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: Judy Whitcomb

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CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development? Leveraging these natural talents and applying them to real-life experiences in the workplace with strong mentors and formal education in adult learning sparked my interest and passion in learning and development.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Lisa Doyle

CLO Magazine

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: 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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Who’s mentoring ?the future?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching are long-valued methods of leadership, career and personal development. Oprah Winfrey summed up the importance of mentoring during a 2002 interview: “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself. The post Who’s mentoring ?the

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?”

Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement

CLO Magazine

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.

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. So, the evidence supporting the need for change is there, but how do you become the mentor or role model for positive change?

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

eLearning 24-7

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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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. This From the Vault article was published in December 2004 on CLOmedia.com.

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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. While many companies have mentoring programs, Ford takes a different approach than most, said Gale Halsey, CLO and director learning and organization development at Ford headquarters. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation. Mentoring From Afar.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Mentor, coach and develop. Become a mentor, seek out windows of coaching moments, initiate career conversations and create development opportunities on a consistent and continuous basis throughout all levels and areas of your organization. The post Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

Provide specialized coaching/mentoring. Women from multicultural backgrounds can benefit from having a coach or mentor with whom they can surface unconscious biases , discuss options and hone their communications skills. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Talent Management coaching D&I diversity and inclusion employee resource group intersectionality mentoring unconscious bias

Executive Education Excellence

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CLO: One of the things participants say they value about IESE’s open-enrollment programs is they encourage new ways of thinking and equip them with new skills and perspectives that are directly relevant to their work. CLO: Can you talk a bit about your new New York-based executive education program, Driving Leadership Potential, targeted toward high-performing millennials? There’s mentoring, coaching, interactive exercises and active vision for their future and career.

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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CLO Joe Ilvento is unlocking potential at Commvault

CLO Magazine

They created a role for me that didn’t exist,” said Ilvento, who became their first CLO and director of talent development in 2011. That forced them to rethink their approach to training, mentoring and career development. 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.

A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

As head of talent and L&D at PerkinElmer, Sullivan is in charge of ensuring the company’s 12,000 employees are properly trained, engaged, supported and coached, as well as making sure the company recruits and retains the best and brightest individuals. Butters knew she’d found her CLO.

10 Steps to Help You Lead Organizational Change

CLO Magazine

Many of these steps will be familiar, others may be new, but they have been gleaned and curated with the CLO in mind from my research and doctorate of education studies at the University of Southern California. Coach and mentor your team to empower them and help them grow as leaders. Commentary & Opinion Homepage Commentary & Opinion Strategy The CLO Tip Sheet change organizational changechange As a chief learning officer, how do you lead organizational change?

What is your POV?

CLO Magazine

I share this reflection as I think back on the many lessons I have learned from mentors in the course of my career. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. mentors point of viewIt is funny how certain people and experiences can really shape you in a lasting way.

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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. Third, by providing mentors and working alongside veteran entrepreneurs to help the growth of their careers and companies. One, we provide them with some of those raw skills and coaching opportunities from a sales and marketing perspective. “When I heard about this particular program, there was only one answer.

Cohort-based programs can develop leaders at all levels

CLO Magazine

In one company where we both coach, senior leaders assign group projects for teams to complete as part of their participation in the company’s flagship leadership development program. Candidates are then vetted and nominated by their boss, a mentor or senior leader in the organization.

The Gift of Key Stakeholder Feedback

CLO Magazine

Typically, a leader provides a list inclusive of his or her direct-line supervisor, a couple of peers, a couple of direct reports and individuals from outside the organization — perhaps a mentor. For executive coaches in a situation like this, the first step is to make sure the executive in question agrees with the feedback and wants to address it. The post The Gift of Key Stakeholder Feedback appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Executives expressed a need to make sure all leaders become better performance coaches and even better at providing ongoing performance feedback in areas like goal setting, performance review processes, ongoing performance conversations, and tying performance and results to rewards and recognition. Nobody sat down and said here’s your journey to CLO.”. I coach our learning leaders and our learning teams, but you see the ripple impact, and it’s powerful.”.

The Gift of Key Stakeholder Feedback

CLO Magazine

Typically, a leader provides a list inclusive of his or her direct-line supervisor, a couple of peers, a couple of direct reports and individuals from outside the organization — perhaps a mentor. For executive coaches in a situation like this, the first step is to make sure the executive in question agrees with the feedback and wants to address it. The post The Gift of Key Stakeholder Feedback appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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At the edge

Clark Quinn

The solution includes continuous assessment, mobile performance support, and coaching. Coaching also played a role in the case study Jane Bozarth provided. Instead of courses, the solution connected those with demonstrable skills to mentor those who could benefit. I had Charles Jennings recount his actions while serving as CLO in a global organization.

Guest post: Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

Torrance Learning

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. Guest Post by Stephen Gill.

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

CLO Magazine

Lan sees firsthand the value of mentoring multicultural colleagues: “It comes naturally to me to be their mentor and they really value it — that comes through in the feedback — that I am the best mentor they’ve ever had,” he says. Make an External Coach Your Ally.”.

When it comes to their own development, CLOs are too often MIA

CLO Magazine

Which is why there’s a really big problem lying beneath the surface of a CLO’s work. You coach them to develop skills, cajole them to invest in their own learning and call them out when they fail to live up to potential. The CLO Accelerator is a next-?generation

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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. In a learning culture, learning happens all the time, at events but also on-the-job, facilitated by coaches and mentors, from action-learning, via smartphones and tablets, in social groupings, and from experiments. The CLO, or HR, or a training department controls the resources for learning. (This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.).

Managers Make or Break Your Culture of Career Mobility

Degreed

And for a career mobility program to really fly high, managers need to play a pivotal role, Degreed CLO Kelly Palmer said. In that same study, more than 70% of HR executives said that managers should get more involved in coaching employees.

#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

And nearly half feel uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentoring them. This consequence of #MeToo is occurring just as the value of mentoring women is clearer than ever: Our latest leadership re-search found that of the nearly 2,500 companies studied those with at least 30 percent women leaders — and at least 20 percent women senior leaders — have a major competitive edge.

The future of learning is humanity, with a side of technology

CLO Magazine

It’s not surprising, then, that almost every CLO in 2021 is listing the growing skills gap and new talent upskilling as a top priority. Almost certainly, you were guided by a real-life conversation, whether it was with a manager, a mentor or even a stranger.

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Building stronger leaders through volunteerism and mentorship

CLO Magazine

The lessons we can take from being mentors, for example, are many and can be applied to other areas of life such as leadership, management, self-control and more. Mentoring and volunteering their time for a cause greater than their own can teach them all of these lessons.

6 steps to lead a successful change management initiative

CLO Magazine

If you have a culture where coaching and mentoring are standard practice, engage that system. If you don’t have that luxury, have learning participants create their own support groups or peer mentoring buddies. Change. The word strikes fear in many people.