I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

So too are our personal learning networks. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. Such systems are woefully inadequate to meet our personal knowledge needs in this fast-paced network era. Personal knowledge management is, above all else, personal.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Each has its own culture that derives from its mission, vision, values, and the people who work there. Every employee has his or her own roles, responsibilities and work style, but he or she seldom works in isolation, even if working individually.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices

TOPYX LMS

Each group comes from a dramatically different background, which can lead to variations in work styles, along with other variations. Through the use of the right Learning Management Systems (LMS), businesses can ensure everyone has the same advantage as they start work each day.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices

TOPYX LMS

Each group comes from a dramatically different background, which can lead to variations in work styles, along with other variations. Through the use of the right Learning Management Systems (LMS), businesses can ensure everyone has the same advantage as they start work each day.

GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people. For example, work styles and attitudes are different in South Florida than they are in the Mid-Southern states, and so on.

A Culture Where Individuals Can Do Their Best Work

Learning Wire

For organizations to thrive, they must create cultures where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Every week, we hear of people working in rigid organizational cultures that don’t support their natural work styles.

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

We all remember teachers in early school years insisting that we show our work. Or were they making sure we actually did the work and not copy answers from the back of the book? In science and math, showing work was a disciplined way to solve complex problems.

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Millennials vs. Generation Z in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Millennials also champion work-life balance and flexibility in a job; teamwork and diversity; and using social media to communicate. Dislike of authority figures and authoritarian work environments. Independent thinkers who also enjoy working collaboratively.

5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

Personalized online training experiences are powerful and allow you to build a meaningful connection with your audience. Understanding their key characteristics can help you develop content that is inclusive, as you’re able to include elements that resonate with them on a personal level.

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

People who don’t trust each other will not work well together. Plus, they won’t enjoy working with each other and won’t go the extra mile for the team. When employees work with each other to improve, they’ll begin working with leadership as well.

The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

First, we must look at the focus or concentration – what is the specific focus of the person? Second, we should look at the type of agenda or role the person has. Fourth, how does the person garner influence? Fifth, what is the expected return for the services of the person? Finally, we must determine the scope of the person’s work. The consultant works on a specific agenda, as determined by the organization and the consultant.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook.

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Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

5 Ways L&D Can Adapt to the Evolution of Employees - Tip #197

Vignettes Learning

There’s an interesting book that talks about the future of work by Jacob Morgan titled The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization. In his book, he urges organizations to "rethink and challenge everything they know about work.”

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Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

Adobe Captivate

For example, a less skilled resource may cause company’s client to frustrate by their poor quality work, communication and work style. Companies show readiness to select and pay more to a person who is already trained.

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The Future of Work: As Gartner Sees It

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I stumbled on this bit of research on the Gartner site; while it dates back to August there’s some interesting speculation about the Future of Work. People will swarm more often and work solo less. They’ll work with others with whom they have few links, and teams will include people outside the control of the organization,”. “In Gartner points out that the world of work will probably witness ten major changes in the next ten years. Work swarms.

VILT Software: A Perfect Match for Today’s Instructors

ReadyTech

With VILT, there is no inconvenience from travel, such as missing important family events, missing actual work, managing lost productivity from traveling to training locations, and dealing with the stress of being away from home. In today’s world, work is no longer a place you go.

Informal learning: Why it matters to a business

ProProfs

According to CARA’s 2010 Survey on social media impact, nearly 70% of what is learned in life and at work happens through informal and social learning. For business owners, this can be a great opportunity to get in touch with employees and make work meaningful.

Team Players: Collaborating in Business

KnowledgeCity

According to Robert Golembiewski in his “ Handbook of Organizational Consultation ,” 79 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use self-managing teams and 94 percent use employee work groups. Employers routinely say they want employees who can work in teams.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

Or, recommend relevant and personalized content throughout an employee’s day to support development that suits each individual’s work style and preferences. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

Distance Learning Tips for The Remote Worker

Mindflash

It is estimated that 63 million Americans will work remotely in 2016, which is more than a third of the total workforce. As workplace flexibility becomes more important and technological capacities increase, companies are hiring more telecommuters and allowing more current employees the option to work from home. This new work structure brings with it new challenges for training personnel.

Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

Adobe Captivate

For example, a less skilled resource may cause company’s client to frustrate by their poor quality work, communication and work style. Companies show readiness to select and pay more to a person who is already trained.

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Transactional analysis and time management

From the Coleface

One activity that stood out for me was completing the “Working Styles Questionnaire” This identifies 5 of the underlying scripts that underpin our behaviour and which ones we tend to rely on most. Scripts are particulalry pertinent to time management as when people are working under pressure they often seem to “revert to type” As a person looking in, rather than being in the thick of a situation, the answers may be obvious.

Are You Taking Time for a Second Look?

CLO Magazine

The booming market of nontraditional and continuing education is filled with many people who are now working toward degrees because they got sidetracked earlier in their studies. CLOs can’t look at people, work styles, educational backgrounds or results in a singular way.

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Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

CLO Magazine

Employees are behavioral beings, and each person contributes to the success of the enterprise. The 2012 Towers Watson “Staying @ Work Survey Report” stated, “This year’s survey results show a strong link between highly effective health and productivity strategies and strong human capital and financial results.”

Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. If you want a productive, healthy business, employees have to be inspired to come to work.

How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

Working styles and preferences in organizations are undergoing a sea change. Taking the mobile route to working is catching up big time. My personal recommendations are to integrate the following aspects in your learning strategy: Personalization.

How We Manage Our Remote Team (And 8 Tips for You)

Continu

Management is difficult, no matter what field you work in. And that takes a lot of work. Different personalities, work styles, motivations, and backgrounds mean people work differently. And as a manager, it’s your job to get them to work together. Remote work adds a few complications: Communication. This is especially true if you’re working on tight deadlines. It’s harder to see this when you’re working with a distributed team.

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Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall?

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices

mLevel

Design philosophy: We think of our office as our home turf, so we wanted to make sure it sets our team up for success on both a professional and personal level. Design philosophy: We wanted to play up what already made One North a great place to work: the people.

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Digital learning spreading to new devices

Aptara

Powerful devices are everywhere in the market today, and learners are becoming more attuned to a digital work style. For example, a badge from Sociometric Solutions is embedded with sensors to track a person's interactions and speech dynamics.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Effective global leadership takes strong leadership skills to the next level, said Goujon, who has worked with and managed teams in different parts of the world for much of his life. What are some key personality traits they might need to have?

8 Crucial Points To Consider When Outsourcing E-Learning ProjectsTo India

CommLab India

Remember e-learning development is work that involves a high level of skills and needs an understanding of e-learning tools, learning objectives, training needs, and business goals of the organization and, learning preferences of the learners. Their attitude towards work must also be assessed.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. You can reach Dan on Twitter (@dpontefract) or via his personal site at [link].

Why a LMS is as Vital as Staff Performance Management

Mindflash

Learning is a crucial component in the process of your workforce achieving their goals – both professionally and personally – but is it valued as highly in most organisations? Managing your employee’s performance is vital, right?

A guide for SMEs and IDs: 6 steps to enhancing eLearning

Aptara

By reading it before beginning core work, an ID gains the SME's respect, increases credibility, and saves time by preventing the SME from having to walk the ID through basic information. Establish the course's purpose SMEs and IDs must work together to define the course's goals (i.e.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

For instance, he observed that while Praxair’s global pool of engineers provided a wellspring of technical talent, their lack of business and financial acumen helped to lessen their direct personal accountabilities for business results.

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Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Leaders aren’t actively engaged or personally invested in driving innovation.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. • How decisions are made, based on following objective logic (thinking) or personal values (feeling).

Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

to be competitive with other countries, we have to bring our whole selves to work and embrace our differences. Haslom mentioned that we only see 10 percent of a person’s diversity attributes. Corporate diversity is defined in a lot of different ways and at the core is our personality. After that is a secondary level which includes religion, income, language, work style, education, work experience, relationship status, recreational habits and family.