I’ll be there. Ross and Verna are the most astute people I know when it comes to extracting value from networks. Way, way ahead of their time.
Last week I joined three dozen talent managers from top Silicon Valley companies at Cisco for a meeting of the Future of Talent Institute.
My friend Kevin Wheeler founded the Institute to provide a place for senior talent managers to converse and explore emerging issues in talent management, staffing, Continue reading
Yesterday, Learntrends hosted a series of online conversations on boosting the performance of organizations through learning.
Our goal was honest dialog among as many members as possible. No commercials. No presentations. Few or no slides. Often, we threw three or four great people into an online Continue reading
When I started thinking about our 24-hour online conversation among learning professionals, I imagined passing the baton from the California Desk to the New Zealand Desk to the Sydney Desk and so forth. Then I realized I was trapped in a pre-internet metaphor of geography.
All we really needed Continue reading
Our dog Cappuccino is a miniature long-haired dachshund, also known as a kaninchenhund. Dachshund is German for badger dog; kaninchenhund means bunny dog.
Cappuccino has no interest in chasing sticks or tennis balls. She’s oblivious to the deer we see on our walks in the neighborhood. Her main pastimes Continue reading
Corporate Learning Trends & Innovation (henceforth “Learntrends”) is hosting a free, online conversation on learning in organizations starting April 21. I’m getting fired up about conducting Learntrends globally, that is, for 24 hours. Wherever the morning sun is shining, people will be engaged Continue reading
What are you learning?
What are you trying to accomplish?
What does it taste like?
What is the one obstacle from your breakthrough?
How are you making yourself more lovable?
What are you doing that’s real healthy?
How are you creating value for your time/employer?
What rock Continue reading
Yesterday on video I heard myself stumbling to describe the April 21 session of Corporate Learning Trends & Innovation. I said our theme is improving performance with “natural/informal/web 2.0/connected/social learning. You know what I mean. It’s the vision we’re selling to managers who don’t Continue reading
Gene Marks, 04.02.09, 02:45 PM EDT
It’s called collaboration software, and you should be using it.
If this article had appeared in Forbes just one day earlier, I would have thought it was a crafty April Fool’s joke.
A recent study of 600 resellers revealed a Continue reading
It’s always darkest before the dawn. Carlota Perez pegs what we’re going through economically. Irving Wladawsky-Berger summarizes: