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What is Social Learning?   Social learning is the form of learning where people in an organization learn from each other in an informal manner. In a social learning set-up, learners collaborate, engage and interact with each other either virtually or in a physical location. These interactions involve actively sharing, …

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  In my last article published by HRN Blog, I wrote about how the workforce landscape is changing. We discussed how industry trends are going to impact work and workforce in the near future. In that context, we also discussed the importance of preparing today’s workforce to face the turbulent …

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The Elephant and the Mosquito   Disruptive changes are happening in the industry today. Large organizations are struggling to survive. The newer and smaller entrants into the market are making the lives of the larger organizations miserable. Big organizations are like elephants. They are mammoth in size but often slow …

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Empowerment of employees is the buzz word in the industry today. It is hard to find an HR forum where this topic has not been debated in recent times or an HR magazine where this topic has not been written about. HR and Business leaders are grappling with the question: “How should we empower our workforce?”

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I have been following workforce learning trends for the last few years. Last year I wrote a blog on this topic. This was based on my observations as the moderator of the Learning Track at HR Tech Europe in Amsterdam. But a lot has changed in the last one year …

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Writing the ‘learning series’ articles has been an insightful experience for me so far. The current article is the fourth in the series. The previous three articles focused on the following themes: Why life-long learning is indispensable. How we can use our Brain as an effective learning tool Different learning …

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  This is my third article in a series of articles I am currently writing on a theme called ‘Learning’. In the first article of this series, I had emphasized the importance of life-long learning. In my second article, I shifted focus to how our brain learns and how we …

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This is the second article in a series of articles I am currently writing on the subject of ‘Learning’. In my first article titled ‘Born to lead’, I had shared some practical tips on how to inculcate the habit of life-long learning. In this article, I have chosen yet another …

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All of us play different roles. We carry different titles with our names, e.g., doctor, engineer, professor, entrepreneur, administrator, etc. Even though we carry different titles, there is one title which is common to all of us, i.e., all of us are students. Before any other title, the one that …

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Recently I was invited to address a group of students and faculty members at SoA University in Bhubaneswar, a city in Eastern India. The Dean at the University had requested me to focus on qualities and traits that would make the students successful in their professional and personal lives. I …

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Once a gigantic ship carrying loads of merchandise broke down. The ship engineers worked day and night to fix the problem. But all their efforts went in vain. The Captain decided to call in an expert. He found an expert and requested him to diagnose and fix the break-down. The …

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Recently I had the opportunity to attend Europe’s premier HR conference, HR Tech Europe in Amsterdam. The two day event had five parallel session tracks. I was the session chair as well as a speaker in the FUTURE OF WORKFORCE LEARNING track. The track had as many as 10 speakers- …

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