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“We Want Training!”: When Client Expectations Stop L&D From Modernising

One of the most common phrases I hear from L&D professionals is:“We want to modernise and use more digital but our clients expect, and just ask for, training.”So, how do you change their minds to be able do something else – something more effective – instead?The short answer is:You may not be able to just do what you want (and quite rightly so) but you really should be…See More
Nov 29
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

“We Want Training!”: When Client Expectations Stop L&D From Modernising

One of the most common phrases I hear from L&D professionals is:“We want to modernise and use more digital but our clients expect, and just ask for, training.”So, how do you change their minds to be able do something else – something more effective – instead?The short answer is:You may not be able to just do what you want (and quite rightly so) but you really should be…See More
Nov 28
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

The #1 Mistake We’re All Making In L&D

‘Learning Needs’ are too often identified from afar. Whether it’s from our organisation’s leaders; department heads; line managers; or from others in HR. We’ve all been there:“Hi L&D, our managers need to be better coaches, could you deliver us a course, please?”On the surface, this request seems…See More
Oct 5
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

The #1 Mistake We’re All Making In L&D

‘Learning Needs’ are too often identified from afar. Whether it’s from our organisation’s leaders; department heads; line managers; or from others in HR. We’ve all been there:“Hi L&D, our managers need to be better coaches, could you deliver us a course, please?”On the surface, this request seems…See More
Oct 4
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

How Translating ‘Business Needs’ Into ‘Learning Needs’ Is Causing Misalignment

L&D people speak about business alignment as a key strategic priority but how are we not aligned already? We work inside the organisation and work closely with its people – so what’s going wrong?Misalignment occurs as soon as we translate ‘business needs’ into ‘learning needs’, which is usually right at…See More
Sep 12
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

How Translating ‘Business Needs’ Into ‘Learning Needs’ Is Causing Misalignment

L&D people speak about business alignment as a key strategic priority but how are we not aligned already? We work inside the organisation and work closely with its people – so what’s going wrong?Misalignment occurs as soon as we translate ‘business needs’ into ‘learning needs’, which is usually right at…See More
Sep 11
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

How Digital Learning Is Working In Retail

I don’t need to tell you that the retail landscape has changed dramatically in recent years.Whilst online retailers, such as Amazon and ASOS, have been huge winners online, many traditional retailers have struggled to find their place in the modern world – and a large number of those have been lost from the…See More
Aug 21
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

How Digital Learning Is Working In Retail

I don’t need to tell you that the retail landscape has changed dramatically in recent years.Whilst online retailers, such as Amazon and ASOS, have been huge winners online, many traditional retailers have struggled to find their place in the modern world – and a large number of those have been lost from the…See More
Aug 20
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

3 Steps To Better, Faster, Easier, Cheaper And Less Risky L&D

As we approach the summer holidays, I want to plant a seed with you that will give you hope, optimism and greater belief in the impact of our function.We read and hear, everyday, that L&D is changing and that we need to catch upor re-skill but there’s more to it than that…The only reason there’s so much…See More
Jul 24
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

3 Steps To Better, Faster, Easier, Cheaper And Less Risky L&D

As we approach the summer holidays, I want to plant a seed with you that will give you hope, optimism and greater belief in the impact of our function.We read and hear, everyday, that L&D is changing and that we need to catch upor re-skill but there’s more to it than that…The only reason there’s so much…See More
Jul 23
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

The Important Distinction Between ‘Digital’ and ‘Technology-Enabled’ Learning

We’ve used electronic technologies in L&D since the days of the overhead projector (see picture above), when we took pride in creating beautiful and alluring acetates to compliment our classroom training.Since then, PowerPoint and projectors, videos, e-learning, Learning Management Systems and all sorts of…See More
Jun 28
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

The Important Distinction Between ‘Digital’ and ‘Technology-Enabled’ Learning

We’ve used electronic technologies in L&D since the days of the overhead projector (see picture above), when we took pride in creating beautiful and alluring acetates to compliment our classroom training.Since then, PowerPoint and projectors, videos, e-learning, Learning Management Systems and all sorts of…See More
Jun 27
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

How To Choose The Best LMS For Your Organisation

If you want to know how to choose the best LMS for your organisation, here’s your answer…There isn’t one.I’m not being facetious either.I’m willing to bet that, with all information in front of them, no-one in your organisation really wants an LMS. Even L&D, generally, want an LMS – or at least they think they do – in…See More
May 15
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

How To Choose The Best LMS For Your Organisation

If you want to know how to choose the best LMS for your organisation, here’s your answer…There isn’t one.I’m not being facetious either.I’m willing to bet that, with all information in front of them, no-one in your organisation really wants an LMS. Even L&D, generally, want an LMS – or at least they think they do – in…See More
May 14
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

A trend I’m seeing more and more, and which is reflected in the latest Bersin By Deloitte  ‘Market Trends’ Keynote, is L&D’s shift in focus from ‘learning outcomes’ to the complex and individually…See More
Mar 22
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

Why We’re STILL All Trying To Fix Company Induction

It seems to me that everybody is trying to fix Company Induction. I hear this from contacts, clients and it’s often a topic of conversation on LinkedIn:“Has anybody got any ideas on modernising induction?”I remember this perpetual cycle of fixing induction myself from my in-house days. In fact, it was what I…See More
Mar 20

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What would you like to share about yourself?
I am a Digital Marketing Executive for Looop, the only tool that helps you rapidly deliver context-rich resources on-demand so that employees can apply their learning right away.
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http://www.looop.co/
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1-49
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Open networking

Kiren Kahlon's Blog

“We Want Training!”: When Client Expectations Stop L&D From Modernising

Posted on November 28, 2018 at 19:34 0 Comments

One of the most common phrases I hear from L&D professionals is:

“We want to modernise and use more digital but our clients expect, and just ask for, training.”

So, how do you change their minds to be able do something else – something more effective – instead?

The short answer…

Continue

The #1 Mistake We’re All Making In L&D

Posted on October 4, 2018 at 19:15 0 Comments

‘Learning Needs’ are too often identified from afar. Whether it’s from our organisation’s leaders; department heads; line managers; or from others in HR. We’ve all been there:

“Hi L&D, our managers need to be better coaches, could you deliver us a course,…

Continue

How Translating ‘Business Needs’ Into ‘Learning Needs’ Is Causing Misalignment

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 23:25 0 Comments

L&D people speak about business alignment as a key strategic priority but how are we not aligned already? We work inside the organisation and work closely with its people – so what’s going wrong?

Misalignment occurs as soon as we translate ‘business needs’ into ‘learning needs’,…

Continue

How Digital Learning Is Working In Retail

Posted on August 20, 2018 at 20:25 0 Comments

I don’t need to tell you that the retail landscape has changed dramatically in recent years.

Whilst online retailers, such as Amazon and ASOS, have been huge winners online, many traditional retailers have struggled to find their place in the modern world – and a large number of…

Continue

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