Chicagoland Next Practices Collaborative Meet-up with Dr. Murray Ardies»

University Club of Chicago Artist Opening Sixth Floor Millennium Room 76 E. Monroe Street Chicago, IL Parking Tips: $25 Valet parking at front door or Grant Park North Garage (Green Monroe St. exit) is closest self-parking.


Dr. Murray Ardies
Professor Emeritus--Exercise & Health Sciences

Executive Learning Exchange

Dirk Tussing
Founder & Executive Director

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Attributes of World Class Leaders @ GE with Bob Cancalosi»
Presented on 5/14/2015


Bob Cancalosi

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Executive Learning Exchange (ELE)

The Executive Learning Exchange (ELE) is a consortium of senior Chicagoland, Milwaukee and Midwest learning/talent development leaders committed to promoting next practices that improve evidenced-based business results and professional opportunities among its members.

We hope you can join one of the following upcoming peer-networking events: We continue to add collaboration strength with our community.


This year's focus for Executive Learning Exchange will be on Helping Teams Increase Performance: Strategies for mid-level managers to coach their team players.

We are starting to build our agenda for our full-day 6th Annual SE-WI Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange @ GE Healthcare Institute by working with our CLO/CTO/CHRO Groups to curate best practices and present in-person on May 12th. If you are interested in presenting on May 12th, please collaborate with A few of the featured speakers already confirmed, who will share their latest research, are Bev Kaye (CSI), Steve King (UW-Madison) and Kevin Oakes (i4cp).

Our 2016 initiative is to create a Massive Open Online Course for Helping Teams Increase Performance: Strategies for mid-level managers to coach their team players.

"MOOCs DO MORE WITH LESS: Kevin Oakes Leadership Insights" ELE YouTube Vignette

Dr Ardies & the Executive Learning Exchange are fueling a movement (pun intended) on integrating a more active lifestyle into work life. We profess the power of "walk and talks" - walking meetings will be one of the many activities integrated into the 2016 MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), Helping Improve Team Performance, that we are creating with our members. Below is a preview of the MOOC experience we are creating as a global cohort:

We hope you can join us on the 2nd Monday of each month in downtown Chicago to have an informal conversation with our thought leaders: Dr. Murray Ardies (Feb 8th), Steve King (Mar 14th) & Bev Kaye (Apr 11th) and join us on May 12th at our 6th Annual SE-WI Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange at GE Healthcare Institute (Waukesha, WI).

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The current theme for our learning leaders’ exchanges is CROWD-SOURCING SOLUTIONS for 5-8 Human Capital Business Problems and plan to periodically update this website as 2015-2016 programming details unfold.

Active ELE Enterprise Members can use their PREPAID tickets at either our 6th Annual SE-WI Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange at GE Healthcare Institute planned for Thursday, May 12, 2016 or for our 15th Annual Chicagoland Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange @ Hamburger University planned for October, 2016; CLO/CTO Group members can purchase additional conference registrations at a discounted rate for their team to join us.

To help everyone plan for 2016, our upcoming full-day exchanges are scheduled for:

If you are a CLO/CTO Group member and interested in having your team present, please contact Dirk Tussing for more details.

Please note in 2015 we will formally close our vendor membership as we plan more robust experiences for heads of learning and talent development. A key part of this shift is to invite five to possibly eight solution industry thought leaders, whom provide forward-thinking talent services, as ELE Strategic Partners to replace our current vendor membership.

To learn more about the benefits included with becoming a Learning Executive Exchange member, view a one page program summary and read our on-line FAQ’s for more details.

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