How to become a Collaboration Consultant

Jane Hart

The advent of social technologies brings huge benefits to a work team, including the facility to improve communication, enhance continuous learning and performance improvement and capture organisational knowledge. Social learning

Robinsons’ Performance Consulting

Clark Quinn

As a consequence of my previous post and the commented revelation, I checked out the Robinsons’ Performance Consulting. What I was talking about was how learning & development groups should be looking not only to courses, but also performance support and social media as components of potential solutions to organizational needs. On the other hand, it’s not clear to me that they would be able to incorporate potential social solutions in their repertoire.

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What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. Leverage the social network.

Social First!

Clark Quinn

I’m convincing myself that as performance consultants assisting our organizations moving forward, we need to start thinking differently. And as an extreme version of this, let me start by saying we need to start thinking ‘social’ first. When we’re facing a performance problem in the organization, our first resort should be to ask: “would a social solution solve this”? Anticipating quite the social reaction to this ;).

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What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. Leverage the social network.

The TWO roles for L&D in the modern workplace: Learning Managers & Learning Consultants

Jane Hart

Social learning I have written a lot about how the Web is changing the way that many of us now learn. For example, here is an article I wrote for the 50th edition of the Inside Learning Technologies magazine in October 2014. It is also clear that this is beginning to influence the work of L&D departments. […].

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

DIGITALSkunks Technologies (P) Ltd. and KnowledgeSynonyms Consulting (P) Ltd. Launches DS DIGI Agency

Knowledge Synonyms

Their services include Identity Creation, positioning, Digital Strategy and Advisory, Cross Channel Communication Management, Social media and Corporate communication, Cross Channel Integration Strategy, Digital Advertising and Marketing, and Digital Commerce Platforms.

Lifelong learning, AI replacing consultants, teaching the Google Generation – all in the MWL Newsletter No 24

Jane Hart

Social learningNews and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 23-29 July 2017.

Thinking Social

Clark Quinn

In talking about the 4C’s of Mobile , the last one I usually mention is ‘communicate’ Communicate isn’t last because it’s least, but instead because it leads us furthest afield, into the areas of social learning, which has many ramifications in many ways: organizationally, cognitively, culturally, and more. However, the current models of performance consulting seem to be missing a couple of things. mobile social strategy

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. These concepts are fundamentally opposed to the principle and values that support cooperation and collaboration – the pillars of social business and authentic communities. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Learning goes small, social, savvy

Origin Learning

SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud – is in! is a management consultant, writer, educator, and expert in the world of training, organizational learning, eLearning , knowledge management and performance improvement.

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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

The diagram traces the evolution of different social technology and their potential to enforce and enable a deep change in how organizations function and their structure. Read the post, How Social Technology has Emerged as an Enterprise Management Model , for an in-depth understanding.

Offline Marketing for Online Courses with High Ticket Ecommerce and Consulting Business Expert Sayan Sarkar

LifterLMS

Learn about offline marketing for online courses with high ticket ecommerce and consulting business expert Sayan Sarkar in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It began as just consulting with them, telling them what to do, for a decent retainer per month.

The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

Social learning , is of course, not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. Bandura’s social learning theory is also well known. But a new definition of social learning has emerged in the last few years; one that implies the use of social technology to underpin learning. So why is there a need to focus on social collaboration ? Social learning

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Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

Helping consultants, experts, and coaches smash through personal and professional plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris Badgett: Yeah, listening is a big part of coaching and consulting.

The Social Enterprise: A New Paradigm for Business Leadership

CLO Magazine

Over the past few years we’ve seen an enormous change in the political and social landscape. HR can help CEOs and other leaders communicate and act in a “citizenship” way, including asking socially focused questions, the answers to which could have business implications.

Social Learning Is Way Beyond Facebook Groups – Here’s Why

Clarity Consultants

While having discussions in a Facebook group can certainly be beneficial, social learning goes far beyond that approach. If you want to incorporate more social learning mechanisms, here are a few to consider.

Social Awareness Program For Instructional Design Degree

Nick Leffler

I recently began a new consulting job with the Master’s program I got my degree from. It wasn’t for any typical Instructional Design work which I’ve worked on (even in my side consulting jobs) but with social media skills at the center. I’ve done a lot around social media lately including participating in several Twitter chats. Social Awareness Program. It’s easy to answer that question in the era of social media.

Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers

ID Reflections

I love this description from Jane Harts post: FAUXIAL LEARNING is about forcing people to use social media in courses – or even in the workplace – and then confusing compliance with engagement (and even worse) learning. Does this mean the employees are not engaging in "social learning"?

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities. Many Senior Executives like to talk the social media talk.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Cammy Bean’s latest blog post provides many ideas as well as real-life examples for Using Social Media for Learning. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. But only 10% walk the social talk!

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride. So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Are We Socializing Responsibly?

Athenasia Consulting Simplifies the Marketing Plan Process

OpenSesame

I’m Laurent Timmermans, Founder and Managing Director of Athenasia Consulting Ltd based in Hong Kong. It’s not about special techniques or strategies, so do not expect social media or e-marketing training.

21 BRILLIANT RESOURCES FOR UP-SKILLING LEARNING DESIGNERS (FOR THE INFORMAL & SOCIAL LEARNING AGE)

Learnnovators

Karl Kapp THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Initially from courses to resources and then further out to the exploitation of social collaboration and personal learning (and personal knowledge mastery ). Perhaps this is why social learning is being resisted or put into a formal training box in many organizations.

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It’s called ThruWork… because everything flows through the work.

The Simple Shift

Yes, I’m consulting. Before you get too cynical of the notion of another consultant, know that I’ve been there all along but just not all that formal. And rest assured my fellow consultant brethren I’m likely not your competition unless we’re in the same niche; focus, market and location. […]. No, I’m not leaving the Guild.

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Socializing with communities – A Business Essential!

QuoDeck

Businesses usually engage with their communities for the following reason: Community engagement with a focus on community development or community building Community participation in consultation and decision-making Community engagement that helps organizations, businesses, etc.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In this lonely form of learning, there is no opportunity for social learning to take place, either in the moment or as a follow up. I’ve often wondered why businesses bring in consultants and then refuse to take their advice. More social anchor techniques are definitely needed.

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Social and Microlearning Sandwich: An Easy Way to Digest Training

Clarity Consultants

Over recent years, professionals have begun to favor social and collaborative interactions that take place online, not in person. The post Social and Microlearning Sandwich: An Easy Way to Digest Training appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development.

Social Media 101: Training Employees for Social Media

Coreaxis

It is nearly impossible for a company to completely avoid social media in today’s marketplace. Whether your company uses social media for hiring, marketing, or communicating businesses use social media.

Connecting Social Learning to e-Learning

dVinci Interactive

Social media continues to grow worldwide. As learning consultants, we need to take a tip from the social media craze, and determine ways to leverage it in our online courses. One way to do this is by using social media as a tool to supplement collaboration online. Social media and social learning platforms provide new ways to do this. Social constructionism involves the need for collaboration. Social Learning

Organizational Learning Is A Social Act

CLO Magazine

What is missing from this assessment is that people are social and work is a social act. What people yearn for is context and connection — ways to make the social aspect of work more meaningful and impactful. We make many assumptions about organizational learning.