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Jan 5, 2010

Tips for Navigating the Uncertainty of Organizational Change

“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol Organizational change can make people feel uneasy and vulnerable. You may worry about the security of your job role, your new co-workers, or your revised job responsibilities. As your organization transitions to its new changed state, you are likely being asked to change as well. That’s difficult given these two key reasons why: No one can paint you a crystal clear picture of the future, and—more importantly—what that future means for you, personally. No one is placing a roadmap in your hands and saying, “Here’s exactly what you need to do to get there.”...

“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol Organizational change can make people...

Dec 30, 2009

Creating Informal Learning Opportunities for Business Professionals, Part 2

Wikipedia describes Twitter as “a free social networking and micro-blogging service” that allows users to send “updates” (or “tweets”; text-based posts, up...

Wikipedia describes Twitter as “a free social networking and micro-blogging service” that allows users to send “updates” (or “tweets”; text-based posts, up...

Dec 14, 2009

Transformative Learning, Part 4: Organizational Change

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. One of my last blog entries prompted a reader to ask how my research on transformative learning can...

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. One of my last blog entries prompted a reader to ask how my research on transformative learning can...

Dec 10, 2009

10,000 Reasons Virtual Worlds Won’t Work for Your Organization…And 10 Good Reasons They Will

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of delivering a session on Virtual Worlds at the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums with Susan...

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of delivering a session on Virtual Worlds at the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums with Susan...

Dec 3, 2009

Talent Intelligence

by Sherry Engel I recently read an article titled Talent Intelligence: Cut Through the Chaos. So much of this article resonated with...

by Sherry Engel I recently read an article titled Talent Intelligence: Cut Through the Chaos. So much of this article resonated with...

Nov 24, 2009

The Myth of Mobile: An Introduction To Mobile Learning

I remember years ago, sitting in a presentation by Nicholas Negroponte, where he insisted that in the not-too-distant future, we would all...

I remember years ago, sitting in a presentation by Nicholas Negroponte, where he insisted that in the not-too-distant future, we would all...

Nov 19, 2009

Becoming a Business Partner: Tip #2 – Establish a Consultative Relationship with Your Client

How do we expand our relationships with our clients from “order-takers” to trusted advisors? First, and foremost, we need to begin by...

How do we expand our relationships with our clients from “order-takers” to trusted advisors? First, and foremost, we need to begin by...

Nov 5, 2009

Transformative Learning, Part 3: Transformative Learning in Practice

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. In my previous entries, I defined transformative learning and discussed how companies can apply it. This entry will...

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. In my previous entries, I defined transformative learning and discussed how companies can apply it. This entry will...

Nov 2, 2009

Learning from Game Developers

by Dave Darrow For the longest time, we’ve had to avoid using the “g-word” when describing things like business simulation and virtual...

by Dave Darrow For the longest time, we’ve had to avoid using the “g-word” when describing things like business simulation and virtual...

Oct 29, 2009

Becoming a Business Partner: Tip # 1 – Know your Client Inside and Out

by Sherry Engel So how do we get to the point that we know the client so well that we become a...

by Sherry Engel So how do we get to the point that we know the client so well that we become a...

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