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LCMS – I’m over and done!

I break with thee oh old LCMS – enough!  As we move to support people at the point of need the key focus should be on the tools that help identify the need first and then guide the solution to those in search.  ~95% of an employee’s time is not spent in training, they are … Continue reading

What are the “5 big ideas that matter to you?”

A recent request came from someone presenting at a conference seeking ideas that “highlight the top 5 “big ideas that matter right now”…trends occurring in learning today and into the near future. Participants will be asked to incorporate these “big ideas” into their collaboration”.  I really think there is one big idea that has at … Continue reading

I am… a content strategist (and a digital curator too!)

I have to be transparent with you; I have come to realize I am a content curator.  “Curare” (to take care of) has a long history  and one update describes the role as one “who continually finds, groups, organizes and shares the best and most relevant content on a specific issue online”. The most important … Continue reading

#LearningPersonally

Personal Learning Network (PLN) – what does that mean to you?  At the Learning Solutions conference (#LSCon) I discussed and explored this concept with attendees and took away a couple of “aha’s”.  First, social learning is really just social media (SoMe) and not about just learning, learning is a byproduct of the process used in … Continue reading

Strategically Social…

Strategy is more than a formal plan for me; it manifests itself as a consistency in behavior.  Being strategic helps me look for patterns to guide my decisions, both personally and in work.  Here is where we should be tapping into social tools by tracking and trending topics and conversations, in this way strategic learning … Continue reading

Learning is a muscle – so what is your 2012 exercise resolution?

Learning is a process; it enhances a person’s capacity to do something.  “Learning is about building the capability to create that which you previously couldn’t create.  It’s ultimately related to action, which information is not” (Senge, 2006, p.191).  As I look to the New Year, I ponder what I can do to build capacity in … Continue reading

How do you define success? And where does it take place?

Let me begin by admitting that I am not a big fan of training and education – heresy you might say but let me put this into context.    I am into helping people succeed; I am focused on creating seamless solutions to success.  This is where I believe traditional L&D is failing for we should … Continue reading

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