“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” – Albert Einstein
Happy Friday! August is birthday month at our house. My wife´s was last week and my daughter´s is next week. We´re in the midst of some cool family outings including ziplining, glass blowing and a water park adventure this weekend. Here are a few top things from the learning, design and technology world to help keep you zipping along. Cheers!
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Learning & Strategy – Scalable Learning
In his most recent post, John Hagel (@jhagel) talks about how scalable learning will be the key to institutional success as we move deeper into an exponentially changing world. He share the “zoom out, zoom in” approach and its role in making a fundamental shift from a scalable efficiency model to a scalable learning model.
Personal Knowledge Mastery (PKM)
Harold Jarche (@hjarche)has a series of two posts on Personal Knowledge Master (PKM) which I think is one of the most important skills for any professional to have. In part 1 ¨PKM in Action¨, he shares some advice from people who have been using PKM and in part 2, he shares a couple of personal examples of PKM in action – his book reviews and bi-weekly ¨Friday Finds¨
Increasing Engagement in Learning
In this interview with Robin Petterd (@robinpetterd), Bianca Baumann (@biancabaumann) talks about how marketers design engaging experiences and what L&D can learn from these strategies.
The Stages Of Behaviour Change Every Learning Manager Should Expect
If you want your training to impact your business, there are two models for understanding behaviour you need to know about. Juliette Denny (@julliettedenny) says that with them, you’ll be able to change the behaviour of your learners and transform your organisation!
Is Training on the Way Out?
This is LinkedIn post with a lively ensuing conversation on the slow decline of formal training by Nick Shackleton-Jones (@shackletonjones). I´m super curious to know hear your thoughts?
Learning, Design & Technology Miscellany
A few other things just because I can.
Apps & Tools
Books, Courses, Podcasts:
- Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career by Scott Young
What I’m listening to:
- I´ve been getting out for early morning runs recently and today I´m tuning in to the Presentation podcast.
- Speaker submissions for the ATD ICE conference are now open through August 14
- Speaker submissions for the Presentation Ideas online conference now open
Check out the upcoming conference action and please let me know if you see any I´ve missed.
You can find me at these UPCOMING EVENTS:
- August 9: AECT Learner Engagement Webinar
- September 17: Learning Technologies and Design Day
- October 22-25: DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop & Concurrent Session
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