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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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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5 things to stop expecting from a mentor

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Finding — and successfully connecting with — a mentor is a frustrating experience for people who are searching for someone to provide guidance, proffer wisdom, open doors and course-correct them when they veer off track. Mentor” is not its own relationship category.

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. That means about 1 in 6 male managers would hesitate to mentor a woman.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

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In 2012, he was hired as an organizational design consultant and was quickly promoted to manager and director. By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We Gandarilla’s rapid evolution from consultant to leadership required him to mature quickly into a leader who can command the respect and loyalty of his teams. Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

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I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

What’s a CLO to Do? So what can a CLO do to influence the way in which career paths are defined, managed and applied by the business? To do this entails a performance consulting model used in collaboration with other HR executives — both functional specialists and generalists. Of course, those people in critical positions coveted by many employees could become resources for the L&D professional seeking employee mentors.

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CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

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She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. It’s no secret that talent is at the center of the modern business agenda and it’s our hope that you’ll hear tips and ideas from this podcast that will help you succeed in business, whether you’re a long-time CLO with decades of experience, whether you aspire to the role in the future or maybe you’re just passionate about the future of learning in today’s organizations.

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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

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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. Also, consultants must be willing to discuss performance issues with key clients to pinpoint problem areas and potential solutions. This From the Vault article was published in December 2004 on CLOmedia.com.

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Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

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Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., At Northwestern, she was selected to be an Andersen Consulting Corporate fellow, which was her introduction to L&D. The program, sponsored by Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) focused on applying technology as a tool for the L&D industry. As she progressed down her newfound career path, Bassey launched her own e-learning design and consulting company in 2003 called The Pamay Group.

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CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. Combined with mentors and job rotations, leadership development increases retention among mid- and senior-level executives, and helps enterprises ensure the talent and experience they require will be available when needed. Performance consulting: Survey results also reflect early stages of a trend toward spending on organizational performance.

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Creating a continuous learning environment at Aspen Dental

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Mentoring via virtual reality. That included replacing the in-person new doctor mentoring program with a virtual reality solution. Traditionally, Aspen doctors spend four or more weeks with a trained mentor before going “solo” with patients.

A Life of Learning

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He really lives learning,” said Kayvan Kian, a junior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., Nick is the true depiction of what a ‘lifelong learner’ should be,” said Ursula Fear, an associate with talent consulting firm Catalyst Consulting South Africa and van Dam’s former colleague at Deloitte, where he was global CLO and director of human capital. He spent quite some time mentoring me through some challenges in my career this year.

A learner and a teacher at heart

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A Consultative Approach. Her vision and communication skills, which contribute to her success in managing such a global team, were likely honed during her past experience as an L&D consultant, Luck said. Butters knew she’d found her CLO.

What is your POV?

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

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In facilitating a learning initiative at a Big 4 consulting firm, I heard from a young Asian woman struggling to understand what was appropriate: “How do I promote myself without coming across as too showy or aggressive? 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.

Megan Torrance shares her career journey

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After getting a bachelor’s in communication and an MBA, I joined Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), learned Authorware (an early e-learning authoring tool) and how to write training guides … then was never staffed on a project where that was my role. A couple of years ago, consultant Kevin Suboski told me that “business is a network of relationships among people” — it’s so true! The post Megan Torrance shares her career journey appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

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ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. It also involves using a performance consulting approach to identify root causes of performance problems. Approximately 75% of the skills employees use on the job were learned informally through discussions with co-workers, self-study, mentoring by managers and similar methods.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

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Nobody sat down and said here’s your journey to CLO.”. After Tsai spent some time working as a consultant, she was called to be part of learning at Honeywell, a multinational commercial and consumer product conglomerate. Tsai is also a mentor, speaker, coach, and a hands-on doer. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Performance Management CLO Ecolab leadership developmentTags: CLO , Ecolab , leadership development.

Career advice from Dave Rude

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I’m glad you asked that question because it’s a testament to the power of mentoring and taking a chance on a new career. At the time, I was directing a $48 billion financial management portfolio — and loving it — yet, I trusted this person who I considered to be a mentor.

Clearing the path for learning

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It’s a CLO’s dream.”. Houde with her mentor, Blair Sheppard, global head of strategy and leadership for PwC. Because we are consultants to our clients, our people have to be able to explain what’s new and what these trends mean for their businesses.”. Leah Houde, CLO, PwC.

Committee work as intentional professional development and learning

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More senior members of the group can also be tapped for this mentoring mindset. Fill those gaps by working with the CLO or bringing in others from elsewhere in the organization to help support both individuals’ professional development and the work of the group.

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Motor City’s resourceful learning leader

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It’s never about the technology,” said Iris Ware, CLO of the City of Detroit. Then in 2008, she launched her own learning consulting agency, where she worked with several Michigan organizations before being recruited as CLO by Detroit’s mayor, Mike Duggan.

