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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Sydney Savion

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In 2020, she was recognized as CLO of the Year. 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: Judy Whitcomb

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Whitcomb is an award-winning HR, leadership and talent development executive with more than 20 year’s experience across various industries, including transportation, financial services and health care. CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Diana Thomas

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Chief Learning Officer recently sat down with longtime CLO Advisory Board member Diana Thomas, executive coach and advisor for Winning Results LLC. In 2014, she received CLO’s Norman B. Kamikow Learning Leadership Award. CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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Soft leadership vs. hard leadership

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Soft skills are the deciding factor for successful soft leadership. Hence, soft leadership equips organizations with several advantages for achieving excellence and effectiveness. However, soft leadership facilitates change smoothly and successfully.

Accidental CLO, Intentional Learning

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A self-proclaimed “accidental CLO,” Jesse Jackson has served in numerous roles at the multinational banking and financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. “It’s about crushing the job that you’re doing very effectively and performing as well as possible, and as a result, other opportunities will open,” he said. ” About four years ago, Jackson moved into his current role as CLO of consumer and community banking.

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Meet the CLO Board: Kevin Wilde

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We recently sat down for a conversation with Kevin Wilde, an Executive Leadership Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business. He previously served as the vice president of organization effectiveness and chief learning officer at General Mills for more than 17 years.

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CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart. A special lunch was held specifically around creating a standard set of measurements: effectiveness, efficiency, and business impact. Effectiveness was less clear, but I’m afraid we’d see pre-post test messages instead of number of people completing the competency test (happy to be wrong). And , how to tie it back to important deltas in organizational performance.

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Leadership in the Great Acceleration

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We have been watching how the Great Acceleration is reshaping businesses and leadership. A bureaucratic structure and the command-and-control leadership style slowed down decision-making and innovation. Effective managers are essential to moving quickly.

Automate performance-based learning

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They feel isolated, underprepared, scared to make a mistake and even afraid they might lose their job because of performance. Sixty-eight percent looked to improve engagement and performance in 2021 with fewer resources and less direct interaction.

Proving the value of leadership development

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It’s hard to pick up a publisher’s catalog, a newspaper or even a magazine without seeing a new book on leadership. More specifically, it’s the impact of leadership development, often based on the leadership book. Think about the value of a leadership development program.

Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

But you also know that if you stop developing your talent and your leaders, your business could suffer long-term negative effects from being passive with your learning and development goals during these challenging times. Why have traditional leadership development programs failed?

Leadership development is creating a dilemma

CLO Magazine

These shifts create a need for most organizations to change, which demands more and better leadership development. The result is a record amount of investment in leadership development — more than $200 billion globally. Leadership descriptions come in all sizes, shapes and designs.

Mastering Organizational Leadership

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and co-author of “Servant Leadership in Action.” ” Just as leading a team is more complicated than one-on-one leadership, leading an entire organization is more complicated than leading a single team. Yet organizational leadership is worth mastering because an effective leader’s influence on an organization can bring people and systems together into a harmonious whole. The second step is to adapt your leadership style to that development stage.

Is your leadership development breaking or making silos?

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Well-intentioned leadership development may be reinforcing the very organizational silos it intends to break down. This is also articulated as, “we want to get everyone on the same page,” or “we want to build a common language of leadership.”.

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

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She says working in so many roles has allowed her to identify principles to guide the development and delivery of effective learning regardless of audience, content or context. 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. We can correlate patterns of consumption with performance and provide better guidance to learners.”.

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5 ways to improve remote performance evaluations

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As more time goes on between “what used to be” and “the new normal,” the need to establish updated procedures for employee-performance conversations has become imperative. About three years ago, University of Phoenix did away with annual performance reviews in favor of quarterly check-ins.

Deploy brain-friendly leadership models in your organization

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How does your organization define what “good” leadership looks like? Too often, there is a lack of alignment around an organization’s leadership model , a specific set of phrases that is designed to guide leadership behavior across a particular organization.

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The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

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The nature of change in careers and organizations justifies the need to continually learn, but even without this need the value of learning-focused leadership exists. Recent research published in a Harvard Business Review article, “Good Leaders Are Good Learners,” found that leaders who were in “learning mode” developed better leadership skills than their peers not in learning mode. Learning-focused leadership is not a leadership style.

