“Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.”Dennis Waitley
It is interesting all the “new” things I’ve been noticing lately. Funny how being forced to slow down and stay close to home brings a fresh perspective on so many things that you’ve overlooked for so long. There are some silver linings like long after dinner walks with family that are at least some small light in what is looking like a generally dark stretch ahead. Thanks for reading.
Be well and stay safe!
What I’m Listening To: Back to an old favorite this morning, with this Ehrling playlist. Just the right mix of energy and chill for working.
The L&D Conference: A New Take on the Conference Experience
What would you say to a six-week, paced, virtual learning experience with some of the most noted voices in our industry? No muss, no fuss. Just good content, both live and offline. Matthew Richter, Will Thalheimer and Ashley Sinclair are spinning up a newly unique experience. This is us “eating our own dog food”! Hope to see you there!
Crisis Tips for Learning Professionals
I’m sure you’ve seen loads of what how to handle our current crisis. Well you can skip all of those and just read Lori Niles-Hofman’s article. She totally hits the nail right on the head. Among other things, stop building courses, converting ILT to online and really rethink what the heck you’re doing!
The Learning Uncut Disruption Series
I know there are about a gazillion podcasts to choose from, but if you’re a learning pro you should go listen to Michelle Ocker’s “Disruption Series” on her Learning Uncut podcast. You’ll be hard pressed to find a better series of episodes with some of the best in the L&D field. I’ll bet you can’t just listen to one! They’re that good.
Interactive Periodic Table of Office 365
Right now, there are a lot of people fumbling their way through what digital tools they have available. For many of us that means deciphering the Office 365 ecosystem. This interactive periodic table is a great way to learn what particular apps are for and explore some related resources to learn more about each one.
If you have any trouble with this link, go to https://www.jumpto365.com/ and click into it.
38 Slide Design Tips from the Pros
Bryan Jones has assembled another all-star cast sharing their top tips for designing great slides. As Bryan says, “You are just moments away from expert-level slide design!”
A few other things just because I can.
Tools & Resources
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- [email design] Design better looking emails with MailCanvas
- [learning app] Arun Pradhan is offering free access to his Learn2Learn app until June.
- [home office] Need a green screen or just somethign to hide your office junk for video calls? Check out this portable background that attaches to the back of your chair.
Conferences & Learning Events
NEW: The Learning & Development Conference June 22-July 21 This is new and different – check it out.
- Check out the upcoming conference schedule
- L&D webinars and professional development events calendar by Kari Knisely (@KariKnisely)
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