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.


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?


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.


Learning Solutions Series: Web Conferencing Solutions Not Just for Meetings Anymore


Virtual meetings are gaining in popularity, as technological advances have allowed us to meet with others anywhere in the world (so long as an Internet connection is available).


How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready


The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. Strong trend of employers seeing flexible time as a direct influence on high productivity and work satisfaction and movement towards integrating these into their work style. Myriad of tools to stay remote but highly connected, including virtual office spaces.


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.