Business Networking Tips for Professional Career Development

Your Training Edge

Building a professional network is incredibly important as you get to know about the skills that are essential for you and possibly take steps to learn them. For this, first it is important to understand that a good networking needs proper planning.

Networked to the Bottom Line

The Simple Shift

He works with business CFO’s focusing on solutions for growing profits and cutting costs. Social Business leadership small business social businessI recently met a financial consultant, Jon Verbeck. Jon has an extensive background in finance and the processes. I received his newsletter yesterday with a link to his latest article Focus on Profits, Part 1: Decrease Costs. It’s a positive look at […].

The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. Social networks focus on relationship. Members of social networks are connected by friendship, work relationships and sometimes shared interest as well.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Social Learning Social Networking

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.

Networked Learning in BC…

Spark Your Interest

This community isn’t for traditional training types though, it’s for those who see the value in networked/social/informal learning as a real path for learning. If you are someone who is interested in organizational learning, social learning, social business or informal learning, consider joining us for a meetup. Social Learning networked learning bc

Networking the future #EDEN15

Learning with e's

Audrey Watters and Maarten de Laat at EDEN Maarten de Laat's keynote speech at EDEN 2015 contained all of the ingredients for thoughtful and reflective consideration of how we now teach and how students now learn in an increasingly networked society.

Build a Network to Grow Course Sales

LearnDash

Leverage Your Network. If you are just started out with your elearning business then the easiest way to get started is to tap into your network. The beauty of a personal and professional network is that you can build it prior to even creating your course content.

Funny business

E-Learning Provocateur

Our enterprise social network was deluged with positive comments, ranging from wishes of congratulations to urges to post it onto YouTube. Do you find yourself going to too many meetings? Or to meetings that don’t really achieve anything? I know I do.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

For the past year or so, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been busy upending all kinds of assumptions about education: content is king, quality education is expensive, and instructor-led training is the gold standard, to name just a few. One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned.

Partner Problems – 5 Common Challenges Channel Networks Face

Docebo

Five common complications faced by channel partner network managers, and how to avoid them. Partner channels provide a cost-effective way to globalize your business by pairing with aligned organizations to sell products and services. The five challenges of channel partner networks.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

analysis, at least 80 percent of companies acknowledge a critical need to redesign their traditional structure to create a network of experts for better, faster business decisions. Reward expert contributions for the team’s resolution of critical business issues.

Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

Daniel is an author, speaker, blogger and educator who works with leading technology brands to help businesses around the world embrace the benefits of digital transformation. Business Data: Blessing and Curse. For business, data is the lifeblood of digital transformation.

Networked Learning in BC…

Spark Your Interest

This community isn’t for traditional training types though, it’s for those who see the value in networked/social/informal learning as a real path for learning. If you are someone who is interested in organizational learning, social learning, social business or informal learning, consider joining us for a meetup. Social Learning networked learning bc

Business Is Learning

CLO Magazine

Now before we go too far, I am not saying corporate learning should ignore the business outcomes of what you do. Perform sophisticated statistical modeling, use a regression analysis and continue to do all the things a modern data-driven business function should be expected to do.

eLN CONNECT Network 2018

Walkgrove

The recent eLN CONNECT Network event that myself and colleague, Jack, attended on behalf of Walkgrove offered a unique opportunity to explore these themes, attend debates and network with other individuals in the field. However, what really happened is that I noticed how much AI is already so integrated into our daily lives, not only on a personal level, but on a business level too – that it’s not far in the future at all and is very much in the here and now.

The Unsurpriseable Organization

The Simple Shift

collaboration communication Social Business Social networks #orgdesign12 years ago… “What? People aren’t responding to our ads!? Quick! We need to engage with them on social media!” ” 8 years ago… “What?

Networks in Rural India

Upside Learning

Another factor that’s accelerating development is better communication networks - third generation wireless networks that provide unfettered broadband internet access and wire-line broadband DSL access through local exchanges. On the other, telecom companies are finding increasing volumes both in terms of subscriber numbers and network usage in rural India and they are quite wisely shifting their attention to this huge and growing market.

