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Do You Need a CCO and CLO?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Should your organization have a CCO and CLO? 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. They are more likely to commit to doing things differently and going in a different strategic direction if they believe that the leadership of the organization fully endorses the new direction. Leadership for culture and learning should come from CEOs.

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Leadership in the Great Acceleration

CLO Magazine

The speed of business is increasing exponentially. We have been watching how the Great Acceleration is reshaping businesses and leadership. A bureaucratic structure and the command-and-control leadership style slowed down decision-making and innovation.

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CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart. And the keynotes that I saw were in synch: Stephen Covey talked about the need for trust and Jon Katzenbach on how to build culture were both excellent, as was Dan Pontefract’s story on making collaboration intrinsic to Telus. A special lunch was held specifically around creating a standard set of measurements: effectiveness, efficiency, and business impact.

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5 keys to ethical leadership

CLO Magazine

The erosion of ethics in leadership is, unfortunately, a perennial issue. In business, countless executives have made billions by falsifying financial documents, trading insider information, evading taxes, committing insurance fraud, and a host of other crimes.

The business of leadership requires love

CLO Magazine

How do you start writing an article about leadership and love? And yet here I sit attempting to explain that if you don’t love your people, you probably shouldn’t be in the business of leadership. I would’ve said something like, “Leadership isn’t about love. Leadership is about results.” People solve problems, run the business and execute the mission. Relationships are the stock in trade of leadership in the same way a carpenter uses a hammer.

Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

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.

CLO Q&A: Learning and the Performance Review

CLO Magazine

He sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in Philadelphia in March and shared his perspective on the role of a learning executive, his background as an industrial-organizational psychologist and his advice for CLOs. For more on Orlando’s talk along with highlights from the event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library. For more on Orlando’s talk along with highlights from the event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library.

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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. Do your actions display service as a cornerstone to how you do business? 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.

Leadership in the time of Coronavirus

CLO Magazine

In the meantime, those of us involved in organizational and leadership development may find ourselves wondering how to intersect, in a meaningful way, with the emergency preparations going on in the businesses of the clients with whom we work. After all, training and development, culture change initiatives and succession planning understandably take a back seat as the business tries to figure out how it will maintain basic operations.

Leadership Traits That Transcend Gender

CLO Magazine

What does it take to be successful in business? However, research shows that the small number of women who have risen to top positions in business often possess leadership traits quite different from those associated with successful men. Traditionally, in the business world, men have been given what social psychologists describe as broad “stylistic latitude” to operate as leaders using formal power, position and authority. Fostering Inclusive Leadership.

Build commitment to change through high-involvement change leadership

CLO Magazine

Having a high-involvement leadership strategy is the best way to build people’s commitment to change. Do you trust us to lead this change going forward?”. The more you include people in looking at options and suggesting ways to do things differently, the easier it will be to build the business case for the next round of change. The post Build commitment to change through high-involvement change leadership appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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. Organizational success is driven by strong leadership, and companies that invest in leadership training consistently appear on most-admired and best-of lists. These businesses also enjoy higher revenue and profits, higher market share, and increased employee engagement and retention.

CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

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

CLO Magazine

In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast, Jon talks about that “crucible of leadership,” how he rebuilt himself and his team in the wake of his failure and how they came to establish the Discover College Commitment, an industry-leading tuition assistance program that all Discover employees are eligible for starting on their first day. Mike: We should also mention Liz Loutfi who also is one of our editorial team who works on CLO.

Want a more inclusive culture? Consider the power of peer leadership

CLO Magazine

Recently, I’ve seen firsthand how valuable peer leadership is to underrepresented employee groups, many of whom may feel isolated and uncertain right now. Other peer leaders I’ve met shared their experiences in more difficult work environments, ones in which peer leadership is absent.

Leadership Styles: One Size Does Not Fit All

CLO Magazine

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.

A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber

CLO Magazine

To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. After graduating in 1985 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and marketing, he began working at Dun & Bradstreet Information Services as a business analyst. Show me a good business, and I’ll show you a good leader.

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The CEO and Me

CLO Magazine

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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Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

an American executive responsible for his multinational company’s Asia operations, sought a local partner for a major business enterprise in India. He knew it was critical for him to develop a trusting relationship with his potential partner. During many initial discussions and exchanges, he tried to gauge the extent to which this partner could be trusted to honestly follow through with commitments and promises. Building Trust Across Cultures. Robert Z.,

Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

an American executive responsible for his multinational company’s Asia operations, sought a local partner for a major business enterprise in India. He knew it was critical for him to develop a trusting relationship with his potential partner. During many initial discussions and exchanges, he tried to gauge the extent to which this partner could be trusted to honestly follow through with commitments and promises. Building Trust Across Cultures. Robert Z.,

Unchecked Right-Hands Can Torpedo Your Business

CLO Magazine

So, when business leaders develop strong working and personal relationships with their second-in-commands they usually relax, step back and loosen the reigns. Lacking specific skill sets for close reporting relationships, CEOs often discover — too late — that their most trusted lieutenants are causing the most damage to the business. That questioning quickly undermines the CEO’s credibility and rapidly erodes trust within the company.

