Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Sydney Savion

CLO Magazine

In 2020, she was recognized as CLO of the Year. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn back in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021? CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

CLO Magazine

Whitcomb is an award-winning HR, leadership and talent development executive with more than 20 year’s experience across various industries, including transportation, financial services and health care. CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development?

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Leadership development should begin with “why” — and that’s usually not behavior change

CLO Magazine

For leadership development, this should be impact and not behavior. Let’s review how leadership development accountability has evolved. The focus was on how participants reacted to leadership development. About two decades ago, the focus shifted to leader behavior.

Do You Need a CCO and CLO?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Should your organization have a CCO and CLO? Hebert writes: …as soon as you codify, quantify and assign responsibility to something it ceases to be everyone’s responsibility…Culture is a defined as a set of shared values, behaviors, norms. I agree with Hebert and I have similar concerns with having a CLO (Chief Learning Officer). Don’t put all the emphasis on a course catalogue and don’t hire a CLO. Leadership for culture and learning should come from CEOs.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Lisa Doyle

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer sat down for a conversation with Lisa Doyle, learning strategist and advisor, and faculty member for the CLO Accelerator program. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy, where she was awarded CLO of the Year in 2011.

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Integrate DEI into your leadership development

CLO Magazine

Without access to these offerings, leaders are left alone to connect the dots and figure out how the DEI pieces fit into the larger puzzle that is leadership. exclaimed a manager as she burst through the door into my class on inclusive leadership.

Accidental CLO, Intentional Learning

CLO Magazine

A self-proclaimed “accidental CLO,” Jesse Jackson has served in numerous roles at the multinational banking and financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. ” About four years ago, Jackson moved into his current role as CLO of consumer and community banking. As CLO, Jackson is responsible for strategy and execution of the learning approach and delivery across the enterprise. Photo by David Lubarsky.

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Building leadership skills organically

CLO Magazine

One of the most worrisome developments is the impact to leadership pipelines. There are a few ways you can organically develop leadership skills in your employees. Understanding what leadership does.

Sydney Savion is the 2020 CLO of the year

CLO Magazine

Each year, the Chief Learning Officer of the Year Award is presented to an individual learning executive who delivers the most exemplary development and guidance, is a strategic business partner and provides essential leadership to the organizational learning and development function.

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Meet the CLO Board: Tamar Elkeles

CLO Magazine

She is the former vice president of Qualcomm Learning Center, and was named CLO of the year in 2010. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lessons have you learned in 2020 that you plan on taking with you into 2021?

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Leadership is hard: A guide to navigating relatable leadership challenges

CLO Magazine

We support ourselves better when we acknowledge that leadership is hard. She had been quickly promoted over a 10-year period and was operating in a senior leadership role at a Fortune 100 company. Emily’s leadership reflections. Leadership is a journey, not a destination.

From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

To achieve that goal, the company needed to shift its leadership culture to adopt a more long-term view of developing and reskilling the workforce, says Sergio Ezama, PepsiCo’s chief talent officer and CHRO of global functions and groups. “It Illustrations by Jonathan Bartlett.

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Where the leadership pipeline truly begins

CLO Magazine

I was recently reminded about the early formation of leadership behaviors while attending a webinar focused on “Leadership on the Sea” that was facilitated by a friend who I have known since we were both teenagers.

Now is the moment to democratize leadership development

CLO Magazine

As you look to support and develop your leadership talent pool for the future, the strategies and experiences that you previously planned cannot simply be reinstated or revived. Seize this moment to make leadership development an opportunity for all.

5 keys to ethical leadership

CLO Magazine

The erosion of ethics in leadership is, unfortunately, a perennial issue. As we head into 2021, I think these five keys to ethical leadership are worth reviewing. Persistence: Practicing ethical behavior full time.

Behavioral Intelligence: The Missing Link and Next Frontier In L&D

CLO Magazine

These include training focused on understanding harassment and unconscious bias, as well as training focused on effective communication, leadership and collaboration. Behavioral Intelligence: The Missing Link. What is missing, or more accurately is misunderstood and poorly trained in corporate L&D, is behavioral intelligence. Behavioral intelligence refers to one’s ability to affect their environment through overt behavior.

Proving the value of leadership development

CLO Magazine

It’s hard to pick up a publisher’s catalog, a newspaper or even a magazine without seeing a new book on leadership. More specifically, it’s the impact of leadership development, often based on the leadership book. Think about the value of a leadership development program.

Human-centered leadership: Five actions for the new paradigm

CLO Magazine

There has never been a more urgent call for human-centered leadership. Model resilience behaviors yourself, focusing on physical, emotional, mental and social resilience practices and ensure team members are encouraged and supported in their well-being practices.

Roundtable Learning Receives Silver CLO Learning in Practice Award

Roundtable Learning

We are thrilled to have worked on this CLO award-winning project with Lincoln Financial Group,” said Rose Robertson, Roundtable Learning’s Director of Learning Solutions. Roundtable Learning partnered with Lincoln Financial Group to design a robust leadership training program that set enterprisewide behavioral expectations for organizational leaders. The post Roundtable Learning Receives Silver CLO Learning in Practice Award appeared first on Roundtable Learning.

