8 Most Importants Levers for Successful Elearning and Embedding Effectively into Your Organization

I have heard many an HR executive fret about how to make the company's eLearning platform more effective. One of the key issues is figuring out to embed the habit of learning online into the organization. There are a number of obstacles that keep coming up, such as: A legacy system that doesn’t offer enough functionality or flexibility…

Itw with David Goldenberg, CEO of CVTrust for smart diplomas

Minter Dialogue Episode #103 This interview is with David Goldenberg, co-founder and CEO of CVTrust, whose main product, Smart Diploma, provides a way to certify diplomas for educational bodies who sign on. In this interview, we discuss the CVTrust business model, how it provides value to its clients (e.g. educational facilities and business's LFD) as…

Continuous learning – a strategic necessity: Bring back the kid in us all!

If Human Resources -- and internal corporate universities -- are still busily creating trainings and seminars to help managers to come to grip with the inevitable digital transformation, as Brian Solis likes to say, the real issue is to find ways for learning to be happening in between those sessions.  It's not to say that…

What’s the link between creating a learning organization and building a great brand?

If marketing has had to adapt to a new digitally enhanced environment and adopt new tools and terminologies, I think some of the same ingredients to building a great brand can cross over with the creation of a legitimate and powerful learning organization.  Here's why! Marketing of the 5E’s In 2010, I wrote about the…

Interview of Jennifer Preston Social Media Editor at NYT

This interview with Jennifer Preston, Social Media Editor at the New York Times, was conducted by my good friend, Olivier Cimelière, who translated and posted it on his fabulous blog Le Blog du Communicant 2.0.  You can find the French version article here: “Journalistes osez les reseaux sociaux.”  I benefited from the V.O. version and…

Real leadership credentials and schools as social networks

Great leadership is undoubtedly rare.  Establishing the best leadership credentials is a tricky task for any board.  Every culture has their preferences, and it would be foolish to suggest that the best perceived schools are bad credentials anywhere.  Schools act as social networks and schoolmates are, hopefully, lifelong friends.  However, there comes a point in…

Interview with Dario Cotroneo, Innovator, Entrepreneur and Hairstylist, CEO of DCI Institute

Minter Dialogue #32 Inspiring and Educational: Dario Cotroneo This interview is with Dario Cotroneo, someone whom I met back in my L'Oreal days. From the first time I met Dario (2006), I found him to be a true visionary. Aside from being one of the top ranked stylists in Sydney, much less Australia, Dario is…

Four required courses for any self-respecting internal training curriculum

Most companies whose Corporate University program I have had a chance to view have a robust set of courses dealing with categories such as "metier" training, productivity enhancements and management skills. Few will have as part of their program, courses or seminars that truly work on self-improvement, courses that will provide useful skills that will…