Aspire Journeys

Digital Visionary Mindset Journey

  • 19 Courses | 12h 22m 51s
  • 26 Books | 10h 29m
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Today’s leaders must become digitally literate, develop an adaptable mindset, and embrace new tools. And in conquering these digital challenges, they grow as leaders.

The Agile Leader

The agile leader is adaptive, can sense and seize opportunities, and is constantly on the lookout for change. Discover how agility can make you, your team, and your organization more innovative, more responsive, and more successful.

  • 5 Courses | 2h 58m 7s
  • 6 Books | 2h 28m

Leading Virtually

Rarely will a modern organization be housed entirely under one roof, with all employees sitting together in co-located offices and workspaces. Today, your teams are just as likely to be scattered across countries, continents, languages, and cultures. Leading virtually requires skills and attitudes that would have been unthinkable a generation ago.

  • 5 Courses | 2h 37m 48s
  • 4 Books | 49m

Leading through Disruption

Disruption is the new normal in business today and leaders who view it as a threat will be left behind. Find out how to align commitments, encourage innovation, mobilize talent, and adapt as the tide rises. There’s no better time to take advantage of disruption.

  • 2 Courses | 1h 5s
  • 6 Books | 2h 11m

Leading in the Digital Era

In the fast-paced digital world, it's been said that companies either disrupt or are disrupted. This puts pressure on leaders to do more than just keep up. Today’s leaders must become digitally literate, develop an adaptable mindset, and embrace new tools. And in conquering these digital challenges, they grow as leaders.

  • 5 Courses | 3h 40m 4s
  • 5 Books | 3h 21m

Leading through the Challenge of Change

Things change. This is a truism in both personal and business life. Whether that change comes in the form of personnel, organizational hierarchy, or processes, change is inevitable in the workplace. Leading change requires successful leaders to have a process for managing change, whatever its source.  Businesses fail without change, so it makes sense to learn everything you can about leading through change—from planning for resistance to engaging teams to moving forward without losing day-to-day focus. You can make change possible.

