Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Diana Thomas

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer recently sat down with longtime CLO Advisory Board member Diana Thomas, executive coach and advisor for Winning Results LLC. In 2014, she received CLO’s Norman B. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

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CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lesson(s) did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021? CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work? I also love studying and honing my skills as a Gallup Strengths Coach.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Lisa Doyle

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Chief Learning Officer sat down for a conversation with Lisa Doyle, learning strategist and advisor, and faculty member for the CLO Accelerator program. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy, where she was awarded CLO of the Year in 2011.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Kimo Kippen

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Kippen is the former CLO of Hilton and the former vice president of learning at Marriott International. In 2015, he was recognized as CLO of the Year. CLO: What was your official job in learning and development? CLO: Tell us about L&D Cares ?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David DeFilippo

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and an executive coach at Harvard Business School. DeFilippo has been in senior talent management and development for more than 25 years, and has previously served in numerous learning leader roles , including CLO for BNY Mellon and also for Suffolk Construction.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Christyl Murray

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Murray, who has experience in change management and is an expert in diversity and inclusion, talent development, communication, coaching and management consulting, previously served as a senior manager with Accenture and was a former consultant with LRN.

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Video: Adopting a coaching mindset for leadership

CLO Magazine

But adopting a coaching mindset in leadership — asking rather than telling — opens a lot of doors for leaders and their teams, says Magdalena Mook, CEO at the International Coaching Federation. Traditional managers and leaders tell you what to do.

Meet the CLO Board: Kevin Wilde

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In 2007, he was named CLO of the Year. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you’ve brought with you into 2021? CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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Sydney Savion is the 2020 CLO of the year

CLO Magazine

As the COVID-19 pandemic desecrated global economies, L&D was in the hot seat, with many learning leaders and teams working quickly to meet the rising demands of workforces entering a new chapter of work, from remote training, coaching and development opportunities to layoffs and outskilling.

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5 essential ingredients for a successful coaching relationship

CLO Magazine

Although executive coaching involves a paying client, the process is not transactional. Coaching is not a vending machine where you put money in and get a neatly packaged product out. Coaching is relational. Commitment to coaching takes motivation, resolve and investment.

Maximizing Investment in Coaching

CLO Magazine

Coaching is a powerful growth accelerator. Whether to prepare the next generation of leaders or unlock the potential of current leaders, organizations are using executive coaching increasingly to bolster their talent development. Leaders who have had coaching are quick to point out the benefits of a personalized learning environment where they are accountable for change. It’s not surprising that coaching is a $2.3 Ask coaches, “How long have you been coaching?”

Unleash the power of peer coaching

CLO Magazine

To find out why this is, we interviewed people who use our peer coaching platform. In peer coaching — unlike mentoring — people pair off for guided hour-long conversations in which they’re on equal footing. The peer coaching environment creates a “safe space,” one user told us.

Presentation: Coaching Our Way to a New World

Cylient

Last week, Cylient CEO Dianna Anderson presented at the virtual CLO Exchange. Our focus now needs to be using coaching approaches to build the capabilities and perspectives we need to navigate these turbulent times and co-create our new world together. More Coaching Approaches.

What does the future hold for AI-enabled coaching?

CLO Magazine

Coaching, whether it’s life coaching, executive coaching, or performance, skills or career coaching, seems inherently personal and humane. But what if your career or executive coach wasn’t actually a coach at all — or even human? Where Human Coaches Shine.

3 ways to overcome coaching resistance in an employee who needs it

CLO Magazine

The most effective coaching happens between a coachable employee or client and a trustworthy coach. Unfortunately, this resistance can happen before the coaching process has even begun. Frame coaching as a reward, not a punishment. Let the employee select the coach.

How to select candidates for executive coaching in your company

CLO Magazine

From CEOs and other members of the C-suite to vice presidents, directors, and senior and middle managers, it’s important to note that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to designing coaching engagements. A prospective candidate for executive coaching should possess each of the following.

5 tactics executive coaches use that can help you resolve conflict

CLO Magazine

Executive coaching, at its core, is the study of conflict resolution. That is, coaching employs skills necessary in listening extremely well to a client, deeply understanding the client, and working to get the client to a healthy and desired outcome.

The Education of a CLO

CLO Magazine

One of my favorite books is “The Education of a Coach” by the late David Halberstam. The book focused on Bill Belichick’s formative years as an athlete and student, as well as his progression from an assistant football coach to his current role as head coach of the NFL’s New England Patriots. The main points are that Belichick’s love of the game and his unwavering pursuit of excellence drove him to become one of the greatest coaches in the NFL. By Dave Defilippo.