Now What? Beyond Networks

Experiencing eLearning

These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. Beyond Networks. Benefits of personal network (brainstorm from the group). “Network analysis is a starting point for change.&#. But is that really a realistic goal for average people–to have a network big enough to answer all questions? Dag: Which movie to see -> your network; When does the movie start -> google.

Training that Influences a Global Network

dVinci Interactive

As a learning and development specialist, Lisa Ploeg provides training for the employees ensuring that Mary Kay values and practices are present throughout the network. Respect for cross-cultural differences is critical in a business that is so dependent on interpersonal relationships.

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Pivot Point: Reshaping Your Business When it Matters Most

Blue Sky eLearn

Last month Sheri Jacobs, founder of Avenue M Group, presented the webinar ‘ Pivot Point: Reshaping Your Business When it Matters Most ‘ For all of the great insights she shared, we recommend you tune and watch the webinar on-demand by clicking here.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done!

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Bring formal learning to the Enterprise Social Network (ESN) to: Let the conversations and context build around formal courses Provide users with the choice of moving back and forth across the learning continuum 2. "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

Chicago Learning Impact Workshop & Networking Event

Performitiv

Learn how to gather business outcome performance metrics to show association to learning programs. Discuss how to create and use business and activity metrics to associate and correlate to learning over time. Event: Chicago Learning Impact Workshop. Date: Thursday, March 28th.

Pivot Point: Reshaping Your Business When it Matters Most

Blue Sky eLearn

Last month Sheri Jacobs, founder of Avenue M Group, presented the webinar ‘ Pivot Point: Reshaping Your Business When it Matters Most ‘ For all of the great insights she shared, we recommend you tune and watch the webinar on-demand by clicking here.

Camaraderie as a Prelude to Collaboration as a Prelude to Business Impact

The Simple Shift

Social networks ATD Collaboration Social TechnologyReflecting on my recent ATD TechKnowledge presentation I found one issue dominated; “how do I get people to share more work related content in our ESN?” This was somewhat of a nice surprise as it was not the typical “leadership buy-in” need. Yet, when you really think about it, this is STILL about leadership as […]. collaboration connection E2.0

Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning. Social & network learning really falls into the OTJ learning, not formal. This can be the social network. Look for areas of the business that have a critical need, preferably a need distributed across the organization.

Using Social Network Analysis in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

My previous post discussed the Open/Closed culture fallacy in social business design. Overall, as the post's subject indicates, my interest is in showing how social network analysis, applied to the ecosystems of organizations, can assist us in applying social business design in a manner that avoids the fallacy of open/closed business cultures.

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Online workshop takes place 14 July – 15 August 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast or Chatter to provided the infrastructure for collaborative working in the business.

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. In a nutshell, I see the business applications of Twitter falling into three main categories: 1.

A Guide to Networking at Business Events by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Making small talk is a tall order for some people, yet the ability to carry on a conversation with a stranger at a business event is. an important skill. Management Professional Development

The Nature of Business Tribes

CLO Magazine

In business, tribes are often social groups linked by a leader, shared purpose or goal, common culture or organizational boundary. Belonging to a tribe in business can infuse hope among team members and awaken collaborative instincts. Tribal Forces in Business.

eLearning Grows Small Businesses

TOPYX LMS

Employees are a small business’ most valuable assets. Without a doubt, human capital enables the success of a small business. Small businesses count on the teamwork of a few people to fulfill great demands. Collaboration is Key to Business Growth.

Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I've run across a couple of interesting posts recently that seem to have spawned from a Business Week article - Scaling the Social Web. Hasn't eBay had social networking features for a long time? all have a social networking aspect to them? The point is that its probably natural for lots of sites to have social networking type features and functions for visitors. Quite simply, social networking sites require a high level of commitment.

Extended Learning Networks can be supported by E-Learning – An Effective Case

G-Cube

If you want to discuss more about how you can align your eLearning initiatives to your business success, please contact us via info@gc-solutions.net. All modern organizations strive to create innovative avenues to provide training, which educates, enables and inspires its people.

Communities and Networks Connection

Tony Karrer

Today I get to announcement that I've been working with Nancy White to launch the: Communities and Networks Connection For those of you who don't know Nancy. Some thoughts from her post: This isn’t a community, and not as loose and open as a network.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. Every business needs a website.