I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

So too are our personal learning networks. Such systems are woefully inadequate to meet our personal knowledge needs in this fast-paced network era. What works for me won’t necessarily work for someone else. They need to work for us, not someone else.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

Any organizational development program needs this buy in and approval, but a truly global program is probably going to require more work on your part; after all, your key individuals and groups are probably just as diverse as your program itself.

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The Future of Work: As Gartner Sees It

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I stumbled on this bit of research on the Gartner site; while it dates back to August there’s some interesting speculation about the Future of Work. People will swarm more often and work solo less. They’ll work with others with whom they have few links, and teams will include people outside the control of the organization,”. “In Gartner points out that the world of work will probably witness ten major changes in the next ten years. Work swarms.

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

We all remember teachers in early school years insisting that we show our work. Or were they making sure we actually did the work and not copy answers from the back of the book? In science and math, showing work was a disciplined way to solve complex problems.

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The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

Finally, we must determine the scope of the person’s work. Many mentor relationships are self-selected – keep in mind that a coach is usually assigned to a person or a team, whereas mentor relationships usually spring from mutual interests, work styles, and histories. The consultant works on a specific agenda, as determined by the organization and the consultant.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Cornerstone Connect is the company's new enterprise social networking platform. Alumni/retiree engagement networks - Alumni and retiree networks are a great first step for an organization wanting to test social networking waters.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. In today’s dynamic business landscape, many have defined their career and success by their job title and skills, only to wake up one morning obsolete. For example, someone with a preference for extroversion may be energized by the open environment-styled office that has come into vogue.