Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. However, she was able to benefit greatly from her male mentors.

Maneuver Mentoring Obstacles

CLO Magazine

In organizations across the country, mentoring programs are acknowledged to benefit both talented employees and their managers, adding millions of dollars to the bottom line. Here are three major obstacles that can negatively impact effective mentoring relationships.

Everwise: Mentoring Is Big Business

CLO Magazine

Mentoring is important for professional advancement and skill development. Homepage - Video Learning Delivery Everwise leadership leadership development learning delivery mentoring talent technology

Find the Right Mentor

CLO Magazine

A former Twitter vice president in her early thirties, Claire has taught me a great deal about the business of social networking — and I’ve helped her learn a few things about the business of publishing. Ours is truly a cross-generational mentoring relationship.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

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. By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We

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4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

Mentors are an important aspect for companies to create and encourage a positive and rewarding work culture. But oftentimes, finding a mentor at work can be an overwhelming and challenging task. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor.

Matching Military Veterans With Business Veterans

CLO Magazine

Dutter serves as a mentor in the program, established through a partnership between Military Veteran Partners and B2B sales training company Empire Selling. The program matches experienced business leaders with military veterans and entrepreneurs committed to veteran hiring.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

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. What’s a CLO to Do?

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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

The previous Business Intelligence column presented an instrument designed to assess the extent to which the CLO and the learning enterprise add value to the organization. The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO.

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What Does It Take to Find a Mentor in a Startup?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring isn’t easy. Mentoring also can hold different challenges in different work environments. For instance, mentoring in a startup environment requires a dynamic approach and a networked process to be effective. Don’t forget to keep the mentor/s updated on progress.

Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

CLO Magazine

Ford’s leaders attribute their ability to weather recent economic turbulence in part to the company’s strong corporate culture where mentoring plays a key role in spreading values and breaking down silos that can disrupt innovation. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation. Mentoring From Afar.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

CLO Magazine

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.

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The Business Impact Award

CLO Magazine

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.

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

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. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

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. Mentor, coach and develop.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. Numbers are the language of business, telling the corporate story and understood by managers throughout the organization.

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Executive Education Excellence

CLO Magazine

IESE Business School, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, consistently ranks on the Financial Times ’ annual twin rankings of executive education programs worldwide; the publication does separate rankings for open-enrollment programs and customized courses.

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

” Sometimes it’s HR leadership, or business leadership or even clients who are demanding we implement these myths as truths, our role is not to sit back and blindly smile and nod but to speak up and plant the seeds to thought independence. Original Post here.

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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. So what should CEOs and other business leaders do if they find themselves in this same spot?

Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement

CLO Magazine

While most business environments may not share the same levels of dynamism and grit (and physical talent!) Fostering a culture of feedback, development and engagement helps prevent the major pitfall that sidelines even the most well-intentioned goals: the “too busy” trap.

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. Nobody sat down and said here’s your journey to CLO.”.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first.

Delivery Dilemmas

CLO Magazine

The reality is far more complicated, according to a survey of the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board. Let’s start with that third assumption: Learners hold the cards in the new business environment. Given the nature of CLO jobs, that finding is not surprising.

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Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

It’s time to take the CLO role to a higher level, not just on the organization chart, but in terms of influence and organizational accomplishment. It’s reserved for individuals in key functional roles that add business value. Also, the CLO is responsible for talent development.

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Get Out of the Training Business

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Jay’s column on Effectiveness, CLO magazine , February 2009. New categories of work will pop up to address network optimization, making connections, reconfiguring functions, real-time enterprise design, constructive destruction, virtual mentoring and so on. Deciding is everybody’s business when networks rule. It will not work if we try to implement it while still doing business as usual. The dawn of a new age.

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Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

And nearly half feel uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentoring them. Some executives may decide the only way to ensure they are being fair and avoiding any claims of impropriety is to step back from mentoring entirely.

Dysfunctional Practices Lead to Post-MBA Sponsorship Retention Woes

CLO Magazine

The business school had launched its first EMBA in the metro New York City area five years earlier, and I was leading the work to launch a second EMBA that would use a technology-enabled learning model to create an international footprint.

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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

In that kind of culture, trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. The CLO, or HR, or a training department controls the resources for learning. STEP FIVE : Arrange for the learner to get whatever resources he/she needs to apply the learning to your business unit.

Learn With Facebook: A New Training Tool

CLO Magazine

business owners and equip people with the skills needed to succeed in the modern workplace. That’s why Facebook made a pledge earlier this year to train 1 million people and small businesses in the U.S.

6 Tips to Build a Learning Culture

CLO Magazine

As a CLO, you will need to address the culture of learning in your organization so you can implement a learning strategy to influence organizational change and foster value creation and growth. Practice deliberate role-modeling, coaching and mentoring.

Mobile Learning on the March

CLO Magazine

According to a survey of the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, a majority of CLOs (Figure 1) now expect to invest in content for mobile learning. Source: Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, N=500.

Combat Content Overload

CLO Magazine

The responses showed that today’s workers turn first to their peers, bosses or mentors before searching the internet. Instead, all too often, businesses reflexively decide to order up some new, original content to teach their workforce. It’s time for businesses to resist this urge.

So You Want to Start an Apprenticeship Program?

CLO Magazine

There are also a new crop of nonprofit organizations, like LaunchCode, a nonprofit technology training and apprenticeship company, that provide free software development training, then match candidates with local businesses who hire graduates as apprentices and provide continued on-the-job training. Apprentices can be a great fit for a business, especially if someone is going through a career shift,” said Chris Bay, vice president of education for LaunchCode.

Giving Employees Space to Fail

CLO Magazine

Suddenly, the two realized they had a business model — a 3 percent service fee from hosts to cover the cost of processing payments online and to help operate the Airbnb platform, as well as a 6 to 12 percent guest service fee from bookers.

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Small, Yet Mighty

CLO Magazine

Judy Whitcomb, senior vice president of human resources and learning and organizational development at Vi, says one way the company is able to do that is by uniquely leveraging their business partners as true learning leaders. “We

Telus Makes Learning Personal

CLO Magazine

After hiring Braden in 2012 as its first CLO and launching its first leadership development program, TI formed its Global Learning Excellence organization in 2015. We have a full blend of learning that’s a blend of instructor-lead, e-learning, microlearning, coaching and mentoring.