Issue 168 - 02 | Using Learning to Engage, Compete, and Succeed

By Kelly Palmer & David Blake
Published Sept. 19, 2018 12:00 p.m.
“The world of work is going through a large-scale transition—much like the transition we went through from the agricultural economy to the Industrial Revolution. We are now in the age of digitization, automation, and acceleration—an age where critical skills and expertise will be an imperative for us to succeed in the economy.

[…]

If you aren’t ready and willing to learn every day and keep up with a rapidly changing world, you can’t and won’t stay competitive. Gone are the days when you could graduate with a four-year degree and feel secure that you had learned everything you needed to know to stay relevant for your entire career.”

About Kelly Palmer & David Blake | Kelly Palmer is a respected thought leader on the future of learning, business, and career transformation. Kelly was the Chief Learning Officer at LinkedIn, VP of Learning at Yahoo!, and held executive positions in learning, M&A, and product development at Sun Microsystems. She speaks regularly at industry conferences around the world, and has been featured in Big Think, Forbes, and Chief Learning Officer magazine, where she writes a regular column on the employee experience.

David Blake has spent his career innovating higher education and lifelong learning. David was selected as a Top EdTech Entrepreneur by the Stanford d.School EdTech Lab, sponsored by Teach For America and NewSchools Venture Fund. He has been published in the Harvard Technology Review, Business Insider, TechCrunch, and Huffington Post. He has spoken around the world about the future of learning.

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