The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0

I find myself in the center of an intellectual tempest. The traditional ‘learning’ folks are trying to sort out how to revolutionize the industry by augmenting their formal learning strategies to incorporate social media, social learning, social networking and the like. It’s a good thing to witness, but slow as molasses in some circles. The […]

Tabula Rasa, Enterprise 2.0 & Induction

According to ‘us’ (that is, the collective intelligence of the planet via Wikipedia), we define Tabula Rasa as: Tabula rasa (Latin: blank slate) is the epistemological thesis that individuals are born without built-in mental content and that their knowledge comes from experience and perception. Let’s take that argument and apply it to the organization. When […]

Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed


Learnerprise is the combination of Enterprise 2.0 and Learning 2.0 concepts. The use of emergent social software platforms as well as formal and informal competence exchange processes, between companies, partners and employees, to improve both productivity and business results. We’re all in charge of our careers, whether we’re employed by an organization, or employed by ourselves, so I […]

Open Spaces, Open Minds Redux (An Open 2.0 Culture)

In the title of this post, I’m paying homage to Dr. Don Morgenson, professor emeritus of psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Recently, Dr. Morgenson wrote an opinion piece in The Globe and Mail entitled “Open Spaces, Open Minds”. In it, he cringes at the uprising of physical fences in our neighbourhoods […]

The Ability to Lead Remote Employees Will Become the Next 2.0 Skill

Winter Olympic fever has enveloped my beloved city of Vancouver, but I’ve managed to take a break from the action to opine about an issue that clearly needs more than a mere blog post to help modify or even evolve. Whether small, medium or large in size, organizations have been or are set to grapple […]