Mentors: Keeping talented women career-focused in uncertain times

CLO Magazine

Mentors have been key players in helping the talented women leaders who attend our programs stay focused on their growth and development, despite bedrock changes to how they do it. As one mentor put it, “No one has yet been proven in this environment.

10 Reasons Leaders Should Mentor Others

Everwise

In the process of writing Good to Great, Jim Collins’ team found that “great” companies have one thing in common: leaders who mentor others. However, while many senior managers will speak to the influence their mentors have had on their careers, many will also point to the role that mentoring others has played in their development. Wondering why it might be worth your limited time to seek out opportunities to mentor others? A mentor.”

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How to Impress the CEO with Your Training Program

Pract.us

If you want to impress your CEO with your training programs, position L&D as a catalyst for creating the employee behaviors that drive business progress. According to Fortune Magazine , “92 out of 96 Fortune 500 CEOs said that they are most interested in learning the business impact of their learning and development programs, but only 8% see that happening at their companies now.” Coaching/mentoring? Build a learning and development program around crucial actions.

Training and Education for Millennials through Gamification

Your Training Edge

Fantasy Election 2012 ( [link] ) allowed players to build a fantasy ‘dream team’ of candidates and to compete against others in a virtual league, social media was utilized as a measure of engagement. The employer sees increased socialization and personal satisfaction from the employee all as a result of the gamification program. Two-thirds of Millennials think they should be mentoring older co-workers on technology.

40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

Sales Hacker

If talent acquisition, development, and retention are top-of-mind for you as a sales leader, here are 40+ of the best sales training programs to check out! Salespeople who complete excellent training programs deliver 10% higher win rates. More importantly, they’re also generating significant value for the learners and companies who take their training programs. Programs include. Its sales skills programs cover various areas such as: Account management.

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

Chronus

So think of it like this: Imagine that you’re a left-handed baseball player. You’ve been selected to play on a team of all right-handed players. Diversity is having different handed players on one team. Inclusion is making sure all players are utilized on the field. Learn How Mentoring Can Improve Your Workplace Gender Diversity. Mentoring: A Simple First Step. They will help you avoid missteps and create a supportive, effective program.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. Seventy-two percent of surveyed managers believed they helped women explore ways to “apply key learnings” from development programs. These positions are more likely to result in visibility among corporate power players, upping the possibility for being noticed by potential sponsors and advocates. A few years ago, I was the keynote speaker at a women’s diversity conference.

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Motivating employees close to retirement

Everwise

That means older workers are still very much open to being engaged by your L&D programs and initiatives, so be sure to include them. You may find this offers younger and older employees an opportunity to get to appreciate one another as individuals as well as team players. Recognizing their contributions – use mentoring! There’s no denying that mentoring is an effective way to develop and retain talent. Mentors can help motivate and inspire employees.

How to Use Competency Models to Develop Leaders in the Workplace

Avilar

Turns out, legendary football player, coach, and former NFL executive Vince Lombardi was right. Are you creating a leadership development program at your organization? For some areas of development, a mentor could provide just the kind of feedback, self-reflection, and exploration required to grow. As part of your succession management program, assess the overall readiness of your aspiring leaders against the timing of when you’ll need them to step into their roles.

From Coach to Manager to Leader: How Yev Saidachev Made the Transition

Everwise

As a lifelong hockey player, he now coaches youth hockey to give players the same team experiences he had. And as an Everwise protégé in his mentoring program , Saidachev received support and guidance in taking his passion for coaching to the next level: he worked with his mentor, Jeff, to successfully handle the transition into managing a team of 20+ people. You recently participated in an Everwise program. What did you and your mentor focus on?

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

In the games development area, Jane McGonigal from the Institute of the Future espouses the idea that online game players should extend their game by continuing group actions in real life situation. Offline - good old face to face – a learner can be a Merlin, doctor, friend, coach,mentor, etc. [Please share your comments below.] Please share with your friends.]

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast, Jon talks about that “crucible of leadership,” how he rebuilt himself and his team in the wake of his failure and how they came to establish the Discover College Commitment, an industry-leading tuition assistance program that all Discover employees are eligible for starting on their first day. We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

As are the types of programs and the components you could choose to include. This is the second in a series on customer training so you can create a powerful customer education program for your organization. Do You Need A Customer Education Program? Find a mentor.

Lesson learned: Not reverse. Not neutral. FORWARD!

CLO Magazine

With this troubling year coming to an end, I am struck by how amazingly resilient, adaptable and success-focused both the women in our programs and the organizations that sponsor them have been.

Training Alchemy: How Sports Teams Use Training to Achieve Success

Your Training Edge

On the same lines, some corporate training programs, especially leadership programs, are bringing activities for sports teams into the boardroom. Now, performance coaches argue that a big part of athletic success belongs to attitudes, beliefs, or thought processes – some of the very criteria standard corporate training programs are built upon. Related Posts: The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

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Lessons from Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski

Training Industry

I named two women who are both noteworthy, local citizens in the Raleigh-Durham area - Pat Nathan, the founder of Dress for Success/Triangle, and Sheila Hale Ogle, a serial entrepreneur and my long time mentor. While I witnessed firsthand the building of a great program at Duke, I also held my breath as he turned down five NBA head coach jobs, including partial ownership of the Los Angeles Lakers. 3) Build a program by attracting the best people and players.

What all do you endure when planning effective employee onboarding

Wizcabin

Also, there’s a need to assign each new hire a mentor to help guide them and give answers to any unclear matters. While paper-based onboarding manuals are better for classroom training onboarding programs, you can employ onboarding software for better results. Some of the features that can bring life to your onboarding program include automatic assessment and gamification.

