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The First Lever of a Successful CLO: Performance Transformation

Infopro Learning

Recently, we’ve written several articles about the importance of connecting learning outcomes to business results (performance transformation), including a very popular article by our VP of Learning, Arun Prakash, published on TrainingIndustry.com, titled “ Flipped Kirkpatrick: Designing Learning Journeys for Business Impact ”. To read more see the whole guide “ The Three Levers of a Successful CLO ”. Transitioning from Trainers to Performance Consultants.

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

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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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Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

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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.

Leadership development is creating a dilemma

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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.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

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That’s when he realized he wanted to build a career in educational leadership. “I So he went to Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business to pursue a dual Master of Business Administration/doctorate in education — and it changed his life. In 2012, he was hired as an organizational design consultant and was quickly promoted to manager and director. By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We

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Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

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In fact, before leaving his office the day before hopping on a plane to attend Chief Learning Officer ’s 2019 Fall Symposium in Chicago, where he would receive this year’s 2019 CLO of the Year award, he sent a note to his team about setting up the next step in evolution they will head at DAU. Even before joining DAU, Woolsey already knew the defense acquisition business inside and out, thanks to positions he held previously. But his path was not entirely unusual for a CLO.

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The CLO Succession Plan

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They have one more thing in common: While they all had varying degrees of success in office, none of them managed to live up to the bar of leadership set by their predecessors. By laying the groundwork for a smooth transition of leadership, they are ensuring the investment of time, knowledge and effort put in by former executives won’t be wasted or lost. Willett also emphasized the importance of allotting plenty of time to lay the groundwork for the next CLO to take over the role.

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Your Career: Soft Skills and Consultative Capabilities

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It’s an exciting time to be in the L&D community, says Jesse Jackson, CLO of consumer and community banking at JPMorgan Chase. A CLO’s ability to arm employees to adapt to that change and deliver value through capability building is becoming a premium, as are effective soft skills and competence in working with the C-suite to understand, meet and exceed their objectives. Video production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

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Despite the threat of an economic slowdown, the demand for people with exceptional abilities and transferable skills will exceed the supply for years to come, particularly in today’s dynamic and increasingly global business environment. The groups that succeed will be those who keep in mind not only the business’ demands for talent, but also the career demands of today’s workforce. What’s a CLO to Do? Do they reflect the dynamic business plans of your organization?

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CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

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She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. It’s no secret that talent is at the center of the modern business agenda and it’s our hope that you’ll hear tips and ideas from this podcast that will help you succeed in business, whether you’re a long-time CLO with decades of experience, whether you aspire to the role in the future or maybe you’re just passionate about the future of learning in today’s organizations.

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Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

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As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. Despite these efforts, however, companies often continue to experience excess attrition in their multicultural workforce as these employees seek better opportunities to enhance their skills, climb the career ladder and take on higher levels of leadership.

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

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Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., At Northwestern, she was selected to be an Andersen Consulting Corporate fellow, which was her introduction to L&D. The program, sponsored by Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) focused on applying technology as a tool for the L&D industry. As she progressed down her newfound career path, Bassey launched her own e-learning design and consulting company in 2003 called The Pamay Group.

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Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

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There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. In this conversation, Sarah unpacks the results to provide insights for the future of the CLO role. Key topics include what skills are rising and falling in importance, how CLO roles are structured and how learning and talent management fit together and whether or not CLOs are falling into an aspiration gap. Show Notes: CLO Role of the Future Executive Summary.

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The Evolution of Leadership Skills: Don’t Become Extinct

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Leadership and management practices are evolving in today’s workplace. As the world becomes flatter through technological advances and agile processes, the traditional hierarchical structure for running a business is becoming an outdated method for achieving business success. Leadership is no longer finding effective results through the command-and-control approach to executing a company’s strategy. Upgrade Traditional Leadership Skills. 2020 Leadership.

Leadership Development in the Collaborative Era

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Although governments don’t seem to be acting collaboratively these days, businesses and agencies are — and increasingly so. In sum, we need safe, collaborative environments where everyone can contribute, thereby unleashing the leadership potential that already exists at your doorstep. But if collaboration is our goal, doesn’t that require a change in the mindset and operation of leadership development? But how does the CLO manage this collective learning process?

Coaching vs. Consulting: Find the Perfect Balance to Get Buy-in and Results

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Chief learning officers should consult as well as coach stakeholders while partnering with business units to develop learning strategies. But to improve their influence and results they’ll need to clarify the difference between coaching and consulting, and find the right balance for each initiative they lead. Both coaching and consulting begin with a well-defined problem, challenge or opportunity that is causing pain for the other party.

Leadership Styles: One Size Does Not Fit All

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When high performers move into leadership roles, one of the first choices they need to make is what kind of leader they want to be — and there are a lot of options to choose from. Others will lean toward transactional leadership, where delivering results is the measure of success. The truth is all leadership styles can be good choices — in the right situation. Leadership is much more complicated than that.”. Situational Leadership.

Collaboration, Integration and Leadership at Nationwide

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And I think last, what makes us elite is the level of leadership sponsorship for the work. The NSuite consisted of several modules: Nspire and Nspired Leadership (focused on company culture and values and One Nationwide behaviors), Ncharge (focused on managing change), Nvision (focused on leaning into new opportunities), Nvite (focused on collaborating), and Nclude (focused on conscious inclusion). ” Nationwide also maintains leadership commitment by engaging its leaders.

