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WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

Learning Cafe

I’ve been reading with interest recent articles and blog posts proclaiming that social practices won’t work in the enterprise. Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! Social is not a feature.

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Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

TRUST – if L&D is to have any impact, it's vital

Performance Learning Productivity

Trust is very important in our lives. As children we put our trust in our parents. As we grew we learned to make decisions regarding when we should trust and when we should be more circumspect. So, trust is probably at the forefront of our thinking most days.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. to solve the business problems that need solving. clear on your business problem and desired outcomes. problem? problem and desired result.

Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris

LifterLMS

Navigating the digital ecosystem, preselling, and the problems with the culture of free with Robin Harris in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It includes a shopping cart, a CRM, social media outreach, and more. Facebook is financed by ads.

Managing Your Employer Brand through Glassdoor

KnowledgeCity

Company culture and how managers treat workers are important areas potential employees research when considering working for a company. In some ways, Glassdoor resembles LinkedIn. You can’t manufacture a great company culture – you have to build it.

DevLearn 2014 – It’s a Wrap (and it’s all about community): Featuring Meg Bertapelle

Learning Rebels

Last week #chat2LRN hosted a twitter chat based on the DevLearn/ Personal Learning Network experience. While we have become great friends and I respected and trusted them all before I met them in person, the connection was much stronger, and our communication was more efficient, in person.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture.

Ecommerce: One Size Does Not Fit All

The Performance Improvement Blog

If the developers of these sites had started with a great customer experience being the end-goal, they might not have had the launch problems that occurred. Customers want to feel the same dignity, respect, and trust that they feel in a well-run store, restaurant, or entertainment venue.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

The other piece is from The Post-Hierarchical Organization by +Harold Jarche Complex problems cannot be solved alone. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. Without trust, few people are willing to share their knowledge.

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Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

By understanding millennials’ expectations and perceptions regarding leadership development, companies can retain more millennials, improve company culture and benefit the bottom line. Engle said that’s a problem.

The Keys to Building an Effective Onboarding Program

Everwise

Consider a welcome gift that is tied to the company’s culture and roots, or an experience authentic to the company’s brand. It will also send the message, “trust us, we know what we’re doing.” This is a problem, vagueness is the enemy of corporations.

CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

And the keynotes that I saw were in synch: Stephen Covey talked about the need for trust and Jon Katzenbach on how to build culture were both excellent, as was Dan Pontefract’s story on making collaboration intrinsic to Telus. My problem here is that this stuff shouldn’t be a topic in 2011, it should be already well-practiced and in the repertoire. If you put in a social network among sales folks, you might expect a higher percentage of closing.

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Social ROI?

Clark Quinn

Someone was stating that talking about ROI of the social network was important but hard to do now, and essentially wondered if there was new thinking in this area. If you’re not doing something measurable – decreasing time to close sales or increasing the number of problems resolved accurately on the first call – it doesn’t matter how efficient you are! With social media, I believe it’s the same thing. social strategy

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

“ Complex problems cannot be solved alone. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared.

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7 Sure Signs You’re on the Way to Being a Bad Leader

Learnloft

You don’t think culture matters that much. Culture is the shared values and beliefs that guide thinking and behavior. As the great Peter Drucker said, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Whether you like it or not, your team has a culture. It’s time you take culture seriously. You set the culture and your people prove it. Soliciting feedback from your employees is a way to build trust and improve your leadership skills.

The definitive guide to recruiting and online training for remote teams

Coassemble

Establish a higher level of trust with a candidate. Some easy methods to vet a candidate are: See what they’re like on social platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. During the interview, try to be social before getting into it.

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Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” So, for instance the first paragraph would now read: “Social Learning ” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture&#. Performance problems can only be solved by training solutions.

I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

These workers share organizational accountabilities and should be incentivized to cooperatively solve their most important problems. These connections can be strong, especially for knowledge workers who need to collaborate to solve problems. This is the economy of the network.

