20 episodes

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.

Chief Learning Officer Podcast Chief Learning Officer Magazine

    • Management
    • 4.9, 11 Ratings

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.

    Episode 20: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the Future of the CLO Role

    Episode 20: 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

    • 38 min
    Episode 19: Booz Allen Hamilton's Lisa Doyle on Leadership and Learning

    Episode 19: 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.

    • 56 min
    Episode 18: Parexel's Greg Friedman on Thinking Like an Organizational Development Pro

    Episode 18: Parexel's Greg Friedman on Thinking Like an Organizational Development Pro

    It can be hard to say no. But learning how is one of the most critical skills a CLO can learn. It reinforces the point that not every problem is a training problem.

    In this episode, Greg Friedman from Parexel talks about organizational development and learning and how to set aside busy work to do what's meaningful. He also shares why culture change is risky and how he’s rethinking performance management. Plus, Mike Prokopeak and Justin Lombardo discuss why learning, OD and HR so often come into conflic

    • 58 min
    Episode 17: Vulcan's Tim Mulligan on Resilience and Learning to 'Roar'

    Episode 17: Vulcan's Tim Mulligan on Resilience and Learning to 'Roar'

    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.

    • 31 min
    Episode 16: Discover Financial Services' Jon Kaplan on Learning to Lead

    Episode 16: 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

    • 56 min
    Episode 15: Interface's Reece Roberson on Taking Risks

    Episode 15: 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

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

JesseMcQ ,

Fun and informative!

High-profile guests in the CLO world and informative throughout.

Top Podcasts In Management

Listeners Also Subscribed To