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Are you an entrepreneurial leader?

Are you an entrepreneurial leader? | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Natalie Cooper interviews strengths expert Alex Linley in this Q&A on how to create an entrepreneurial work culture, how to empower employees to innovate and how to deliver results to the bottom line.
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5 Keys to Building a Learning Organization - Forbes - Jay Cross's ...

5 Keys to Building a Learning Organization - Forbes - Jay Cross's ... | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Remember that corporate learning is “informal” and HR doesn't own it. If you ask any business leader “how people learn,” their most common answer is “on the job.” And this is correct – sales people learn by making sales ...

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Support informal social learning with formal training?

Support informal social learning with formal training? | DPG Online | Scoop.it

If you’ve not been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard mention of the 70:20:10 model – the one which suggests 70% of workplace learning takes place from doing the job itself, another 20% from talking to people, and a mere 10% from course work and reading materials. Charles Jennings, in his recent article traces this model back to research based on a survey of executives performed in the late 90’s.

 

A number of thinkers in the learning space have opined that if that’s the mix accomplished executives experienced, that in order to produce more accomplished workers, the mix of learning opportunities we provide for other workplace learners should be similar.

 

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Are you a Tortoise or a Hare?

What do you know about your #leadership style? By understanding ourselves we can improve our #connectivity with others.

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Young workers want mentors more than bonuses | Articles

Young workers want mentors more than bonuses | Articles | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Climbing the corporate ladder isn't a priority for the new generation of workers.

 

A recent survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers that asked millennials to rank the importance of various employee benefits.

 

Their top pick?

 

Training and development. A whopping “98 percent of millennials believe working with a mentor is necessary for professional growth.”

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No More Résumés, Say Some Firms

No More Résumés, Say Some Firms | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Companies are increasingly relying on social networks, video profiles and online quizzes to gauge candidates' suitability for a job.

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Culture of Innovation and team building to see new patterns

Culture of Innovation and team building to see new patterns | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Challenge status quo and assumptions and build a culture of commitment to innovation. Encourage out of the box thinking by employees and ask what if questions.

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Making the L&D budget Go Further

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We exhibited at the Learning & Skills Exhibition (L&S) at Olympia this year. One message came though over and over again. How can I make my training budget go further? There are a number of ways that a canny learning and development professional can husband his or her resources

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Welcome to the leadership hub

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In dark times we cry out for true leadership.

This is especially true today as the world faces up to a protracted economic crisis combined with multiple environmental and social challenges.

In the face of a political vacuum, business leaders are increasingly expected to take responsibility for a growing array of issues.

The old adage that "the business of business is business" now comes across as narrow minded and from an altogether different and selfish age.

 

So what are the skills and knowledge that are needed by the leaders of today to navigate this more complex territory?
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Learning from tomorrow’s leaders

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Have you tried speaking to a group of bright high school students wondering about what the current state of the world means for them and what they should do about it?
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How to Evaluate Learning: The Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century | Social Learning Blog

How to Evaluate Learning: The Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century | Social Learning Blog | DPG Online | Scoop.it

Recent research by ASTD and REED Learning indicates that the top skills desired by Learning & Development departments are measuring and evaluating training.

 

Even though many Learning and Development organizations find it a challenge to prove training’s effect beyond how learners react to the training and whether they have learned the training content, senior management and business stakeholders are more and more interested in metrics that show the impact on the organization.

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Is "Command and Collaborate" the New Leadership Model?

Is "Command and Collaborate" the New Leadership Model? | DPG Online | Scoop.it
The theme at Davos this year was "The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models." One of the models up for discussion was leadership. Panels with titles like "Leading Under Pressure" and "New Leadership Models from China" abounded.

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Monitoring the Private Lives of Your Employees

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Do you have problems with your employees' off-hour habits?

 

What do you do about them?

 

In a world where professional and personal time continue to blur what does this mean for employers?

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HR Infographic: The Great Divide

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Mercer’s What’s Working™ survey reveals that rank-and-file employees have a dramatically different – less positive and more skeptical – perspective on their jobs and employers compared to both managers and senior managers.

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A New Day for Learning - Human Resource Executive Online

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A New Day for LearningHuman Resource Executive Online (blog)...

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4 Easy Ways Learning Professionals Can Keep Learning

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Learning Professionals at all levels are constantly looking at how they can impact their students. What can a learning professional do to retool, renew and restock with knowledge around new trends, techniques and technologies in learning?

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Management Tips: 10 Quick Tips for How to Delegate

Management Tips: 10 Quick Tips for How to Delegate | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Delegation is a key tool in the effective management of people, time and resources. Here are my 10 quick tips for how to delegate (with links to more resources should you need them!

 

How to delegate tip #1. Get Clear on Why Delegation is Important – to You

 

As you’re reading this article I’m guessing you want to delegate (or delegate more). Why is that?

 

Do you want to;

1. Get the time and space to do the most important parts of the job really well. You do the work only you can do?

2. Get your staff members take charge of some work which develops their ability and potential?

3. Make the most effective use of the resources available to you?

 

Getting clear on your goals for delegation (and any of the goals above are very good goals) you’ll be much more likely to get started on the delegation process

 

Read more: http://managing-employee-performance.com/management-tips-10-quick-tips-for-how-to-delegate/


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