LinkedIn Skills – Useful or Useless?
APRIL 28, 2014
LinkedIn Skills. You can: Add a skill to the Skills & Endorsements section of your profile from the Edit Profile page.
Network Era Skills
MAY 28, 2014
The core skills for this emerging workplace are: 1) working & learning out loud 2) cooperating, 3) collaborating, and 4) connected leadership.
digital workforce skills
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Dion Hinchcliffe asks What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce? It can also help develop critical thinking skills.
digital transformation skills
APRIL 29, 2015
The foundation for these skills is a democratic organization based on loose hierarchies and strong networks. Both are necessary.
Four Basic Skills for 2020
JULY 13, 2014
In 2011, The Institute for the Future and the University of Phoenix published a report that looked at Future Work Skills 2020 (PDF).
The Growing Value of Social Skills
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
I recently read a very interesting paper, The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market , by Harvard professor David Deming.
Service Design Soft Skill Builder: Empathy
AUGUST 19, 2013
I fundamentally believe empathy is a foundational soft skill in design practice. Daniel Goleman calls these skills ‘Emotional Intelligence.’
Service Design Soft Skill Builder: Empathy
AUGUST 19, 2013
I fundamentally believe empathy is a foundational soft skill in design practice. It turns out, reading fiction builds empathetic skill.
Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
JANUARY 27, 2015
Complementarity across skills has increased, boosting the need for worker flexibility. or 17.4 million people.
Those hard soft-skills
AUGUST 8, 2011
Tweet Soft skills , especially collaboration and networking, will become more important than traditional hard skills. Smart employers have always focused more on attitude than any specific skill-set because they know they can train for a lack of skills and knowledge. So what are these so-called softs skills?
Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
But, as businesses transform into social businesses, the social workplace is going to become more and more reliant on these skills.
The skills gap is a learning gap
JUNE 26, 2014
Empty platitudes about “upgrading skills” and “investing in our people” will not suffice. It can be painful. – Digital Tonto.
The Modern L&D Dept requires other skills than instructional design
MARCH 10, 2015
Instructional Design is for designing instruction. But in the workplace we don’t just learn from instruction, i.e. by being taught in classroom training or online courses. We learn in many different ways – from information, from working with our teams as well as through our own experiences in doing our jobs. In fact most of the […].
Professional Development in Social Learning: 3 different skill areas
MAY 15, 2013
I’m constantly asked by Learning & Development professionals where they can learn more about social learning. Social learning
Structures, skills and tools
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
The innovative work structures required for complex economies need to be supported by skilled workers with the right tools. Tim Kastelle.
Flatter hierarchies require deeper skills
JULY 18, 2012
In an interconnected work environment, people with only broad skills are no longer required. The writing is on the wall. Wirearchy Work
Building the new skills of the connected workplace
OCTOBER 9, 2013
Developing, supporting, and encouraging people to use a range of new social workplace skills will be just as important. Social learning
The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
The soft skills. Again, touching base on the soft skills. However, it won’t be easy. Off to work! But is it really? Try it!
Basic Skills for Net Work
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
How can I develop and improve critical thinking skills? >> >> net work skills. >> start small. itashare.
Why individuals need to be self-managed learners – and how to build the new skills
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
In my previous blog post I talked about why ORGANISATIONS need self-managed learners, so in this post I want to look at why INDIVIDUALS need to be self-managed learners. The world is changing fast, and this is having an impact on the world of work. So, for instance, there is no such thing as a job for […]. Social learning
Digital Learning Skills for the Networked Age (Online Workshop)
OCTOBER 8, 2014
Next public workshop runs Part A: 13 October – 7 November 2014 (4 weeks) Part B: 24 November – 19 December (4 weeks) In this fast moving age, it is no longer just about studying existing bodies of knowledge and acquiring existing skills in formal courses but adopting a new set of learning strategies to […]. Social learning
What leadership skills do nonprofit emerging leaders need to succeed?
AUGUST 5, 2014
Are leadership skills different for emerging “Millennial” leaders than for people from different generations? Drives for results.
Ways that Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Can Build Virtuoso Listening Skills
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
The skills that we are focusing on are “networked leadership” skills both online and offline and working with self and working with others.
Docking Employee Pay to Improve Their Skills is Dubious if not Dumb
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
I read with disdain about IBM’s dubious plan to reduce the pay of some of its workers by 10 percent in order for them to improve their skills.
Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux
APRIL 13, 2011
Delivering captivating presentations is a gift, and a skill that needs constant fine tuning, nurturing, learning and maturing over time. It is.
The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills
MARCH 29, 2011
Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about killer presentation skills. That’s right! In it, you will see J.
Year Zero: The Future of Communication Skills in Corporations
MARCH 13, 2011
The very basic skill of communication is changing right before our ears. That’s not to say that revenues have decreased, nor will they.
From creating content to building new connected workplace skills – this is the NEW work for learning professionals
JUNE 25, 2013
Over the last few years I have been observing (as well as writing about) three significant things that are happening in the context of workplace learning: An increasing number of knowledge workers are finding their own solutions to their individual and team learning and performance problems on the Social Web – and in doing so [.].
How Nonprofit Emerging Leaders Can Build Emotional Intelligence Skills: There’s An App for That!
AUGUST 20, 2015
skills. Emotional Intelligence is a flexible skill that can be readily acquired and practiced. Self-Management Skills. Inside Out.
21st Century L&D Skills
AUGUST 8, 2010
I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. So, what’s changed?
Skills 2.0 redux
JULY 25, 2012
What do you think are Skills 2.0, or perhaps even Skills 3.0, Here is the article, Skills 2.0 (PDF). What has not? ” .
An open university prep course – MOOC for basic skills
MARCH 15, 2011
I’ve been interested in the potential of running a massive open online course for basic skills for a while now. How you can help. obs11
Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
I was interested in the skills we identified that are clearly vitally important to successful organizations, yet often significantly underdeveloped. Fostering conversation can be helped by appropriate technologies and processes, but most importantly it requires skills, both at executive level and through the organization. Enterprise 2.0
A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills
OCTOBER 7, 2014
Last month, I participated in a Design Thinking Lab with network leadership practitioners convened by the Leadership Learning Community.
Building success in the future of work: T-shaped, Pi-shaped, and Comb-shaped skills
MARCH 21, 2013
As we chatted before the event this morning we started talking about “T-shaped” skills. There is then a balance to strike.
“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
It’s not about waiting for someone to come along to teach us this new knowledge or new skills; but rather to continuously learn for ourselves.
Too Much Information or a Skills Gap
JULY 9, 2009
It's a big skills, knowledge, performance gap – see Work Skills Keeping Up. Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI?
Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Sense-making is an essential workplace skill along with several others. [link]. Found it via Curata’s collection ). How do you do it?
Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2013
Finally, in the LPSS, or Learning in Performance Support System, is analytics, competence and assessment , and this is essentially the application of artificial intelligence, and the pattern recognition to identify the ways in which a person can become competent at some skill or task, and the gap between where they are, and becoming competent.
Six Books About Skills You Need To Succeed in A Networked World
DECEMBER 23, 2011
Another topic that I’ve been tracking for a few years is information overload, with an emphasis on information coping skills. Books