  • 2 Courses | 2h 6m 47s
  • 5 Books | 1h 40m

COURSES INCLUDED

Developing and Supporting an Agile Mindset
Rapid advances in digital technology are compelling businesses to change and adapt the ways they operate. Developing agile thinking will help ensure your organization doesn't get left behind, unable to compete in a market that is constantly changing. In this course, you'll learn why it's important for organizations to cultivate a culture of agility and the characteristics that distinguish an agile mindset from a fixed mindset. You'll also learn how to encourage and build an agile enterprise, and how doing so will help your business flourish. This course also covers how developing and supporting an agile mindset can benefit both your corporate culture and your business success.
7 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Embracing an Agile Culture for Business Growth
Agility in today's business environment is essential, and changing to an Agile enterprise can propel your business forward. With Agile thinking, you can adapt to each change as it occurs. In this course, you'll learn about the benefits of adopting an Agile mindset, as well as the best practices and the right conditions for doing so. You'll also learn about the leadership styles necessary for agile success. Finally, you'll explore how to measure the success of and overcome challenges to your organization's Agile transformation.
7 videos | 25m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
The Agile Leader
Even a small shift in direction can accelerate success. In this course, you will learn how to adopt a focused and flexible mindset; respond quickly with adaptive techniques; and empower others to reach the goal.
7 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading with Agility
The agile leader is adaptive, can sense and seize opportunities, and is constantly on the lookout for change. Discover how agility can make you, your team, and your organization more innovative, more responsive, and more successful.
21 videos | 1h available Badge
Cultivating Enterprise Agile
Both the economy and technology are changing rapidly. Agility is needed for an organization to adapt to change, and agile thinking must be fostered and realized across the organization. In this course, you'll learn about agile enterprise and its benefits, factors for its successful implementation, and key steps involved in its creation. You'll also explore ways to overcome common obstacles to enterprise agile, and to select appropriate planning tools for an agile organization.
6 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leading Virtually
Rarely will a modern organization be housed entirely under one roof, with all employees sitting together in co-located offices and workspaces. Today, your teams are just as likely to be scattered across countries, continents, languages, and cultures. Leading virtually requires skills and attitudes that would have been unthinkable a generation ago. This course will provide strategies and techniques for using modern collaboration technologies to leverage the benefits of virtual teams and overcome their inevitable challenges. You will learn how to: • Adapt and adjust your virtual leadership skills to better understand • Relate to virtual team members with widely ranging backgrounds and experiences • Virtually lead people with diverse talents, languages, and approaches
7 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading Virtually
What does it take to lead effectively in a virtual environment? Find out which traditional principles still apply and which new principles will make a difference in team effectiveness—no matter how geographically dispersed team members are.
18 videos | 48m available Badge
Establishing Effective Virtual Teams
Building and managing teams is enough of a challenge when everyone is in the same location. Collaboration when working on a team that's virtual requires even more commitment. In this course, you'll learn about teamwork and team leadership when working on a virtual team. You'll cover remote management and tactics for communication, assessment, and meetings for virtual teams.
8 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Facing Virtual Team Challenges
A virtual team can face the same difficulties as other teams, but remote teamwork also has unique challenges. In this course, you'll learn about tactics for managing teams that blend onsite and offsite members across time zones and geography. You'll be introduced to team leadership strategies for overcoming internal conflicts and handling collaboration and communication challenges. Finally, you'll learn how to evaluate and adapt your management style and approach to working on a team that is virtual.
7 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Exploring Virtual Collaboration
Goodbye e-mail and intranet portals; hello cloud-powered, integrated, collaborative platforms! Digital technology enables colleagues working on a team to connect and work together, no matter how remote their location. Quick, reliable communication enables and facilitates working together as people telecommute from home. In this course, you'll learn the benefits of virtual collaboration when working with others, best practices for its successful implementation, and how to choose the right collaboration technology. You'll also learn how to avoid common mistakes when rolling out virtual collaboration. And you’ll explore the key steps for leading and being a part of a virtual team.
7 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leading through Disruption
Disruption is the new normal in business today and leaders who view it as a threat will be left behind. In this course you’ll learn how to lead your organization through disruption to harness the undiscovered opportunities that await.
7 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading through Disruption
The wave of disruption creates opportunities for those who can harness its power. Find out how to align commitments, encourage innovation, mobilize talent, and adapt as the tide rises. There’s no better time to take advantage of disruption.
6 videos | 18m available Badge
Leading in the Digital Era
In the fast-paced digital world, it's been said that companies either disrupt or are disrupted. This puts pressure on leaders to do more than just keep up. In this course, you'll learn how to get ahead of the curve using digital technology.
8 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading in the Digital Era
Is leadership in the digital era really so different? In many ways, yes. Today’s leaders must become digitally literate, develop an adaptable mindset, and embrace new tools. And in conquering these digital challenges, they grow as leaders.
40 videos | 1h available Badge
Rethinking Business Models to Enable Digital Transformation
To keep pace with the swiftly changing digital ecosystem, organizations can't afford to stand still. It's vital for a company to continually assess its business model, as part of its digital innovation strategy. In this course, you'll explore how business model innovation can benefit your business and help you harvest tomorrow's opportunities. You'll also learn the importance of rethinking your business model and the steps to take to assess, innovate, and evolve it. And you'll learn about emerging new business models and the core competencies needed to compete in digitally transformed markets.
7 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Best Practices for Digital Transformation
Think disruption won’t affect your organization much? Think again. In the modern workplace, disruption caused by digital innovation is a constant threat, and organizations that don’t have an effective change management strategy in place get left behind. In this course, you’ll learn best practices for managing change in your organization that will enable you to adapt your business operations and increase their resilience and flexibility in the face of change. You'll also learn about the role of leaders in digital transformation, and the best ways to avoid common digital transformation mistakes.
7 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Championing Digital Transformation
Digital technologies and advancements are rapidly changing the business landscape, and organizations that support and embrace the ever-changing technology-driven environment thrive. In this course, you’ll learn best practices for enabling and championing digital transformation in your organization.
6 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leading through the Challenge of Change
Things change. This is a truism in both personal and business life. Whether that change comes in the form of personnel, organizational hierarchy, or processes, change is inevitable in the workplace. Leading change requires successful leaders to have a process for managing change, whatever its source. This course will help you undertake change management and set the stage for implementing change. It will provide strategies for overcoming resistance to change and steps to help lead your team through the change process.
8 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading through Change
Businesses fail without change, so it makes sense to learn everything you can about leading through change—from planning for resistance to engaging teams to moving forward without losing day-to-day focus. You can make change possible.
21 videos | 58m available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

The Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams, and Organizations
The Agility Shift provides leaders at all levels in an organization with the mindset, strategy, and practical tools to make them agile. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Pamela Meyer

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Adaptive Capacity: How Organizations Can Thrive in a Changing World
Adaptive Capacity teaches you the theory behind adaptation as it applies to organizations and the people in them. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 13m Book Authors By Juan Carlos Eichholz

