How to Identify Truly Exceptional Talent

Posted by CLO Staff on Jun 2, 2017 11:36:51 AM

High potentials are not all the same. Treating them as such could cheat your organization out of industry-changing, business-boosting innovation.

There’s a great story about Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington’s pianist and collaborator that tells us something about truly exceptional talent. Strayhorn met Ellington in 1938 at age 23 following one of his concerts in Pittsburgh.

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What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

Posted by CLO Staff on Jun 2, 2017 11:29:36 AM

With talent shortages on the rise, learning leaders must change how they play their role during the talent management lifecycle.

The pressure to recruit and retain top talent is more intense than ever, as is the need to create a diverse, responsive and productive organizational culture. According to an October 2016 survey from ManpowerGroup, employers are facing the highest global talent shortage since 2007. As a result, learning leaders have to adopt a new mindset.

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5 Questions with Francesca Gino

Posted by CLO Staff on Jun 2, 2017 11:26:16 AM

We sat down with with Francesca Gino to get a better understanding on what she will be discussing with CLO Symposium+Plus attendees, her new book "Sidetracked" and her recent article in Harvard Business Review entitled, "Rebel Talent."

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The 4 Ps for Leading Change

Posted by CLO Staff on Mar 14, 2017 6:13:00 AM

If you want to be an effective leader, a number of skills will help you on your path to success. It’s important to focus on and develop these skills if you want to lead change within your institution or in the world.

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Words of Wisdom

Posted by Trey Smith on Mar 8, 2017 9:39:22 AM

Listen to the Voice of Experience

If you want to know what it takes to truly lead a dynamic learning organization, there’s nothing more powerful than first-person insights. That’s what makes the Voice of the CLO sessions at CLO Symposium17 so exciting. Here’s who will be sharing their words of wisdom:

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Topics: Event Updates

The Industries of the Future

Posted by Trey Smith on Feb 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Alec Ross is one of America’s leading experts on innovation. Serving as an American technology expert for both the political and technological elite, Ross helps leaders better understand the implication of innovation and market disruption. Most recently recognized as a New York Times best-selling author of, “The Industries of the Future,” Ross describes the changes that are going to impact our future, for better or worse. Chief Learning Officer’s associate editorial director Kellye Whitney caught tup with Ross via email.

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Topics: Speaker Interviews

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

Posted by Bravetta Hassell on Feb 13, 2017 1:38:18 PM

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs.

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Topics: culture competency, global leadership, development, framework, learning and development

HGTV’s Model for Business Innovation and Success

Posted by Trey Smith on Feb 9, 2017 7:00:00 AM

HGTV took a big idea — a cable television network devoted to all things home — into a marketplace dominated by media giants and emerged the leader. Now launched in more than 98 million homes, HGTV changed how we envision our homes and, in the process, established a new model for business innovation and success. Chief Learning Officer’s associate editorial director Kellye Whitney caught up with HGTV’s former CEO, Susan Packard, to discuss what role a brand plays in an organization's success.

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Topics: Speaker Interviews

The Modern Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion

Posted by Trey Smith on Feb 2, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Steve Pemberton is vice president of diversity and inclusion and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance the first pharmacy-led health and wellbeing enterprise. Pemberton is also author of “A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, A Mysterious Past, and How He Found A Place Called Home,” a memoir chronicling his difficult path through foster care and his determined search for his family. Opening CLO Symposium17 with his keynote address “The Advantage of Disadvantage: How to Transform Adversity into Action,” Chief Learning Officer’s associate editorial director, Kellye Whitney, caught up with Pemberton regarding the advancement of organizational diversity and inclusion via email.

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Topics: Speaker Interviews

Procrastinators Rejoice!

Posted by Trey Smith on Jan 31, 2017 1:44:08 PM

In case you haven't heard, we've extended our early-bird pricing until Friday, February 10. Act now and save $300 on your CLO Symposium17 registration.

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Topics: Event Updates