Why Soft Skills are Critical to the Success of a Learning and Development Professional

Your Training Edge

A LinkedIn study found that 58% of the hiring managers believe that the lack of soft skills in candidates is limiting their companies’ productivity. Since humility builds trust within the organization, it directly leads to better office culture and increased productivity.

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3 Core aspects of building organizational resilience

Matrix

It has to be taught, practiced and encouraged over a longer period of time before it becomes an integral part of the organizational culture. People who feel good about how and where they are generally have a growth mindset and thrive in an organizational culture centered around learning.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: In this age where PR has greatly transformed with the power of social media networking, how significant is it still for organizations to rely on external professional PR services such as yours vis-à-vis building in-house PR capability to build brand and customer relationships? Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector.

Curated Insights: What does it mean to modernize workplace learning?

Axonify

“We want to modernize our learning culture,” said the chief learning officer. Everyone nodded in agreement, but had absolutely no idea what a “modern learning culture” really is or how to build one. How do you solve problems at home?

How To Use a WordPress LMS for Internal Training Websites in Big Companies and Governments with Brad Williams and Lisa Sabin-Wilson from WebDevStudios

LifterLMS

It’s cool to talk to you, and in a public format really geek out about WordPress, working with clients, learning social stuff. A lot of resource sharing, again, cultural resources for employees, there’s internship opportunities. Are people still doing social on the website?

5 Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing

mysimpleshow

Using explainer videos for product awareness isn’t about telling your audience that your product is the best solution for their problems but rather about showing them how it works and how it can fix a problem they are facing.

A ‘Field of Dreams’ Industry

Clark Quinn

But it’s clear that the problem is worse; the evidence suggests that L&D overall is in a ‘Field of Dreams’ mentality. A new report (in addition to the two I cited last week) documents the problems in L&D. social strategy

How upskilling turned everyday employees into ardent advocates for change

CLO Magazine

Atkinson’s goal for 2019 was for every employee to achieve the “digital acumen badge,” a PwC microdegree that requires users to go on four “client quests,” where they have to use leading-edge technology to solve fictitious business problems. Sarah McEneaney, digital talent leader for PwC.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. All these changes threw further challenges at the model of one-off ‘knowledge transfer’ and heralded the emergence of an understanding of the need for a culture of continuous learning.

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The Truthiness of Trustworthiness

CLO Magazine

Talent is most valuable when there’s a great deal of trust binding it together, says Paul Deegan, leadership author and mountaineer Talent is most valuable when there’s a great deal of trust binding it together, says Paul Deegan, leadership author and mountaineer. There is perhaps no softer skill that has more direct implications for an organization’s hard bottom line than the ability to build trust. Trust can be a catalyst for growth of any kind.

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Curated Insights: What does it mean to modernize workplace learning?

Axonify

“We want to modernize our learning culture,” said the chief learning officer. Everyone nodded in agreement, but had absolutely no idea what a “modern learning culture” really is or how to build one. For my June curated insights blog post, I have collected a few different perspectives on what it means to foster a modern learning culture. How do you solve problems at home?

Games for Change Part 1: The Power of Urgent Optimism in Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

But can games lead us to meaningful SOCIAL change? Science now gives us plenty of reasons to trust in the power of games for learning. Jane McGonigal is a leading adovate and researcher supporting the use of serious games to inspire social change. Games change us.

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Games for Change Part 1: The Power of Urgent Optimism in Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

But can games lead us to meaningful SOCIAL change? Science now gives us plenty of reasons to trust in the power of games for learning. Jane McGonigal is a leading adovate and researcher supporting the use of serious games to inspire social change. Games change us.

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The 3 Most Powerful Ways to Monetize Corporate Training

mLevel

Organizations that have a culture of training or sponsor continuing education are more attractive to potential hires than their competitors without this benefit. The Problem With Most L&D Programs. How microlearning has evolved traditional corporate training efforts.