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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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Peer Collaboration Enhances Diversity and Inclusion

Learn why companies would be wise to take advantage of social networks that already exist in the form of employee resource groups (ERGs) to help leverage and drive broader learning throughout ...

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The New Way to Blend Learning

Randy Emelo explains how companies can expand their training utility by adding social learning opportunities to current formal blended training, creating a whole new way to blend learning.

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Modern Mentoring Reaches Millennials

Laurie Harley of HR & Talent Management dives into the topic of modern mentoring with Randy Emelo and analyzes what factors appeal to Millennials.

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Facilitating Social Learning

Randy Emelo argues that the learning advisor is the key to unlocking productive social learning, and he offers tips for helping advisors step up to the challenge.

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Mentoring in a Millennial World

Millennials crave mentoring, but the way in which this generation prefers to connect, learn and share expertise leaves traditional mentoring programs ill-equipped.

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3 Critical Elements for Dynamic Social Learning

Randy Emelo discusses the three elements needed in order to achieve organizational social learning that is dynamic, engaging and productive.

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It’s Time to Retire Your LMS

Randy Emelo argues for more personal, dynamic, and responsive learning in organizations.

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How to Build Trust in Social Learning Environments

Transformational social learning thrives only when trust is present among collaborators. Randy Emelo defines three ways to build trust in a social learning setting.

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How to Be a Catalyst for Social Learning

Anyone who serves as an advisor in a social learning setting is responsible to lead that virtual community towards discovery. Randy Emelo discusses the responsibilities of the advisory role.

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The Spirit of Mentoring at Sodexo

Jodi Davidson of Sodexo and Randy Emelo of River share how Sodexo embraces the spirit of mentoring in their award-winning program of the same name.

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Learning for Performance

Learning is about changing behaviors and improving the way we work. As such, we need to make learning fit more easily into the context of daily work. This article by Randy Emelo offers tips on ...

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Unlock Agency Success with Modern Mentoring

Modern mentoring means enabling your workforce to connect with one another via technology for learning and development that occurs in a just-in-time fashion, and it affects the daily work-related ...

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