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[Video] Ethics for People on the Move | Catharyn Baird | TEDxMileHigh

[Video] Ethics for People on the Move | Catharyn Baird | TEDxMileHigh

What are the anchors of an ethical life? In this informative talk, ethics maven Catharyn Baird explores the roots of how we think of an ethical life, and how to use them to build strong communities. Presentation by Catharyn Baird, Founder and CEO of EthicsGame, and professor of business, emeritus, at Regis University in Denver.

Commune Hotels Uses Storytelling to Spread Values, Culture

Commune Hotels Uses Storytelling to Spread Values, Culture

In the process of developing and defining culture at Commune Hotels and Resorts, Kelly Porter, Vice President of Learning & Employee Brand Management, and the rest of the learning team at Commune asked employees some simple questions: Who are we? What do we want to be known for? From these conversations, the team developed ten core values.

Soft Skills Predict Employee Effectiveness and Success

Soft Skills Predict Employee Effectiveness and Success

In the last decade, the corporate world has moved from a numbers-obsessed machine with an almost-exclusive focus on hard skills and core competencies to a place where soft skills (e.g. leadership, communication, time management) are recognized and even emphasized. Learning and training leaders who teach these soft skills are seeing executive buy-in because numerous studies point out that soft skills are actually much more predictive of effectiveness and success. Chris Malone is the author of The Human Brand: How We Relate to People People, Products and Companies.

Coca-Cola Uses Social Technology to Engage and Build Capability of its Workers

Coca-Cola Uses Social Technology to Engage and Build Capability of its Workers

Mark Kaestner is the group director, talent portfolio management and learning development at The Coca-Cola Company. Mark sat down to talk with us about the learning and training operations Coke has put into place.

Government Accountability Office Collaborates with Other Government Agencies to Spread L&D Ideas

Government Accountability Office Collaborates with Other Government Agencies to Spread L&D Ideas

With reduced government budgets, learning and training programs run by U.S. government agencies have had to become more innovative and collaborative. Gus Crosetto, Chief Learning Officer of the Government Accountability Office, explains:

  • How to align learning and training technology with a company's mission
  • Steps to measure ROI by meeting specific achievement goals and competencies
  • How to collaborate with other similar institutions to share ideas and best practices for learning and training
Innovation as Usual: Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg Says Leaders Need to be Innovation Architects

Innovation as Usual: Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg Says Leaders Need to be Innovation Architects

Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg, author of the recently published Harvard Business Press Review book Innovation as Usual: How to Help Your People Bring Great Ideas to Life, sat down with CLN to discuss the key takeaways from his book. This video cast includes discussion on:

  • Steps leaders can take to become innovation architects
  • The importance of promoting focused innovation
  • How to escape from "brainstorm island" and instead lead sustainable and systematic innovation