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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

CLO Magazine

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: Christyl Murray

CLO Magazine

CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development? However, it was here at JPMorgan Chase & Company where you can say I enjoyed my first dedicated role in L&D. CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021?

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Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? Managers have control of their own learning, not corporate trainers, HR, or a CLO. One of the major barriers to learning is a culture that does not value learning. So back to the question: “What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?” The answer is that managers have an essential role. This is the question I will be answering in an ASTD-sponsored webcast on September 24, 2013 from 1:00 p.m.

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Get on board with reverse mentoring

CLO Magazine

One such practice is to encourage and support reverse mentoring and incorporate it as a norm within your organizational culture. What is reverse mentoring? Typically, in a mentoring relationship the mentor is someone who has more experience in a particular area or in their career and who provides guidance to a mentee with less experience. Implementing reverse mentoring is one of many opportunities for organizations with a multigenerational workforce.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

For some organizations, the shortage of skilled executives, middle managers and individual contributors in critical roles already is having quantifiable ramifications — from decreased production capacity to drops in customer satisfaction. Many organizations have tasked such groups to make strategic investments that put the best people in suitable roles at the right time to drive performance. What’s a CLO to Do?

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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Employees must learn how to use new computers and new apps, how to operate new, high tech machinery, how to be responsive to customer demands, how to create innovative products and services, how to manage a multi-cultural, multi-generational workforce, how to work effectively in cross-functional teams, and how to plan for a future that is constantly in flux. Most companies have a training culture, not a learning culture.

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. The manager is the role that actually makes or breaks whether this will be successful.”. Culture Through Partnership.

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. So, when it comes to mentorship, we should not only seek out individuals to inspire and guide us, we should feel empowered to be the role model for others. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor.

Reimagining the learn-it-all culture in a hybrid world

CLO Magazine

It’s time to recreate our learn-it-all culture. . This puts chief learning officers and learning leaders in the unique position to redesign that learning experience, as well as the surrounding culture that supports it. We are experiencing a learn-it-all revolution.

Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

CLO Magazine

One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. The Fortune 500 health care services company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, has 37,000 employees, and many formal and informal mentoring programs, but they never thrived, said Susan Moss, senior consultant for talent management in the leadership development group. When she was hired in 2013, one of her first mandates was to breathe new life into the mentoring culture.

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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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. But what’s most important about this conversation is what she has to say about the future of the chief learning officer role. In this podcast we bring you conversations with corporate learning and education leaders on the evolution of the role and practice of chief learning officers. You’ve done a lot of things over your career before you started as CLO at Visa.

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6 Tips to Build a Learning Culture

CLO Magazine

According to Peter Drucker, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Chief learning officers often find themselves in the challenging role of educating other leaders in their organization about the culture of learning. As a CLO, you will need to address the culture of learning in your organization so you can implement a learning strategy to influence organizational change and foster value creation and growth. Tags: learning culture.

Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey

CLO Magazine

So what role do the learning leaders play? Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey. Every day, people in formal leadership roles and those with special expertise or influence have many opportunities to help others learn. But the helping role has several layers.

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. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity. That is actually something I bring to my role every day. Her role gives her the opportunity to do something she really loves: empower others and be an advocate.

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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.

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

” Sometimes it’s HR leadership, or business leadership or even clients who are demanding we implement these myths as truths, our role is not to sit back and blindly smile and nod but to speak up and plant the seeds to thought independence. Example, just the other day, the beginning of debate surface between myself and a peer about role playing (I dislike them, he doesn’t). Original Post here.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. select custom-built courseware, provide post-training support, measure learning effectiveness, create mentoring/coaching frameworks, create frameworks that enable community-driven learning, and create and sustain Communities of Practice. Alok Asthana: The following comment captures the role of a consultant and added clarity to my thoughts.

Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

CLOs face intense pressure to build learning cultures in which geographically dispersed teams can engage with relevant content “on-demand” to reskill. Unintentionally, we were creating a learning culture where only a select few got access to high-quality training.”.

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BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Bob has been an active and influential leader in the learning and training industry for over 30 years and is renowned worldwide for his pioneering role in new approaches to learning. Second is building a learning culture. BOB MOSHER - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

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. Are they ready for an expanded role or promotion now or in the next one to two years?