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Creating and communicating your leadership point of view

CLO Magazine

Whether you made a conscious choice to become a leader or assumed your first leadership position due to circumstance, think back for a moment to that time. What beliefs about leadership led you to become the leader you were then — and helped shape the leader you are today?

Leadership and the return to the office

CLO Magazine

percent of respondents reported at least one adverse mental or behavioral health condition, including symptoms of anxiety disorder or depressive disorder. The post Leadership and the return to the office appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Can better leadership skills unlock greater wellbeing at work?

CLO Magazine

But with leadership’s commitment to improvement, even simply ensuring wellbeing stays on the agenda of strategic priorities can initiate positive change. The post Can better leadership skills unlock greater wellbeing at work? appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Is your leadership development breaking or making silos?

CLO Magazine

Well-intentioned leadership development may be reinforcing the very organizational silos it intends to break down. This is also articulated as, “we want to get everyone on the same page,” or “we want to build a common language of leadership.”.

Leadership development is creating a dilemma

CLO Magazine

These shifts create a need for most organizations to change, which demands more and better leadership development. The result is a record amount of investment in leadership development — more than $200 billion globally. Leadership descriptions come in all sizes, shapes and designs.

Deploy brain-friendly leadership models in your organization

CLO Magazine

How does your organization define what “good” leadership looks like? Too often, there is a lack of alignment around an organization’s leadership model , a specific set of phrases that is designed to guide leadership behavior across a particular organization.

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Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

You may or may not have the ability to invest in leadership development right now, yet your organization needs effective leaders to stay competitive in this season of volatility. Why have traditional leadership development programs failed? Develop leadership by doing leadership.

Servant leadership in the changing workforce: Qualities of effective hybrid leaders

CLO Magazine

While the concept of “servant leadership” — a leadership philosophy which turns the traditional power dynamic on its head — dates back more than 2,000 years, it has recently experienced a renaissance.

The Education of a CLO

CLO Magazine

First, as the head teacher, a CLO is responsible for the architecture and design of the technical, professional and leadership development of the workforce. Further, a CLO maintains the learning infrastructure, facilitated by talent management platforms and curriculum libraries, as well as partnerships with universities and other experts. Second, as head coach, a CLO is focused on optimizing the organization’s potential at the individual, team and firmwide levels.

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Human-centered leadership: Five actions for the new paradigm

CLO Magazine

There has never been a more urgent call for human-centered leadership. Model resilience behaviors yourself, focusing on physical, emotional, mental and social resilience practices and ensure team members are encouraged and supported in their well-being practices.

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

CLO Magazine

Today’s dramatic shift toward an increasingly remote workforce — due in major part to COVID-19 — has extraordinary implications for the leadership training and coaching industries. As a result, there’s a need to change the ways people access leadership coaching and training.

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. 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.

CLO Q&A: Leaders Need to Be Psychiatrists

CLO Magazine

and KPMG, Kennedy sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in New York in May to share his perspective on the role of the learning executive, his career path and the keys to effective leadership. For more on Kennedy’s talk along with highlights from the full event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library. You said much of leadership development is helping leaders become mini-psychiatrists.

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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.

Investment in leadership development continues to be critically important

CLO Magazine

The truth is that the topic might not be new, but investment in leadership development continues to be critically important — and the need to spread the word persists. And yet, some companies still need to be convinced that leadership development relates directly to organizational success.

Mind over matter: leadership mindsets and actions to drive results

CLO Magazine

Leadership happens in the nuanced shifts that occur first in the leader’s mind. If we can bring a different attitude to our role as a leader, if we can shift our mindset, we can impact our behaviors. And our behaviors, in turn, can alter our attitude long-term.

3 Guidelines to Consider as a CLO

Training Industry

On the other, how do we actually impact behavior in a complex, diverse global environment? The goal is to inculcate an organizational culture, set of leadership principles, ethical standards, diversity and inclusion values, or strategic direction. Sharon Sloane, president and CEO of WILL Interactive, has 30 years designing leading-edge instructional systems for behavior modification and performance improvement. When discussing training, the debate rages.

Effective Leadership is Transformational

CLO Magazine

Effective leadership is a transformational journey made up of four “spheres of influence.” These are self leadership, one-on-one leadership, team leadership and organizational leadership. The bull’s-eye in the middle — self leadership — is the heart of the four spheres. It comes first because effective leadership starts on the inside. The key to successful one-on-one leadership is the ability to develop a trusting relationship with another person.

Embracing long-term virtual team and leadership training

CLO Magazine

Do you find yourself frowning at them or gasping in horror at their inappropriate pandemic behavior? Adding to this dynamic is the fact that the need for high-quality leadership and team training hasn’t changed.

5 steps to better-informed leadership development decisions

CLO Magazine

A strong leadership pipeline is critical to the success of any organization. Here are 5 steps to get you started and help you use predictive analytics to make better-informed decisions about leadership. For example, why do employees think their leadership team is ineffective?

Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. Organized into different academies, Ownerversity has lessons in exercising functional skills, such as sales and marketing, as well as academies on leadership and methodology training for its entire global workforce.

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