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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. Today we’re faced with a serious talent gap and, with the improving economy, greater difficulty in recruiting highly skilled employees to fill those positions. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

For another, when they do review and/or develop learning strategies, those strategies don’t always mesh well with business priorities. Further, CLOs need to know how learning drives business-centric concerns like revenue and market penetration. Employee engagement and satisfaction are important, but those common learning metrics make it difficult to relate learning efforts to business objectives. Leaders also can be valuable mentors and coaches.

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Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

Recently someone asked how to combine their mentoring program with elearning courses. It usually involved a production environment where peer coaches were tasked with training new employees on the floor. But the ideas in this post could work in any type of training program that includes some sort of mentoring or peer coaching. A person’s hired to a new position and often assigned a peer coach who walks beside him until he’s up-to-speed. Peer coach guides.

How Do You Get Leaders to Change?

CLO Magazine

Collective coaching and development wisdom about how to help a person change goes something like this: 1. Once the goal for the change is clear, the person must receive some sort of learning support or instruction on how to do the new behavior. Most leaders will agree that they often do not get the kind of attention they need to initiate substantial change. “When a gap has been identified, we expect them to be able to make the shifts on their own.

4 Ways to Supercharge Your Sales Managers

Knowledge Guru

Never mind the fact that sales managers must monitor goals and metrics, help reps hit targets, manage deadlines, and make sure reps are following the proper sales process. In addition, managers must put people over process and make time for things like coaching, mentoring, training and creating a positive team culture. Make it easy to spot knowledge gaps. The CRM is full of it and it can be hard to find the most meaningful metrics.

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

In Matthews’ words, “Much of the learning we do on a daily basis is not something we think of or label as learning. Combine traditional classes with mentoring, coaching, and follow-up activities. Basically, employees are filling in their knowledge gaps themselves any way they can. He cites Forrester research that found 47% of business technology users in North America and Europe use one or more websites not sanctioned by IT to do their jobs. Informal coaching.

The future of learning is humanity, with a side of technology

CLO Magazine

It’s not surprising, then, that almost every CLO in 2021 is listing the growing skills gap and new talent upskilling as a top priority. Almost certainly, you were guided by a real-life conversation, whether it was with a manager, a mentor or even a stranger.

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10 Steps to Help You Lead Organizational Change

CLO Magazine

change As a chief learning officer, how do you lead organizational change? Review the Plan-Do-Study-Act model with your team and decide how you can use it in your organization. Listen to and engage your team in the strategic planning process to review, revise and adapt performance plans with new and meaningful metrics to measure progress toward stretch goals. Establish metrics to measure learning, creativity and innovation in your organization. Know thyself.

How L&D Can Deliver Real Strategic Impact to the Organization

Enyota Learning

They can drive constant coaching and mentoring. Learning and development departments that will drive strategic impact can do so by creating learning strategies that are contextual, specific, and timely. These departments would have regular sessions to understand what the learning communities expect, what are the improvements to make or what are the gaps in the current learning initiatives. They believe in metrics and look for improvements from period past.

Linking Succession Planning with Current and Future Biz Needs: Jill Zimmerman at Corporate U Week

Learning Visions

Do we have the right jobs to meet the needs? Do we have the right people? Key success factor #3: use a common set of metrics. do you have a successor for that job? What do we need to do with this person? identify individual gaps. They do anonymous surveys that is tied back to other data so they can see who’s staying, who’s transferred and who’s more engaged). My live blogged notes from morning session at Corporate University week.

Big Data for Learning: Practical Applications

Axonify

The answer is, we know it is! By tracking employee knowledge and behaviour targets and metrics, you can correlate how well employees absorb information and apply learning to the job. Then, you can extrapolate if there are gaps in knowledge that are impacting their ability to perform specific job behaviors. What an employee knows directly impacts what he or she does on the job (we call that behavior).

Big Data for Learning: Practical Applications

Axonify

The answer is, we know it is! By tracking employee knowledge and behaviour targets and metrics, you can correlate how well employees absorb information and apply learning to the job. Then, you can extrapolate if there are gaps in knowledge that are impacting their ability to perform specific job behaviors. What an employee knows directly impacts what he or she does on the job (we call that behavior).

On leadership development for Millennials

Matrix

Their supporters describe Millennials as free-spirited, self-aware youngsters who know what they want and what they are worth and feel very strongly about their autonomy. Neither are organizations invested in coaching and mentoring of Millennial leaders. Combined with the impending retirement of Baby Boomers, employers will continue to face big leadership gaps if immediate action is not taken.

