Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Erv Lessel

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CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn in the past year in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021? CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work? Third, I would say, is a focus on rapid innovation.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Adri Maisonet Morales

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She has more than 29 years in the learning and talent development industries, and in 2016, she was awarded CLO of the Year. CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021?

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Sydney Savion is the 2020 CLO of the year

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Each year, the Chief Learning Officer of the Year Award is presented to an individual learning executive who delivers the most exemplary development and guidance, is a strategic business partner and provides essential leadership to the organizational learning and development function.

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Meet the CLO Board: Tamar Elkeles

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She is the former vice president of Qualcomm Learning Center, and was named CLO of the year in 2010. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lessons have you learned in 2020 that you plan on taking with you into 2021?

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

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To achieve that goal, the company needed to shift its leadership culture to adopt a more long-term view of developing and reskilling the workforce, says Sergio Ezama, PepsiCo’s chief talent officer and CHRO of global functions and groups. “It Illustrations by Jonathan Bartlett.

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An Unexpected Road to CLO

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Kathy Gallo, senior vice president and CLO of Northwell Health, began her career as a staff nurse with an educational background in nursing and business. When she was offered the opportunity to become CLO for Northwell Health – the first CLO role in health care – she accepted. The post An Unexpected Road to CLO appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Video production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis.

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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. Continuous innovation is another requirement in the Great Acceleration.

Agile innovation in the face of COVID-19

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Agile innovation, the profitable application of creativity, aims to design breakthrough solutions that optimize efficiency, improve market position through new product development or result in new enterprise structures. Crisis Leadership agile innovation Coronavirus covid-19

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Learning to Innovate

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Over the next 15 years, two more bold moves followed, first to the south of France for a position with Airbus Helicopter and then, two years ago, to Silicon Valley to head up leadership development, culture innovation and the North American Leadership University for Airbus, joining a newly created team of three in a small office in Mountain View, California. “We can really, truly contribute to innovating — and the future of the company.”

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.

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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.

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Status Quo? Not This CLO

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That’s when he realized he wanted to build a career in educational leadership. “I By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We Gandarilla’s rapid evolution from consultant to leadership required him to mature quickly into a leader who can command the respect and loyalty of his teams. Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”.

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CLO Q&A: Learning and the Performance Review

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He sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in Philadelphia in March and shared his perspective on the role of a learning executive, his background as an industrial-organizational psychologist and his advice for CLOs. For more on Orlando’s talk along with highlights from the event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library. It could be because they’re profitable, innovative, sustainable, whatever the reasons are.

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The future of leadership: Skills to look for in business leaders post-COVID-19

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For so long, our idea of strong leadership has been shaped by strict delegation and direction, where managers lead the way and employees dutifully follow. Empathetic leadership. In fact, employee engagement is higher when leadership is continually and openly communicating with them.

The Innovation Award

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The Innovation Award is for learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity.

The business of leadership requires love

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How do you start writing an article about leadership and love? And yet here I sit attempting to explain that if you don’t love your people, you probably shouldn’t be in the business of leadership. I would’ve said something like, “Leadership isn’t about love.

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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Inclusion is the X-factor for agility and innovation

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In tandem, data shows that women and minorities are still underrepresented on boards and senior leadership teams and many employees feel underrepresented or underutilized within their organizations. is moving rapidly to innovate and adapt to changing consumer demand.

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Learning’s Role in Innovation

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Going forward, optimal execution is only the cost of entry and continual innovation will be the only sustainable differentiator. This puts a huge emphasis on innovation. John Kotter, the father of organizational change, in his book “Accelerate” is now calling for a dual operating system structure for organizations to successfully integrate execution and innovation. The old model of innovation has been busted. Innovation and learning require a learning environment.

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.

The Innovation Phase — An Intellectually Creative Space

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That’s because it doesn’t show how change sparks innovation. We created the Kurtz Change Transition Model (KCTM) as a tool for leadership to better understand how their team moves through transitions and to be able to use that knowledge to help them stay in an “innovation phase.”. You’ll notice that after people undergo a change, they enter an innovation phase. Organizations want their people to be innovative, but they aren’t sure how to get them there exactly.

