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Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

Performance Learning Productivity

A fascinating article recently published on the Fast Company blog should be required reading for all learning and talent professionals as well as for leaders and managers. CEOs and Learning Professionals as Change Agents Not only does effective leadership fundamentally come down to changing people’s behaviour, that’s what ‘learning’ is too. When it mattered most?”

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Introducing WorkLearnMobile– it’s all about mobile

Allison Rossett

The very global, San Diego-based company is the leading patent holder on 3G and 4G mobile technologies. On the resource rich site, Geoff Stead, who leads the mobile learning/support effort for the company, blogs about technology implications for learning and performance. In my 25 minute session, I use examples to encourage mobile for many important purposes, including sales, leadership, wine selection, and the detection of bad breath. Of course, Qualcomm is interested in mobile learning and support. Their self interest delivers benefits to the rest of us. Go there.

70-20-10 : No longer applicable to online learning – and here’s why

eLearning 24-7

They show reports from various research firms, companies and grab info off the internet – “See this verifies that it is still in play. I remember reading an article a couple of years back relating to blogs whereas people can add their own content to the blog (like a company blog) for higher social engagement. I should note that the company (I recall it was a F500), yanked the blog after seeing what was happening. For example with the usage of wikis, they found the same folks who were committed to the blog, supported the wiki.

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What Businesses Can Learn From Nonprofits

The Peformance Improvement

“If only not-for-profit organizations were run like for-profit companies …”, so goes the common refrain. For-profit companies have much to learn from the nonprofit sector. But after watching giant for-profit companies pull out the begging bowl, I know there are also plenty of lessons my sector can offer. From my experience, it’s the other way around. They don’t have any. Angry?