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How to select candidates for executive coaching in your company

CLO Magazine

With the demand for executive coaching skyrocketing in many companies and organizations, what’s the best way to prioritize your company’s selection of individuals to receive coaching, especially when talent development and training budgets are tight — even more than usual as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic? Clearly, the more senior the manager or executive who’s targeted for coaching, the wider the options they may be offered.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. 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.

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Cohort-based programs can develop leaders at all levels

CLO Magazine

Each of us has facilitated numerous cohort-based leadership development programs in corporate and academic contexts. And we’ve found that designing powerful cohort-based executive development programs requires that seven “success factors” be in place to ensure programmatic success.

Taking your training program digital? Ask these 3 questions

CLO Magazine

When you choose to put a training program online, the technology you choose to buy is one of the most important considerations. Employees need on-demand, digital training programs to increase digital adoption. However, online training programs are only as good as the underlying learning technology. When taking your training program digital, you need learning technology that will meet the needs of your learners today and help you pivot in the future.

A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

She was immediately accepted into Vanderbilt’s master’s program in organizational development and leadership, and the rest is history. “I At the time, at least 90 percent of PerkinElmer’s L&D programs were classroom-based. Butters knew she’d found her CLO.

Learning to Innovate

CLO Magazine

Photo by Brian Flaherty In 2000, Louise Kyhl Triolo was a fresh-faced, newly minted master’s program graduate in Copenhagen, helping fellow Danish citizens find jobs through her role as an outplacement consultant, when she made the decision to move to Paris. “We are moving from this control-and-command organization to a much more open and networked organization,” Kyhl Triolo said.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast, Jon talks about that “crucible of leadership,” how he rebuilt himself and his team in the wake of his failure and how they came to establish the Discover College Commitment, an industry-leading tuition assistance program that all Discover employees are eligible for starting on their first day. We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset.

The Science of Connection

CLO Magazine

If so, we could then use such findings to update our client-engagement methodology in coaching our people working with clients. One result that came out of the partnership was an instructional program on applying practical insights from neuroscience to build trusted relationships.

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

CLO Magazine

Take networking, for example — the “do’s and don’ts” can be pretty mysterious to multicultural employees. Below are some tips for avoiding pitfalls as you plan or re-assess your D&I programs: Embed D&I throughout the talent pipeline. 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.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. Your company will install an in-house social network. Wise Chief Learning Officers are thinking about how social networks will augment learning & development. Front-running companies are installing social networks like Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, Ideo, and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Karl Kapp: Scholar and a Revolutionary! Main | "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) » August 30, 2007 "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine) ( link ) "Employees at Homewood Suites by Hilton are taking charge of their own learning opportunities with video iPods.

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Smart watches for … learning?

CLO Magazine

Smart watches are moving beyond e-health to integrate workflow performance, group collaboration and behavioral coaching. Our watches could indicate which people in the workplace have the knowledge we need to answer a question, including if they are close to our location or available for a digital coaching moment. My behavioral patterns — digital coaching: Imagine two employees in leadership programs working on improving their interactions with colleagues.

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

The Business Partnership Award is for learning departments that have partnered in a progressive way with business partners or external organizational divisions and functions such as the sales and marketing department or external customer groups to develop and deliver a targeted employee development program that supports the partner’s goals. To help combat the nationwide crisis, the Office of Training and Development produced a fentanyl-training program for CBP, U.S.

Case study: Training nurses in a pandemic

CLO Magazine

One Friday in March we were discussing our next face-to-face orientation program, and by Sunday, it was a tsunami.”. The team also manned a 24/7 coaching hotline for staff to call if they ran into problems while treating patients. When COVID-19 hit the United States.,

Top of Mind: Experimenting with Social Physics

CLO Magazine

But here, I’d like to share a nascent, not yet tested idea: applying “social physics” to our learning and leadership development programs. MIT professor Alex “Sandy” Pentland, often called the father of social physics, defines social physics in his 2015 book, “Social Physics: How Social Networks Can Make Us Smarter,” as “a quantitative social science that describes reliable, mathematical connections between information and idea flow on the one hand and people’s behavior on the other.”

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

People, roles and responsibilities tend to change fast, and a default training program is not agile enough to keep up. Attitude to network fearlessly and ask for help. Social Learning: Shadowing, Coaching and Knowledge Sharing. Coaching — internal experts: Training need not be a costly affair if your employees are involved in your training strategy. Among our participants, there was a common pattern to leverage internal talent to coach fellow employees.

Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

However, today’s leadership development programs were failing before this crisis, and now tolerating the old approach to leadership development — sitting in a classroom in an effort to learn leadership theory — is totally ineffective. Business is difficult in the shadow of a pandemic.

Emotional intelligence is a critical skill for development

CLO Magazine

He is the CEO and founder of GuruMaker, a team of executive coaches and leadership development experts with a unique blend of experience in business, acting and psychology. Alicia Del Real, president, partner and executive coach for the Center for Advanced Emotional Intelligence has curated six pillars for what EI looks like in a business environment. Outside of meetings, in networking, general communication and any other function in the work environment, emotions are involved.

Matching Military Veterans With Business Veterans

CLO Magazine

“When I heard about this particular program, there was only one answer. Central/West at Oracle, about a new mentorship program for veterans. 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.

Telus Makes Learning Personal

CLO Magazine

Our program is a very robust and comprehensive program,” said Michelle Braden, executive director of TI’s learning and development program. “It 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. The road map is complemented by TI’s Learn and Grow programs, which provide continuous learning through diverse content and modalities.

