Moving beyond learning towards development, with Dr Alan Watkins - Executive Learning REWIRED

Episode 26

Published on:

16th Jul 2020

ELR #014 - Moving beyond learning towards development, with Dr Alan Watkins

The accelerated rate of change we are experiencing will not disappear with the subsidence of Covid-19 - this is the new normal.

How can leaders build the capacities they need to engage with this rapidly evolving landscape? In this episode of Learning Rewired, Alan Watkins - neuroscientist, international leadership expert, bestselling author and Founder and CEO of Complete - argues that L&D functions within organisations need to move beyond L (learning) and focus on D (development).

In this interview:

  • How we avoid development by getting locked into 'aboutism'
  • The critical difference between horizontal and vertical development
  • The profound and far-reaching need for HR leaders and the organisations they serve to take development seriously

Meet our guest: Alan Watkins

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Executive Learning REWIRED
Where leaders are challenged to rethink what, how and why they and their organizations learn
Learning REWIRED introduces leaders to the people and insights that are shaping the future of learning in organizations. Every week we challenge established patterns of thinking, inviting the audience to reassess what, how and why they learn.

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