Category Archives: Learning

Really, 20% job growth rate in HR?

I listened to Josh Bersin’s keynote at their 2011 Impact Conference – The Business of Talent on Wednesday April 27. Kudos to Bersin and Associates for streaming this event and sharing with those that couldn’t attend. Josh talked about the … Continue reading

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Learning reflections week of April 10

Inspired by Harold Jarche and David Kelly, my goal is to post weekly some key experiences and learnings from the past week. Grass roots Social Media to save County Libraries Friday April 8, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners announced … Continue reading

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Send me an executive summary

Great idea from Jan Schultink in his blog, IdeaTransplant – Send me an executive summary. Although his post is focused on the world of investors, we as learning professionals should develop a pitch mindset. Jan’s alternative to the executive summary, … Continue reading

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Building better managers at Google

Interesting story in the Sunday NYT on Google’s journey to improve managers. Being Google, a tremendous effort was undertaken in analysis leading to  – the Eight Google Rules. Nothing earth shaking here as paraphrased: Be a good coach Empower your … Continue reading

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Myth – Net Generation

Net Gen Skeptic: Another Dutch Study Fails to Find the Net Generation. Another study doesn’t find a generational aptitude for digital technology from Mark Bullen. I do fear that we keep going down this path to move K-12 education online … Continue reading

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If it was only this easy

Listened to Martin VanDerSchouw, author of  Flavor of the Month, last night at PMI Atlanta meeting. Four key topics were discussed – strategy, performance metrics, process and service above status. With strategy, VanDerSchouw harped on avoiding shiny objects (presuming that … Continue reading

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Death to Panels

On a recent #astdchapters leader chat, I went off on my usual rant about panel discussions.  I don’t like panel presentations. Many professional associations over rely on this programming approach; it’s lazy. Most panels are haphazard collections of too many … Continue reading

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Random Zen

Good judgment comes from bad experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Every failure brings lessons.

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Talent Management Revisited: Where are we now?

» Blog Archive » Talent Management Revisited: Where are we now?. What exactly is talent management?  Is it the employee life cycle from hire to retire? Or all the bits in between when you must find the right person for … Continue reading

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Social learning for business – elevator pitch

Harold Jarche » Social learning for business. Suspect that more and more managers are wondering about this social learning thingy. Unfortunately, many managers see social media as distracting, waste of time and not a business tool.  Here’s a great elevator … Continue reading

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