Podcast: Voices of CLO with Judy Whitcomb

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The second episode of Chief Learning Officer’s new podcast, Voices of CLO, is now live! The following is an excerpt from CLO’s new podcast, Voices of CLO. And all throughout my career, I had great mentors and coaches.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Christyl Murray

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CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development? However, it was here at JPMorgan Chase & Company where you can say I enjoyed my first dedicated role in L&D. CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021?

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Note to men: Mentor her! (Yes, even during a pandemic)

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Social distancing during COVID-19 is uncomfortable and challenging, but it also creates unique opportunities for men mentoring women to continue to be reliable and caring colleagues. Mentoring in times of high stress and uncertainty. The post Note to men: Mentor her!

Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

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CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development? Leveraging these natural talents and applying them to real-life experiences in the workplace with strong mentors and formal education in adult learning sparked my interest and passion in learning and development.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David DeFilippo

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DeFilippo has been in senior talent management and development for more than 25 years, and has previously served in numerous learning leader roles , including CLO for BNY Mellon and also for Suffolk Construction. CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development?

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Maneuver Mentoring Obstacles

CLO Magazine

In organizations across the country, mentoring programs are acknowledged to benefit both talented employees and their managers, adding millions of dollars to the bottom line. In fact, research consistently shows that mentoring provides pivotal developmental relationships that function as the backbone for organizational improvement. Here are three major obstacles that can negatively impact effective mentoring relationships. Mentors are especially important for women.

Get on board with reverse mentoring

CLO Magazine

One such practice is to encourage and support reverse mentoring and incorporate it as a norm within your organizational culture. What is reverse mentoring? Typically, in a mentoring relationship the mentor is someone who has more experience in a particular area or in their career and who provides guidance to a mentee with less experience. Implementing reverse mentoring is one of many opportunities for organizations with a multigenerational workforce.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? Managers have control of their own learning, not corporate trainers, HR, or a CLO. So back to the question: “What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?” The answer is that managers have an essential role. Coaching Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training human performance improvement manager development manager''s role organizational learning

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Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. That means about 1 in 6 male managers would hesitate to mentor a woman.

Mentoring Matters, Especially for Women and Minorities

CLO Magazine

One way to increase diversity in leadership roles is to improve mentoring opportunities for women and minorities. According to a new study by Heidrick & Struggles, more than three in four respondents said their most impactful mentoring relationship was important to their career development. The study’s co-author, Mark Livingston, said organizations with mentoring programs are viewed as more attractive places to work and retain employees at a higher rate. “I’m

Black Belt Mentors

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Government Accountability Office decided to develop a mentoring program in 2016, organizational leaders knew they wanted to integrate it seamlessly into their learning environment. The GAO Mentoring Program, as the program they developed became known, aims to create a collaborative learning environment, improve employee morale and provide opportunities for employee development, Crosetto said. A successful mentoring program supports this organizational effort. When the U.S.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

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For some organizations, the shortage of skilled executives, middle managers and individual contributors in critical roles already is having quantifiable ramifications — from decreased production capacity to drops in customer satisfaction. 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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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

The previous Business Intelligence column presented an instrument designed to assess the extent to which the CLO and the learning enterprise add value to the organization. The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO. The traditional roles of designer, developer and facilitator are replaced with performance advisors and consultants. Perhaps the more recent role of the CLO is that of managing talent in the organization.

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Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

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Of the nine learning methods examined by the study, instructor-led training, short-clip video, and coaching and mentoring were the top three learning approaches cited by respondents overall. As someone who’s worked with some of the world’s leading organizations to build successful learning programs, I have found that worker preference for learning delivery has much more to do with need and role than age alone. Create reverse mentoring opportunities.

Mentoring: More Than Just a Match 

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Leading a mentoring program means more than just matching people and calling it a day. That single task barely scratches the surface of what it takes to effectively run a mentoring program. Mentoring administrators are part coach, part facilitator, part support network and part matchmaker. Learning leaders must consider these various aspects and take part in the mentoring program in multiple ways to make the programs work. Transformative Mentoring.

How Male Mentors Can Develop Women at Work

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Mentorship is essential for women’s advancement, but women often encounter more challenges acquiring and developing mentoring relationships. Then, even when they exist, they are unable to mentor all the junior women in today’s organizations. To make matters worse, men may be reluctant to mentor junior women for a host of reasons. Inclusive mentoring requires more than simply initiating mentoring relationships.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

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By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We We are creating a new vision of the employee value proposition at Texas Health and Daniel plays a key role in making that new vision a reality,” said Michelle Kirby, executive vice president and chief people officer. “I 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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4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

Mentors are an important aspect for companies to create and encourage a positive and rewarding work culture. But oftentimes, finding a mentor at work can be an overwhelming and challenging task. So, when it comes to mentorship, we should not only seek out individuals to inspire and guide us, we should feel empowered to be the role model for others. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor.

Mentoring Without Barriers

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Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. Modern mentoring gives them a way to achieve that.

Wake UP CLO’s – Change Now

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They buy those folks not because it may be the best for their needs, but because they are “established” and “well-known” Sure your system might be loved by the training dept, but the CLO thinks the system in question isn’t old enough, so let’s go “established” The fear of non-traditional, which in this case applies, is constant. As a CLO if you are in any of the above boxes, I would say I feel for you. .