How leaders can reframe failure in a post-pandemic world

CLO Magazine

As a chief learning officer, you can play a key role in shifting organizational views of failure in order to construct this successful post-pandemic future. Create an “unboss” culture. Place yourself at the heart of culture change. Know yourself as a CLO.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. It’s the belief that female talent will be noticed and promoted to leadership roles and, as a result, gender parity will be achieved. After 25 years of working with leading corporations, I’ve identified five key strategies that support the development and advancement of female talent into leadership roles. In what roles?

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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. So how can organizations focus diversity and inclusion efforts to address cultural groups’ unique needs and build fluid, cross-cultural communities that promote collaboration and avoid pigeonholing? Provide specialized coaching/mentoring.

A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

Sullivan credits former colleague and mentor Greg Till, now the executive vice president and chief people officer for Providence St. Butters knew she’d found her CLO. The post A learner and a teacher at heart appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

The values-driven leader

CLO Magazine

Lim’s team held multiple town halls, talking with employees across the company about what the corporate culture felt like and why inclusivity was important in advertising. As the company grew, he recalls early mentors warning him not to screw it up by being inauthentic.

Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement

CLO Magazine

The role of a manager or people leader in today’s workplace is shifting away from being a traditional “command and control” boss to be more of a performance coach, which is exactly what today’s employees have been saying they want, according to recent research from Gallup. Fostering a culture of feedback, development and engagement helps prevent the major pitfall that sidelines even the most well-intentioned goals: the “too busy” trap.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

She grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution and Mao Zedong’s Communist movement. “My If you think about the Chinese culture with such a deep, deep reverence for learning and for self-cultivation, having access to learning so limited it probably shaped this hunger in me all my life,” said Tsai, vice president of human resources-enterprise learning at the St. — Tsai has been with Ecolab for almost seven years but only recently transitioned to her current role.

Career progression knocked off course for high-potential women

CLO Magazine

The most recent McKinsey study notes that since 2015, the number of women in c-suite roles has moved from 17 to 21 percent, yet women’s advancement in manager, director and VP roles has inched forward less than 5 percent.

Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

It’s time to take the CLO role to a higher level, not just on the organization chart, but in terms of influence and organizational accomplishment. It’s reserved for individuals in key functional roles that add business value. Chief Learning Officer ’s “2015 CLO Measurement and Metrics Survey” indicated that 36 percent of CLOs are using business impact to show the value of learning to the broader enterprise. Also, the CLO is responsible for talent development.

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At the edge

Clark Quinn

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. 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.

#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 0% Solution to Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Ideally, organizations should be striving for a culture in which every aspect of the workplace supports continuous individual, team, and whole organization learning. In this kind of culture, formal classroom training is superfluous. The implication of striving for an “isolation score of zero” is that the whole organization owns learning, not just HR and the CLO, and when the organization needs performance improvement, training is not the first course of action.

ManTech’s strategic commitment to career enablement

CLO Magazine

We call this transformation “career enablement,” a new and innovative type of work culture that fosters employee engagement and boosts talent development and retention with cross-functional learning opportunities.

Tackling employee redeployment: It doesn’t have to hurt

CLO Magazine

Redeploying talent is not unusual or new; however, nurturing a culture for redeployment that can shift gears very quickly in response to a catastrophic event is exceptional. Post-deployment, these insights can help employees as they navigate novel tasks and challenges in their new role.

Committee work as intentional professional development and learning

CLO Magazine

Second, the group leader’s mindset and role should support opportunities interwoven throughout the group’s primary work functions. How can these apply to my current or aspirational roles? For example, what have been common professional pain points in one’s role or career?

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Meaningful training analytics: 1+2 ? 4

CLO Magazine

The on-the-job environment and culture significantly impact what employees will do, regardless of their knowledge. If resources are available for formal coaching and mentoring, these can be effective elements. Company culture and values. Peer mentoring support.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

By strengthening communications skills and building a “same language” framework for the workforce, these initiatives not only foster individual development, they enhance collaboration and productivity and contribute to cultural cohesion.

Molly Nagler of PepsiCo shares her career journey

CLO Magazine

From your leadership experience in your previous roles, and now as a learning leader at PepsiCo, in your opinion, what’s an important trait every leader should possess? Everyone has a different journey to CLO. What attracted you to learning and development?

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L&D: A Safe Place for Women

CLO Magazine

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 Organizations are going to have to create cultures and environments where women can move through a pathway. Many industries are notoriously bad for women; notably, tech.