The Genius Learning Strategy of a Canadian Basketball Coach You Should Steal

I love basketball. When I was in college I played much more than I studied. (It wasn’t even close!) Now that I’m a parent, I’m having just as much fun, if not more, coaching my kids. For a learning nerd like me, there is an extra sense of pride when I see a player doContinue reading “The Genius Learning Strategy of a Canadian Basketball Coach You Should Steal”

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Friday Finds | December 22, 2017

Even with some time out for riding the Hogwarts Express this week, I’ve managed to conjure up some great stuff from the learning, technology, and social media world.  No matter where you are or what you’re celebrating, I hope you get some time to enjoy the things most important to you. Merry everything and aContinue reading “Friday Finds | December 22, 2017”

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Friday Finds | September 22, 2017

Enhancing Learning Through Graphics and Emotional Design I’m a big advocate of instructional designers or anyone creating content for learning, understanding the design principles that enable them to create multimedia learning elements that can promote and facilitate learning. Too often, many people tasked with this job are unknowingly creating things that do more harm thanContinue reading “Friday Finds | September 22, 2017”

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Friday Finds | September 1, 2017

It’s a beautifully cool day here in Ohio and I’ve got some even cooler things to share in this week’s learning, technology, and social media roundup. Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours A Week On “Compound Time” By far, the biggest excuse I hear from L&D practitioners is “I don’t have time for that.” InsteadContinue reading “Friday Finds | September 1, 2017”

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Working Out Loud

I’m a big believer in the concept of narrating your work and working out loud. One of my challenges is always that bit of self-doubt in the sense of “what I’m doing isn’t anything special so who would even care or want to know”.  This along with a couple other factors results in the largeContinue reading “Working Out Loud”

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Training Is Only One Part of the Puzzle.

A recent report “The Science of Training and Development in Organizations: What Matters in Practice” informs us about how to best apply training solutions. One of the most important things that “matters”, is that training should be viewed as a whole system and not a one-time event. Not only does this mean that what happensContinue reading “Training Is Only One Part of the Puzzle.”

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