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How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

They will fundamentally alter the CLO’s job and how their teams work. Accenture CLO Rahul Varma was one of the forward thinking learning leaders who lived through this transformation. As a CLO you need to consider where technology belongs and where it ought not to be.”. Finding that balance has shaped Varma’s career as a CLO and his ambitions for the organization. “I’m Homepage Top Story - Right Column Technology digital CLO engagement LMS

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Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement

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They know how they got there: It takes years of practice, dedication, coaching, teamwork, failures, adjustments and skill building. The players — their team’s top talent — get regular coaching to refine their skills and consistently deliver peak performance to achieve the ultimate goal of winning their league’s top prize, earning well-deserved recognition in the process. Just like the NFL’s high-performing franchises, these organizations coach for goal achievement.

How Coaching Can Help the Majority Culture Understand Difference

CLO Magazine

In one example from my experience as a coach, an otherwise highly skilled senior manager started to lose client-facing opportunities, unaware that certain traits — in this case extreme soft-spokenness and lack of eye contact – while not unusual in his native culture, were not viewed positively in the American business environment, but no one wanted to offend him by pointing this out. Leadership Development coaching Majority Culture multicultural workforce

Working amid Coronavirus: 3 ways coaching can help

CLO Magazine

I offer three ways coaching principles can help leaders engage, empower and support their teams as they work to overcome the obstacles and changing circumstances during this strenuous time. Instead of focusing on what’s stopping us, coaching encourages us to focus on what we can do. In the practice of coaching, a powerful way to help someone realize what they can do is to have them write out an action plan.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

HR and L&D leaders will likely begin by considering what role communications coaching and language learning programs can play in helping to meet the development need. The following scenario is based on an actual coaching engagement.

When it Comes to Coaching, Messaging Matters

CLO Magazine

For these high-value employees, specialized coaching could make a huge difference. In organizations in which coaching is seen as a coveted “perk,” access to these programs also communicates the value a company places on an individual employee. Given these realities, some form of coaching initiative, whether specialized one-on-one sessions or group training, may already be on most CLO agendas. You can start by assessing the buzz around coaching within your organization.

Wake UP CLO’s – Change Now

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They buy those folks not because it may be the best for their needs, but because they are “established” and “well-known” Sure your system might be loved by the training dept, but the CLO thinks the system in question isn’t old enough, so let’s go “established” The fear of non-traditional, which in this case applies, is constant. As a CLO if you are in any of the above boxes, I would say I feel for you. .

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

Elucidat

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. At the heart of David’s success is his passion for and understanding of what it takes to be a truly great coach. The post How to make a transformational impact as CLO: 5 key takeaways (Ep13) appeared first on Elucidat.

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts. Another area that was considered important for the future CLO was knowledge of and experience with day-to-day general management activities such as business-case development, operational planning, financial planning, budget management, personnel management and ROI calculation.

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Be a Triple-Threat CLO

CLO Magazine

” “Today’s educators,” she said, “must wear multiple hats — entertainer, personal coach, emergency responder, gizmo wizard and social media guru — to be judged as informed and effective.” Today''s educators must wear mutiple hats. CLOs are no different. Readers of my monthly musings are well aware I’ve been an avid sports fan since childhood.

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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. The appropriate mix of on-the-job learning, coaching and mentoring is also necessary to change job performance and develop talent. The CLO must be held accountable for measuring the value added to the organization.

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Take a look at the evolution of the CLO

CLO Magazine

It’s been almost a quarter century since the formalization of the position of chief learning officer: In 1994, Jack Welch made Steve Kerr the CLO of General Electric. But what has happened to the CLO during this period? How have the skills required to be an effective CLO changed?

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

CLO Magazine

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. Coaching is more of a dialogue.

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

CLO Magazine

Today’s dramatic shift toward an increasingly remote workforce — due in major part to COVID-19 — has extraordinary implications for the leadership training and coaching industries. As a result, there’s a need to change the ways people access leadership coaching and training.

Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

In that kind of culture the assumption is that trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. In a learning culture, it’s assumed that learning happens all the time, at events but also on-the-job, through coaches and mentors, from action-learning, from smartphones and tablets, socially, and from experiments. The CLO, or HR, or a training department controls the resources for learning. What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “ learning culture ”?

Who’s mentoring ?the future?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching are long-valued methods of leadership, career and personal development. Organizations and learning leaders have long recognized the value of coaching and mentoring their people to bring them to the next level in their careers.

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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CLO Joe Ilvento is unlocking potential at Commvault

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They created a role for me that didn’t exist,” said Ilvento, who became their first CLO and director of talent development in 2011. For his first act as CLO, Ilvento brought together the leaders of every business unit to agree on a single learning management platform. But it also had to give them a framework to set priorities, plan development activities and provide follow-up coaching. “We His unconventional approach to the CLO role has made him a favorite at Commvault. “He

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

Managers have control of their own learning, not corporate trainers, HR, or a CLO. According to this framework, any learning intervention, whether it is a workshop, a course, a DVD or online video, a game or simulation, coaching, mentoring, action-learning, job-rotation, internship, or any of a dozen other ways to structure learning experiences, should be designed with five factors in mind: Alignment: Align learning with strategic business goals.

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