“There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” Vladimir Lenin It definitely feels like this has been a week with decades worth of change. If you’re interested, the BBC’s Ukraine Cast is a great way to stay informed about what’s happening in Ukraine. Also, NPR has assembled a collection ofContinue reading “Friday Finds: The Best Of Learning, Design & Technology | March 3, 2022”
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How I Create My Weekly Newsletter (and personal curation tips you should steal)
Since I haven’t written a blog post in a while, I thought it was time to dust off the cobwebs. I wanted to answer one of the questions I get asked the most. In this post, I’ll share a bit about my curation process and how I choose the things I share in my weeklyContinue reading “How I Create My Weekly Newsletter (and personal curation tips you should steal)”
Two Simple Tools for Creating More Impactful Content
Contrary to what many people think, our brains do not work like video recorders. Just because you say something doesn’t mean people will remember it – not even close! To create a memorable experience you’ve got to know how memory works.
20+ Easy Ways Take Your Screen Shots from Boring to Brilliant
At some point or another, we’ve all used screenshots. They’re great for showing others what you see on your screen. Most people who take screenshots give them little, if any, thought. But if you’re an elearning or presentation designer, a little thought about how you use your screenshots can go a long way. Here isContinue reading “20+ Easy Ways Take Your Screen Shots from Boring to Brilliant”
Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free
Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced any of these things: A computer crash wiped out all of the favorites from your web browser You wanted to access a bookmark on your work computer from home (Or vice versa) You couldn’t find a bookmark you know you saved because there are too many or youContinue reading “Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free”
Do You Have an Online Home-base?
Given the all too common scenario of outsourcing, off-shoring and a number of other names for staff reductions it is more important than ever to have a “home base” online. Even in the most secure positions, having an online home helps you find and make the most of professional opportunities. Contrary to the beliefs ofContinue reading “Do You Have an Online Home-base?”
Better Than Bullet Points: Alternative Text Slide Designs
One of the most common challenges for anyone designing slides for presentations or elearning projects is what do with text content. Not only can too much text can be boring, it can distract your audience from the message you want them to take away. In many projects it is difficult, if not impossible to getContinue reading “Better Than Bullet Points: Alternative Text Slide Designs”
Friday Finds | May 11, 2018
“Intelligent individuals learn from everything and everyone; average people, from their experiences. The stupid already have all the answers.” — Socrates I love quotes. And I love learning quotes best of all. Last night the #lrnchat crew laid down a treasure trove of learning quotes. It is too hard for me to pick only one favoriteContinue reading “Friday Finds | May 11, 2018”
5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf
In case you missed it, Connie Malamed and JD Dillon both recently recommended 5 good books for Learning & Development pros. You should definitely slide over to their sites and check these out. Five New L&D Books To Check Out by Connie Malamed (@elearningcoach) 5 Must Reads for Modern Learning Pros by JD Dillon (@JD_Dillon)Continue reading “5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf”
How to Supercharge Your #PowerPoint Workflow
Do you know that you can upgrade your PowerPoint workflow with add-ins that put additional capabilities right at your fingertips? From finding great stock photos and icons to searching Wikipedia and adding an online map there are a lot of ways to upgrade your slides without ever needing to leave PowerPoint. Think about how niceContinue reading “How to Supercharge Your #PowerPoint Workflow”
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