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The Evolution of Mentoring

Since the 1980s, mentoring has evolved from a practice of one-to-one career advancement relationships to a practice that supports social learning, informal learning, peer collaboration and more. ...

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Writing on Someone’s Wall Is Nothing New

People have always learned from one another, but new social learning technology can provide employees with the information they need to do their jobs better and faster in real time. Randy Emelo ...

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Modern Mentoring: What Your Employees Are Asking For

Randy Emelo discusses how to leverage modern mentoring to help create a smarter and more engaged workforce.

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Getting Committed to Social Learning

When it comes to social learning, people fall into one of three categories: the crowd, the community or the committed. Randy Emelo discusses how to get people committed.

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Mentoring without Barriers

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Author Randy Emelo writes that today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that ...

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How Social Learning can Fix the Skills Gap

What does it say about the state of U.S. businesses when 92% of senior executives acknowledge there is a serious skills gap occurring in the workforce? Randy Emelo offers four strategies for ...

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Fitting It All In: Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing Across the Organization

Randy Emelo discusses the role and responsibility of HR in enterprise-wide knowledge sharing and collaboration initiatives.

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HR Needs a New Learning Leader

Learning leaders need to shift from creating and delivering training content to enabling learning networks, in order to address the changing needs of learners. Randy Emelo discusses five steps to ...

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Help Employees Explore New Career Paths

Randy Emelo discusses how collaborative learning can help people explore new career paths, particularly at a time when fewer companies have set career paths in place for employees.

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Forget Gen Y. Get Ready for Gen Z.

Randy Emelo discusses what to expect from Generation Z and explores how this young generation’s unique attributes will impact future L&D practices.

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Agile Leaders: Born or Bred?

Deanna Hartley writes that leaders who can thrive in any business environment share one important trait: agility. Randy Emelo of Triple Creek weighs in on this topic.

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It’s Time for Collaboration in the Center

Susan Hash discusses how social networking is changing the way employees learn, share and work, and the impact this can have on today’s call centers.

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Who’s Sharing Knowledge in Your Organization?

Measuring who has information to share via social learning, collaborative learning and mentoring programs — and where it goes — can help identify skills gaps and better direct ...

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Strategic Value of a Global Knowledge Sharing Culture

On March 7th, Randy Emelo addressed a session of the Argyle Executive Forum 2013 human capital leadership forum in San Francisco. Read more about his presentation on the changing role of human ...

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The ROI of Modern Mentoring and Knowledge Sharing

Randy Emelo explains how to maximize your top knowledge sources to benefit the entire workforce, and impact the bottom line.

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