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Why Mentoring Matters

Chronus

Mentoring is not limited to one style, format or place. It can take place in a variety of spaces, such as the workplace, academic institutions. And some mentoring relationships occur informally amongst networks. Sometimes, mentoring supports diversity and inclusion efforts.

Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?

Chronus

Ride-sharing has completely transformed the taxi industry. Kodak, who employed over 145,000 people at its peak, has now been outpaced by the likes of Apple, Instagram, Facebook, and others. One of the challenges is groupthink–like-minded individuals’ desire for harmony or conformity results in dysfunctional decision-making, clouding the ability to innovate or think outside the box. Why Diversity Matters. Drive Innovation with Formal Mentoring Programs.

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Diversity Training – The Importance of Diversity Training in a Workplace

Hurix Digital

With globalization becoming more prevalent, the importance of diversity (D&I) training in the workplace increases multiple folds. Many employees are vocalizing their support for diversity training as they believe it can improve equality in the workplace.

5 moves that actually increase diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Since the protests over the police killing of George Floyd, companies are looking for ways to combat racial bias and discrimination at work. The stats are jarring. Diversity training is often the go-to after a diversity PR disaster.

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. THE INTERVIEW: 1. What is the current landscape of learning analytics?

Think You’re Cut Out to Be a Mentor? Take This Quiz.

Pract.us

Interested in mentoring? Learn if you have the right stuff. Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Warren Buffet, Colin Powell, and dozens of other successful business leaders have had mentors help them hurdle challenges and knock out their goals. You may have benefited from having a mentor yourself. And if you’re thinking you might make a great mentor for another young professional, you’ve chosen a worthy path. But mentoring isn’t for everyone. The quiz.

How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program

Continu

If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. According to McKinsey & Company’s Diversity Matters report, companies in the top quarter for gender diversity outperform their competitors by 15 percent and those in the top quarter for ethnic diversity outperform their competitors by 35 percent. It’s important to gain buy-in from the entire company on your new training.

How to Deliver a Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Training Program

Hurix Digital

Creating and delivering diversity and inclusion (D&I) training programs is a great way to address prejudices and biases within the workplace. What is a diversity and inclusion training program? Define Your Diversity And Inclusion Training.

Genuine diversity and inclusion: How to make your employees feel heard

Learning Pool

While genuine diversity is a working progress in the workplace, an employee’s voice is still a challenge, strong leadership and open communication channels have been proven to help make employees feel heard. The golden rule is action. Blog Learn & Connect

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Diversity Training is Essential in Remote Learning – Here’s Why

eThink Education

Why Diversity Training Essential in Today’s Learning and Development Plans. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a unique opportunity for businesses to improve or redefine organization life and workplace culture as they continue to operate fully, or to some extent, remotely.

How To Build a Learning Culture: You Asked, We Answered

Degreed

Companies often struggle to establish a learning culture. That’s why we sought to provide as many insightful perspectives as possible at Degreed VIEW: Creating a Learning Culture. These are 12 of our favorites (and the ones we thought you’d like too): 1.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, author and diversity and inclusion expert. Informed by more than a decade consulting to Fortune 500 companies, she creates a compelling case for leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents along with empowering advocates at all levels to find their voice, and be a driving force in creating more enlightened organizations. . What is the cost of not focusing on this topic?

Which Comes First? Diversity or Inclusion?

NovoEd

Inclusive and diverse work environments positively impact the bottom line for business. Less clear is how to bring about the cultural and behavioral changes needed in the workplace for the benefits of diversity to emerge. Part of the problem is that we lump diversity and inclusion together as if they were one thing, whereas we should be thinking about them as separate concepts and work streams. Diversity Is Good for Business.

Why the Modern Workforce Won’t Stop Craving Mentoring

Chronus

This past summer, I saw my small cousin waddle over to a phone, unlock the device, and within moments, navigate to cartoons from the comfort of his play pen. As a one-year-old, he had more trouble walking to the device than using it. That’s the trend of things today. The present and upcoming generations crave the knowledge of how to do something now—not later, not in a few years when dues and time have been paid—right now. All it took was five seconds.

How this 3D printing company improved its culture and talent management strategy

CLO Magazine

SprintRay, a 3D printing company that caters to dental professionals, found themselves in a unique situation during the height of COVID-19 business disruption in 2020. Unlike many businesses, the Los Angeles-based company was not in survival mode. The SprintRey leadership team.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Servant leadership is all about enriching the lives of others, building better organizations and ultimately creating a world that is more caring and equitable. When you describe your corporate culture, is being of service to one another and the community a core value? Details of these studies can be found in the following books: “Good Company” by Laurie Bassi, Ed Frauenheim and Dan McMurrer, with Larry Costello. Collaborate. Mentor, coach and develop.

Cross-Cultural Mentorship for the Global Economy

Everwise

As businesses become increasingly global, it is critical for their leaders to have the cultural know-how to effectively manage team members from around the world. Joyce Tucker, vice president of Global Diversity & Employee Rights at Boeing, says , “Corporations are recognizing that in order to be as innovative as we have to be and as competitive as we have to be, we have to avail ourselves of all the talent out there…Everyone has something to contribute.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. Companies across the globe are striving to increase their support of women as a group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear. A “check-the-box” approach to D&I may leave important multicultural issues unaddressed.

Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

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. Social, Global, Open and Diverse.

Boomers vs. Millennials – Corporate Culture and the New Workforce Generation

Jigsaw Interactive

The workplace is more diverse than ever with different nationalities, genders, races, ages coming together to work, train and collaborate. Still, it can be challenging for older generations to adapt to the millennial mindset. Boomers, on the other hand, value “paying your dues” and working to climb the ladder after proving their capabilities and loyalties. Transferring corporate culture to millennials can be a challenge.

Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning

NovoEd

The “lone wolf” figure is all very well for Westerns and Jason Bourne movies, but when it comes to learning and development, a classroom — whether physical or virtual — full of enthusiastic participants is always a better bet. Research through the years has shown that collaborative learning produces better outcomes than individual or competitive efforts, regardless of cultural, socioeconomic or geographic factors. More Than One Way up the Mountain.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

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Everwise Learning Series: Diversity & Inclusion in Life Sciences

Everwise

Regardless of industry, diversity is no longer a nice to have. In the ever-growing life science sector (which includes pharma, biotech, and medical device companies), there is significant deficiency when it comes to diversity and inclusion (D&I). As an example, new research has revealed the severity of the gender gap in the boardroom and C-suite in Life Sciences as compared to other industries.

A not-so-white paper on succession

CLO Magazine

Montgomery was famous as legal counsel for Bobby Seale and the Black Panthers. Later, Jones got to do legal work for major tech firms and eventually made the jump to become CEO of tech firm Aeris. A few concepts can help learning professionals widen the path for nontraditional leaders.

The What, Why & How Behind Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

We have seen this happening with GDPR and the changing rules it brought on cybersecurity. Adapting to the new compliance meant accepting and following new regulations, but at the same time failing to do so meant, well…falling behind. What is Compliance Training?

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The nature of work is changing. People are no longer being judged on the basis of how hard they work or how much they produce. Work is no longer about simply doing a job; it’s about becoming adapting to new jobs, new technology, new ways of working with others, and anticipating the unanticipated. Now tasks done by humans are being enhanced by the Internet, providing the collective knowledge of the world at their fingertips. Training Is Not Learning.

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

In the wake of the current health crisis, a majority of educational institutions were forced to turn to online options to continue teaching their courses. In a rush, many have been forced to opt for hyper-simplified solutions, which are not representative of the possibilities offered by online training these days. Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post. With automation, AI and robots looming over the job scene, there seems to be a constant fear of humans losing out to computers and technology. It’s akin to one of our childhood sci-fi movies finally becoming a reality – the machines are taking over. The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. She also facilitates ATD ACLP certification courses and writes one of the Top 100 blogs on neuroscience.

Achieving LGBTQ representation in STEM

CLO Magazine

When Wes Combs, head of Combs Advisory Services , worked for IBM in the late 1980s, he had to turn down one of his first big project assignments for the federal government because it required him to get a security clearance. “At Rebuilding company culture.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. This is the first week and I am absolutely looking forward to exploring the topics, learning from the other participants and participating in exciting conversations. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. A PLN is an enabler of such learning.

Top 10 Sales Training Techniques

Ed App

In this article, we’ll explore sales training techniques to help elevate the skills and confidence of your sales team. After all, it’s never enough to simply hire the slickest talkers to continue thriving in the sales industry. Read on to learn more. .

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7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

I spent the greater part of the weekend mulling over the practice of working out loud, what makes some folks adopt the habit with ease while others struggle, and what could be some of the possible enabling factors that support working out loud. The more I thought about it, the more it seemed to me that it is one of the fundamental blocks of building a community of practice. Take Linux or the GitHub community for example.

Inclusion is practice

CLO Magazine

When it comes to advancing organizational diversity and inclusion, too often leaders rely on the latest off-the-shelf training program or policy, but these initiatives do little to change employee behavior. Talent Management diversity and inclusion

Why Millennials Care About Soft Skills Training

Coreaxis

The global pandemic has changed the way Millennials and Gen Z view their communities, friends, and employers. In this recent Deloitte study, nearly three-fourths of Millennials say the “pandemic has made them more sympathetic toward others’ needs.” Company Culture Matters.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. and sharing of the same with the learner community.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. These are: (MSL 1): Encompassing formal and informal learning.

Get Inspired by the Best Learning Methods of Top CEOs

KnowledgeCity

It’s early morning at work and you’re having a serious case of the Mondays. The timeless questions run through your mind: Why am I here? We can take a deep dive into how CEOs learn. Why It’s Advantageous to Learn Like a CEO. Everyone learns in their own way.

5 Reasons your Charity Must use eLearning

Mindflash

We are very excited to have a special guest author from across the pond on blogging with us this week! Please enjoy the thoughts of Jordan Bradley, eLearning professional from the UK’s High Speed Training Limited ! Visit them for amazing online training courses on a variety of subjects. 5 Reasons your Charity Must use eLearning. eLearning is Budget-friendly. eLearning is that solution. eLearning is Manageable.

Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post. With automation, AI and robots looming over the job scene, there seems to be a constant fear of humans losing out to computers and technology. It's akin to one of our childhood sci-fi movies finally becoming a reality - the machines are taking over. The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here.

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