The Constant Tension…

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If you are like most people in the learning and talent management space…you may have experienced this situation. You are in an organization with a Corporate (Corp) learning and talent management group, probably responsible for cross-corporate initiatives and a number of Business Unit (BU) learning and talent management groups, probably responsible for being responsive to… Read more »

Creating the Agile Organization…

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Two recent articles piqued my curiosity this past week. One was UNC Keenan-Flagler’s ideas@work webizine Volume 5 and one article in particular titled “Developing Leaders in a VUCA Environment.” The second was a research report from Saba titled “Carpe Diem: Seizing the Opportunity to Build an Agile Organization.” The UNC Keenan-Flagler piece discussed research from… Read more »

The Long Journey to be a Doctor

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I wanted to say thanks to everyone that has continued to come here and read this blog based on my interest in expanding knowledge of human capital and talent management by giving people different perspectives to look at regarding these topics. It is the proverbial labor of love as they say. Over the last nearly… Read more »

Same Old Song and Dance…

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Greetings, I continue to be amazed at some of the conversations that learning & talent professionals have about outcomes related to the solutions they put in place. It apparently was a topic of interest again at the Spring CLO Symposium held by CLO Magazine based upon this blog post from David Vance. Vance, the former… Read more »

Integrated Leadership Development – Potential Answer to the Importance-Effectiveness Gap

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Greetings, I have written a couple of times about the gap between the importance of leadership development activities and the effectiveness of organization’s efforts. Typically a pretty large gap exists…many understand its importance, but have a really hard time with determining their effectiveness at doing it. Research from Dr. David Weiss and Dr. Vince Molinaro,… Read more »

Big Data = Big Talent Needs

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Greetings, A recent McKinsey article drew my attention. Titled “Are You Ready for the Era of “Big Data”?, it details a current environment where people can mine and leverage data to develop new business models and become more agile and adaptable to evolving business conditions. This story at the front of the article resonates this… Read more »