Women in Leadership: Surmounting Barriers and Bias

CLO Magazine

they comprise only 25 percent of executive- and senior-level officials and managers, hold 20 percent of board seats and only 6 percent are CEOs, according to the “ Women’s Leadership Gap ” report by The Center for American Progress. According to a 2017 study by Lee Hecht Harrison, “ Elevating Women in Leadership ,” most organizations see this as a problem but haven’t been successful in fixing it. Miller said equal pay also would help advance women in leadership.

Teaching Leadership to Gen Y

OpenSesame

As my colleague Dr. Vince Molinaro says in his recent New York Times Bestseller, The Leadership Contract : Leadership is a decision. Leadership is an obligation. Leadership is tough work. Leadership is a community. They have had the tools—games, texting, email, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn—from an early age and for them, it’s second nature to connect across an entire organization.

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From Brilliant Jerk to Passionate People Person

CLO Magazine

Mark Zuckerberg was introduced to the world as the kid who shut out his best friend for a majority stake in Facebook, the ubiquitous social network that seems to perpetuate Zuckerberg’s natural apathy toward people. Facebook remains, in essence, an advertising platform that profits from people’s personal data and connections. Leadership Development Apple Dara Khosrowshahi ego Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Steve Jobs toxic leadership Travis Kalanick Uber

Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)

Learning Rebels

Problem solving workshops aka “hack-a-thons” (not about problem solving, but about solving a problem). When this occurs, people fall back to what they know – regardless as to whether or it is the best way to solve the problem. Join Facebook groups, LinkedIn groups, build your twitter list with L&D people whose thoughts and ideas you admire. Secondarily, create learning steering committees with involvement from leadership.

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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.

9 Strategies to Keep Your Virtual Team Productive During the COVID-19 Pandemic

KnowledgeCity

Luckily, these problems are a bit more concrete and there are several ways to work on them ! Here are some of the most common problems related to working from home: Home spaces don’t feel conducive to doing work. It’s easy to start scrolling through Facebook, watching TV, reading the news, engaging with family members or pets, etc. Technology problems cause you to feel frustrated and distracted.

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. “For such a long time, HR was the last resort to addressing problems after they had already arisen,” Muñoz said. ” Facebook, like United Airlines, has seen controversy recently.

9 Strategies to Keep Your Virtual Team Productive During the Pandemic

KnowledgeCity

Luckily, these problems are a bit more concrete and there are several ways to work on them ! Here are some of the most common problems related to working from home: Home spaces don’t feel conducive to doing work. It’s easy to start scrolling through Facebook, watching TV, reading the news, engaging with family members or pets, etc. Technology problems cause you to feel frustrated and distracted.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This shift in leadership style can be characterized as moving from the “Do as I say&# leader to the “Let’s work together to find the best solution&# leader. The problem in executing this shift is not in setting up these new learning environments and communities, but rather in embracing the change.

Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

In 2009, she joined Fierce Conversations as an account executive/marketing lead, and as of November 2018, she was running the leadership development and training company that focuses on helping clients have effective conversations. While Fierce, a small, growing company, doesn’t have a formal leadership development program, Engle said company leaders and mentors taught her how the business works and gave her a sense of connection to the company. Engle said that’s a problem.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students. Blogs are excellent options for courses that require individual reflection and problem-solving.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Instructor-facilitated workshop – meeting convened by an instructor; participants learn from experience of working together on solving a problem or creating something new. Simulation – replicating real-life problem solving within a safe environment; for example, learning business acumen by working with a team to solve a typical business problem and receiving immediate feedback on their performance. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

What came first, Covid-19, or the desire for remote working? And what comes next?

Cloudshare

Covid-19 has highlighted and exacerbated existing problems, and allowed IT companies to find new ways of working that suit a cloud-enabled workforce. Companies like Twitter and Facebook have jumped to announce permanent new remote working policies since Covid-19 began, and we estimate this is just the beginning. Thought LeadershipHave you noticed how adaptable many companies have been during the past few months since the outbreak of Covid-19?

Culture Is Key to Sustained Design Thinking-Based Practice

CLO Magazine

Seek validation at all levels — when you identify the initial problem or opportunity, to looking at co-design through the solution or ideation process and then ongoing dialogue as a preemptive process to customer service. Because of these new technological processes, plus Facebook and Twitter, we’re able to get a much lower risk, much higher quality of validation than we were ever able to before. Homepage Top Story - Right Column Leadership Development

Secrets of Brain-Based Consulting with Propeller Group – A Conversation with Allison Torpey and Bobby Kosh

Learningtogo

When I visited their office in Portland, I discovered a family of people who love the adventure of solving complex problems and are proud of being one of the best places to work. I sat down with Allison Torpey and Bobby Kosh from their leadership team to learn more about Propeller is putting brain science to work in their consulting practice. Facebook: [link]. Listen to podcast: [link].

The Rise of Social Everything

Marcia Conner

Social tools allow us to reach across time and space to solve complex problems and make informed decisions in ways we couldn’t dream of years ago. “Training often gives people solutions to problems already solved,” as I write in The New Social Learning: Connect, Collaborate, Work (now in a fully updated 2nd edition). Their Facebook page makes it easy for their customers to share information about their purchases with friends and the retailer’s fans.

