The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today

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Wondering how long he’ll have to endure his narcissistic mentor’s lectures, Parg asks: –“How long Parg listen to Gorg?” Defying the odds of extinction, this metric is still very much in use today, demanded by governments, regulatory bodies, and some learning departments that are still doing things the way they did 30 years ago. The Hours of Learning Completed metric now makes very little sense. Absorb LMS Best Practices metrics reporting Richard Nantel

Remote Mentoring 101


The key aspects of mentoring are face to face engagements, instant feedback and analysis and clear communication of goals. Even our clients with well-developed mentoring programs have suffered with the disruption.


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The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today

Absorb LMS

Wondering how long he’ll have to endure his narcissistic mentor’s lectures, Parg asks: –“How long Parg listen to Gorg?”. Defying the odds of extinction, this metric is still very much in use today, demanded by governments, regulatory bodies, and some learning departments that are still doing things the way they did 30 years ago. The Hours of Learning Completed metric now makes very little sense. Absorb LMS Best Practices metrics reporting Richard Nantel

How Does Your LMS Metrics Measure Up?


It’s a sad statistic: LMS are not measuring metrics as expected! Intelligent metrics are needed for intelligent systems. Online training providers and schools are now looking into external metric measuring tools to integrate in their existing LMS infrastructure. If you are a TalentLMS user you don’t have to look for external metric measuring tools! The most “in-demand” metric is just at your finger-tips. This is a time-sensitive metric.

Mentoring Platform: Should You Build One or Buy One?


You’ve decided mentoring is an ideal strategy for developing, growing and retaining top talent within your organization. Maybe you’ve even tested your mentoring theory in the form of an informal mentoring program. So, should you buy a mentoring platform or build one internally?

Mentoring Platform: Should You Build It or Buy It?


You’ve decided mentoring is an ideal strategy for developing, growing and retaining top talent within your organization. Maybe you’ve even tested your mentoring theory in the form of an informal mentoring program. So, should you buy a mentoring platform or build one internally?

From Diversity to Inclusion: Why Top Companies Are Shifting Their Focus


Metrics have barely budged ( and in some cases regressed ) while great ideas and innovation continue to fall short of true potential. In conjunction, leaders are often caught by surprise when the metrics don’t improve after typical diversity initiatives are implemented. Achieving an Inclusive Workforce with Mentoring. One theme that has been gaining popularity is the notion that DIVERSITY + MENTORING = INCLUSION.

How Important Is Data In Learning?


In our metric-obsessed culture today, data drives decisions, influences strategies, and commands what we see on social media. The growing fixation on metrics in learning means many things. Second, by measuring people’s performance on just a few metrics, we could end up incentivizing learning for the wrong reasons. Your most creative, innovative employees are not going to settle for being measured by a narrow set of metrics.

COVID-19 didn’t challenge managers, it exposed them

CLO Magazine

In the past, the manager was a mentor and guide. Focus on key behaviors and develop key manager metrics. Further, managers tend to be evaluated by limited metrics – did they meet the revenue, sales and performance targets set for the team?

4 Steps to Matching the Right Mentors and Mentees


A formal mentoring program can be a powerful strategy to engage and develop employees within an organization. However, without properly matching mentors and mentees, a mentoring program may never reach this kind of impact. So how can you unlock the full potential of mentoring? In order to create a program that satisfies the needs of the mentors and mentees, an organization must match the right participants together. Provide Instructions for Mentors and Mentees.

Level Up Your Leadership with Mentoring Best Practices

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Mentoring is a powerful way to enrich the careers of protégés and mentors alike. A mentor added that they gain from their partnerships too, “I’ve discovered that my protégés introduce me to a totally different perspective on something that I thought was just one way. So how can one ensure their mentoring relationship performs as well as possible? Openness and honesty from [mentors],” she says, sets the stage for protégés to do the same.

Making Sure Mentoring Is A Two-Way Street


Mentoring is much more complex and complicated relationship than most people think. Mentors and their protégés need to take care to establish a mutually-beneficial relationship in order for it to be truly successful. Over the years, I’ve been fortunate to have had the opportunity to coach and mentor many talented sales professionals, sales leaders, and other executives around the general subject of effective selling within their organizations.

