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Competencies we need to succeed in the future – a follow up

I asked for ideas on what competencies a future learning and performance professional will need to succeed in the next 5-10 years and led a session at the Learning Solutions Conference in March focused on Who Is the Next-gen Worker (and Are We Ready for Them?).  With the advances in social media, technology, and mobile … Continue reading

Strategically Social is tactically terrific!

I had several personal responses to my last post that can best be summed up as, “me too!”  One person recounted an internal client who had to have a CBT although what really was needed was a job aid the workers could hang on their badge lanyards for quick reference!  It was a reader who … Continue reading

A Coherent Organization is… connected from the ground up

Could the barrier to coherency be one of connectedness?  “The underlying concept of a coherent organization is that organizations and their people are members of many different types of networks, for example, communities of practice, the company social network, and close-knit collaborative work teams. A coherent organization requires a single unifying framework, not two operating systems.” (Harold … Continue reading

Business is changing – are we keeping up?

Over six years ago Sir Ken Robinson proposed a education system that would nurture rather than, as he states, “kill creativity”.  This idea is around exploring, learning as you go, and experimenting alone as well as in groups; business is following this path even if they don’t know it.  Harold Jarche wrote recently that the … Continue reading

Effective Performance is also efficient

Have you ever had the discussion with a client from a business unit that sounds like, “look, I need a 4 hour class and I can tell them all they will need to know…”?  And the kicker, “and we’ll videotape it so others can watch it later”!   How can we get the conversation started that … Continue reading

Failing is the path to success!

I just finished reading Why I Hire People Who Fail and am reflecting on my own past learning moments.  I had a manager at IBM who I was trying to convince that a project I was working on was destined to fail and his words are still with me, “yes it is not needed but … Continue reading

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