Listen: Booz Allen’s Lisa Doyle on leadership and learning

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She’s been a public servant, consultant, a Fortune 100 executive, as well as recipient of the CLO of the Year award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. What is consistent is her approach to leadership – combining a passion to serve others with the courage to try new things and the humility to realize she doesn’t have all the answers. “In In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast recorded in front of an audience at the CLO Breakfast Club event in Washington, D.C.,

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Assess Blended Learning Programs to Improve Business Performance

Upside Learning

Did you ever imagine the day would come where you could use: A game of World of Warcraft to build leadership skills? Well, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at a leading management consulting, technology […]. Augmented reality to deliver dental training? Train online avatars to transform offline? It’s just like it is in the movies, right? Blended Learning

How to make a transformational impact as CLO: 5 key takeaways (Ep13)

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This week, we spoke to David DeFilippo about the role of a CLO and knowing when to push back to generate real impact. Today, David runs his own consultancy as well as being an executive coach in Harvard Business School’s executive education programs. First of all, the business that we’re in, it is really rooted in science. They’re not really aligned to what the business wants.”. Where does learning really happen at scale?

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Skills Or Qualities A New CLO Needs

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Take all of the skills that are important for success in any leadership role and add the following to make a good CLO: • Killer consulting skills along with insatiable curiosity. • Visionary leadership, strategic orientation and solid business acumen. • Courage mixed with sound judgment. • Being secure enough to ask simple questions without the fear of looking inexperienced or foolish.

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The Business Impact Award

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The Business Impact Award is for learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. Many companies are content with finding a positive correlation between learning delivery and business impact, but Liberty Mutual found a way to separate itself from the pack. The post The Business Impact Award appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Origin Learning Gets Shortlisted at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards

Origin Learning

And it gives us immense happiness to share with you all that we have been announced as one of the finalists for the “Providers” category at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards by the CLO Magazine in Chicago. Practitioner awards recognize chief learning officers and qualified senior learning executives for their leadership in developing and executing enterprise education initiatives. There’s no greater pleasure than to reap the fruits of your hard work.

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Rethink Leadership Development

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Last year, companies spent almost $31 billion on leadership development programs according to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report. Despite so much capital being invested into leadership, programs were dominated by superficial, ineffective solutions. Anthony Abbatiello, global leader for Deloitte Leadership and a principal in Deloitte Consulting, said businesses need to bring back the science behind leadership or run the risk of limiting their ability to be successful.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. This month IDC surveyed Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Business Intelligence Board on CLOs’ investment portfolios, how companies are investing their training dollars, in what learning technology and learning services areas, and where spending will change between 2013 and 2014. Performance consulting: Survey results also reflect early stages of a trend toward spending on organizational performance.

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The Business Partnership Award

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The Business Partnership Award is for learning departments that have partnered in a progressive way with business partners or external organizational divisions and functions such as the sales and marketing department or external customer groups to develop and deliver a targeted employee development program that supports the partner’s goals. To accomplish this, GM had to develop successful partnerships with regional learning leaders and business partners.

CLO Podcast: Stephanie Speights of Children’s Health on Centralizing Learning

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Since this episode was recorded, Stephanie took on the CLO role at Parkland Hospital and Health System, one of the largest health systems in Dallas. Plus, co-host Justin Lombardo talks about the three things to look for in a new CLO role and why he thinks centralization is the way to go for the modern learning function. She just landed a new gig, it’s still in Dallas, as senior vice president, talent management and development and CLO at Parkland Hospital and Health System.

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The Continued Evolution of the CLO

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Amid ongoing transformation of the CLO role, today’s learning leaders need to continue to hone their business acumen. As CEO of Korn/Ferry’s leadership and talent consulting practice, Ana Dutra has a window into the internal workings of many of the world’s largest companies. For the 10-year anniversary of the magazine, Chief Learning Officer asked Dutra how and why the role of CLO has shifted from order-taker in chief to a strategic business partner.

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The Business Impact Award

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The Business Impact Award is for learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. In a highly competitive market, providing educational and motivational training is key to preparing sales consultants to discuss and compare the product to its competitors. Elizabeth Collins-Calder, Director, Leadership Development, Suffolk.

The CEO and Me

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It goes without saying that the most important relationship a CLO has is with the CEO. After all, how the CEO defines, embraces and supports the role of the CLO will determine how much impact the CLO can have in the company and whether the role will be fulfilling. In the eyes of the CEO, the CLO may also be the executor of special projects, essentially serving as an internal consultant and a trusted advisor. Defining the CLO Role.

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The Business Partnership Award

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that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. To improve these soft skills, Bechtel University created an interactive, business-relevant program that works for all types of learners. To advance consulting skills, improve customer service and increase business savvy, the company created Accelerating Business Savvy for Project Engagements. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

Damodar Padhi: A Global Leader in Learning

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2017 CLO of the Year Damodar Padhi, center, with Mike Prokopeak, left, and John Taggart of Human Capital Media. His current position as global head of talent development for Tata Consultancy Services is no exception. So far, business performance results have borne out the validity of that approach. Damodar Padhi is the 2017 CLO of the Year. The main benefit is the consolidation of learning and accelerated integration with business teams. “It’s

How to select candidates for executive coaching in your company

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An engagement with a senior executive might last six to 12 months (or longer) and begin with a pre-engagement leadership assessment (e.g., The Hogan Personality Inventory, The Lominger Leadership assessment, etc.). Ability to embrace adaptive leadership.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

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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. The Imperative for CLO Agility . Since 2010, there have been more than 500 articles, white papers, videos, conferences, seminars and books on the topic of leadership agility or adaptability in a VUCA world. The best talent mix will vary depending upon the business scenario.

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