Proving the Value of Training

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Related Posts: Measuring Success (ROI) of a Training MOOC, Part 1 Measuring Success (ROI) of a Training MOOC, Part 2 What Are Your Training Metrics Actually Measuring? 7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program… How Much Learning Really Occurs in MOOCs? Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development CRM Customer Relationship Management Metrics roi value of trainingHere are a couple of good questions for you: How do you prove the value of training?

Why is Training Important?

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Related Posts: Training Does Make the Difference Proving the Value of Training The Gap in soft skill training 7 Signs to Understand Who a Perfect Mentor Is 5 resources that improve your writings skills (Visited 141 times, 2 visits today). Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development best-practices networking training training impact training metricsIs success really about who you know? Or is what you know more important in today’s marketplace?

The 5 Critical Steps To Establishing Business Mentoring Programs In The Workplace


Business mentoring programs are one of the keys to running a successful business. For promising employees, getting involved in mentoring programs can do nothing but wonders. Having a mentor can accelerate the learning process through the mentor’s imparting of personal experiences, learnings, and insights on business endeavors. What is a business mentor? A business mentor is a more experienced, and usually a more senior, colleague.

5 Tips for Running Mentorship Programs for Remote Employees


Meaningful mentoring relationships for remote employees can flourish through calls, video chats, text messaging and other virtual forms of communication. It breaks down silos and allows farflung employees to form meaningful mentoring relationships.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown


We need to develop different relationships through mentoring and sponsoring programs. Q: How does mentoring in the workplace (reverse mentoring, mentoring circles, etc.) and more specifically formal mentoring programs combat exclusivity, isolation and discrimination? Again, a goal can be set around improving these metrics year over year. Q: Do you have an example of a company that has used mentoring to initiate growth in D&I with the organization?

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

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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. However, when building out these programs, questions often arise about how to use coaching and mentoring to develop talent, and the tools available to run them. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring.

Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

Recently someone asked how to combine their mentoring program with elearning courses. But the ideas in this post could work in any type of training program that includes some sort of mentoring or peer coaching. A mentored training program is an effective way to train new employees. You can alleviate the bureaucratic elements by having clear metrics for proficiency. Have you ever combined elearning with a mentored training program?

Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport


Learn How Mentoring Can Improve Your Workplace Gender Diversity. setting up a high potential mentoring program for minority employees or establish reverse mentoring between current leadership and women employees), they outperform peer organizations on many key metrics. Mentoring: A Simple First Step. Starting a mentoring initiative, or several, can support minority staff, and build awareness, tolerance, and empathy in majority staff.

Get Inspired by the Best Learning Methods of Top CEOs


Mostly, CEOs learn through engaging with peers, seeking guidance from mentors and working to perfect new skills. This will help you track metrics and increase employee engagement. It’s early morning at work and you’re having a serious case of the Mondays.

Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. Supplementing self-directed learning with mentors and experts. Common measures are gain in market share, increased revenue, customer satisfaction, and other business metrics. All learning, informal or formal and anything inbetween, should be evaluated with the same metric: whether people who participate in it are doing the job.

How to Effectively Use Virtual Coaching Programs For Employee Training?

Your Training Edge

Track Important Metrics. Just like all the other business functions, you must track employee training metrics as well. For a better understanding, here are the most important metrics that you must track for your employee training program.

Levels of Organizational Alignment

Clark Quinn

This includes a shift to coaching and mentoring, as well as learning experience design grounded in the sciences of learning and engagement. Against an objective metric, of course, not comparative to others. Several years ago, I was pushing the notion of the Coherent Organization.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

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Women are often less likely than their male colleagues to understand the importance of mentoring relationships, especially early on in their careers. Unlike their male counterparts, they don’t unleash the power of mentors as sounding boards for success. They don’t look to mentors to provide insights on their career goals and on navigating the corporate landscape based on those goals. A few years ago, I was the keynote speaker at a women’s diversity conference.

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Count Results, Not Hours

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Related Posts: What Are Your Training Metrics Actually Measuring? Training Resistant Staff 7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program… 5 Proven Steps to Become the Person Everyone Respects Top 10 Training Myths (Visited 96 times, 2 visits today). To often we all fall into the trap of attributing success or failure based on the number of hours we have devoted to a project. We view it as our ‘investment’ in the project. This is just wrong.

