces hearing-implant technology, needed to strengthen its leadership team. LEARNING IN PRACTICE AWARDS 2016. .

Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning

NovoEd

In best-use cases, it produces the critical capabilities and deep skills — leadership, innovation, collaboration, and design thinking — that make employees more adept at operating in a fast-paced, highly distributed global workforce. Moreover, the NovoEd platform allows for manager engagement and virtual mentor coaching, both of which are crucial in sustaining high-impact learning and scaling culture and performance change.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

Job fragmentation, task specialization, globalization, economy of individuals, and a global talent pool are all impacting the job economy. While the onus of continuous professional development is gradually shifting to the employees, there is an increasing dearth of skills required to successfully run today’s organizations – from skills like leadership for a networked age to understanding analytics and its impact on various organizational functions.

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Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey

CLO Magazine

Many forces, including technology and digitization, global competition, communication, social media innovations and expectations of new workforce members, are causing incremental changes. Learning is fundamental to agility, innovation and responsiveness.

6 Steps to Align L&D with Your Business

Degreed

The same research showed that: 65% of workers use specific websites to learn 53% use search engines 62% turn to their professional networks 45% ask mentors 44% ask teammates 33% use online social communities. You have to be agile and iterate.”

The Strategy Award

CLO Magazine

Hammock introduced an enterprise view of leadership development in a way that inspired business and embraced new approaches for implementing leadership behaviors across the organization. The virtual design allows colleagues to participate in a global community across American Express.

It’s Time to Get Started with Career Mobility

Degreed

In July, researchers at McKinsey recommended that organizations looking to pivot, adapt, and thrive amid disruption “ revamp their upskilling and retraining approaches and adopt an agile approach to strategic workforce planning.” But when they’re evaluated on their leadership skills, they’re more likely to be flexible about sharing talent with other teams and more open to letting their people be mentored by other team leaders. .

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

Job fragmentation, task specialization, globalization, economy of individuals, and a global talent pool are all impacting the job economy. While the onus of continuous professional development is gradually shifting to the employees, there is an increasing dearth of skills required to successfully run today’s organizations – from skills like leadership for a networked age to understanding analytics and its impact on various organizational functions.

Why You Should Encourage Leaders to Play Games

CLO Magazine

We should use them at companies too, including for leadership development. Many companies are experiencing significant leadership gaps and an insufficient leadership pipeline, primarily due to the increasing pace of change in the global economy. So, why don’t more companies use games for leadership development? When it comes to games for leadership development, modern technology demands tablet touch interface, 3D visualization and wireless backups.

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

Transitioning from a regional service delivery model to a global business services model is not one-size-fits-all. Three-hundred-seventy-five employees in four global regions participated in the new-hire orientation, manager and mentor development and leadership programs.

Best SaaS Conferences 2020

Coassemble

Being agile during this time is critical to business survival, no matter the team or company. Location: Global. A global community of SaaS businesses, investors, and leaders, SaaStock helps companies gain traction and grow at scale.

Free L&D webinars for January 2019

Limestone Learning

Imagine the possibilities for leadership, sales, and customer service if your learners could practice high-stakes interpersonal skill. Thursday, January 10, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Managers, Prepare to Collaborate and Coach Differently (Free for ATD members) Team coaching is a leadership skill that can be developed. When done right, mentoring can have a powerful impact on knowledge transfer, employee retention, and employee productivity.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Disrupt and Add Value: VR Training on the Rise (Free for ATD members) Dive into the benefits of VR for training with the global head of VR for Training at HP, Jay Fraser, the CEO of VRAINIUM, Dean Slawson and CEO of VRSpeaking, Jeff Marshall. inclusive leadership) training. Join leadership guru Harry Paul as he describes the characteristics of an engaged organization and how to attain that type of culture.

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

The executive leadership team started by training a select group of 250 VPs and directors but wanted to cascade the same type of learning across all levels. The goal was to equip leaders to lead change by serving as teachers and mentors and to equip employees with the skills to support the GGP in their unique roles. Cochlear, a global company that produces hearing-implant technology, needed to strengthen its leadership team. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

LearnNow Morning Session July 25 2012 #ASTDLN

Learning Visions

We are truly global – performance in Asia impacts Europe impacts America. ·. Develop leadership capacity to support learning agility throughout the org. ·. Evolve learning and support tech to optimize and support learning agility. During Apply – provide sidekicks (job aids, context sensitive help, FAQ’s, coach/mentor, help desk, twitter).

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MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Job fragmentation, task specialization, globalization, economy of individuals, and a global talent pool are all impacting the job economy. While the onus of continuous professional development is gradually shifting to the employees, there is an increasing dearth of skills required to successfully run today’s organizations – from skills like leadership for a networked age to understanding analytics and its impact on various organizational functions.

Developing the Lead Generation

CLO Magazine

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. Even with unemployment rates as high as they are globally, that’s staggering to consider.”