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. Hard versus soft leadership.

The Three Levers of a Successful CLO

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In “The Three Levers of a Successful CLO” guide , we define these levers and why they matter most to the success of all leaders in the L&D organization. But, it is the job of the CLO to take a bigger picture view of their organization and to not solve for individual problems. As a CLO, this is your burden to bare, as most decisions to spend less fall on your shoulders. Content Development Instructional Design Leadership DevelopmentL&D Takes Center Stage.

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The First Lever of a Successful CLO: Performance Transformation

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To read more see the whole guide “ The Three Levers of a Successful CLO ”. It is up to the CLO to continue driving this issue center-stage by making it a pivotal part of their success criteria. If you would like to download the full guide and learn about the two other levers of a successful CLO, download it here. Content Development Leadership Development

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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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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. ” About four years ago, Jackson moved into his current role as CLO of consumer and community banking. As CLO, Jackson is responsible for strategy and execution of the learning approach and delivery across the enterprise. Photo by David Lubarsky.

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Video: Adopting a coaching mindset for leadership

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But adopting a coaching mindset in leadership — asking rather than telling — opens a lot of doors for leaders and their teams, says Magdalena Mook, CEO at the International Coaching Federation. Traditional managers and leaders tell you what to do.

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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Videos from CLO Symposium

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CLO Symposium Spring 2019 is April 1-3 in Las Vegas. The post Videos from CLO Symposium appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Leadership DevelopmentWatch videos of the sessions and follow along on Twitter to see why this is the premier L&D industry conference of the year.

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CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

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I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart. Which is not to say there weren’t good topics on tap too: leadership development for agility, bridging the gap between IT and the learning unit, informal learning, etc. It was an interesting event, with a theme of “ Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal “, held at a classy venue on the beach, and was well-organized. (You You can see Jay’s writeup here.)

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2020 Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning study identifies global leadership gap

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Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning recently published a study which revealed how the leadership requirements in all industries have shifted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

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.

No Status Quo for the CLO

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There’s no playbook for becoming a CLO, and if there’s one simple fact that shines through from the hundreds of formal interviews and countless more conversations I’ve had with learning leaders, that’s it. A few months back, our research team at Chief Learning Officer decided to conduct a first-of-its-kind survey about the CLO role, asking practitioners to share their career path, how they developed themselves, the scope of their responsibilities and how they work.

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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. Leadership descriptions come in all sizes, shapes and designs.

Collaborative leadership: An antidote for a turbulent world

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For several years now, many management authors have been discussing how the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world in which we live requires a new set of leadership skills. What is it about these two very different leadership styles that cause failure or success in turbulent times?

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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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. The post Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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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.

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. The post Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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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. For more on Orlando’s talk along with highlights from the event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library.

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The Education of a CLO

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First, as the head teacher, a CLO is responsible for the architecture and design of the technical, professional and leadership development of the workforce. Further, a CLO maintains the learning infrastructure, facilitated by talent management platforms and curriculum libraries, as well as partnerships with universities and other experts. Second, as head coach, a CLO is focused on optimizing the organization’s potential at the individual, team and firmwide levels.

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Caveo CEO a Featured Speaker at Future Workplace CLO Leadership Summit

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Caveo CEO Jeff Carpenter will be participating in a leadership panel to discuss how AI is impacting the employee experience at this year's CLO Leadership Summit , hosted by Future Workplace. Held October 11–12 in NYC, Jeff will join Michael Bland, CLO of TIAA, and Bob Fogel of McGraw Hill Education on the panel, and Kevin Mulcahy, Partner at Future Workplace, will act as moderator.

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Brain-based leadership in a time of heightened uncertainty

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The post Brain-based leadership in a time of heightened uncertainty appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

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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. Last year, Sugrue’s team launched a badging program for skills such as analytics, blockchain, artificial intelligence and transformational leadership. That is the role of the CLO,” she said. “To The post Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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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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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.

Embracing long-term virtual team and leadership training

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Recently, I had a conversation with a leadership and development director that went like this: He recalled the days when you could just walk around a training room and engage, face-to-face, with learners. But a DDI study found that leaders rank virtual leadership as their weakest skill.

The CLO Succession Plan

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They have one more thing in common: While they all had varying degrees of success in office, none of them managed to live up to the bar of leadership set by their predecessors. By laying the groundwork for a smooth transition of leadership, they are ensuring the investment of time, knowledge and effort put in by former executives won’t be wasted or lost. Willett also emphasized the importance of allotting plenty of time to lay the groundwork for the next CLO to take over the role.

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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.

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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The business of leadership requires love

CLO Magazine

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. Leadership is about results.” In this light, it is preposterous to conceive of a workplace and a leadership role devoid of significant and meaningful relationships.

How to make remote leadership development work for your business

CLO Magazine

As such, the shift to leadership development through digital platforms is a critical element of successfully making the new remote work environment work while continuing to focus on your leadership initiatives. Lynda.com also offers courses on remote leadership and collaboration. James Cross explained a few ways to provide diversity in your workplace leadership training and development: Don’t ignore video learning.

Leadership development should begin with “why” — and that’s usually not behavior change

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For leadership development, this should be impact and not behavior. Let’s review how leadership development accountability has evolved. The focus was on how participants reacted to leadership development. When implementing a leadership program, you have a choice.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

What’s a CLO to Do? So what can a CLO do to influence the way in which career paths are defined, managed and applied by the business? If so, it is typically driven by the calendar — a performance review with one’s manager or a career planning discussion with a leadership development specialist during a succession planning cycle, for instance. Leadership Development career paths CLO competencies economy from the vault

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Leadership in the time of Coronavirus

CLO Magazine

In the meantime, those of us involved in organizational and leadership development may find ourselves wondering how to intersect, in a meaningful way, with the emergency preparations going on in the businesses of the clients with whom we work. And yet, I find myself wanting to offer solutions to some of the leadership hurdles I anticipate that they will have to overcome. In emergencies, leadership needs to be able to break out all over the place.

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

CLO Magazine

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.