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Discovering 3 new faces of mentoring

Matrix

Mentoring is definitely not a recent concept. The benefits of having good mentoring programs within the organization are great. Mentoring encourages the development of a corporate learning culture , a culture where employees take an active role in the dissemination of knowledge and best practices among peers. The new faces of mentoring. Group mentoring. Micro mentoring. Micro mentoring will help them achieve that. Reverse mentoring.

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.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

The mission of EverwiseWomen is to engage emerging women leaders through a tailored learning experience. In “ 7 Ways to Support Women’s Advancement to Leadership Roles ,” Elizabeth Borges, Senior Manager at EverwiseWomen, shared insights gathered from researching the experiences and impact felt by the hundreds of women who have completed the program. Most programs supporting women’s advancement to leadership tend to be “one and done” and “one size fits all.”

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas. In anticipation of hearing about emerging practices, troubleshooting common challenges and inspiring collaboration, you may be tempted to simply get people together — virtually or in person — and wait for the magic to begin.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

The former has to do with the tools, mindset, and organizational structure that will drive the business agenda forward, while the latter has to do with the reskilling that each individual will need to use these tools and thrive in the new organizational context. Developing new skills as a one-time investment may meet a short-term gap, but that gap will reappear in the future, given the pace of today’s development.

How to facilitate knowledge transfer between generations

Matrix

Put in place a mentoring program. Traditionalists and Baby Boomers need to know their organization values hard work, experience, and depth of knowledge. That’s why mentorship programs are the best way to leverage all this in-house expertise and give older employees the chance to act as guides to new hires or employees who are part of leadership development schemes. Read more: Using mentoring as a leadership accelerator within your organization.

How the Rise of AI Changes Sales Training

Unboxed

Most employees won’t join your company with the skills to lead your team into the future of automation, which is why it’s critical that you’re ready to train your employees on emergent technologies. Not everyone is excited to welcome AI into the workplace; There is a real fear about AI taking over jobs that humans can do and making certain skillsets obsolete. Use time-tracking programs to measure each employee output.

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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. We have moved from an age of best practices to emerging practices and no one can be intelligent on their own any more.

Instructional Design in the VUCA World

ID Reflections

It''s critical for a CLO to have an eye on the changing landscape and enable new skill sets within the t Historically, L&D had been vested with the responsibility of keeping skills and knowledge of the workforce updated based on: Inputs from managers Current business requirements Skill-gap analysis Most of the training programs would be designed around "best practices" and explicit know-how gathered over the years. Add some scope for mentoring and reverse mentoring.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. In a recent survey conducted by Wiley Education Services and Future Workplace,“Closing the Skills Gap 2019,” fewer than half of the 600 surveyed HR leaders reported spending $500 or more to upskill individual employees.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? As global warming and other environmental and social challenges have emerged, they blame previous generations for neglecting or exacerbating those problems.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. We then wrote a program that hits Twitter’s REST API to pull as many tweets as we could from those accounts.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Most of us do a retrospection of the year gone by, and a future-spection of the year to come. I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. The Shift identifies the following five forces that are transforming everything we do, and in the rest of the post I will focus on this line of thought. How do we as L&D tackle this? Will L&D as we know it continue to exist? Only adults doing their work.

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

” Never mind that I had delivered precisely what was described in my abstract, the thought that social learning as part of a formal educational program could be made into a turnkey system flabbergasted me. The challenge now is how best to do this when, at the same time, employees are also nearly always working as work and life become fused. This will mean finding ways to reach beyond the confines of what each of us know or what we’ve done. Just do it.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

The need for leaders at all levels in organizations continues to grow as the business ecosystem becomes more complex and competitive due in part to globalization, emerging technologies and an acceleration in the speed of disruption. This low percentage represents a huge gap in an area where organizations are spending so much money and focusing so much energy. Some of these programs are quite exotic.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? Do you foresee this (style) as the future of workplace learning?

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Technology Helps Put the Power of Learning in the Employees' Hands

ATD Learning Technologies

The organization was were growing strongly in the emerging markets, while our approach was traditionally focused on the central European cultures. The #XM2020 program was touted as the learning journey to ensure a rapid time to performance for new marketers at Hilti. What and who do marketers need to know to perform? What key skills do they need to differentiate? The answer was a blended set of tools: Harvard Manage Mentor to ensure a consistent baseline.

