Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. The metrics of our scale are the organization’s core objectives: Reducing time-to-performance. IBM white paper by Rob Cross.

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?


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Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

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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Workplace Learning 2025 – Lighting the fire of learning

Learning Pool

While top-down L&D can certainly be a barrier to learning, I believe that when senior business figures lead by example, participating in training themselves and acting as mentors or coaches, there can be a clear impact on attitudes to learning at all levels,” Mr Gosling concludes.

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

General Assembly

The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. For even more insights and strategies, download our exclusive white paper, 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation. The series of 13 workshops aims to cultivate a toolbox of digital skills including metrics, search, and social media.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing


Greater access to online resources, white papers, academic articles can keep teachers and students abreast of the latest developments in their field of study/interest. With this, teachers can assume the role of mentors to assess and guide the learners much more efficiently. Educational institutes that have taken the digital route are seeing a reduction in manual effort, better governance, and sustainable decision-making.

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

Engagedly Acquires eMentoring Solution Provider, Management Mentors. Skills and competencies management is the training industry’s “white whale.” Learner read a book, visit a website, download a white paper or attend a tradeshow? New year. New decade.

Banishing Evaluation Fears

CLO Magazine

Countless articles, white papers and programs address this issue and provide solutions that range from simple to complicated. However, there is fear of what might happen if value cannot be shown, so instead of evaluating how training improves performance and contributes to agency mission accomplishment, they select metrics that are easier to demonstrate. Are there key metrics that should be improved as a result of this program?

70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?

Learning Cafe

I’ve trained project management methodology then mentored junior/new PMs while they applied this on projects, and seen how the discussion of their experience has led to a deeper understanding, especially when they are struggling with tailoring to their own project. I’ve trained self-leadership skills and then managed staff in projects and in line management plus mentored others who did the training.

How Authentic Is Your Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

Authentic Development Is Everyone’s Business In a 2009 white paper, “Developing a Leadership Strategy: A Critical Ingredient for Organizational Success,” William Pasmore of the Center for Creative Leadership said that developing leadership strategy is an iterative process that is a creative mix of logic and art. • Persuasive mentoring and coaching relationships.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Discussion topics include: The metrics organizations are using The outcomes organizations are measuring How data is being analyzed Data analysis as a skill set How High Performers approach measurement and analytics Thursday, March 9, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: How to Be a Better Hiring Manager (Free for ATD members) Most hiring managers dread having to backfill a position or find new talent to grow their team. " Flowers, Wall, Clover " by Stefano Iorio is Public Domain.