The CLO Succession Plan

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on in February 2008. Additionally, Willett has been putting together what she calls the “CLO’s notebook” that explains different aspects of the job in detail.

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Training Gen Z: What Your Youngest Employees Expect From the Workplace


CLO Media recommends that executives post content through social channels and other online platforms to encourage social learning, but an LMS with a social feature, or an integration with a company's intranet would also help make L&D more social. .

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Career Advice From Pamay Bassey

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Pamay Bassey, CLO, The Kraft Heinz Co. Recently, I read a Forbes article by computer scientist Jim Spohrer, in which he recounted a conversation he had with Elliot Soloway, a professor at University of Michigan. What lessons helped you along the way?

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The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

Unlike a lot of language training programs that use formal scripts and tiered vocabulary lessons, Voxy is built around the idea of using authentic conversations to teach language, said Katie Nielson, Voxy’s chief education officer in New York. “We

How to Learn From Your Best-Failures?

Upside Learning

Bhaskar Chatterjee, the chief guest at the CLO Summit India earlier this month, spoke that mistakes should be part of a learning organization’s culture. I could find just this link to a July 2006 article in Business Week How Failure Breeds Success which has some examples mentioned– IBM, Intuit, GE, Coring, Virgin, & JetBlue. Please Opine) Creating Board Games: An Upside Exercise eLearning Development: Instructional Design Lessons from a Sales Trainer.

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There Will Be Good Days and Bad Days: Learn From Both

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This article is the fifth in a five-part series focused on the need for continuous learning. The positive in all this is that both good days and bad days, good moments and not-so-good moments, contain lessons. Then take those lessons and look for the next opportunity to apply them.

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Impact and ROI of Learning: Worth Pursuing or Not?

CLO Magazine

Several articles in the past month have suggested the profession should step back from trying to isolate the impact of learning and the resulting return on investment. Share the lessons learned.

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The most important time to support a woman’s career development is in her 20s

CLO Magazine

Cumbo point out in their article, “Tactics to Advance Women in the Leadership Pipeline,” “Once they [organizations] have identified potential future top talent, they can take steps to fast-track them, which can include exposing them to core business functions including operations and finance.

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

Big Think: 500 short-form, actionable video lessons to stay ahead of business changes and stimulate agility in the workforce. As I described in the article “LinkedIn Announces… A Lot!” Josh Bersin is founder of Bersin by Deloitte and a global industry analyst.

Letting Learners Take the Wheel

CLO Magazine

Blesoff said learning leaders who are in charge of developing companywide learning initiatives need to consider them from the perspective of the learner: What would add value to this particular lesson? Workplace learning has never been more popular.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Performance Learning Productivity

I believe the L&D profession can take some lessons from both of these Charles Dickens stories, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol. The findings make salutary reading for any CLO, learning leader or L&D professional.

What are your 3 career criteria?

CLO Magazine

So, what gives with the Greek mythology lesson combined with a historical walk down memory lane and a review of one of the more memorable action film characters of the twentieth century? appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Take the Humdrum Out of Homework

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Elliott Masie is CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium. If we imagine homework as a reading assignment or a lesson, our learners generally will not respond well.

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Standing still is no longer an option

CLO Magazine

When the “lesson” is over, work is also completed. This article was originally published as “Standing Still is No Longer an Option” in the July/August 2019 issue of Chief Learning Officer. As many of you know, I’ve been at this for a long time — 36 years to be exact.

Leader development is the question. Is mobile the answer?

Allison Rossett

The issue of transfer is tackled by reminders and abbreviated lessons and examples there at the moment of need. Gina Yusypchuk and I looked at the question of mobile apps for leader development in an article published in CLO Magazine. When you look at the numbers associated with workplace learning and development, the investment in leader performance jumps out. Bersin Associates, now affiliated with Deloitte, wrote this in 2012: U.S.

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Partnering With the C-Suite

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The CLO is strategically positioned to focus on business objectives, outcomes and costs. Organizations that have been first to market and to capitalize on their lessons have historically dominated their competition, and their products have become permanently etched into common language. With a single-minded focus on investment showing ROI, the CLO becomes an unbiased business partner, strategic consultant and team player in the C-suite.

