Learning in a Connected Age: Leveraging Social Media

QAspire

Language allowed us to create stories and human beings learned through stories shared in a social context. Learning was social in nature. Then, literature evolved and allowed many people to learn from the same sources. Because learning is never static.

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Fear of Learning

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Fear is a barrier to learning. Fear is far more a liability than an asset where learning is involved. A testing, contentious learning environment may bring out the adrenaline, but it does not bolster aptitude. Give it to everyone on your team, to create a learning organization.

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Interview: Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith on Art of Effective Mentoring

QAspire

Bell and Marshall Goldsmith released the revised edition of their classic book “ Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning ”. Leaders create learning organizations. The path of learning begins with the mentor’s genuineness and candor. Last week, Chip R.

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Innovating Higher-Education

Mills Scofield

Nabeel Gillani started Coursolve.org to connect organizations using MOOCs with students around the world to solve real world problems. UVa’s Darden School of Business and University of Washington are finding unexpected value and learning by using Coursolve.

Learning, Leading and Lasting

Six Disciplines

First, they should be learning organizations. Individuals in the organization should be like members of an Olympic team, where the best keep learning how to get better. Second, excellent organizations should have clearly defined areas in which they have chosen to be leaders, and they should be relentless in their pursuit of those areas. As you read on, you’ll learn a step-by-step approach that helps your organization learn, lead and last.

Ask, Learn, Follow Up and Grow

Marshall Goldsmith

” The traditional hierarchical model of leadership will not work effectively for major organizations in tomorrow’s changing world. Many organizations have historically operated on the “there is one best way” school of management. Learn.

Learning, Leading and Lasting

Six Disciplines

First, they should be learning organizations. Individuals in the organization should be like members of an Olympic team, where the best keep learning how to get better. Second, excellent organizations should have clearly defined areas in which they have chosen to be leaders, and they should be relentless in their pursuit of those areas. As you read on, you’ll learn a step-by-step approach that helps your organization learn, lead and last.

Don't Read Infographics When You're Feeling Anxious

Harvard Business Review

Positive affect arouses curiosity, engages creativity, and makes the brain into an effective learning organism," allowing for a less-focused and broader view of the situation. Ever had to look at a data visualization while you were in a lousy mood?

Use Doctrine to Pierce the Fog of Business

Harvard Business Review

Business leaders recognize the importance of pushing decision-making down the organization and out to the front line. In turn, results were fed back to leaders, who evolved the doctrine to improve performance, enabling a true learning organization.

‘Managers as Mentors’ Celebrates Publication Anniversary

Marshall Goldsmith

With more than 150,000 copies sold, “Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning,” Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith’s classic guide to successfully combining these two interrelated roles has proven to be deeply influential among professionals in virtually every industry and leadership role. The origin of the word mentor goes back to ancient Greece–specifically, to the character of Mentor in Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey.”

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The Best Leadership Books of 2014

Leading Blog

A S LEADERS we must learn and grow. We must be creative and innovative in our organizations but perhaps more importantly, in working on ourselves. Reinventing Organizations : A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness by Frederic Laloux Based on three years of research, Reinventing Organizations describes the emergence of a new management paradigm, a radically more soulful, purposeful and powerful ways to structure and run any organization.

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Applying Quality as a Business Strategy at Hallmark Building Supplies

Deming Institute

I have written about this presentation in 2013 with a few selected clips from the presentation. It is often useful to learn about the journey of transformation of an organization to a new management system. Guest post by John Hunter.

Reflecting on David Garvin’s Imprint on Management

Harvard Business Review

” ( Sloan Management Review, 1984) — hold up well, but as the new millennium approached and the economy grew less dependent on manufacturing, Garvin became less focused on quality management specifically and more concerned with all the processes organizations use to get work done. “The Processes of Organization and Management” (1998) explains why Garvin and others had grown so interested in using processes as a window into general management.

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