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Design your time – Engage your team!

Design matters in training and in leading remote teams too. In this short video I share 5 techniques you can quickly use to design your meetings and create personal interactions with your team that matter even as we all work in this new lifespace. Being remote opens new possibilities to lead from a place of … Continue reading

Leadership@Home

We are in a lifespace now where work and home are blurred. Gone are the models of having defined space for work and family, time for tasks, and an ability to focus solely on work. Now children are asking for help with schoolwork or may be just bored, our spouse has a web conference call … Continue reading

Happy Holidays!

Wishing you the happiest of holidays!  May the new year be filled with good health, happiness, and chance to make a difference each and every day. Please keep me in mind as you consider new ways to supporting your workforce and developing people who will fill your internal talent pipeline.  I look forward to talking … Continue reading

Better thinking brings better performance!

Connecting context to content matters and I have discovered along the way that aligning people’s passions with purpose, through the use of learning, brought better results. Learning is not the focus, improving performance and solving the issue in the workflow is. John Hagel’s Learning Pyramid brings a focus on thinking skills based on passion. Tapping … Continue reading

Broaden & Build your (learning) way to success

Learning must impact the bottom line, consider that “80% of CEOs surveyed say their top strategy to enable digital transformation is to reskill current employees” (CLO Insight Summit, September2017).  Employers are not finding a talent pool filled with qualified applicants and learning can step up and meet this need to grow a changing and evolving … Continue reading

It took a dance for me to see..

You should know I am writing a book framed by the many blog posts I have written about learning, strategy, design, and improving human performance.  About 3 months ago I suddenly couldn’t write a thing.  I found myself using the time to develop project proposals, try new marketing ideas and efforts, and other “stuff” that … Continue reading

Let’s focus on the WIIFM…

So what comes first, employees go learn or employers invest in learning?  Many organizations offer tuition reimbursement but did you know that recent research found that only an “average 51% of financial benefits offered to employees is utilized annually”?  What struck me was the different perspectives on why current workers are not willing to upskill … Continue reading

Launching a Unique Competency-Based Offering at a Community College (Part 2)

In an industry that has a tendency to get swept up by trends and fads, competency-based education (CBE) has proved its value time and again over a matter of decades. Over the past few years we’ve seen the number of CBE offerings skyrocket, matching the public’s focus on student outcomes and skill mastery. In this … Continue reading

MOOCs may be missing the mark(et)!

MOOCs are all the rage lately, degree options are available thru these Massive Open Online Courses that are focused at classes of thousands, interactions among the participants and all kinds of resources available to you via your browser.  Depending on the platform and design MOOCs can combine synchronous as well as asynchronous delivery and can … Continue reading

Competencies and assessment strategies

Recent posts have centered on the skills and attributes we expect our future colleagues to have. How will they get there and how will we know? How do we design L&D experiences with the goal of having assessments be “competency-based? “While there are many definitions of competency, most of them have two common elements: The … Continue reading

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