Succession Planning: Solving Issues Before They Form

ej4 eLearning

AMA Enterprise, a division of the American Management Association, surveyed 1,098 senior managers and executives and found that just eight percent of companies have a “comprehensive development program” that is part of the organization’s business plan. Compile a list of requirements for each essential player as the must-haves, and then augment those lists with the nice-to-haves—the combined list for each position are the competencies you’ll be looking for in successors.

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Succession Planning: Solving Issues Before They Form

ej4 eLearning

AMA Enterprise, a division of the American Management Association, surveyed 1,098 senior managers and executives and found that just eight percent of companies have a “comprehensive development program” that is part of the organization’s business plan. Compile a list of requirements for each essential player as the must-haves, and then augment those lists with the nice-to-haves—the combined list for each position are the competencies you’ll be looking for in successors.

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How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

Do you import a bunch of PowerPoint slides, add a player skin with the obligatory Next and Previous buttons, attach some word documents as resources, and then hit publish? Should it be facilitated via coaching and mentoring? We draft our learning and program outcomes. You can measure these things, but they don’t really tell you if the program was a success. When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it?

Acrophobia: Fear of Acronyms

Kapp Notes

The game was originally conceived by Anthony Shubert and programmed by Kenrick Mock (aka Mach) and Michelle Hoyle (aka Eingang) in 1995. Players enter a channel hosted by a bot which runs the game. Players compete by racing to create the most coherent or humorous sentence or series of related words that fits the acronym - in essence, a backronym. You could chat with other players online and tell them how great or lame their acronyms were.

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Building a learning culture: How to manage stakeholders

Learning Pool

L&D should be a key player in that response. Tasked with hiring, developing and retaining talent HR managers have an obvious vested interest in learning programs. The IT department then become key stakeholders in any new digital training or elearning program.

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program. that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. To improve these soft skills, Bechtel University created an interactive, business-relevant program that works for all types of learners. The program has received feedback from a variety of employees who have successfully used the new skills on a job site. is a key player.

Game Changing Training

Your Training Edge

It happens just once a year when baseball players get a chance for the fresh start. Let’s discuss the pros of developing a training program and make it a real game changer for your business. It’s not about overlooking traditional mentoring completely, but blending the both to reap the double benefits. This software differs from freeware and shareware and can be defined as both the idea and application of making program source code openly accessible.

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A Conversation with Anna Griffith of Discovery Machine

Kapp Notes

The company has many direct implications to the world of learning and development and they’ve created a really interesting simulation program. With RESITE, users can drag devices needed for training onto a virtual scene, define objectives for students to accomplish, construct dialog for students to complete with simulated role players, and publish functional 3D simulations in minutes.

Maybe It’s Lucky, but It’s Probably Learning

Litmos

They should be team players. Include job skills and people skills in your training program. Coach and mentor your employees. Every company has its stars. You know the ones. They’re the employees who excel at almost everything they do. Their projects are a success, they seem to have a good instinct for the industry, and people — customers and co-workers alike — love to work with them. They’re rare — they may seem almost like magical creatures!

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TalentLMS Alternatives and Competitors

PSB

This leading player in the online training market offers a free trial with economical pricing. Perfect for blended learning programs this TalentLMS alternative offers businesses to curate learning pathways for their company’s productivity. Introduction.

Workplace Training Checklist: Essential Steps to Include During Onboarding

eThink Education

During new hires’ first day or week, take them around and introduce them to key players at the company. This might be a good time to connect your new hire with a mentor that can teach them about company culture and expectations. The learning ecosystem is the combination of tools and digital learning solutions (such as the LMS) that are used to deliver, manage, and track your training programs.

PODCAST 130: Turning Junior-level Talent into Top Sales Professionals with Eddie Baez

Sales Hacker

Today on the show, we’ve got Eddie Baez, the co-founder of Career Pipe, a recruiting agency and SDR training program for underrepresented groups and minorities primarily in New York City. Details on Career Pipe’s training program [13:59].

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

General Assembly

Based on a framework for corporate growth developed at INSEAD, the leading business school, and Duke University, we’ve created a three-part framework for your talent strategy: “building” new skills for your existing team, “borrowing” capabilities through innovative exchange programs, and “buying” them through hiring and acquisitions. Reverse mentoring: Bureaucracy, structure, and rigid culture can often mean that some of the freshest ideas rarely make it to an executive’s desk.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.

Resources from Training 2013 Conference and Expo #trg13

Kapp Notes

GameMaker (simple basic game design, but requires some programming and creativity). It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. 5.Simulations embedded in a program of instruction are better tools for learning than stand alone simulations. Blog posts discussing subjects covered in presentation: Consider Player/Game Interactions.

ASTD Philly 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.

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#ASTDTK2013 Resources from ASTD Presentations

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.

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8 Unconventional Ways to Discover Great Tech Talent

General Assembly

Embrace reverse mentoring. When done right, reverse mentoring programs, wherein high-potential junior talent exposes more experienced managers to new ideas, technologies, and ways of working, are an effective way to skip levels, break down silos, and enable fresh ideas to permeate the organization. While running P&G Asia, we designed and executed a technology reverse-mentoring program,” she says. A guide for hiring and cultivating thriving teams.

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

Hilton received assistance navigating how to evaluate and select VR technology for the Business Immersion learning program. Now, employee satisfaction has improved by 30 percent and Walmart has expanded the VR program to reach 140,000 employees per year with plans to expand training to encompass soft skills training such as conflict resolution for managers.

Resources from #ASTDEBL Evidence-Based Learning Webinar

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.