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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

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In 2018, PepsiCo, the global food and beverage giant, was on the verge of major change. Typically the company fosters talent over many years, so that when they move high performers into leadership roles they are familiar with the company culture and ways of working.

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Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

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You may or may not have the ability to invest in leadership development right now, yet your organization needs effective leaders to stay competitive in this season of volatility. Why have traditional leadership development programs failed? Develop leadership by doing leadership.

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Leadership development is creating a dilemma

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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.

Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

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In fact, before leaving his office the day before hopping on a plane to attend Chief Learning Officer ’s 2019 Fall Symposium in Chicago, where he would receive this year’s 2019 CLO of the Year award, he sent a note to his team about setting up the next step in evolution they will head at DAU. But his path was not entirely unusual for a CLO. Woolsey also helped launch the Services Acquisition Workshop Program that same year, a success for DAU’s overall business performance.

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Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In fact, before leaving his office the day before hopping on a plane to attend Chief Learning Officer ’s 2019 Fall Symposium in Chicago, where he would receive this year’s 2019 CLO of the Year award, he sent a note to his team about setting up the next step in evolution they will head at DAU. But his path was not entirely unusual for a CLO. Woolsey also helped launch the Services Acquisition Workshop Program that same year, a success for DAU’s overall business performance.

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Damodar Padhi: A Global Leader in Learning

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2017 CLO of the Year Damodar Padhi, center, with Mike Prokopeak, left, and John Taggart of Human Capital Media. His current position as global head of talent development for Tata Consultancy Services is no exception. The result has been a move to digital delivery as the way to keep an accelerated pace and deliver on a global scale. So far, business performance results have borne out the validity of that approach. Damodar Padhi is the 2017 CLO of the Year.

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

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Brenda Sugrue, EY’s global chief learning officer. She said those principles are the anchor from which she makes decisions in her role as global chief learning officer for EY, a $35 billion professional services organization with more than 260,000 people worldwide. 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. That is the role of the CLO,” she said. “To

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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. Over the past three months, the increase in remote workers has exposed many underlying problems in traditional coaching and leadership training methods. The reality is leadership training needs to evolve.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

Despite the threat of an economic slowdown, the demand for people with exceptional abilities and transferable skills will exceed the supply for years to come, particularly in today’s dynamic and increasingly global business environment. 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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Kung Fu Leadership

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That’s not to mention the success the genre’s stars have gone on to experience since kung fu burst onto the global cinema scene in the 1970s. But one performer stands above the rest, like a tall crane gracefully navigating through a flock of pecking pigeons. Bruce Lee was more than just a dynamic actor and performer who made such legends of the genre as “Enter the Dragon” and “Fist of Fury.” Leadership looks quite different in this environment.

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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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.

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., More recently, she was the global head of learning for investment management corporation BlackRock in New York. 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.

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3 Guidelines to Consider as a CLO

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On the other, how do we actually impact behavior in a complex, diverse global environment? The goal is to inculcate an organizational culture, set of leadership principles, ethical standards, diversity and inclusion values, or strategic direction. Sharon Sloane, president and CEO of WILL Interactive, has 30 years designing leading-edge instructional systems for behavior modification and performance improvement. When discussing training, the debate rages.

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. Of course, senior managers, often within human resources, had been responsible for workplace training for decades prior to the creation of the CLO role. But what has happened to the CLO during this period? How have the skills required to be an effective CLO changed? The Academic CLO.

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There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

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Worse, most leadership development programs turn out to be ineffective and expensive. These programs provide little focus on the social, interpersonal and strategic aspects of leadership, and what’s learned is often difficult to apply. Details from “Action Learning and Leadership Development,” a research study on how action learning develops leaders were published in April. It’s often easy for team members to practice their leadership skills thanks to real-time feedback.

We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

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Right now, somewhere in a sunny boardroom, a leadership strategy is being born. If something isn’t done immediately, the business will soon face crippling leadership shortages. Growth, technology, globalization, culture change and leaders retiring all have conspired to create imminent leadership shortages beyond the limits of current or near-term capability. Truth is, most leadership acceleration plans will fail. Isolate your top leadership priorities.

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CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Budgets, which declined in 2008 and 2009 in reaction to the global financial crisis, have grown each year since. Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. It seems as if the leading edge of the global recovery is continuing to take hold (Figure 1). 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.

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L&D, as global as possible, as local as necessary – finding beauty in the balance

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As the first part of his follow up to these articles and their relevance within the Nordic markets, Jan recently spent some time with Joakim Slorstad Senior VP L&D at Telenor Group discussing the concept of As Global as Possible as Local as Necessary, and what this means for both Joakim and Telenor. In today’s globalizing business environment it is a risk for the L&D function to hang-on to traditional structures and remain focused on the local business and workplace.

Becoming the Amazon of Training: Managing a Global Training Operation

Training Orchestra

Globalized workforces are the new normal, and so is global training. The data is clear: in 2010, 52% of global GDP was produced in developed economies, but by 2030, today’s developing and emerging countries will produce 65% of the global wealth! But the fast growth of emerging markets is shifting the global economic power structure. An expert in planning, logistics, and operations , delivering the right training, at the right time, on a global scale.

Are You Sharing Global Information?