Relativity’s Dorie Blesoff shares lessons from her career

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Prior to my role as chief people officer at Relativity, I was a strategic HR consultant there focused on establishing a foundation for workforce and leadership development, which was a long-term investment leaders saw as critical. How did you start your career in learning?

When the leader can’t return to the office

CLO Magazine

In our work as coaches and consultants, we are hearing this challenge again and again for our leaders: What if returning to the office just isn’t a viable option for them? This is a great opportunity to take a promising team member under your wing to mentor them.

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3 reasons external benchmarking is bad for corporate learning

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Increasingly, we have observed management consultancies using benchmarking frameworks that are counterproductive to good, strategic learning in organizations. The post 3 reasons external benchmarking is bad for corporate learning appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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Additionally, he has acted as an influential voice in the Learning and Development industry by speaking at conferences and by being an active participant and author within industry associations such as ISPI , ATD , the Masie Consortium , The Learning Guild , and CLO Symposium/Magazine.

5 Ways to Learn Faster

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Yves Morieux, senior partner at strategy consultancy Boston Consulting Group, has developed an index to show how business complexity has increased sixfold during the past 60 years alone. Those who learn fast build diverse knowledge pools and tap into the wisdom of mentors to raise their game. Get a mentor to raise your game. Good mentors can raise your game, improve skills and open doors to fast-track your learning career.

The 50:50 learning model

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In our research conducted with participant startup entrepreneurs and consultants, we found that small businesses are invariably self-driven and social at work. Someone who not only excels at a technical level but with a flair to train/mentor others. Many startup founders encourage setting up mentor-mentee pairs, where existing employees help the newbies or juniors learn, grow and develop their capacity to take on new challenges.

CLOs, L&D Professionals – Here’s The Message From CEO

Upside Learning

I attended the CLO Summit in Mumbai last week and listened to some wonderful speakers over the course of the two day event. He has implemented several L&D initiatives successfully including a mentoring program at Fortis, so whatever he says is based on his first-hand experience. And that you can’t get from any HR management book or from any HR consultant. Tags: eLearning eLearning Development Chief Learning Officer CLO L&D Learning and Development

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Combat Content Overload

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The responses showed that today’s workers turn first to their peers, bosses or mentors before searching the internet. The last thing they do is consult their learning organization. Given the digital landfill bombarding today’s work environments, people know that consulting Google in order to learn something will give them millions of options — and that the top results might not be the best for them.

It’s Time to Get Started with Career Mobility

Degreed

But when they’re evaluated on their leadership skills, they’re more likely to be flexible about sharing talent with other teams and more open to letting their people be mentored by other team leaders. . There has to be a culture where managers are actually rewarded for helping their employees progress and succeed,” Degreed CLO Kelly Palmer said. The first principle and probably the most important is experience and engagement,” said Danny Abdo, Degreed VP of Solutions Consulting.

Top of Mind: Cultivating Talent Outside Your Organization

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Working with Vi’s culinary and nursing teams, Vi developed career ladders for culinary and entry-level nursing positions, which allow existing employees to drive their own career path by achieving specific skills through company-sponsored training programs and mentoring. The post Top of Mind: Cultivating Talent Outside Your Organization appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Judy Witcomb, chief human resources and learning officer at Vi.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

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Sameer, a high-performing consulting professional originally from India, recently transferred to his firm’s Atlanta office and has been asked by his manager to take on a role that would include business development.

Don’t close the door on disabled workers

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an Albany, New York-based provider of workforce consulting and mentoring for employers and disabled people. The post Don’t close the door on disabled workers appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Excellence in Technology Innovation

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The goal was to equip leaders to lead change by serving as teachers and mentors and to equip employees with the skills to support the GGP in their unique roles. Abilitie & Peak Seven Consulting. First, it worked with Peak Seven Consulting and then with Abilitie, a leadership-development simulations company, to complete the three-pronged partnership that produced its LEAP program, Leadership Excellence in Agility & Performance. LEARNING IN PRACTICE AWARDS 2016. .

Instructional Design in the VUCA World

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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. Add some scope for mentoring and reverse mentoring.

LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

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Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. Clark: need more mentoring, performance reviews don’t replace that. Deploy people as performance consultants & coaches. These are my live blogged notes from Jay Cross & Clark Quinn’s LearnTrends session on Reinventing Organizational Learning. My side comments in italics. Need to be more agile & change.

Learning leaders — take charge in times of a pandemic

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This where every bit of your performance-consulting acumen will be leveraged to quickly and effectively tease out the specific business challenges and discuss the impact to human capital.

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Allergan VP of Talent Soni Basi thrives amid disruption

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Basi noted that many of the most impactful moments from the interviews were not the lists of experiences and job titles, but the interactions these leaders had with peers and mentors. Soni Basi is no stranger to disruption.