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Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

CLO Magazine

One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. The Fortune 500 health care services company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, has 37,000 employees, and many formal and informal mentoring programs, but they never thrived, said Susan Moss, senior consultant for talent management in the leadership development group. When she was hired in 2013, one of her first mandates was to breathe new life into the mentoring culture.

‘Black Mirror’ or better? The role of AI in the future of learning and development

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Building a personal performance network: One of the most critical assets a new hire can build is a personal network within the organization to help them assimilate, grow and perform in their role.

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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. But what’s most important about this conversation is what she has to say about the future of the chief learning officer role. In this podcast we bring you conversations with corporate learning and education leaders on the evolution of the role and practice of chief learning officers. You’ve done a lot of things over your career before you started as CLO at Visa.

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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. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity. That is actually something I bring to my role every day. Her role gives her the opportunity to do something she really loves: empower others and be an advocate.

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Video: Championing Black female leaders before they enter the workplace

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In 2020, women of color held 12 percent of managerial positions, 9 percent of senior manager or director roles and 3 percent held a position in the C-suite. The post Video: Championing Black female leaders before they enter the workplace appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Rebuilding relationships will become a key talent retention strategy

CLO Magazine

With research indicating that relationships play a significant role in personal and professional growth, employers should implement learning and development programs that foster human connection to optimize employee and organizational growth and attract the best talent into their workforce. .

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Verizon’s Lou Tedrick combines innovation and servant leadership to meet the needs of every learner

CLO Magazine

Nobody stepped into this role with greater tenacity than Lou Tedrick, VP of global learning & development at Verizon, the multinational telecommunications company headquartered in New York. From fashion designer to CLO. It’s not a simulation you can role play,” he says.

Never stop being curious

CLO Magazine

He’s an innovative chief learning officer, living his discipline with his insatiable curiosity and desire to learn,” says Bridgette Weitzel, senior executive advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton and Muñoz’s mentor. Muñoz’s first learning role. Special Profile CLO profile KPMG learning leade

Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

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Ford’s leaders attribute their ability to weather recent economic turbulence in part to the company’s strong corporate culture where mentoring plays a key role in spreading values and breaking down silos that can disrupt innovation. While many companies have mentoring programs, Ford takes a different approach than most, said Gale Halsey, CLO and director learning and organization development at Ford headquarters. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation.

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Learning Agility and its Role in Leadership

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If a leader is working to strengthen interpersonal risk taking or collaborating, for example, then their coach, mentor or leader must know what those things mean and what that person is doing to improve in those areas. One of the great mysteries of leadership development programs, succession planning initiatives and high-potential efforts is how effective they are at capturing the results of past efforts and predicting the capability of someone to master as-yet-unknown challenges.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. select custom-built courseware, provide post-training support, measure learning effectiveness, create mentoring/coaching frameworks, create frameworks that enable community-driven learning, and create and sustain Communities of Practice. Alok Asthana: The following comment captures the role of a consultant and added clarity to my thoughts.

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching strategies translate to better employee engagement and retention. But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. However, when building out these programs, questions often arise about how to use coaching and mentoring to develop talent, and the tools available to run them. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring.

Ask the Career Doctor: How can we remain visible while working remote?

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A: The key to encouraging your employees’ visibility is to first and foremost help them identify and understand the top priorities of your organization so that they can influence them within their role. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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

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5 Capabilities of an Enlightened CLO. There is no “classroom” time versus working time — every moment is a chance to learn from colleagues and mentors and hone skills. Crisis Leadership agility crisis leadership culture of learning enlightened CLO

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

” Sometimes it’s HR leadership, or business leadership or even clients who are demanding we implement these myths as truths, our role is not to sit back and blindly smile and nod but to speak up and plant the seeds to thought independence. Example, just the other day, the beginning of debate surface between myself and a peer about role playing (I dislike them, he doesn’t). Original Post here.

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Editor's Letter: My Heroes and Role Models

CLO Magazine

” As I got older and started playing sports more seriously myself, I realized the value in replacing larger-than-life heroes with real-life role models. He coached our high school football team to two city championships, largely because he possessed that rare ability to be your friend as well as your mentor and taskmaster. These outstanding organizations qualify as inspiring role models for the industry, as do all the 2013 LearningElite finalists.

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Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. It’s the belief that female talent will be noticed and promoted to leadership roles and, as a result, gender parity will be achieved. After 25 years of working with leading corporations, I’ve identified five key strategies that support the development and advancement of female talent into leadership roles. In what roles?

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Ascend to mentorship

CLO Magazine

Rather than identifying the pinnacle of one’s career as a title related to managing business units or other people, I propose the highest level of one’s career should be when we ascend to advising and mentoring others. Anyone from the organization can visit the “mentor floor.”

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A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

Sullivan credits former colleague and mentor Greg Till, now the executive vice president and chief people officer for Providence St. Butters knew she’d found her CLO. The post A learner and a teacher at heart appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

What is your POV?

CLO Magazine

I share this reflection as I think back on the many lessons I have learned from mentors in the course of my career. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. mentors point of viewIt is funny how certain people and experiences can really shape you in a lasting way.

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