Commentary & Opinion

  1. Politics, values and the election in the workplace by Elizabeth Posted in: Leading Through Adversity - From conversations with fellow learning leaders, CLO columnist Elliott Masie shares what business and workplace cultures are balancing in these new times. ...
  2. Leadership development should begin with “why” — and that’s usually not behavior change by Ashley St. John Posted in: Leadership Development, Measurement - Application without impact is just being busy. ...
  3. Change is incumbent on all of us by Ashley St. John Posted in: Diversity & Inclusion - What is the role of leadership in the journey to systemic change? ...
  4. Visions and missions — defining your value and purpose proposition by Ashley St. John Posted in: Leading Through Adversity - An emotional connection is lacking in the vast majority of visions and mission statements, and having that connection is more important than ever before. ...
  5. Combatting a campus (and workplace) mental health epidemic by Ashley St. John - As a new generation of college students enters the workforce, they will surely seek out wellness programs and mental health counseling on the job. Their demands will add to an already growing list of to-dos for CLOs. ...
  6. 2020 and beyond: skill sets that matter by Elizabeth - Three skill sets stand out in WOMEN Unlimited’s Impact Report 2020 as critical in career development for women. ...
  7. Diversity training is the opposite of ‘anti-American’ by Elizabeth Posted in: Diversity & Inclusion - We all should be committed to the cause of fair and equal treatment of all Americans. ...
  8. The SEC has published its final rule on human capital reporting by Ashley St. John - Publication of the final rule by the SEC, combined with comprehensive recommendations by ISO, ushers in a new era of transparency in human capital that will fundamentally change the way organizations operate. ...
  9. Mentors: Keeping talented women career-focused in uncertain times by Ashley St. John Posted in: Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership Development, Talent Management - Developing agility and adaptability in leaders is the name of the game for both individual and corporate growth. ...
  10. COVID-19 is an opportunity to reinvent education by Ashley St. John Posted in: Virtual L&D - Teaching has survived since the Stone Age. It will thrive in the post-pandemic period by focusing more on learner-centric education and less on teacher-centric education. ...