How to Make Your Workforce Development Program Work for You


Track the success of workforce programs through metrics that link workforce development programs to business performance, cost of program recruitment and training, employee productivity and quality outcomes, retention and speed to promotion. Provide mentoring programs. They are beneficial for both mentors and men-tees and help employees attain career success faster. Business career development employee training mentoring programs online courses workplace development progra

The Dawn of the Robot Coach

CLO Magazine, along with VoiceVibes, Orai and GiantOtter, are among a host of new AI-driven coaching apps that promise to change the way companies provide mentoring and suggest training to improve soft skills. It can be difficult and expensive to scale the level of mentoring needed to guide every manager,” said David Mendlewicz, CEO of Then it gives the user a report, complete with data on these metrics as well as advice on how to improve.

An Exuberant discovery for Lonely and Stressed-out eLearners

Vignettes Learning

Willis provides interesting examples which have very practical values in eLearning design: “… when students know the metric to standard measurement conversions, they can “translate” a recipe from a cookbook that uses metric measures into the quantities they need in U.S. storytelling mentoring vignetteslearning cognition stories Story-design tacit knowledge core capabilities informal learning adult learningSynthesis: Loneliness is inherent in traditional eLearning.

Business-aligned strategies for Performance Transformation: An Interview with Anu Galhotra, VP, Learning Solutions, Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning

It is important to remember that the learning journey for corporate learners is best structured with a mix of approaches like on-demand Q&A, mentoring or coaching support, cohort-based learning , periodic Q&A or debrief sessions, supervisor support and so on.

10 Ways to Measure the Success of Your Online Course


Many schools measure course success on the strength of trackable metrics, and since these are often numbers you can track quietly, without disrupting the learner’s experience, they’re good ones to keep an eye on regardless of any other success measures you follow. Student-to-mentor programs.

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How to Offer Private Tutoring and Mentorship on LearnDash


This connection can come in various forms: through a private lesson, a learning buddy, or a mentor. You can even customize user permissions to allow qualified members of your community to become mentors themselves.

LXP – The Answers you seek

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First to have metrics focused on web content – such as number of views of an article for example. This is not the same thing as metrics around content/courses, LMSs were – they started in 2000. The one area of weakness that continues to plague the LXP space is metrics.

Learn Amp Product Review

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Metrics beyond the basics. I refer to this as advanced tier metrics. Coaching/Mentoring capability – Even at the early stages, whereas folks can be assigned as an expert and learners can select them is a good start. This component includes speech indices and metrics.



They can benefit greatly from the right mix of knowledge sessions, events, meetings, mentor sessions, on-the-job learning activities, microlearning bursts, and compliance readiness. Organizations are going to need metrics beyond completion rates and test scores. By: Justin Calapp, Ph.D.

The successful onboarding of sales teams


This often confuses practitioners, and those around us, into believing that the right metrics for success of your onboarding program are sales-related (e.g., Selling Skills – Sales Manager/Mentor. Shadowing Sales Mentor. Selling Skills – Sales Manager/Mentor.

Kuljit Chadha | AI-powered right skilling suite that supports enterprise learning


Let’s first talk about what metrics are used today and then look at what metrics we believe should be used in the future. We use metrics called skill score and role score. The metrics that we use are skill score and role score. It could be mentoring and coaching sessions.

A Mini Guide to Corporate Risk


It is just a matter of adjusting your metrics. The Coach, The Tutor, and The Mentor: Distinctions and Interesting Facts! Let us face it; risk is an inherent part of any venture, be it the creation of an elearning course, a business or even a personal project.

Info you need to know – To Boost Success

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Digital coaching and/or mentoring. The Learner sees these metrics. Digital coaching and mentoring. The learner gets on a webcam and talks to the coach/mentor. The mentor/coach responds via text within the system. I moved several months ago.

How to Impress the CEO with Your Training Program

Key metrics that represent those goals. You can use the corporate goals to pinpoint employee actions that you know or believe will positively impact the key metrics. Coaching/mentoring? Explore on-the-job training, peer coaching, mentoring, knowledge sharing, cross-training and any other methods for getting people to learn and adopt new actions. Show the value of soft skills development by associating key metrics to improved abilities.