Listen in on a one-of-a-kind conversation about what's happening in corporate education as Mike Prokopeak, Chief Learning Officer editor in chief, and veteran CLO Justin Lombardo interview learning executives, authors and industry leaders and what it takes to develop the people their organization needs to be successful.
Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the Future of the CLO Role
There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role. The future is both uncertain and full of opportunity. It's understandable if executives are feeling shaky. Fortunately, Sarah Kimmel, head of research for Chief Learning Officer, has data. Her team surveyed learning executives to uncover the path forward. Sarah provides insights for the future and puts the findings into context for practice, including what skills are rising, how CLO roles are structured and how learning and talent management fit together
Booz Allen Hamilton's Lisa Doyle on Leadership and Learning
There is no single path to becoming a leader. Lisa Doyle is a case in point. She’s been a public servant, consultant and a Fortune 100 exec. While each situation was different, her approach is consistent – combine passion with determination and humility.
Lisa shares her road from procurement officer to leading the Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy, as well as her head-first dive into the private sector as head of learning at Lowe’s and now as vice president of learning at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Vulcan's Tim Mulligan on Teaching Resilience
Something’s not working at work. High stress and low engagement clearly show that. Fortunately something can be done.
A culture of resilience is a form of psychological immunity and key to bouncing back from adversity, says Tim Mulligan, chief human resources officer at Seattle-based Vulcan.
In this episode, we talk to Tim about how to build a toolkit for resiliency, what a resilient leader looks like, why branding is so important and how catchy phrases can be the difference between good and great.
Discover Financial Services' Jon Kaplan on Learning to Lead
Like many bosses, Jon Kaplan thought he was a good leader. The problem? His team at Discover Financial Services didn’t agree. “I had managed to take a team that should have been high performing and I just drove them into the ground,” Jon said.
In this episode, Jon talks about how he rebuilt himself and his team in the wake of failure and how they established the Discover College Commitment, an industry-leading tuition assistance program all Discover employees are eligible for starting their first
Interface's Reece Roberson on Taking Risks
Corporate education isn’t a risky endeavor. That’s why it’s so important to inject risk into it. Trying new things, failing and starting over again are part of the job. The same goes for personal development.
Reece Roberson knows that firsthand. In this episode, Reece describes whey he left a comfortable job at Home Depot to start up a new talent and learning function at Interface, an Atlanta-based maker of commercial flooring. Plus, co-host Justin Lombardo shares when it’s OK not to take a risk