I believe that once you are passionate about your job, achievements get built over a period of time. For me achievements have been in the form of learnings like –
Empathy – It is the crucial factor in designing a meaningful experience, and developing this skill is indeed a great achievement
Rephrasing – There are times when I rephrase like a child, I believe rephrasing requires a lot of curiosity and letting go of assumptions, so this for me is definitely an achievement.
Addiction to Learning – To be relevant and sensible in this VUCA world, our profession has to walk the talk by being the ambassadors who embrace change and invest in our learning.
By following the ABCDE model:
A – Attract & retain the right talent – Employees are being retained only as long as they can add value to an enterprise. They are now in charge of their personal and professional growth and development
B – Build the Brand – An organization’s brand is one of its most important strengths and conveys a great deal about the company’s success
C – Culture of Learning – Promoting a culture of learning in your organization is vital if you want to see positive organizational growth.
D – Develop Capability Gap – It is the only possible opportunity to improve performance else leaning intervention may be an absolute waste of time.
E – Embrace new Technology – We live in an age of technology. Technology dictates how we communicate, how we do business, and now how we learn.
Creating Personalized Learning Experience is something that has worked well for me as an L&D professional– Since the majority of the workers are gen X, Y and Z, access to information is as per their mercy. They expect learnings in all the forms, could be e learning, mobile learning or instructor led version. The traditional method of one size fits all approach is redundant these days. We need to concentrate our efforts on providing tools for learners to access content on their own. We need to gear up to speed up with learner’s expectations, and create eLearning courses that are personalized, and positioned on them and their goals.
Experiential learning is a growing trend that has been adopted by many organizations these days. When compared to the conventional methods, experiential learning is 100% impactful. If the experiential session is an outbound activity, the results are even better. Some benefits to pen down –
The only way to succeed is by having leadership buy-in from the top down. A few tips to keep in mind –