Podcast: Voices of CLO with Judy Whitcomb

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The second episode of Chief Learning Officer’s new podcast, Voices of CLO, is now live! This latest episode features a coaching-focused conversation between Chief Learning Officer’s editor-in-chief, Ashley St. The following is an excerpt from CLO’s new podcast, Voices of CLO.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Sydney Savion

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Chief Learning Officer recently sat down for a conversation with Sydney Savion, chief learning officer at Air New Zealand. In 2020, she was recognized as CLO of the Year. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development?

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The First Lever of a Successful CLO: Performance Transformation

Infopro Learning

To read more see the whole guide “ The Three Levers of a Successful CLO ”. They need to be able to advise and guide the sales team on how to improve sales conversion, counsel the customer service team on how to acquire listening skills when dealing with irate customers, or empower the technology team to quickly deal with security breaches. It is up to the CLO to continue driving this issue center-stage by making it a pivotal part of their success criteria.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Bob Mosher

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CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn back in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021? CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David Vance

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Chief Learning Officer recently sat down for a conversation with David Vance, executive director for the Center for Talent Reporting. In 2006, he was awarded CLO of the Year. CLO: What was your official first job in learning and development?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Diane August

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Chief Learning Officer recently had a conversation with Diane August, chief learning architect at Nationwide Insurance. CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you’ve brought with you into 2021?

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Meet the CLO Board: Tamar Elkeles

CLO Magazine

We recently sat down for a conversation with Tamar Elkeles, the chief human resources officer and head of HR for XCOM Labs. She is the former vice president of Qualcomm Learning Center, and was named CLO of the year in 2010. CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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Meet the CLO Board: Kevin Wilde

CLO Magazine

We recently sat down for a conversation with Kevin Wilde, an Executive Leadership Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business. In 2007, he was named CLO of the Year. CLO: How did you first become interested 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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3 steps to improving conversational capacity

CLO Magazine

We participate in conversations all the time. Our company recently teamed up with Craig Weber, an expert in the field of Conversational Capacity®, a discipline that teaches people to find the “sweet spot,” where candor and honesty are balanced with curiosity and open-mindedness.

Want to boost the development of underrepresented talent? Strengthen CLO, CDO partnerships

CLO Magazine

In one conversation I had with a Fortune 100 employer, the company’s L&D Leader said her team had begun reserving seats in all training for Black talent first, and only gave up those seats as a last resort.

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No Status Quo for the CLO

CLO Magazine

There’s no playbook for becoming a CLO, and if there’s one simple fact that shines through from the hundreds of formal interviews and countless more conversations I’ve had with learning leaders, that’s it. A few months back, our research team at Chief Learning Officer decided to conduct a first-of-its-kind survey about the CLO role, asking practitioners to share their career path, how they developed themselves, the scope of their responsibilities and how they work.

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CLO Summit

Janet Clarey

I had the pleasure of speaking at the marcus evans CLO Summit in Georgia last week. Jay Colker, SVP & CLO at ShoreBank Corp. and I met up on a break and I had an interesting conversation about working in the cloud, crowdsourcing, and other things and I shared with him my original plan of doing the cloud prez in the cloud. Some of my friends on Twitter came through for an impromptu flash conversation on the topic of cloud computing during the presentation.

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Podcast 28: How Tasty Is Your Product Training? – With Mike Martin, CLO of SAP Litmos

Talented Learning

What led you to this current role as CLO at SAP Litmos? I fell in love with the idea that we could train people to try things they totally feared, and we could have conversations based on questions like, “What has this experience helped you learn about yourself?” It’s unusual for an LMS company to have a CLO, but Litmos does. The CLO position was intended as a sort of unifying position. Listen to a CLO's advice on The Talented Learning Show!

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CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

Along with my Internet Time Alliance colleagues Jane Hart & Clark Quinn and several hundred chief learning officers, I attended the Fall CLO Symposium this week. It’s intended to underpin the dialog between CLO and executive management. No, Mike, we’re going to engage in a conversation. Our theme was “Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal.” ” Sports metaphors filled the air.

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CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning

CLO Magazine

Incorporate conversations about emerging and critical capabilities into every workforce planning conversation. Nike has a “voice of the employee” day where CLO Andre Martin’s team reviews the learning experience and locates the greatest/least value. The post CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Don’t wait for business leaders to come to you, said David Jackson, partner at Mercer.

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The Education of a CLO

CLO Magazine

After about three months, I remember a conversation with my father where I said, “This doesn’t feel like work to me — I love teaching and coaching these kids.”. First, as the head teacher, a CLO is responsible for the architecture and design of the technical, professional and leadership development of the workforce. Second, as head coach, a CLO is focused on optimizing the organization’s potential at the individual, team and firmwide levels. By Dave Defilippo.

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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In her first few months as EY’s CLO, Sugrue presented her vision for learning at the company: to increase the alignment, effectiveness and brand of learning at EY. It has changed the conversations we have about learning, moving us from opinion-driven to data-driven discussions,” she said. “It That is the role of the CLO,” she said. “To The post Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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CLO Q&A: Keeping the Outsider Perspective on L&D

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She sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in San Francisco in April and shared her perspective on the role of a learning executive, her career path into talent development and the best career advice she ever received. For more highlights from the event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library. ” CLO: This was a while back and you’ve stayed in roles that have been internal L&D and more broadly talent management.