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To broaden cultural intelligence across a global organization, build a knowledge management system that can gather, house and disseminate it. Organizational silos often inhibit employees from easily accessing global intelligence, and the larger the organization, the more likely it is that critical information is not being shared. This is problematic because CLOs are now responsible for helping to drive globalization in their organizations.

A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber

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To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. Within a few months he was asked to teach his peers, and with little background in training he became the company’s divisional operations manager, responsible for hiring professional personnel and conducting training programs and performance reviews. 2010-2013: Board member, Leadership Kentucky Inc.

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Becoming the Amazon of Training: How to Manage a Global Training Operation

Training Orchestra

Globalized workforces are the new normal. The data is clear: in 2010, 52% of global GDP was produced in developed economies, but by 2030, today’s developing and emerging countries will produce 65% of the global wealth ! But the fast growth of emerging markets is shifting the global economic power structure. No industry exemplifies this trend better than the financial industry, one of the most interconnected industries on the global stage.

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

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As Julie Dervin, Cargill’s global head of corporate learning and development, told Harvard Business Review , “We really only had the capacity to reach about 10 percent to 15 percent of the total relevant population in a given year when delivering a particular learning program. 5 Capabilities of an Enlightened CLO. To improve performance, there are five additional capabilities every company must adopt to enable true employee readiness.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

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Paul, Minnesota-based Ecolab, a global water, hygiene and energy technologies and services company. Prior to it, she oversaw learning strategy and execution for one of the company’s largest global lines, the institutional business that provides clients with products and services like onsite employee training and inspections. Leadership at the $13.5 Tsai said the company’s performance culture has helped drive its near-century success in business.

It’s a Brand New Ballgame

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As a CLO, it’s easy to feel like you’re up to bat in the late innings, behind in the count and your team down a couple of runs. Traditional business education rightly takes aim at the fundamentals of running a global business. Organizations need leaders schooled in operations, sales and marketing, leadership and general management. Tags: ballgame , baseball , CLO , Fall CLO Symposium+PLUS , learning leaders , workplace. Mike Prokopeak, Editor in Chief.

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Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019

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Yates, Learning Technology Manager, McDonalds; Rupalli Thacker, Global Learning Products and Programs Leader, Amazon; Jeanne Tari, Global Head of Education Programs, Facebook, and many more. CLO Exchange. The CLO Exchange is a yearly conference that is invitation only. HCI Learning & Leadership Development Conference. This yearly conference highlights leadership, learning and innovation from a soft skills angle.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

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A 2016 McKinsey Global Institute report estimated freelancers comprise 20 to 30 percent of all workers in the U.S. The Imperative for CLO Agility . Since 2010, there have been more than 500 articles, white papers, videos, conferences, seminars and books on the topic of leadership agility or adaptability in a VUCA world. Leadership development and executive coaching programs will need to emphasize the new challenges of leading in a gig economy.

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David DeFilippo: Building a High-Performance Team

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BNY Mellon’s new CLO is building a university from scratch to help the global financial services firm succeed through organic growth. Now at global financial services organization BNY Mellon, he’s taking on a different type of learning — not one necessarily bound by a traditional classroom’s four walls, but one that is heavily dependent on the fast moves that defined his time as a coach. “Coaching is all about performance.

Leveraging Your Seat at the Table

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The CLO’s role will remain viable as long as learning executives can continue to think and act as strategic leaders, build credibility among their executive peers and sponsor the initiatives that build organizational capability, employee competency and measurable performance improvement. This role transformation would help bring greater organization-wide leadership and alignment to the various systems that help define and translate strategic priorities into performance.

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At Accenture, Truly Human Learning Pays Off

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In 2017, the talent and learning organization of global management consulting firm Accenture aided the firm in its effort to help clients with the digital transformation of the world through a future-oriented strategy. In 2014, Accenture also won the CLO LearningElite award, when they had 305,000 employees and $30 billion in revenue. With that in mind, in 2017 Accenture globally introduced the flagship Accenture Mindful Performance program.

2 communication pitfalls (and how to avoid them)

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In a time where racial tensions are high, and everyone is on edge due to a global pandemic, communication remains a relevant competency to master. . Believing the lie” can occur during a feedback session of a negative performance report. “Say something, and it may end your career.

A learner and a teacher at heart

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A “very astute” professor of hers suggested she audit a few courses in organizational development and leadership to see if the field appealed. She was immediately accepted into Vanderbilt’s master’s program in organizational development and leadership, and the rest is history. “I I am a learner and a teacher at heart, but I wanted to do it differently from my parents,” explained Sullivan, who now serves as the chief talent officer for PerkinElmer, a global, $2.8

Diamonds in the Rough

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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. So it’s not surprising that a 2014 Deloitte University Press survey of global organizations revealed that 86 percent of participating companies said having more effective leaders at all levels was their No. ERGs: Leadership Development Vehicles.

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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., Kian has participated in a number of McKinsey leadership programs and co-facilitated one of the company’s flagship programs, the Young Leaders Forum, with van Dam, who joined McKinsey in 2013 as global chief learning officer. Kruske met van Dam in March 2017 when she took his International Masterclass Learning & Development Leadership at Nyenrode. “He