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To Learn, Realize Success Is a Moving Target

CLO Magazine

” In anything they do every day, they want to learn about what’s going on around them and how effective they’re being through their leadership. Similar to Marshall’s success delusion, best-selling author Stephen Covey’s research in his book “The Speed of Trust” uncovered a self-perception delusion in terms of our integrity, intent, capability and results. This article is the third in a series focused on the need for continuous learning.

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6 competencies leaders need to develop right now

CLO Magazine

As strategies and business models evolve, organizations are realizing they need different kinds of leaders in this new era. Over this past year, there has been no shortage of content published on the importance of leadership qualities such as resilience, empathy and agility.

What it takes to become a collaborative leader

CLO Magazine

billion dollar global business and the largest sausage brand in the U.S. What is more interesting is how he transformed himself as the leader of this business in a way that enabled it to grow — through a collaborative leadership journey. The same is true for your leadership.

How to select candidates for executive coaching in your company

CLO Magazine

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.

Turning crisis into opportunity: Get perspective and lead together

CLO Magazine

When business conditions change suddenly and drastically and the future appears uncertain, getting your bearings and choosing a clear, deliberate path forward is a daunting task. This requires a particular approach to leadership.

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Developing the next generation of physician leaders

CLO Magazine

As the face of the health care industry continues to change, there is an overriding need for leaders who possess both clinical expertise and substantial leadership abilities. The health care environment, like all business environments in 2020, faces challenges never seen before. Regardless of the concepts that will or won’t affect us even a few years from now, one thing is certain: The degree of leadership complexity and knowledge will need to increase substantially over time.

How leaders can reframe failure in a post-pandemic world

CLO Magazine

Being labeled a “failure” is typically something that no business leader wants tarnishing their name and reputation, something to be avoided at all costs. Banish fear of failure and instead say, “You are in charge, you are smart, I trust you.”. Know yourself as a CLO.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Prior to it, she oversaw learning strategy and execution for one of the company’s largest global lines, the institutional business that provides clients with products and services like onsite employee training and inspections. Leadership at the $13.5 Employing roughly 47,000 people worldwide and operating in 170 countries, Ecolab, which was founded in 1923, boasts a business portfolio that includes clean water, hygiene, oil and gas, and manufacturing.

Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning « Wonderful Brain

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About RSS Subscribe: RSS feed Wonderful Brain All Things Considered Important in Learning and Design Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning Posted on v, March, 2011 by Rich 0 I caught an interesting article about the twelve most dangerous words in business. I won’t hold back the suspense 1. Just Defined in business to dial down a big request.

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Putting Into Practice What We Preach

CLO Magazine

In the practice of leadership and among firms there have been many books and much talk about various leadership styles, including authentic, collaborative or even inspirational leadership to name a few. All these make sense and have value as frameworks to define and develop one’s leadership approach, so I am going to introduce a simple and practical way that I think about leadership. Leadership Development leadership leadership development leadership style

Five Practices to Build Emotionally Intelligent Leaders

CLO Magazine

Emotional intelligence, or EQ, the capability of individuals to identify and manage their own emotions as well as recognize those of others, has been identified as a strong indicator and predictor of effective leadership. Goleman says “gifted leadership occurs where heart and head — feeling and thought — meet.” Showing vulnerability and compassion is a sign of strength and creates an environment of trust. Invest in your talent and unleash leadership skills in all.

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Educating the ask: getting your stakeholders to make smarter learning requests

CLO Magazine

Too many business leaders have learned to make unhealthy, transactional requests of their learning leaders: “I want a manager development program,” “Can we run a workshop on Growth Mindset?” In our view, a smart request is framed to solve a real, high-stakes business problem.

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Cohort-based programs can develop leaders at all levels

CLO Magazine

In today’s turbulent, fast-moving business environment, what’s the best way to build intellectually nimble, innovative and self-confident leaders, equipped for the challenges of constant change? When managed over time, generally six to 12 months, cohort-based executive learning can “skill up” key cadres of leaders within a single business or operating unit or across an entire organization. 2: Cohort Learning Programs Should Be Designed to Support Current or Emerging Business Goals.

How to be an influential leader during stressful times: a disciplined listening approach

CLO Magazine

This can be difficult on an average day considering people are typically more motivated to support their own ideas, beliefs and behaviors than they are to listen to business leaders explain why they should change. He discussed how conflict often arises between executive leadership and employees during stressful times because leaders typically complete the change cycle before they ask their employees to enter it — and they expect their employees to react as if they have completed the cycle.

Organizations Don't Learn

The Performance Improvement Blog

And without learning they are destined to have disengaged employees, high turnover, low performance teams, unproductive workplaces, inadequate responses to competitive pressures, an inability to keep up with the pace of change, and an unsustainable business. A leader who is self-confident, trusting, and has a growth mindset, will put learning ahead of control and will encourage risk-taking for the sake of learning. The culture of most organizations prevents them from learning.

3 C-Skills for the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

Influences like globalization and the rise of digital technology have deepened the complexity of today’s business environment, revealed areas of opportunity for industry disruptors, challenged traditional business models and transformed how work gets done. They’re often a by-product of how business leaders manage and express their priorities and behavior, and promote values like collaboration, continuous learning, risk taking, transparency and trust.

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