Excellence in Blended Learning

CLO Magazine

Recognizes vendors that have deployed a variety of tools in support of a client’s learning program that delivers engaging learning combining multiple modalities. The Growing Newell Hub, created by Intrepid, was an eight-week program for 800 senior managers. The resulting programs are available on all devices at any time of day, so employees have many options where and when they can learn. Newell leaders acted as coaches to moderate webinar discussion forums.

Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Tungli, the founder and managing partner for Developing Global Leaders Asia, and her team recently designed two new leadership programs specifically for women: an advance and thrive course for women in senior management and an acceleration course for women with five years of experience. Tungli spoke to Chief Learning Officer about building the right kind of female leadership development programs to accelerate their advancement in the workplace.

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

It developed an initiative called the Global Learning Network that consisted of learning leaders from around the world. This required a partnership among the five colleges across the community college network, all of whom worked toward a common goal, known as the Wildly Important Goal, or WIG.

CLOs Help Veterans’ Translate Military Competencies into Private Sector Skills

CLO Magazine

With an estimated 1 million service members expected to enter the civilian workforce in the coming years, chief learning officers can play an important part in supporting successful transitions by ensuring that formal development programs are in place, not to mention facilitating onboarding and career development. Companies looking for cyber knowledge or network engineering skills often can find this expertise among veterans.

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Instructional Design in the VUCA World

ID Reflections

It''s critical for a CLO to have an eye on the changing landscape and enable new skill sets within the t Historically, L&D had been vested with the responsibility of keeping skills and knowledge of the workforce updated based on: Inputs from managers Current business requirements Skill-gap analysis Most of the training programs would be designed around "best practices" and explicit know-how gathered over the years.

Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

CLO Magazine

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. Most of the formal mentoring programs are driven by regional leaders, or by one of the company’s employee resource groups, or ERGs, comprised of employees who share similar characteristics working together to build networks and provide professional development to their members.

Get Ready to Upskill, San Antonio

CLO Magazine

An upskilling program is in the works for frontline workers at Goodwill San Antonio. Starting this past February, the company will spend 18 months designing and piloting a learner-centric, stackable credential program for 400 incumbent workers, in collaboration with Palo Alto College and national nonprofit Education Design Lab, and with a grant from Walmart. Education Design Lab first pitched the program to Palo Alto College, which is part of the Alamo Colleges District.

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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.

Reimagining workplace learning during COVID-19

CLO Magazine

Whether it be in-person leadership programs, technical training or onboarding, we are expecting weeks if not months of disruption in most parts of the world. In the past weeks, many learning professionals have been tasked with shifting their organization’s in-person learning programs to remote and virtual access as quickly as possible. For many programs, maintaining the synchronous, cohort-based nature via a virtual classroom is critical to meet learners’ expectations.

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The Business Impact Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. Management brought in Bob Povey, a mining safety expert with 42 years of experience, to implement the trademarked Influencer Training program. Patricia Winchester, Director, Learning and Development, USA Today Network. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

Experiential Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity programs are often introduced into companies that are struggling with representation already, which means filling diversity slates takes longer and requires more investment. But perhaps the biggest reason for burnout is the simplest: The existing programs aren’t working. Focused more on quotas, multiyear program roll-outs and company restructuring, many of the diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in play today are missing the point.

Learning at Large Ep3: Digital first learning strategies, at scale

Elucidat

Sam has led large scale digital learning programs at Barclays, Tesco, and Hitatchi Rail, reaching audiences of up to half a million people. I started off working as part of a team, building some of the first online executive education programs, and then fell out of the industry and then came back into the industry having worked for companies like Barclaycard, working with Tesco, most recently working with Hitachi Rail. I can have a brilliant coaching conversation.”.

Shattering the way L&D thinks about measurement

CLO Magazine

For example, some teams are applying sentiment and network analysis to determine how people interact in the workplace and learn from one another. Coaching: providing managers with specific, actionable steps to help an employee improve their performance. According to a 2019 study by Axonify, companies that apply modern data practices see a 29 percent average impact on business results from their learning programs. Square peg. Round hole.

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Telus About Your Global Learning

CLO Magazine

One client had a developmental rotation program that resulted in Braden having a new employee to teach every few months. Each program consists of a combination of online, offline, in-person, peer-to-peer, mentoring and coaching opportunities. “I’ve

Rethink Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Last year, companies spent almost $31 billion on leadership development programs according to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report. Despite so much capital being invested into leadership, programs were dominated by superficial, ineffective solutions. Although there has been a 10 percent spike in leadership investment since 2015, one in five companies still have no leadership programs at all.

Where Have All the Learning Portals Gone?

CLO Magazine

Employees increasingly use learning assets such as corporate video segments, external knowledge objects like TED Talks, social network conversations, and other options not officially considered learning resources — and often cannot be handled or tracked by an LMS or learning portal. Learning portals made sense when the primary objective was to manage access to a select set of syndicated learning programs, often mapped to certification or compliance requirements.

Does your company have the right plumbing to evolve corporate learning?

Axonify

In the first of a three-part series on modernizing corporate learning, hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), Axonify’s CEO Carol Leaman made one thing clear: in order to remain competitive, organizations must begin to modernize learning. Instead, leverage the control and influence your frontline managers have and enable them to be more effective at observing and coaching the right behaviors.