S02E15 The Learning Revolution Episode (with Lisa Davidian)
April 03, 2023
Theresa Destrebecq & Vincent Musolino
- Do you think the internet is making people more or less social than we used to be?
- Look at the quality of connections
- Move to virtual was an opportunity for many
- What is remote work? What do I do in the office? How do I cope with back-to-back calls? Do I have to watch recordings of missed meetings?
- How do we collaborate together in this new transformation?
- When culture does not exist, how do you create it?
- What do we need to do to create great learning experiences where people are engaged?
- Small bites of learning, 15-20 minutes per day
- Community and connection to talk about your learning
- Difference between knowledge/content and skill
- Skill requires connecting with people and comparing your learning
- Transferring knowledge to skill base - learning to assimilate it
- Reading a book in community - learning more than I would alone
- Social constructivism - people construct knowledge together
- Change of scenery, movement, and other people support us to think
- What can you influence yourself?
- Shift expectations for how we attend meetings - listening or presenting
- Trust and safe spaces to help people break the "rules"
- Resistance to do things differently - break the boundaries
- What keeps us in front of our screens?
- Social price to pay for breaking the boundaries - Will people take us seriously?
- Role-modeling is really important
- Showcasing what learning can do for me - keeping my intellectual side
- Not being forced to learn
- Transparent about what learning and why - skill gaps, or curiosity
- Taking time to learn gets me, slow down, be vulnerable
- Craving out time for learning and development - not a one-off, part of the working week
- Following your own curiosity creates momentum
- Mandatory learning can create box checking
- Learn and engage differently when forced to learn something or self-initiate
- "I think a learn-it-all will always be better than a know-it-all in my book." -Microsoft CEO,
- How do organizations provide the space and the financial means to keep learning?
- Leaders modeling learning and inviting people to learn with them
- Learning being fun
- Leaders helping raise the "power" standing of their employees
- Lead by example and create positive experiences for my team
- Short term satisfaction versus long term gains
- The power of coaching and a learning network
You can connect with Lisa Davidian here.
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