Role of L&D in Creating Effective Sales Enablement Strategies

Kea

In short, everything the team needs to know to drive customer decisions. One of its major roles is to fill in the gaps between sales and marketing content strategies. . Why Do Sales Enablement Technologies Fail? Sales Reps are Doing Unproductive Tasks. Also, with the abundance of information available online, they rely on coaches and mentors to discover the right information and guide them through the learning process. . Allowing Mentoring or Coaching.

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Investing in your Personal ROI without being Self-Centered

Mindflash

First, Know the Business Needs. First, you need to be clear on the corporate success metrics you’re trying to measure. So as a leader, seek to fill your own learning gaps with appropriate training first. To maximize the Gain from Investment , go back full circle to the idea of needing to know business needs and goals from the get-go. There is absolutely nothing wrong with a “what’s in it for me” attitude.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning. But there would still be some baseline tasks that a consultant would do in this respect. Sushant Singh Even i am interested to know about the same, can anybody help please. I don't know if that's true for mid-sized companies.).

5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

As important numbers may be, we all know too well that the entire story isn’t represented by statistics alone. Taking some time to get to know your learners can avoid this analysis pitfall and give you better insight on the real issues that need addressing. This is usually the result of employing training initiatives for almost every skill gap or performance issue that comes along. Nevertheless, you need to heavily capitalize on the situations that will allow you to do so.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? Those future trends include Spontaneous Learning Systems (SLS), Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS), and highly personalized learning services. We all know that trends don’t happen anew on January 1st. Connie, known online as the “eLearning Coach,” is the author of Visual Design Solutions , a top rated eLearning design book. Biggest hidden trend: more companies are doing research on their own products! VR can do just this.

Learning at Large Ep3: Digital first learning strategies, at scale

Elucidat

About five or six years ago I was actually the chair of the elearning network— so not only was I involved in the community, I was also involved in that board of directors, organizing events and being a mentor, and generally just trying to evangelize about elearning and digital learning in the industry. Simon: I know you’ve got some really strong opinions about what effects digital learning can have on learning programs—more generally, in the learning ecosystem.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? So please do so, L&D! Read more on how to do microlearning well – going beyond a mass of meaningless content. ” Hopes: A culture where everyone knows how to learn, and can go do it.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

In a few weeks a major study will be released in partnership with PwC and CECP on purpose and fulfillment, replacing engagement as a new metric for success. Improve performance on key metrics. Wednesday, November 7, 10:30AM – 11:30 AM PT: Coaching/Mentoring: a Task or a Program? Free for IPL members) The session will feature: What current industry factors are pushing for coaching and mentoring programs? What about mentors, coaches, supervisors?

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Rather than try to control nature, we do what it takes to keep the environment thriving. Our Workscape ecologies are entering a do-or-die phase like global warming. Corporate learning must expand from focusing on the classroom, which provides at best 10% of learning, to the entire organization where learning while doing is the rule. Many old hands will not tolerate them nor learn from them if they do. They know that experience is a better teacher.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations. Join Jeff Salin, senior instructional designer in the Learning and Creative Services department at D2L, to learn how other organizations are leveraging open badges to address the skills gap challenge. There's a proven way to help you build your coaching habit.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? The big question is—how do learning practitioners connect learning to the people? Does it create anxiety because you feel uncertain about what to do, or if what you are doing is correct? In the absence of more details, what should we do?

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s about the things leaders do to transform values into actions, vision into realities, and challenges into opportunities. How do you move the discussion forward? Free for ATD members) Do you ever wonder what hiring managers are looking for in talent development professionals? The webcast will explore trends in key learning metrics, including: Direct learning expenditure. However, you do not need to have read the report to follow and benefit from the webcast.

How Masterminding Can Dramatically Increase Your Odds of Success as an Education Entrepreneur with Ken Wallace of MastermindJam

LifterLMS

It is rare to find one person who can fill in all of these roles, so often people will delegate or consult with others about the aspects that do not play into their strengths. The group of four to five people is small enough that no clicks form, but large enough to prevent a mentor/mentee relationship and superiority complex to conflict with the intended purpose of the peer-to-peer group. Chris Badgett: How do you qualify the best group? Chris Badgett: Do you know the stats.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Activity Providers always need to know who a learner is in order to send the LRS data about that learner, which can either be done by having the learner log into the activity provider, or some kind of launch/single-sign-on process. Questions: Do you need a LMS and a LRS? How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Some do include simple reports. How do you remind learners to click the bookmarklet to say they ‘did this’?

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Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Because this is what we wanted to do for you when we thought about creating this list of the best 75 online courses for freelancers. Before we begin, though, bookmark this page, because you never know when you might need one of the courses on this list. You first need to know where to start. Gignac, a modern-day version of Mad Men’s Don Draper, knows what freelancers must learn to get more clients and money. If this isn’t rockstar material, we don’t know what is.