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CLO Apps, Please!

CLO Magazine

Imagine if we had an open learning app format that allowed a CLO to select an app that would work safely and securely on top of and with most learning systems. Imagine downloading an app to each tablet that would “weave” these devices together — regardless of platform — to allow the trainer and students to share content, shift the agenda and provide a backchannel for conversations. Technologies and learning methodologies must be rapidly adaptable.

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Coaching for post-COVID conversations: Working through the friction, fears and fiction

CLO Magazine

Through coaching conversations, the 3Fs can prompt reflective dialogue linked to post-pandemic sentiment within organizations. Deeper and more introspective conversations are often avoided in the workplace. The question is, how effective will those coaching conversations be?

CLO Maths–Part I

Charles Jennings

There were plenty of good conversations, some case studies, and lots of idea sharing and thoughts around innovation and the future of learning in organisations. Last month I took part in the iVentiv Executive Knowledge Exchange event in New York. The two days of roundtable discussion were focused on ‘learning futures’. The event was attended by Chief Learning Officers and executives

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CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. In this conversation recorded on stage at the Spring 2019 Chief Learning Officer Symposium, Karie talks about why she decided to take the job at Visa, what it means to be strategic in corporate learning and how she manages the function at a high-growth company. But what’s most important about this conversation is what she has to say about the future of the chief learning officer role.

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Be a Triple-Threat CLO

CLO Magazine

Even in random conversations and totally unrelated contexts, I frequently turn to the athletic field when looking for an apt metaphor or story. 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. It happened again recently when a colleague called my attention to a magazine article in, of all places, Computer , the IEEE Computer Society journal.

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The CLO’s Guide to AI

CLO Magazine

Learning bots will rely on conversational interfaces, which are likely to be the first way learners experience AI. AI, in particular natural language processing, or NLP, will revolutionize this area of the CLO’s role and help to achieve the results competency modeling has promised for so long. What if CLOs could predict personalized learning needs or deliver targeted learning content based on work tasks before employees need it? They can.

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CLO Q&A: Leaders Need to Be Psychiatrists

CLO Magazine

and KPMG, Kennedy sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in New York in May to share his perspective on the role of the learning executive, his career path and the keys to effective leadership. For more on Kennedy’s talk along with highlights from the full event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library. CLO: How prepared are leaders to think of themselves in that way? CLO: In your experience, is that trainable?

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The Death of the CLO

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

I recently had a conversation with the CLO of one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, who told me that “ The CLO Role as we know it is dead.” Read more» The post The Death of the CLO appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning Organization & Governance Talent Management chief learning officer clo training

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The Death of the CLO

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

I recently had a conversation with the CLO of one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, who told me that “ The CLO Role as we know it is dead.” Read more» The post The Death of the CLO appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning Organization & Governance Talent Management chief learning officer clo training

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Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

This is a conversation you won’t hear anywhere else. There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. In this conversation, Sarah unpacks the results to provide insights for the future of the CLO role.

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

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. It’s a great conversation starter. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity. has held many different personas, both in her career as a learning and development professional and beyond.

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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. Join the conversation! The post How to make a transformational impact as CLO: 5 key takeaways (Ep13) appeared first on Elucidat. Where does learning really happen at scale? What’s the best way to get organizational alignment? How do you respond to change quickly?

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What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

CLO Magazine

They can: Reframe the development conversation around contingent labor. Employees come. They go. Sometimes they come back. Often they don’t. The rise of the contingent workforce, the ranks of which are filled with increasing numbers of men and women working for “Me Inc.,” is changing business demographics around the world.

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Managers, Get Ready for Ongoing Performance Conversations

CLO Magazine

Successful companies must supplement traditional annual reviews with continual conversations that focus on coaching individuals to develop and deliver on their KPIs, key performance indicators. To create meaningful, ongoing conversations with a clear direction, managers must be reskilled and retrained to do something many have never done or don’t do regularly — coach. Start Ongoing Coaching Conversations. These coaching conversations don’t come naturally for most managers.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

CLO Magazine

Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. CLOs continue to be thoughtful with their use of training dollars, spending most on areas that offer fast, visible results. In 2012, a rebound in training spending was linked to the economic recovery in the United States. This year the focus remains on items that promote relevance, but with expanded focus on content development and technology enablement.

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Verizon’s Lou Tedrick combines innovation and servant leadership to meet the needs of every learner

CLO Magazine

Her innovative approach to training and relentless commitment to the needs of her learners is why Chief Learning Officer named Tedrick its 2021 CLO of the Year. They used that curriculum as the model to reinvent all customer service training as well as all other curriculum conversions.

Creating a continuous learning environment at Aspen Dental

CLO Magazine

Jaquin participates in annual strategy meetings and uses those conversations to set annual learning goals in collaboration with C-suite leaders and practice owners. The post Creating a continuous learning environment at Aspen Dental appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.