Friday Finds | March 30, 2018

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”  – Confucius

I’m just back from a wonderful visit to San Francisco and Yosemite National Park. At least my body is back – my mind might still be out there for awhile! 😎 Hope you are launching yourself into a great weekend where ever you are.

Did you find anything good this week?  Leave a comment and share it with us!

The Expert Generalist: Why the Future Belongs to Polymaths


Zat Rana (@Zat_Rana) explores how the value and importance of polymaths may increase in a world increasingly dominated by machines.

“Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses — especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”

Engage your Learners with a Marketing Funnel


In this post, Bianca Baumann (@BiancaBaumann) shares how L&D professionals can “steal” the idea of a marketing funnel to take a look at the employee’s lifecycle and develop a content strategy that aligns with their needs.

The future of work and the future of learning are converging


Sonia Malik (@malikmssz) shares some key takeaways from the recent Coursera Partner conference. For more conference highlights, check the Coursera blog and the Twitter backchannel.

Lunacy Editor 3.0: Free Sketch for Windows 


Sketch has become a design standard for many top designers. But the catch is that is is only available for Macs. Until now! Windows people can now work with sketch files with this new free tool from Icons8.

Yo! by Rob Hope


A weekly dose of design news, tools and freebies by Rob Hope (@RobHope) You can watch the videos or cut to the chase by subscribing to the email with all the links – or both! You choose. Always something good in these.


A few other things just because I can. 😎  

Recently added design resources:

  • Paste with frames – a unique approach to creating and presenting slide decks online. Try it out.

Conference News:

Apps I’m trying out this week:

    • Sunsama is what would happen if Google Calendar and Trello had a love child.
  • Whiteboard is a dead simple, easy to share online whiteboard

What I’m listening to today:

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Published by Mike Taylor

Born with a life-long passion for learning, I have the great fortune to work at the intersection of learning, design, technology & collaboration.

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