Learning Delivery

The Week That Was

These were the top five stories from the week of Jan. 15.
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No worries, we didn’t win the Powerball jackpot either. But you can find some solace in reading the top five stories on CLOmedia.com for the week of Jan. 15.
  1. 6 Rules for Aspiring Leaders: Leadership is about people, and while it’s not an easy job — it takes time and effort to become a great leader — its tenets aren’t complicated.
  2. How Do You Know if Training Is Effective? You’ve heard it before, but training without measurement can be a serious waste of time and money. There are ways to prove training is effective.
  3. SAP’s Learning Superhero: The software company’s learning leader Jenny Dearborn saves the day with a business-focused approach that incorporates metrics and culture to engage learners across the company.
  4. Welcome, 2016: The Year of Optimized Knowledge: The future of learning is filled with tools that personalize development for the learner and increase access to information at the point of need.
  5. JetBlue’s Gateway 7 Will Have Pilots Flying High: The airlines new initiative will extend access to pilot candidates with little-to-no flying experience this year.

On Another Note …

Grovo has put together a list of several things L&D leaders can learn from David Bowie.
The New York Times explains “cakeage,” that hotly-debated fee some restaurants charge to plate and serve cake that guests bring in from the outside.
And the mystifying popularity of the nonhovering hoverboard means something for business — The Economist explains why you should care.
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