Effective Leadership is Transformational

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Effective leadership is a transformational journey made up of four “spheres of influence.” These are self leadership, one-on-one leadership, team leadership and organizational leadership. The bull’s-eye in the middle — self leadership — is the heart of the four spheres. It comes first because effective leadership starts on the inside. The key to successful one-on-one leadership is the ability to develop a trusting relationship with another person.

From hardship to hardiness: 5 strategies for turning crisis into a catalyst for leadership development

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COVID-19 is the type of crucible event that has the potential to embed profound leadership lessons, accelerate development and forge critical skills. The scale and scope of the COVID-19 crisis is not just an opportunity to transform your organization’s leadership — it is an imperative.

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. Paving a Way for Innovation. They recognize it in the feeling of empowerment on the part of their team members and the innovative thinking that emerges.

CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

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At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground. Symposium Plus, a new version of CLO’s fall event, is a direct response to that. The CLO Symposium Plus ran from Sept. If you missed the live event, check out the CLO Symposium Video Library , releasing Oct.

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The Innovation Award

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The Innovation Award is for learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity. Mariam Kakkar helped launch the innovative approach titled Leadership Development for All with the sole objective of driving a culture of continuous learning, innovation and knowledge creation.

Excellence in Technology Innovation

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Excellence in Technology Innovation recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative learning technology for a client such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, apps, video, social collaboration tools or games and simulations. After Paychex executives noticed a distinct lack of women in leadership roles at its organization, it launched a career mentoring program by matching women in leadership roles to high-potential women at the company.

Leadership Traits That Transcend Gender

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However, research shows that the small number of women who have risen to top positions in business often possess leadership traits quite different from those associated with successful men. They also are scaling the corporate ladder in many corporations, though men still significantly outnumber women in leadership positions. Our language is replete with phrases that reinforce the maleness of power and leadership. Fostering Inclusive Leadership.

Transforming the CLO Role

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From the early days of certification training to the blooming of the LMS market in the late 1990s into the social and collaborative enterprise, learning and development has shifted from a back-office function into a pivotal role at the vanguard of technology, innovation and globalization. But I am really still jazzed and excited about this market because there is so much innovation to still be accomplished here.

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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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What Does Effective Leadership Mean?

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But the “street view” of leadership may reveal some entirely different ideas about what does and does not work. To get a street view, we studied the written comments on our Leadership Circle Profile 360. The creative leader group had average leadership effectiveness scores at the 87th percentile, compared with our norm base of about a million rater scores. Creative/innovative. We concluded that these strengths are all necessary to get into senior leadership positions.

The Innovation Award

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For learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes. Sometimes all it takes to spark transformational innovation is a single person’s idea. Debora Bubb, Vice President, Director of Global Leadership and Learning, Intel. Debora Bubb, vice president, director of global leadership and learning at Intel Corp., was able to reignite the company’s leadership development strategy after a prolonged underinvestment in the practice.

7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game

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In fact, a study from MIT Sloan found that a more diverse Twitter network helps people generate more innovative ideas.). At the center of any CLO’s role is understanding how people learn—and that’s exactly what Paul studies. Follow Semple for his take on social media and digital leadership. As the CLO of SAP, Dearborn has a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to using analytics to inform management, learning, and sales.

Leadership Development in the Collaborative Era

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In sum, we need safe, collaborative environments where everyone can contribute, thereby unleashing the leadership potential that already exists at your doorstep. And it comes with bottom-line benefits — namely, increased quality, innovation, proactivity, resiliency and learning. But if collaboration is our goal, doesn’t that require a change in the mindset and operation of leadership development? But how does the CLO manage this collective learning process?

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.

How to make a transformational impact as CLO: 5 key takeaways (Ep13)

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This week, we spoke to David DeFilippo about the role of a CLO and knowing when to push back to generate real impact. Be very clear about the overall problem you are trying to solve for an organization, and stay on-task rather than pursuing unproductive innovation. One of the things I’ve seen is, in the spirit of innovation or in the spirit of doing things that are cutting edge, to develop what I’ll call hobbies. Where does learning really happen at scale?

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Excellence in Technology Innovation

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The executive leadership team started by training a select group of 250 VPs and directors but wanted to cascade the same type of learning across all levels. Cochlear, a global company that produces hearing-implant technology, needed to strengthen its leadership team. LEAP was designed to develop a more agile, collaborative and innovative skill set in leaders. LEARNING IN PRACTICE AWARDS 2016. . Intrepid Learning, Inc.