I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

While every organization in the world is unique, most have characteristics in common. Each has its own culture that derives from its mission, vision, values, and the people who work there. The work of the organization is largely off-limits in conversations with outsiders.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

Today we can find virtually anything we need to know on the Internet, whenever we need it, from wherever we are. 1 Because knowledge itself is tacit, it’s virtually impossible to manage at the organizational level. What works for me won’t necessarily work for someone else.

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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. In short, is the L&D world splitting in two?

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Unless you have an interest, ability — competence to understand the world and understand your business that way, you won’t be able to have any kind of real leadership on the business or on the talent within that business,” said Juan-Luis Goujon, president and CEO of BPI group, North America.

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

mLevel

How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. Related: Best Startups to Work for in Chicago.

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. After that is a secondary level which includes religion, income, language, work style, education, work experience, relationship status, recreational habits and family. Organizational diversity then includes functional level/classification, work content/field, seniority, management status, unit/group division/department and union affiliation.