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.

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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. There is no status quo for the CLO.

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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

Build commitment to change through high-involvement change leadership

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Having a high-involvement leadership strategy is the best way to build people’s commitment to change. The post Build commitment to change through high-involvement change leadership appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

What is leadership, and who is a leader?

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We talk about leaders and leadership nearly every day in the business world, but have you ever tried to actually define leadership? What is Leadership? We take the concept of leadership for granted and assume that we all know what leadership is and what a great leader looks like.

Explainer: Who is the chief learning officer?

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Information in this explainer was gathered from Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group’s report, “ The Role of CLO: What’s Next? appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Video editing by Shaan Chadha and Colin Hohman.

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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.

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. The post Mind over matter: leadership mindsets and actions to drive results appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Leadership Development Growth mindset leadership mindsets

How to make remote leadership development work for your business

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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 in the time of Coronavirus

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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.

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.

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.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

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Servant leadership is all about enriching the lives of others, building better organizations and ultimately creating a world that is more caring and equitable. It is specifically good for business to practice servant leadership within your organization. Seven Pillars of Servant Leadership” by James W. Creating a culture of servant leadership requires certain behaviors and actions.

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. However, the Lessons of Experience research conducted by the Center for Creative Leadership that gave rise to the 70-20-10 framework also points to how hardships like the pandemic can impact leaders’ development. What does this reveal about the leadership culture of your organization?

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.

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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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

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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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Kung Fu Leadership

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For practitioners of the learning arts, there’s a useful leadership philosophy tucked in among Lee’s high-flying feats that resonates in the age of networked organizations and machine-driven artificial intelligence. To draw a line to leadership development, the focus of our special report this month, the skills of a successful leader are increasingly fluid. Leadership and learning are a constant process of shedding who you are to become something new.

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. Another area that was considered important for the future CLO was knowledge of and experience with day-to-day general management activities such as business-case development, operational planning, financial planning, budget management, personnel management and ROI calculation. Leadership Skills.

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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. Organizational success is driven by strong leadership, and companies that invest in leadership training consistently appear on most-admired and best-of lists. And yet, some companies still need to be convinced that leadership development relates directly to organizational success.

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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Video: Supporting D&I initiatives and inclusive leadership through a crisis

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The post Video: Supporting D&I initiatives and inclusive leadership through a crisis appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Crisis Leadership Talent Management Coronavirus covid-19 crisis leadership diversity and inclusionVideo production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis. This pandemic has exacerbated some of the challenges faced by people on the margins of society.

Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

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There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. In this conversation, Sarah unpacks the results to provide insights for the future of the CLO role. Show Notes: CLO Role of the Future Executive Summary.

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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. Upgrade Traditional Leadership Skills. Flex Your Leadership Style.

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. We concluded that these strengths are all necessary to get into senior leadership positions.

The Leadership Development Millennials Want and Need

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Harvard Business Publishing recently released its 2018 State of Leadership Development research report, which found that only 40 percent of leaders 36 and younger described their company’s L&D programs as “excellent.”.

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.

Video: Supporting D&I initiatives and inclusive leadership through a crisis

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The post Video: Supporting D&I initiatives and inclusive leadership through a crisis appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Crisis Leadership Talent Management Coronavirus covid-19 crisis leadership diversity and inclusionVideo production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis. This pandemic has exacerbated some of the challenges faced by people on the margins of society.

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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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