Friday Finds | December 8, 2017

During a recent trail run, it dawned on me that this weekly roundup could be even better if the people reading it could contribute. So if you uncover something you think is worth sharing, send it my way. I’ve added a submission form at the bottom of this post. “To be yourself in a worldContinue reading “Friday Finds | December 8, 2017”

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Friday Finds | November 3, 2017

It has been a very rich week around here. In addition to all the Halloween candy, we’ve got a lot of great stuff for presenters, training pros and other types of digital workers. 59 Theses For the Future of Work Mathias Vermeulen surfaced this article containing 59 theses for the future of work. These areContinue reading “Friday Finds | November 3, 2017”

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Create value for others by curating information with ZEEF

While it has gained a lot of attention in recent years, curation has always been an important part of an effective learning and development practitioners toolkit. If you think about it, aren’t courses just another form of searching, organizing, and sharing information? Good instructional designers, trainers, teachers, facilitators, and public speakers are curators by nature.Continue reading “Create value for others by curating information with ZEEF”

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Friday Finds | October 27, 2017

Around here the temperatures are dropping, but things are still hot in the world of learning, technology, and social media. In addition to our regularly scheduled articles and insights, there were several great conferences and events this week. So be sure to carve out a few minutes to take a spin through the backchannels. (ThisContinue reading “Friday Finds | October 27, 2017”

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Converting Keynote to PowerPoint

There are so many great designers sharing their work these days. For example, this beautiful Keynote presentation template popped up in my morning reading yesterday. There are times like this when I’d really like to pull this over to use it or some of the elements in PowerPoint. Fortunately, there is a super quick andContinue reading “Converting Keynote to PowerPoint”

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My PKM Process

Shannon Tipton, recently asked if I could share my process for keeping up with the topics I’m interested in and how I curate the best thing that I find along the way. Here is a video walking through my personal set up for keeping up, organizing and sharing — and doing it efficiently with aContinue reading “My PKM Process”

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Sharing Some PowerPoint & Elearning Slide Designs

As I recently cleaned out some old files, I came across these PowerPoint slide designs that I never used. Since its International Work Out Loud Week I thought I’d share these for anyone who might be able to use them for a presentation or online course. Download PowerPoint Slides  

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Do your most popular posts get stuck in “Draft”?

Recently Mark Britz raised the question of whether or not you can benefit even from the posts you do not publish. I have to cast my vote that yes, just going through the thought process and focusing on what you want to say can be beneficial at times regardless of whether or not you ultimatelyContinue reading “Do your most popular posts get stuck in “Draft”?”

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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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