What is motivational learning & why is it important?


Kelly Palmer (Author & CLO at Degreed)

Kelly Palmer explains motivational learning and why corporations should be utilizing this to train employees in new skills. She talks about how too often corporations mandate specific learning tasks for employees instead of attempting to give employees some autonomy in what they learn. Palmer talks about the synergy that can happen when employees are given learning options that are based on organizational needs.



About Author

Kelly Palmer

Author & CLO at Degreed

Kelly Palmer is on a mission to change the way the world learns. A well-known thought leader on learning, business, and career development, she is currently on the executive team of Degreed and was formerly the chief learning officer of LinkedIn. Prior to LinkedIn, Kelly was vice president of learning at Yahoo! and held executive positions in learning, M&A, and product development at Sun Microsystems. She speaks regularly at companies and business conferences around the world, has been featured in the Financial Times, Fast Company, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Chief Learning Officer (CLO), and on Bloomberg radio. Kelly has a bachelor of arts in English/communications and a master of science in adult learning and education technology.

Interviewed By

Vanessa Tyler

Vanessa Tyler

Sarder TV Journalist, and Emmy Award-Winning Journalist & Anchor

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