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GLN LearnAbout - Raising Capital for an EdTech Startup - 13 March, 2024 - Noon Eastern

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Learner: Dr. Marilyn CarrollLearn with Dr. Carroll and other entrepreneurs interested in raising capital for their EdTech Startup.The format of this session will be:Marilyn will explain what she wishes to learn about - and whyShe will ask each of…Continue

GLN TeachAbout - Integrative Debating - Glenn Meier, February 29, 2024, 3:00 - 3:45 PM Eastern USA

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Earlier this year, Glenn responded to the Conscious Capitalism/Georgia LEARNS Pluralism event by sending an email via LinkedIn. His message included:"...the magic lies in an agreed upon process for making the conversation a "fair fight."  In my…Continue

GLN 2023 - TeachAbout - Purpose

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Is it possible or desirable to differentiate purpose from passion?Session Leader: Donald JenkinsThe format of this session will be:Five minutes of welcome and…Continue

GLN 2023 - Hidden About - Humble Inquiry - Scaling

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Is humble inquiry real or imagined?Is it desirable? If so - when? If not - why?Session Leader:…Continue

GLN 2023 - Open Forum Conversation - BYOT

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BYOT = Bring Your Own TopicThese sessions are offered to allow for open forum conversation and/or the opportunistic creation of breakout rooms to allow for self-directed conversations.Breakout rooms will be preset. Participants may:Choose an open…Continue

GLN 2023 - TeachAbout - Cheat Codes for Life

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The Surprisingly Simple Cheat Codes for Happiness, Creativity, and Human Performance.If you are human, there is something in this session for you.We live in a world of algorithms. Relatively simple pieces of logic and actions that govern everything.…Continue

GLN 2023 - Panel Discussion - Innovation

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What is the opposite of innovation? Might it be stagnation?How do we know something is an innovation?This session will be the traditional Georgia LEARNS Plus-BYOL-Plus format:First 15 minutes: The humorists will share their perspective on the topic…Continue

GLN 2023 - ExploringPossibilitiesAbout - Hardwiring

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Session Leader: Chuck RussellThe Session Format is the following:1. You will be asked to accept the premise that it is possible to know why you are failing to do…Continue

GLN 2023 - TeachAbout - Simulations 2024

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Session Leader: Eric BluesteinThe format of this session will be:1.Eric will explain what he wishes to learn about Simulations - and why.2.He will ask…Continue

GLN 2023 - CaseStudyAbout - Small Business Revival

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Session Leader: Neicey JohnsonCase Study: How to save a spiraling out-of-control small business.Seeking tips to assist with corporate operational…Continue

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What Are You Measuring?

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A lifetime ago, my training department colleagues and I were satisfied with training data. We cranked out the requested ILT programs plus the "flavor of the year" content, we kept a busy training schedule, and made sure the coffee was always the right temperature. When accused of not delivering effective training because the learners didn't perform as they were trained, we took refuge in our management support role and not ultimately responsible or accountable for LEARNING or productivity.…



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Segment 13 (2020) Culture -Thursday, November 12 - 4:00 to 5:00 Eastern USA

Overview: How has your community/entity culture been changed in the past year? How can you intentionally improve and sustain the culture you desire? Does everyone want the same culture? How do we "have our cake (e.g.culture) and eat it too?"



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Culture is vital to any organization. An illustration would come from the previous CEO of Honeywell, David Doty. When he arrived he knew he didn't have the full support of the board and he knew there were problems. When he found out how executives were focused on quarterly earnings rather than the strength of the business for the long-term coupled with dubious accounting and internal squabbling he told everyone that no new major decisions would be made until these aspects were resolved. This led to a culture of winning now and winning later. A lot of effort was put in to getting the right culture even to the extent that some of his direct reports questioned his focus on this when major projects were needing decisions. Inevitably that led to some departures and then Doty grew the business very successfully for the next 10 years.

I particularly like "winning now and winning later."

With the workplace becoming more and more diverse, many organizations are finding it necessary to revamp their employee engagement, performance management, recruiting, training and other talent areas affecting corporate culture.  Adding a pandemic and the need for so many to work virtually ony highlights what's working and what's not within a company.  From onboarding and coaching, to leadership, internships and succession planning, better understanding how employees feel about "fitting in' with their work culture is tantamount to success these days.  How do you do this efficiently?  What tools can you leverage that will positively impact culture? How can you improve this competency for leaders?  How do you move through organizational change in ways that inspire rather than worry people?  Come to our Culture segment to listen, learn and participate!

Great thought provocation Tim. For example - Has Zoom (or related technologies) become a leadership competency - "overnight?" When "email" was new - some leaders resisted it and dictated to their assistants - who "typed" and distributed their email. This created a perception that their "laggardness" might extend to their leadership as well.

We have seen unparalleled progress this year on all of Tim's thoughts by the bulk of large-company CEOs. The money that has now been committed to all aspects of the inclusion culture should ensure that business will take a large stride forward. From my contacts with private equity backed CEOs and some small public companies I don't think the CEOs are finding Zoom to be a challenge! However, public company quarterly earnings presentations with analysts present have not yet migrated that far.

Culture is built on consistent day to day action and inaction.

Organizations need to to develop core behaviors that are simple, clear and few derived from their values. These need to be taught, not just by traditional educational training, but by workaday actions back on the job which are part of normal interactions.

The keys to building workplace culture are tied to :

Commitment, Communication, Content, Consequences and Continuity. 

I agree Steven. I thought you would enjoy this booklet which expands upon your comments.


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