One big skill-related challenge
It is crucial for governments, companies, and universities to come together to address the massive skill challenge we are facing!
One technology/innovation that will change the future of learning
Emerging technologies such as AI, AR and VR will redefine the ed-tech space and make the online learning experience more engaging and personalized, putting the learner at the center.
One step employers should take on Re-skilling/Upskilling
Communicate the long-term value of re-skilling / up-skilling to the employees clearly. Employees must know the potential impact skilling has on their career growth.
One tip to create a great learning culture
The future of learning at scale is online. To create a great online learning culture, organizations need L&D teams to drive excellent change management, so as to drive adoption of online learning.
One advice for leaders to drive the learning agenda in their organization
Let business goals define the learning needs by mapping the learning impact to business outcomes.
Best book on Skilling
‘Thank You for Being Late’ by Thomas L. Friedman. While it's not a book on skilling per se, it beautifully explains the need for skilling.
One expert, you follow on Skilling & Learning
Josh Bersin and Prabir Jha. I also subscribe to many podcasts, blogs and industry research.
Your Learning Mantra
Make learning a habit; share it and enjoy the journey.
Tell us about a time you failed and how you handled it
I didn’t get into the first business school I had applied to. However, I worked harder and got into a better business school in the subsequent attempt!
How do you make decisions when you don’t have all the necessary information?
I trust my instincts.
Who is your aspirational leader
Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO, Coursera.
Any specific skill you want to learn in coming days
Being a business leader, I would want to learn a more in-depth application of AI in the business world.
Best career advice you have ever gotten
Build the best small team you can, because small teams can change the world!