The Power of Networks: Using Empathy to Build Strong, Lasting Connections

Everwise

While acknowledging that many industries have kept women out of social events via men’s clubs and trips, the article puts much of the onus on women themselves for using social networking sites like Facebook and Pinterest more than professionally oriented social networks, like LinkedIn. Formal programs allow like-minded professionals who might never otherwise meet the chance to connect, share experiences and problem solve together.

How To Assemble A Team For Your Business: 5 Simple Rules

Your Training Edge

In his book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable , author Patrick Lencioni lists five issues that are usually the cause of a team becoming unsuccessful: Absence of Trust : Trust is perhaps the most widespread problem of all. Avoidance of Accountability : Yet another problem connected with the lack of commitment is when your workers don’t want to take responsibility for their actions. Meet him on Facebook.

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4 Lessons from Digital Learning – How Digital Learning is Transforming Our World and Rewiring our Brains

Learningtogo

A few weeks ago, I had a problem to solve and it was something of an emergency. Thought leader and President of the eLearning Guild , David Kelly, would say that I experienced a shift from waiting for someone to solve a problem, to just finding the resources and solving it myself. Our ancestors developed an insatiable curiosity and a knack for solving problems to help them survive a hostile world. Solving Problems is the Essence of Learning.

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#astd2014 Conference recap and trends

Challenge to Learn

I’m always looking for trends and found four major ones: Big-Data, Speed of Change, Leadership Development and Retention. The message is that we (L&D people) can do for our learners what Google and Facebook are already doing for us. Two ways off doing that faster and more effective are: Leadership development and better retention. Leadership development. There where many sessions on leadership development, but at the expo you could see this as well.

By the Numbers

The Performance Improvement Blog

She describes her own tendency to pay attention to the number of blog hits, Twitter followers, Facebook friends, and book sales, as if these numbers are a measure of her selfworth. In evaluating leadership training managers might look at the results of employee engagement surveys. Employee engagement is affected by many organizational and environmental factors beyond leadership practices. a destination event) and then assumes that the problem is solved.

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The People You Should Lead For

Learnloft

Kids were crying, there were problems at school, and I missed dinner again. Some of the great leaders in history have had stellar professional leadership records but rocky track records leading at home. I know most of us (myself included) are guilty of getting home and not being present with our family around the dinner table or during bedtime because we are checking Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, or responding to an urgent email. Online Leadership Challenge.

How To Overcome the Challenges of Communicating Digitally With Jay Baer

TechSmith Camtasia

Digital communication can often straddle the space between problem and solution. Problem: You’re a live speaker, but all live events have been canceled. Problem: You’re unsure about how to transition from live speaking to virtual speaking.

Writing Daily Reports as a First Step to Strong Team Building

Your Training Edge

Fortunately, this problem is easy to prevent, however, it may be quite challenging to fix it. Cleve Gibbon has developed so called PPP attitude to this problem which allows creating well-structured and useful reports that actually give the objective overview of the situation. This is Progress, Plan, and Problem approach that can actually become your guideline not only for writing a report but also for managing your job.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Early Electronic Performance Support Systems and intranets were the predecessors of modern help systems such as Lynda.com, YouTube, Wikipedia, or Google as well as collaboration, information sharing, and communication tools such as SharePoint, Slack, Basecamp, and Skype plus networking tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter. DISC, Strengthsfinder, Myers-Briggs, Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument, EQ assessments, leadership inventories, etc.

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Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

A complacent workforce is a waste of company resources and contributes little to leadership and new ideas. Attempting new projects to challenge the way you problem solve. Critical information delivered in short relevant bursts can drastically improve learning outcomes and ensure that information is retained, something that has been flagged as a problem in traditional seminar and workshop style training approaches.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

“When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud-Better for You; Better for the Firm Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. A complex world requires collaborative and cooperative problem solving.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

This makes your international team adaptable to different leadership styles and teams. It is so necessary for companies to look at problems and think of solutions in a myriad of ways. Follow her on Facebook. Did you know? A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient!

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Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

Workers have to solve problems on the fly. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: Informal Learning , social learning About Jon I have been involved in enterprise learning, in big companies and.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Through an unlikely friendship, Bertie rewired flawless speech, and reclaimed bold leadership ability to guide England through war. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Navy’s new plan to crowd-source the Somali piracy problem may be even more revolutionary. Navy intends to sit back and watch what unfolds, taking advantage of thousands of minds to generate innovative approaches to a real-world problem. The problems facing struggling Fortune 500 companies are often similarly complex, yet few if any are utilizing a crowd-sourcing model.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The problem, though, is that many primary schools are still geared to teach in ways that would be more or less recognizable to students from thirty years ago. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

I learned that the Target Center in Minneapolis is the 28 th busiest building in the nation via Facebook today. That’s right, FACEBOOK! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

They might even jot down a few notes that you can reference the next time you troubleshoot that widget problem. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

5 Ways Ethics and Compliance Training Helps Protect Your Company’s Reputation

Interactive Services

Last year, the world watched as scandals involving major companies like Facebook , KPMG , Mobile Telesystems , Swiss Bank and multiple other businesses made headlines for failing to address compliance-related issues within their organizations. Your company’s leadership has a big influence on employee behavior and how they feel about the business. Business magnate and philanthropist Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.