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A Look Back At The Years Best From Workplace Learning

Mike Taylor

The 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018. Here are here top 10 most read articles of 2018. This article by Steve Zaffron ( @stevezaffron ) and Gregory Unruh ( @GregoryUnruh ) really resonates with me. This CLO magazine article is is yet another voice to add to the call for the need for continuous lifelong learning. “An Check out what else Tomas Chamorro-Remuzic ( @drtcp ) has to say in this HBR article.

3 Traits You Can Use to Identify High Potentials

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Do a lessons learned — I was in that situation, here’s what I did, here’s what I learned, here’s what worked, here’s what didn’t work — extract out the lessons learned. Want to be able to identify employees who have advancement potential? Of course, you do.

3 Things We Can All Learn From the 2016 Presidential Election

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There are lessons there, you take them and you move. However unconventional and unlikely Trump appeared as a serious competitor at the beginning of this race, he won, leaving many shocked in the dust behind him, but with some tough lessons for learning and for life.

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What is Learning in the Age of Technology?

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While the definition of learning has been debated for centuries, for the purposes of this article we will define learning as a process for acquiring new information that when internalized results in change or transformation. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

This article offers a new learner engagement recipe to boost learner engagement in your corporate learning environment. In sharing personal lessons and research we have identified 4 clusters that boost learner engagement in your organization.

College Students Take a Swing at Running a Baseball Team

CLO Magazine

He hopes that these opportunities show students how meaningful outreach can be to the community and that students carry this lesson into the future. This article was originally published by Chief Learning Officer‘s sister publication, Workforce.

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Brain Fitness

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

That’s why the lessons in my friend Alvaro Fernandez’s new book provide a pathway to increased profitability. The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness : 18 Interviews with Scientists, Practical Advice, and Product Reviews, to Keep Your Brain Sharp.

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The Science of Connection

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This story was told by a Zappos employee and quoted in a June 2017 Forbes article, “Tony Hsieh Reveals the Secret to Zappos’ Customer Service Success in One Word.” But its lesson isn’t about flowers. “Last year, when I was working the phones, a woman called, trying to return some boots.

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Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

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Mike: We should also mention Liz Loutfi who also is one of our editorial team who works on CLO. That’s a lot of what I took away from both hearing him speak in Chicago as well as working on his profile article. And I guess how much a CLO is tied in with company culture.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

Provide any agreed-upon reporting, conduct a "lessons learned" as requested, transition the program into maintenance mode, and close out the project. Carter McNamara Developer and Director at Free Management Library Regarding what a learning consultant does, I recommend reading the Chief Learning Officer magazines articles about various organizational roles around learning. I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

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In an interview with Forbes for a 2017 article, “How to Hire and Develop Critical Thinkers,” William T. The post Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Content curation is not a new phenomenon.

Management 3.0, Cognitive Load, Prototyping, Objects, Audio, & Broken

Big Dog, Little Dog

From Stgephen Covey's The Economics of Trust in CLO. Even if you do not use XHTML, this article provides some good pointers on prototyping, sketching, iteration, etc. This article presents a practical framework for designing and implementing audio-based content, such as podcasts.

Internet Time Alliance: what’s in a name?

Jay Cross

The story is documented in eLearn Magazine : Several years ago Jay Cross (lead author of this article) realized that while he championed social learning in books and conferences, he did most of his work in solitary. Jane Hart and Cross linked arms and were soon joined by Clark Quinn and Harold Jarche (all co-authors of this article). When Charles Jennings retired as CLO at Thomson Reuters, we immediately invited him to join us.

Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on in April 2006. . The role of learning in supporting rapid organic growth can be seen in several initiatives being taken by Mike Barger, CLO of JetBlue Airways.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond


Lessons learned by successful and effective managers are roughly: 70% from tough jobs; 20% from people (mostly the boss); 10% from courses and reading” Survey by McCall, Lombardo & Eichinger at the Center for Creative Leadership. What would be the role of a future CLO? ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning.