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L&D Disrupt: How To Reboot Training Post Pandemic

*** Recording now available here *** I’m looking forward to another great live podcast at the end of June: On 29th I’m on the HowNow L&D Disrupt podcast series ‘How To Reboot Training Post Pandemic’. Save your seat here… My …

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Interview: Learning workflows

I was delighted to speak again with Rob Clark at Learning News. He heard me talking about about learning workflows at Learning Technologies 2022 when he filmed my interview with John Helmer for John’s amazing Learning Hack podcast, and Rob …

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Where does my time go?

You haven’t stopped all day. The day is done, but not that job you wanted to do today. Sound familiar? What happened? One solution is understanding that personal productivity is more about rhythm than perpetual motion. Our efficiency goes in …

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Webinar: Learning Experience Excellence

*** Now available on demand *** “I had a great chat with Rob and he asked some really good questions. We covered a lot of ground, and it was interesting that some common and practical themes came out of the …

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Is culture your friend or foe?

“You don’t get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results.” Mike Hawkins. So, work backwards from the results you want (probably behaviour change), to the actions that people need to do …

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The brighter choice of happiness

Sometimes life sucks. It’s just not fair. We know that. So, we have a choice to make. From the moment we awake in the morning, we can think that something wonderful is about to happen that day, or drag ourselves …

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I believe, therefore I see

It’s long been known that when presented with a smorgasbord of evidence, we select only the dishes that we like. In the words of Warren Buffett: “What the human being is best at doing is interpreting all new information so …

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When is your wiser self?

They say that youth is wasted on the young (often attributed to George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950) because they don’t appreciate the vitality of youth. I guess this is from the perspective of an older person where that vitality is waning. …

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