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Read moreDon't Be Lazy with Social Learning

It’s easy to understand why people want social learning to be a miracle cure, but unfortunately we are still missing the mark for real social learning. Chris Browning shares why we need to bring personal collaboration into the mix.

Published in the Learning Technologies Blog from ATD, April 2016

Read moreFinding Time for Mentoring

Are you committed to helping yourself or someone else develop? Get tips on how to find time for mentoring in this blog from Randy Emelo.

Published in the Human Capital Blog from ATD, March 2016

Read MoreFlipped Classrooms Put Learning to Work

Learning is a process, not an event. Chris Browning explores how flipped learning can improve your return on training investment.

Published in Training Journal, March 2016

Read MoreMentoring 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 for many management careers throughout Sodexo in this article from Trish Freshwater, Senior Communications Manager at Sodexo.

Published in Career Connections, February 2016

Read MoreComprehensive 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.

Published by Training Journal, December 2015

Read MoreLet'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 into practice.

Published in Peer Bulletin, December 2015

Read NowBlog 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.

Published by STADA, December 2015

Read MoreBlog 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 learning practices at Xerox are highlighted.

Published by STADA, November 2015

Read MoreReshaping 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.

Published by Training Journal, October 2015

CLO October 2015Not 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 more in this article from Randy Emelo.

Published by Chief Learning Officer, October 2015

TD Sept 2015Shift 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.

Published by TD, September 2015

Read MoreWhat 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 that means for schools.

Published by The Clayton Christensen Institute, July 2015

Read MoreBefore 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 it's too late.

Published in the Human Capital Blog from ATD, June 2015

ATD blogMentoring for Productivity

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

Published in the Human Capital Blog from ATD, June 2015

ATD BlogWho 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.

Published in the Human Capital Blog from ATD, May 2015

Read MorePillars of Modern Mentoring

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

Published in Training Journal, April 2015

Training JournalPredictive 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 trend.

Published in Training Journal, March 2015

Read MoreThe 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.

Published in Chief Learning Officer, January 2015

Read MorePeer 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 their networks and the company at large.

Published in TD, December 2014

Read MoreModern 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.

Published in HR & Talent Management, November 2014


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