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MIT Sloan Management Review on The Agile Leader: Perseverance and Flexibility
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn best practices in agility routines and management processes; how leaders compensate for potentially career-limiting traits; why managing agility is so critical; and the ways that creativity can be woven into our work lives.
Book Duration 49m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Agile Methodologies/Mindset
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how quickly and effectively your business responds to change, if your company has the right management practices in place to ensure sustainable success, and more.
Book Duration 54m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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The Agility Mindset: How Reframing Flexible Working Delivers Competitive Advantage
In The Agility Mindset, Fiona Cannon explores how an agile workforce can offer a strategic advantage to companies as traditional work models come under pressure from technological advancement, increased customer demands, and the influence of globalization. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 11m Book Authors By Fiona Cannon

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Building the Agile Business Through Digital Transformation
In this book, authors Neil Perkin and Peter Abraham discuss digital transformation, what makes businesses agile, and how you can achieve this transformation. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 11m Book Authors By Neil Perkin, Peter Abraham
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Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams
Virtual Leadership explores the challenges associated with working remotely, and guides you on how to lead virtual teams. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Penny Pullan

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Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Build Common Ground, and Reap Big Results
In Collaboration, author Morten T. Hansen draws on his widespread exploration into the art of collaboration to present a book that will transform the manner in which you approach collaboration. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Morten T. Hansen

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Virtual Collaboration
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how to work remotely--and make it work; employ, trust, and monitor a crowdsourced workforce you've never even met; and manage employees who expect the option to work from home.
Book Duration 25m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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The Successful Virtual Classroom: How To Design And Facilitate Interactive And Engaging Live Online Learning
The Successful Virtual Classroom provides detailed instruction on how to create a virtual classroom that's as engrossing as it is encouraging. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Darlene Christopher
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MIT Sloan Management Review on Leading Through Disruption
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn the effects disruption can have on strategy, and the best ways to keep your company going when a disruptive technology affects your industry.
Book Duration 1h 21m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Leading in an Unpredictable World
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn why managing with agility is so critical when “there will be no long-term predictability” in business.
Book Duration 9m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review on The Adaptive Leader
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how to lead your company in times of change, what your company can do to keep up with rapid technological advancements, and if you are prepared for a digitized age.
Book Duration 22m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation
The Road to Reinvention will arm you with the confidence and tools to shake things up with disruptive change and steer your company on the road to success. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 5m Book Authors By Josh Linkner

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Mapping Innovation: A Playbook for Navigating a Disruptive Age
Mapping Innovation is a guide for anyone who wants to pursue innovation but doesn’t know where to start. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Greg Satell

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Disrupt You! Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation
In Disrupt You!, author Jay Samit guides you on the journey to personal transformation and, ultimately, success. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Jay Samit
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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Is Your Company Ready for HR Analytics?
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how to use analytics to benefit your company.
Book Duration 3m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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Chasing Digital: A Playbook for the New Economy
Outlining a clear and detailed framework, this book is designed to help leaders re-design their organization from the bottom up by leveraging their strengths to create a new competitive advantage in the digital economy.
Book Duration 2h 51m Book Authors By Anthony Stevens, Louis Strauss

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Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation
Drawing on practical examples from notable global brands, Leading Digital demonstrates how technology can be integrated into business to achieve invaluable digital transformation. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 7m Book Authors By Andrew McAfee, Didier Bonnet, George Westerman

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Building Digital Culture: A Practical Guide to Successful Digital Transformation
Building Digital Culture discusses how businesses can nurture a digital culture to thrive in the digital era. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Daniel Rowles, Thomas Brown

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The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact Through People Analytics
In The Data Driven Leader, the authors examine utilizing data to increase performance - through the lens of human resources. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By David Swanson, Jenny Dearborn
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MIT Sloan Management Review on Leading Change
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how an organization approaches change appropriately, as well as helpful tips for determining when to change and to what extent.
Book Duration 1h 20m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on In Boardrooms, the Same Is a Shame
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn the risks of uniformity within the executive suites of companies and organizations.
Book Duration 1m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Models, Tools and Techniques of Organizational Change, 4th Edition
Making Sense of Change Management, 4th Edition aims to explore why change happens, how it happens successfully, and how to make the idea of change a welcomed philosophy. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Esther Cameron, Mike Green

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Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes
For current and aspiring business leaders, Out Think is a comprehensive guide to changing the way you think and act to drive innovation and success. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By G. Shawn Hunter

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The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations
The Heart of Change presents a compelling, on-the-ground look at what it really takes to bring about and sustain large-scale change. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 5m Book Authors By Dan S. Cohen, John P. Kotter
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