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Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

This reality, coupled with the need to do everything possible to “reduce the distance” inherent in this type of training, makes it essential to optimize the human and communicational dimension between the teacher and learners. Since we know the importance of body language in communication and that it allows us to decode information that cannot be decoded otherwise, it is recommended to use video conferencing regularly or at least at key moments in the training.

An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Jason Silver: Where do you think the field of employee training is headed? Which innovative trends do you recognize nowadays? However, we are in the midst of a wholesale transformation in how business is conducted; a change driven by emerging technology, consumer desire for better and more personalized choices, and the effects of globalization. How do you overcome the generational gap between Millennial employees and Baby-Boomers? “This is my web home.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

During the session, you will learn: About the latest eLearning trends, tools, and strategies to consider when building an engaging and future-proofed training program. Arguably, these resources can teach us the skills we need to improve the way we operate and the way companies do business.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

In this webcast you’ll learn about: The emerging technologies of virtual and augmented reality. This webcast will explore a strategic, step-by-step approach you can use to sell, craft, and deliver engaging modern learning programs. A methodology to measure program effectiveness.

Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers

LifterLMS

Teaching for Chris emerged in the outdoor leadership world while he was working in outdoor guiding. Being involved with the NOLS organization, Chris had the opportunity to fly to the middle of nowhere in Canada and participated in an outdoor leadership program in the middle of the woods. This program further solidified Chris’s love of the outdoors. In the online environment, it becomes a lot harder to tell if what you are doing is working or not. Chris Badgett: I do.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Connecting Compliance to Business Strategy (Free for ATD members) Are your compliance training programs strategic and aligned to business, or simply an obligatory duty with a check-the-box mentality? You will learn: The risks presented by compliance programs based on a checkbox mentality. How do we manage this new set of expectations?

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. We then wrote a program that hits Twitter’s REST API to pull as many tweets as we could from those accounts.

Eight Ways Learning Impacts Succession Planning

CLO Magazine

Organizations with effective succession management processes can enjoy higher shareholder returns, greater profits, faster revenue growth, operating efficiency improvements, greater customer satisfaction and stronger overall employee engagement scores than those with less effective programs. It found that organizations with top leadership development programs are eight times better at creating a strong bench and six times better at engaging and retaining leaders.

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Technology and Training: Using Artificial Intelligence for Learning and Development

Abreon

Therefore, it is important for L&D professionals to understand what these technologies are, why they are particularly beneficial for training, and how to best utilize them in their own programs. Machine Learning (ML) is a type of AI, or more accurately, a way to achieve AI in which a computer program progressively improves on a particular task without feedback from a human. There are multiple companies that provide production and programming services for almost any budget.

Building a Learning Culture

Everwise

What we know for certain is that an organization won’t succeed without the right talent. One way to make the case for increased L&D investment is to identify capability gaps and how L&D programs can help develop the supply chain of skills needed to reach an organization’s desired business outcomes. For example, Do you have rituals that regulate and reinforce values? If you have values around learning and growth, do you have rituals that signal that growth?

How to Create a Learning Journal to Go with Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In an earlier post we looked at how to combine elearning with an on-the-job mentoring program. It sets expectations for the training program with specific activities. For the organization, the journal acts as a record for the training program. The training program is broken into chunks or modules. This helps her assess the learner’s level of understanding prior to doing some hands-on activities. It’s a great way to find and fill gaps in understanding.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

Make them strategic partners who can champion your training programs. 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.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

Before you settle down to training your employees , you first have to know how adults learn. Highly engaging and, dare I say it, fun to read, Telling Ain’t Training will change the way you approach planning your next training program. But we all know this is easier said than done.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device , etc.) fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? How do you compare both?

Tomorrow’s Too Late by Jay Cross

Marcia Conner

We assume we know the logical connection between present and future without even thinking about it. This gap helps explain self-destructive behavior: the failure to connect present and future. The business leader keeps doing what worked last quarter, denying that conditions always change. I didn’t think about the future much and didn’t do much to prepare for it. I didn’t know what to prepare for. Set up an in-house “Emergency Broadcast Network.”

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device [BYOD], etc.) fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? How do you compare both?

Tomorrow’s Too Late by Jay Cross

Marcia Conner

We assume we know the logical connection between present and future without even thinking about it. This gap helps explain self-destructive behavior: the failure to connect present and future. The business leader keeps doing what worked last quarter, denying that conditions always change. I didn’t think about the future much and didn’t do much to prepare for it. I didn’t know what to prepare for. Set up an in-house “Emergency Broadcast Network.”