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Mentoring Makes an IMPACT on Employee Careers

Sodexo’s Spirit of Mentoring program is a key element of that company’s corporate culture and is powered in part by River. Learn how their formal IMPACT program has become a catalyst ...

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Comprehensive Learning Networks

This article by Randy Emelo shows you how to bring your workforce together for social, collaborative, and networked learning, and highlights how Cognizant accomplishes this with great effectiveness.

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Let’s Get REAL: SMART Goals Are Dumb

SMART goals help you set objectives, while REAL goals help you set development goals. Randy Emelo looks at the four elements of REAL goals and gives tips on what to explores as you put this idea ...

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Blog Series: Shift the Way You Think about Learning

In part two of this 2-part series from Randy Emelo posted via STADA, uncover four shifts we need to make in our mindsets and in the minds of our learners, along with tips to do so successfully.

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Blog Series: Reshaping the Learner Mindset

In part one of this 2-part series from Randy Emelo posted via STADA, discover how you can help people change their mindsets about what to expect from their learning activities. Innovative ...

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Reshaping the Learner Mindset

In this cover story, Randy Emelo explores how to best prepare people for personalized and collaborative learning, showcasing how Xerox uses an innovative social learning manager certification process.

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Not Your Mother’s Blended Learning

Made up of communities, cohorts and pairs, this is not the blended learning you know so well. It’s a different breed, one focused on people, that today’s companies likely need. Learn ...

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Shift Your Focus with Modern Mentoring

In a nutshell, mentoring is learning from the experience of others. Randy Emelo shares how organizations are modernizing their approach to mentoring and the results they are getting.

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What Schools Can Learn from Corporate Mentoring

Research by Anny Chou, a recent graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, on the growing use of online mentoring software for corporate mentoring programs (including River), and what ...

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Mentoring for Productivity

Based on his work with numerous Fortune 500 companies, Randy Emelo shares three tips for using mentoring for organizational productivity.

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Before They Go: Mentoring and the Exiting Employee

Don’t let your organizational knowledge walk out the door! Randy Emelo offers three tips for using group mentoring with your exiting employees to capture their critical insights before ...

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Who Is the Best Mentor for You?

Randy Emelo talks about viewing experts along a learning continuum to help build the pool of potential mentors available in an organization.

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Pillars of Modern Mentoring

Discover the five core building blocks of developing a modern mentoring mindset in this article from Randy Emelo.

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Predictive Learning

Employees have a growing need and desire for predictive analytics and recommendations in their learning. Randy Emelo looks at what this means for companies and how organizations can tap into this ...

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The Power of Discovery

Randy Emelo makes the case for learning to be more like Amazon and Netflix, where systems are smart enough to push out recommendations to learners for personalized and timely learning opportunities.

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