Where Social Learning Thrives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Read this inspiring Fast Company blog post by Marcia Conner. A social learning culture requires design, training, guidance, leadership, monitoring and celebrating successes, large and small. Some will think it impossible for a whole culture to shift from fear-based fixes to joy-based learning, from coercion to inspiration. Tags: Informal Learning She nails what I have been calling learnscaping.

Challenge: Make Informal Learning Visible & Valuable

Fort Hill Company

At the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo (ICE) in Denver, Kathy Granger and I presented a session titled, Learning Anytime, Anywhere: How to Activate Informal Learning at Work. Informal and social learning are valuable and the source of most innovation and performance improvement in organizations. There are recent advances in how informal and social learning can be activated and made visible and intentional.

High Performance Learning with 70-20®

Fort Hill Company

70-20 Conversation with Sarah Yamagata, Head of Learning & Development. Question 1: Describe an innovation you or your team have recently implemented involving experiential and/or social learning. Areas of focus include developing market mastery and specialization across the board, as well as building a strong leadership and management pipeline to support rapid growth. Question 3: What was your team’s greatest insight or learning from the experience?

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

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The 70-20-10 model has been part of the corporate learning and development lexicon for decades. Some people find implementing 70-20-10 brings transformational change to their corporate learning cultures. I’m one of the creators, along with the research staff of the Center for Creative Leadership, of the 70-20-10 meme [the dictionary defines a meme as an “idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person”]. Note: see The Leadership Machine , Michael M.

Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

Performance Learning Productivity

A fascinating article recently published on the Fast Company blog should be required reading for all learning and talent professionals as well as for leaders and managers. In fact learning is behaviour change above all else. They learn it experientially and socially.

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Learning Campaigns: Driving Engagement and Performance Improvement – Part 3

Fort Hill Company

Our first two blog posts in this 3-part series focused on the benefits of moving away from the “course mindset” and moving toward a “learning campaign mindset” that drives stronger participant engagement and performance improvement. Part 3 – Use Campaigns to Support Social Learning. Part 3 focuses on the more intangible elements of social learning that occur during a learning campaign. The Value of Social Learning.