In a previous blog, “Building a Productive Learning Culture: Rightsizing Learning Opportunities,” we explored the ways that L&D teams can curate learning opportunities to offer those that are most relevant to employees. In this blog, we’ll look at how to teach employees how to learn—rather than just telling them what to learn.
In today’s era of hashtag-heavy tweets, abbreviation-filled texts and quickly dashed-off emails, you might not think it matters if your written communications have lots of typos and no punctuation. But it does.
There is a current perceived lack of individual leadership amongst UK businesses, with employees around the country either unwilling or unable to step up and lead teams to enable the business to grow. This is why it is important to develop and encourage employees to take on leadership responsibilities as much as possible. If they are trained properly, they will ultimately reap the rewards just as much as the business does.
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Professional learning that is relevant, collaborative and future focused can have a highly positive impact on teacher quality. Here you will find resources that develop an understanding of effective professional learning as well as access to free online learning modules.
During the past few decades we have spent a lot of time talking about knowledge workers and knowledge work. However today knowledge is nothing more than a commodity and to be the smartest guy in the room all you need access to is a smartphone. This is especially true when we consider that more “smart assistants” such as the Amazon Echo, Siri, Cortana, and IBM’s Watson enter our professional and personal lives.
Mentoring is fundamental to being a successful leader. That, in my opinion, is unequivocal! I have witnessed far too many leaders who say they mentor, but do not invest time and energy – and you need both – in it.
Rethinking the library proves a divisive topic at many liberal arts institutions Inside Higher Ed There, the Lehman Hall library is about to be demolished to make way for an estimated $150 million Teaching and Learning Center.
Before we go on to unveil the future trends, let’s have a look at what was happening on the leadership training scene this year. Among the most innovative leadership strategies being taught all over the world was the so-called “endogenous resourcing”, standing for the myriad techniques for unlocking employees’ hidden potential.
Apart from this trend, we saw the rise of management policies that foster sustainability and a slow transition from the autocratic, control-and-command management style to its more democratic variety – both demonstrating how the human side of business has become a growing factor in the success of leadership as employed by many global brands.
Having examined the present, let’s now direct our gaze to the future – here are 6 innovative leadership development practices that we will see spreading in the upcoming year.
"I tell people that if they're sitting at their desk and it's become easy that they should be looking for somebody else to pass that down to so that they can be challenged and do things that are more difficult. If you have that culture throughout the whole firm, what ends up happening, is you're creating leaders at every level. Because once something's easy, and they can pass it down to somebody else, they're teaching, they're mentoring and then they're being given an opportunity to do a more challenging thing.".