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LinkedIn Skills – Useful or Useless?

Dan Pontefract

LinkedIn Skills. You can: Add a skill to the Skills & Endorsements section of your profile from the Edit Profile page.

Network Era Skills

Harold Jarche

The core skills for this emerging workplace are: 1) working & learning out loud 2) cooperating, 3) collaborating, and 4) connected leadership.

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digital workforce skills

Harold Jarche

Dion Hinchcliffe asks What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce? It can also help develop critical thinking skills.

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digital transformation skills

Harold Jarche

The foundation for these skills is a democratic organization based on loose hierarchies and strong networks. Both are necessary.

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Four Basic Skills for 2020

Harold Jarche

In 2011, The Institute for the Future and the University of Phoenix published a report that looked at Future Work Skills 2020 (PDF).

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The Growing Value of Social Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Adaptive Path

fundamentally believe empathy is a foundational soft skill in design practice. And Daniel Goleman calls these skills ‘Emotional Intelligence.’

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Service Design Soft Skill Builder: Empathy

Adaptive Path

fundamentally believe empathy is a foundational soft skill in design practice. Daniel Goleman calls these skills ‘Emotional Intelligence.’

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Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complementarity across skills has increased, boosting the need for worker flexibility.  million people. 

Those hard soft-skills

Harold Jarche

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

Jane Hart

But as for the new social and collaboration skills that workers require, well you simply can’t train people to be social! Social learning

The skills gap is a learning gap

Harold Jarche

The construct of dependent learning will not help any organization manage the constant skills gap that all organizations will be facing very soon.

The Modern L&D Dept requires other skills than instructional design

Jane Hart

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 […].

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Professional Development in Social Learning: 3 different skill areas

Jane Hart

I’m constantly asked by Learning & Development professionals where they can learn more about social learning. Social learning

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Structures, skills and tools

Harold Jarche

The innovative work structures required for complex economies need to be supported by skilled workers with the right tools. Content Creation.

Flatter hierarchies require deeper skills

Harold Jarche

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

Jane Hart

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

Luis Suarez

The soft skills. Again, touching base on the soft skills. However, it won’t be easy. Off to work! For better or for worse. Try it!

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Basic Skills for Net Work

Harold Jarche

How can I develop and improve  critical thinking  skills? >> Observe, Participate, Challenge, Create. itashare.

Why individuals need to be self-managed learners – and how to build the new skills

Jane Hart

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

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Digital Learning Skills for the Networked Age (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

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?

Beth Kanter

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

Beth Kanter

The specific practice skills include these three: Ask empowering questions. Use reflective listening skills and clear communication to adjust.

Docking Employee Pay to Improve Their Skills is Dubious if not Dumb

Dan Pontefract

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

Luis Suarez

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

Luis Suarez

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

Dan Pontefract

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

Jane Hart

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!

Beth Kanter

skills. Emotional Intelligence is a flexible skill that can be readily acquired and practiced.  Self-Management Skills.

21st Century L&D Skills

Charles Jennings

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

Harold Jarche

What do you think are Skills 2.0, or perhaps even Skills 3.0, for you, your colleagues and your fields of expertise? What has not?

An open university prep course – MOOC for basic skills

David Weinberger

I’ve been interested in the potential of running a massive open online course for basic skills for a while now. Send suggestions. obs11

Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization

Ross Dawson

It was a rich discussion, and there was much to take from it. I was interested in the skills we identified that are clearly vitally important to successful organizations, yet often significantly underdeveloped. These skills include: - Conversational skills. Social media skills. Communication channel skills.

A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth Kanter

The session was an introduction to design thinking methods and to generate ideas for instructional modules for networked leadership development.

Building success in the future of work: T-shaped, Pi-shaped, and Comb-shaped skills

Ross Dawson

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”

Jane Hart

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.

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Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

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

Beth Kanter

Sense-making is an essential workplace skill along with several others. [link]. ”- Hal Varian, Google. What does that actually mean?

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

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

Beth Kanter

Photo By h.koppdelaney. Both by authors with first names of Brian. Brilliant Mistakes by Paul H.J. Schoemaker. This book will help. Books