CLO Q&A: Leaders Need to Be Psychiatrists

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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. You said much of leadership development is helping leaders become mini-psychiatrists.

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Investment in leadership development continues to be critically important

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The truth is that the topic might not be new, but investment in leadership development continues to be critically important — and the need to spread the word persists. And yet, some companies still need to be convinced that leadership development relates directly to organizational success.

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

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Today’s dramatic shift toward an increasingly remote workforce — due in major part to COVID-19 — has extraordinary implications for the leadership training and coaching industries. As a result, there’s a need to change the ways people access leadership coaching and training.

CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

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They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts. For example, it was considered very important for future CLOs to have been involved in enterprise-wide projects such as improving operational performance, changing a culture, managing a high-profile campaign, improving a business process or launching a product — the experience side of the equation.

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Mind over matter: leadership mindsets and actions to drive results

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Leadership happens in the nuanced shifts that occur first in the leader’s mind. Our research revealed that the best inclusive leaders are most effective at regularly inviting feedback from people who think, look or behave differently from them.

Leadership Styles: One Size Does Not Fit All

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When high performers move into leadership roles, one of the first choices they need to make is what kind of leader they want to be — and there are a lot of options to choose from. Others will lean toward transactional leadership, where delivering results is the measure of success. The truth is all leadership styles can be good choices — in the right situation. Leadership is much more complicated than that.”. Situational Leadership.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

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.

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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3 Guidelines to Consider as a CLO

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When is microlearning effective? The goal is to inculcate an organizational culture, set of leadership principles, ethical standards, diversity and inclusion values, or strategic direction. In this case there is both a current issue to be addressed and the realization that ones actions may trigger second and third order effects. When discussing training, the debate rages. How long is short enough and how short is long enough?

Mitigating the effects of implicit bias

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This is the third and final article in a series exploring implicit bias by CLO contributor Michael Bret Hood. Are performance evaluation systems evaluated for gender neutrality?”. It begins with leadership.

Be a Triple-Threat CLO

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” “Today’s educators,” she said, “must wear multiple hats — entertainer, personal coach, emergency responder, gizmo wizard and social media guru — to be judged as informed and effective.” Blanda’s gridiron performance makes a great metaphor for the kind of multitasking Sobel said is demanded of modern educators. They need to have the leadership and acumen to run with the ball and execute efficiently.

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Accelerate Female Leadership Development

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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. 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 Evolution of Leadership Skills: Don’t Become Extinct

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Leadership and management practices are evolving in today’s workplace. Leadership is no longer finding effective results through the command-and-control approach to executing a company’s strategy. Today’s successful organizations are developing and emphasizing the importance of leadership at every level of the organization where highly cross-functional teams effectively collaborate with efficiency and measured results. Upgrade Traditional Leadership Skills.

Take a look at the evolution of the CLO

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It’s been almost a quarter century since the formalization of the position of chief learning officer: In 1994, Jack Welch made Steve Kerr the CLO of General Electric. But what has happened to the CLO during this period? How have the skills required to be an effective CLO changed?

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Psychological safety: an overlooked secret to organizational performance

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We have worked in both situations, and the differences in effectiveness are stark. Indeed, the tough issues embedded in DEI can only be effectively raised when employees are not operating in a state of interpersonal fear of speaking about their lived experiences.

A Leader’s Guide to Effective Dialogue Under Pressure

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How can a manager become measurably more effective? Evidence is lacking that these approaches to managerial effectiveness have enabled managers to markedly improve their personal influence and results. In our own efforts to help managers improve effectiveness, we’ve focused our study on crucial moments — those moments where a manager’s communication has a profound and disproportionate effect on results.

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., Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. Organized into different academies, Ownerversity has lessons in exercising functional skills, such as sales and marketing, as well as academies on leadership and methodology training for its entire global workforce.

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Communication in the time of COVID: tips for effectively engaging with employees

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Now more than ever, employees depend on top-level communication from their leadership teams in order to do their jobs. One thing this year has shown is that teams are stronger and more effective, no matter the setting, when they come together and support one another.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. Some other findings related to budget priorities: Content development: The focus for content development remains leadership training, which continues to be a priority for large companies. 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.

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