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The case for “Supersizing” L&D Teams

If 2020 taught us anything (and, well, it has had a few lessons)… is to invest in future-ready, tech-savvy Learning and development teams. The pandemic forced many of us to dust off old-school methodologies and catapult swiftly into fresh new learning paradigms including, but not limited to transitioning to digital training. Never has there been […]

This is going to be fun…

We’ve all heard the (apocryphal) Chinese curse ‘May he live in interesting times.‘ It doesn’t get a lot more “interesting” than 2020 does it? Covid-19 has turned the work on its head in just a few short weeks. According to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, “We will be living with this virus for at least […]

The trainer’s duty in a pandemic

The world’s never the same after a pandemic. After the black death killed half the population of Europe, peasants learned new skills to allow them to replace deceased workers and escaped serfdom forever. The 1918 “Spanish ‘Flu” led to the creation of the WHO – a worldwide coordinated approach to improving health.  There is a […]

The lazy training genius

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” (Thomas Edison) Over time, we L&D professionals accumulate significant amounts of legacy content. We know this content needs periodic updating. The updating process may initially seem like a drag. But it can also be seen as an opportunity to […]

Engagement – a case study (with tricks)

About fifteen years ago I was asked to help redesign a CPD program. As you always should, we started by getting to know our audience and we learned as much as we could about the profession and its workers. One thing that was clear was that the people involved were good. I mean really good. […]

It’s not the online medium that’s the problem, it’s the attitude!

Ultimately all education and training is about knowledge transfer. Part of this is the movement of information from one party to another but knowledge is far more than information. Knowledge is about curation, assimilation and application of information to enable appropriate action within a specific context. The traditional art of knowledge transfer is teaching and […]