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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce. Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and Grubhub are just the beginning.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Servant leadership is all about enriching the lives of others, building better organizations and ultimately creating a world that is more caring and equitable. When you describe your corporate culture, is being of service to one another and the community a core value?

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

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear.

Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Despite best intentions, our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts often fail. Let’s consider two questions: How can we challenge the thinking and assumptions in DEI from past decades to redefine our ways of working to effectively solve problems? The core of DEI work is people.

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. They’re also a key formal or informal tool in the learning leaders’ developmental arsenal. Take, for example, the case of greater diversity in the workplace.

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

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., has held many different personas, both in her career as a learning and development professional and beyond. More recently, she was the global head of learning for investment management corporation BlackRock in New York.

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The kids are alright

CLO Magazine

The millennial and Generation Z experiences have primed “kids” to be valued contributors in jobs with greater relevance. Celebrate the Noobs. It’s easy to default to stereotypes, but for leadership development, the single difference that matters most is: being new.

The Feedback Phenomenon

CLO Magazine

By letting their work stand on its own, women are abdicating control of the message their work should send. For women to get past the “hard work fallacy,” they must understand and embrace the power of feedback — the right kind of feedback. The result? Rosina L.

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Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

A few years ago, I was the keynote speaker at a women’s diversity conference. That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. Did we drop the ball?”. The Meritocracy Fallacy.

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There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Roz Tsai’s fascination with learning is rooted in her history. She grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution and Mao Zedong’s Communist movement. “My My kids grew up in the U.S. Life has shown her that learning should not be taken for granted. Leadership at the $13.5

Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Zsuzsanna Tungli will never forget one of her earliest experiences of gender inequality in the workplace. There have been so many studies that show empowering women and putting more women in leadership positions isn’t just the right or the nice thing to do.

The Workplace Self-Training Paradigm

CLO Magazine

Much has been made of the abbreviation of employment tenure, now averaging just four years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And it’s true, the notion of a mortarboard-to-gold-watch career has been largely replaced by at-will employment, outsourcing and automation.

The Training Technology Conundrum

CLO Magazine

By the early 2000s, human resources developed a reputation in some circles as being a bit of a stick-in-the-mud, no-fun-allowed department, its trainings a necessary distraction from “real work.” The Perfect Learning Cocktail.

At the edge

Clark Quinn

Another response to my request for topics asked about moving from the classroom to the ‘fringe’ Here, I have a very simple response: the case studies in Revolutionize Learning & Development. Each also represents a diversity of settings and needs.

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. Conflicting working styles across diverse teams.

Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

A former manager once told me I had the ability to quickly assimilate information, that he could tell me how to do something and I would then apply that knowledge to a variety of different situations. I now see this feedback as the ultimate compliment, for my manager felt I had learning agility. Learning agility is openness to new information and the ability to gain and apply insights derived from this information. Look for the common thread.

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Career advice from Dave Rude

CLO Magazine

How did you start your career in learning? 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. I have seen profound impacts on those colleagues and clients who have a sustained focus on learning.

Never Too Late to Learn New Tricks

CLO Magazine

Today’s workplace reflects unprecedented diversity. Over the past several years, considerable time and energy have been invested in understanding and addressing the needs of younger workers. According to Pew Research and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 18.8

From the Vendor: Degreed on the Evolution of E-learning

CLO Magazine

E-learning has come a long way, according to Todd Tauber, vice president of product marketing for Degreed, an education technology company. It’s not just a cheaper, more scalable substitute for classroom training. Chief Learning Officer: What is e-learning today?

Gender parity is a journey, not an initiative

CLO Magazine

In my interactions with people across the diversity and inclusion spectrum, I often hear their frustration and discouragement. “I’m Not enough results for the effort expended.” “Why That’s a major part of the problem.

L&D: A Safe Place for Women

CLO Magazine

But the learning and development industry doesn’t seem to fall into the same category. Kathy Gallo, SVP and CLO at Northwell Health, said she didn’t face any obvious challenges in her career because of her gender. I don’t know, but I never felt that because of being a woman, I was not getting either the appropriate roles, compensation or voice in the organization,” she said. “I I sat around the table at the C-suite.”.

Let’s get real about unconscious bias

CLO Magazine

Many organizations are rushing into unconscious bias training, also known as implicit or cognitive bias training. This “check the box” approach typically results in poorly planned and delivered learning experiences, which can lead to an unanticipated backlash against the material.

Extremophiles & Organizational Agility

Clark Quinn

A number of years ago, I co-wrote a chapter with Eileen Clegg called The Agility Factor , that appeared in Marcia Conner & James Clawson’s excellent collection of organizational culture articles in the book Creating a Learning Culture.

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Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

Traditional CLOs are up against a serious challenge right now, according to Dave Koll, enterprise learning leader for CGB Enterprises Inc., It’s not enough to have a learning management system and a portfolio of content. “If Lean In to Learning. The Value of Virtual Mentors.

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Relativity’s Dorie Blesoff shares lessons from her career

CLO Magazine

How did you start your career in learning? My career did not move into the learning field until I realized in my late 30s that I had a passion for working with organizations moving through and adapting to change — and that learning was instrumental to that.

Reflecting on the evolving leadership landscape

CLO Magazine

I’m excited to celebrate two important milestones in my life this year: the 40th anniversary of The Ken Blanchard Cos. The biggest change in leadership I see today compared with 40 years ago is the marked increase in servant leadership advocates and practitioners around the world.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

“ I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine). Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

The need for leaders at all levels in organizations continues to grow as the business ecosystem becomes more complex and competitive due in part to globalization, emerging technologies and an acceleration in the speed of disruption. Searching for the Right Experience.

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Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on CLOmedia.com in April 2006. . Many CLOs and other learning executives are walking with a bit more spring in their steps these days, and perhaps smiling a bit more often. This was the experience of Regions Financial Corp.—a

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Creating learning experiences that don’t suck

CLO Magazine

says the executive vigorously shaking my hand at the end of a learning engagement. I look him in the eyes, laugh and point out that this is not the first time someone has made that comment. Reflecting on this reaction made me want to share what I have learned about creating powerful learning engagements. Think about it: As humans, we look out at the world as we travel through it and learn from it. Use ‘Next Practice’ Learning Methods.

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

“ I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. The question is what comes first?

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

Learning in Practice Awards 2016. For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program. There will always be competition in the marketplace. But when playing on a global level, the stakes are higher.

Don’t close the door on disabled workers

CLO Magazine

Like the opening to Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities,” current U.S. unemployment data is the best of times and the worst of times. percent during the past year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That, in turn, creates a culture of dependence.

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The Strategy Award

CLO Magazine

The Strategy Award is for learning executives who have demonstrated exceptional business acumen combined with forward-looking vision to develop and execute a comprehensive learning strategy that clearly aligns employee development with broader organizational strategy.

Ladies, Move from Tactical Manager to Strategic Leader

CLO Magazine

The popular opinion is that unconscious bias against women as leaders — by the mostly male establishment — is keeping women out of the executive suite. But that simple explanation misses the mark. Consider the following scenario, for example.

#MeToo: Movement or Moment?

CLO Magazine

The #MeToo movement went viral in October 2017. A new study by leadership training company VitalSmarts shows just that. The study of more than 1,100 people found that only 31 percent of employees observed anything more than small changes to their workplace since the movement began.

Who Leads the Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Even for those who have years of experience, mentoring and guidance under their belts, making the leap to an executive leadership position is a challenge that is hard to fully prepare for. And once there the leaders have to be in a constant state of learning to be successful.

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