Cutting ThroughHelping experts engage 'outsiders' in complex ideasDamien discusses his strategy for engaging 7Eleven in a new Agile-aligned learning strategy. He shares his experience in engaging the leadership as well as the organisation in this new approach to...
in complex ideas
Damien discusses his strategy for engaging 7Eleven in a new Agile-aligned learning strategy.
He shares his experience in engaging the leadership as well as the organisation in this new approach to learning and growth. This includes
- How Agile offers natural opportunities to ‘bake learning in' to the BAU operating rhythm (which you can do even if you are not adopting Agile ways of working)
- How to engage up, down and sideways to be confident your idea is ‘sold' before you pitch it
- How he demonstrates the business value of learning
0:00 – Introduction
1:10 – How the Agile model works
3:38 – The challenge of changing how a business looks at learning and skill development
11:26 – Selling the idea of ‘baked in’ learning rather than a ‘tick and flick' approach
22:54 – The importance of creating a pitch that ties together business outcomes and learning
27:43 – Laying the groundwork before taking the pitch to SLT
33:16 – Novel ways of influencing and engaging leaders in learning
39:06 – Damien’s final tips for pitching a new way of approaching learning within a business
- Access the details of the books Damien mentioned in the episode notes below
- Connect with Damien on LinkedIn here
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