Building a Self-Sustaining Culture of Learning v2

Building a Self-Sustaining Culture of Learning v2

In an industry that changes technologies so often, learning is a matter of survival. Not only that, but research shows that it increases retention and engagement in employees. Yet, most companies leave employees to train and learn after work and in the margins. Let’s take a look at how you -- as a regular employee -- can help build a culture that encourages and rewards learning, even when time and money are tight. You’ll walk away equipped to start building momentum at any level in your organization towards constant learning and improvement.

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Joseph Mastey

August 20, 2016
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    attract and retain amazing people bring in fresh ideas reduce waste allow “repotting” and cross-training
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  7. https://tinyurl.com/jmlearningtalk | @jmmastey “We really just need the CTO and

    the CEO to make this a priority.” – Me, a long time ago
  8. https://tinyurl.com/jmlearningtalk | @jmmastey “If we could pause our current projects

    and deadlines for a few weeks…” – Someone like me
  9. https://tinyurl.com/jmlearningtalk | @jmmastey – Some manager of mine “We’re dedicated

    to investing in our people, but we’re in a crunch right now.”
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    from shipping ad-hoc learning onboarding by oral tradition few folks driving learning
  17. https://tinyurl.com/jmlearningtalk | @jmmastey UIFBQQSPBDI think opportunistically focus on fast returns

    for low investment improve people at their primary roles
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    hire buddies
 
 
 
 cross-team code reviews lunch workshops watch talks as a group
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    attempts overcoming inertia fear of looking dumb
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  23. https://tinyurl.com/jmlearningtalk | @jmmastey XIBUJUMPPLTMJLF new hires learn a bit, existing

    employees mostly ignored people want more, but aren’t empowered some teams learn as a group small, somewhat standardized onboarding a small core of folks drive learning
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    cross-training leverage internal experts seed good role models mentor the mentors
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    workshops attend conferences dedicated onboarding
 
 weekly tech talks new hires as buddies ✤ open source participation
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    too much time” mentor burnout
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  30. https://tinyurl.com/jmlearningtalk | @jmmastey XIBUJUMPPLTMJLF learning is becoming boringly normal momentum

    and reputation sustain efforts dedicated learning for all engineers
  31. https://tinyurl.com/jmlearningtalk | @jmmastey UIFBQQSPBDI make them forget that learning and

    teaching was ever not part of their job everyone in the department gets involved try riskier things without destroying momentum
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    onboarding
 
 
 
 learning as a job requirement teaching as a job requirement
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    costs are visible nobody personally responsible losing the habit (deadlines again!) an active chaos of new ideas
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