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Coming Soon to Your Workplace: The Internet of Smart Things

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Imagine having the machines you use in a workplace able to tell you what they need you to do, able to help you be safer around them, offer you the details you need to complete a regulatory checklist, make you more knowledgeable about how they work and what they do, show you how to effectively use and fix them, give you the schematics and diagrams you need to clearly see how to connect A to B, and more, lots more.

Learning Culture & Human Capital: The Reality, the Myth and the Vision

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Sally Ann Moore is the Director General iLearning Forum at Closer Still Media. iLearning Forum is the most important learning meeting in Europe. Sally Ann wrote this as part of her preparation for the conference, that I am honored to be speaking at, this January, 2018. While preparing the Learning technologies France 2018 conference programme, […]. Managing Minds

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Ketchup and Complexity

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I recently saw a subject line cross my inbox. Boring Content = Boring Courses?” I felt compelled to answer with 2 words: Malcolm Gladwell. As a writer, reader, and speaker I have always enjoyed the way the best-selling author of Blink and The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference takes complex […]. Managing Minds

Real Learning is Creative

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The Question “What is the relationship between creativity and learning?” ” I get that question from many of the people I talk and consult with and usually babble some vague cliche about you can’t have one without the other, and that real learning depends on creativity. While that’s true the real answer is more complicated. […]. Managing Minds

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

It’s Time to Stop Pushing Learning

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Our research and consulting with leading corporations has convinced us that the smartest, highest performing, most successful organization in the current global idea-based economy are learning cultures. They can respond instantly to the ever-changing requirements and demands of a fast-paced, hyper-competitive marketplace. Their employees can quickly access the technology and support to find what they need to know, when and where it is needed.

Learning Tip Number 3: Why Storytelling Works

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t''s in fact quite simple. If we listen to a PowerPoint presentation with boring bullet points, a certain part in the brain gets activated. Scientists call this Broca''s area and Wernicke''s area. Overall, it hits our language processing parts in the brain, where we decode words into meaning. And that''s it, nothing else happens. When we are being told a story, things change dramatically.

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When History Happens and No One Notices

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“When we look back across five centuries, the implications of the Renaissance appear to be obvious. It seems astonishing that no one saw where it was leading, anticipating what lay around the next bend in the road and over the horizon. Even the wisest were at a hopeless disadvantage, for their only guide in sorting […]. Managing Minds

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Corporate Training’s $70+ Billion Dirty Secret

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Corporations should be watching closely to see if new methods of delivering training result in a dramatic increase in retention among employees once they’re on the job--because if Kohn is right, even a whopping 400% increase in retention will mean that after just one week, it means the average employee is retaining only about half of the information presented in training.

The Birthplace of Stars

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This turbulent cosmic pinnacle lies within a tempestuous stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula, located 7500 light-years away in the southern constellation of Carina. Scorching radiation and fast winds (streams of charged particles) from super-hot newborn stars in the nebula are shaping and compressing the pillar, causing new stars to form within it. Streamers […]. Managing Minds

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Case Study: Flipped Classrooms Work for Students. Period.

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This case study grabbed my attention for several reasons. It is written by the Greg Green, the Principal at Clintondale High School in Clinton Township, Michigan. It talks about how he flipped what he terms ". a financially challenged school near Detroit". The flipped version of the school way out-performed the standard model that was failing in almost every respect.

Content as a Service (CaaS)

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The etextbook in 2018 will be coupled to an app that will provide you with Content as a Service (CaaS). It will be designed to make learning easier and more effective. It will replace the old print (and even current online) proto-etextbook that used content as the product you bought. By 2018, you will be purchasing the services which the app and the etextbook will provide. Dream with me a moment …. Future of education Learning Learning Technology

Why ask Why?

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Every great leader I’ve ever spoken with or read about does the same thing: They ask “Why?” ” at least three times to really find an answer. Try it. The Rule of Three Why’s WHY number 1 will feel right and skipping past it will drive you crazy since we love to jump to the conclusion. […]. Managing Minds

FOR MEN ONLY – LEARN HOW TO BE A REAL MAN

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TO ALL THE MEN WHO READ THIS. THE TED PRESENTATION JACKSON MAKES MUST BE WATCHED AND REMEMBERED. PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH ALL THE MEN YOU KNOW … WATCH JACKSON KATZ TEACH AN IMPORTANT LESSON FOR MENFiled under: Managing Minds. Managing Minds

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Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

121 Blogs About Learning

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Here’s my daily reading list from which I pick and chose every day. The represent the best minds in the area of learning and learning technology. Enjoy! Aaron Silvers Adventures in Corporate Education aLearning Allison Rossett Assets B Online Learning Blogger in Middle-earth Bottom-Line Performance Bozarthzone brave new org Brian Dusablon Challenge to Learn Clark [.]. Corporate Learning Education elearning instructional design Learning Learning Blogs Learning Technology

School is Where We Create the Future

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[Note: The numbers have significantly increased since 2011 … and that’s the point.] A Different Way of Looking at “School” School is far more than a building in which we educate our children to pass tests and grades. It is the place where we create the future of our country. During the last 5 years I […]. Managing Minds

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The Inevitable Future of Your Workplace

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Following is an excerpt from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy co-authored with Stephen J. Gill We think that the heart of managing minds was summed up years ago by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who was a keen observer of the relationship of hands and minds at work, is thought to have said, “If […]. Managing Minds

Imagining the Future of Work

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We have been talking about the rapid inevitable change from labor-intensive managing hands type of work, to the mind-intensive managing minds work most of us perform. We too often imagine it happening in offices or manufacturing environments. Truth is it’s happening in places we would never imagine, from pizza parlors to coal mines to … […]. Managing Minds

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

The Pizza Story

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The Pizza Story In our new book Minds at Work, we talk about the older labor-intensive economy in which we made things and needed to manage hands, and the newer mind-intensive economy in which we produce work with our minds and need to manage minds. Automation creates a future in which there ar […]. Managing Minds

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Great Guest Blog on Flipping the Classroom

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While at one time, I was only looking forward to my retirement, I now am looking forward to the new and exciting year ahead. Technology has made me feel young again, as the boredom and tedium of the mimeo machine is gone, and in its place is a whole new world! Flipped Classroom Future of education Flipping the Classroom

The Short Definition of “Real Learning”

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Real learning is the ability to adopt what you know and know-how to do and adapt it under an everchanging variety of circumstances. Learning Naked Learning Uninhibited Learning definition of learning real learning

The War of the Management Worlds

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There’s a battle going on in the world that most people have never heard about that will soon rock your work world. On one side we have the management and learning models developed during the Industrial Revolution when most people made things and companies needed to manage hands. This old 19th-century approaches and models are so entrenched we […]. Managing Minds

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Discursive or recursive? The fractal nature of education

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" What would it take for us to leave the safe and mundane world of product based, recursive education behind and adopt new pedagogies that promote self discovery, digression from prescribed pathways and learning by a process of serendipity?".

The Conference in Paris

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I recently had the honor of presenting the research from my latest book Minds at Work at the 2018 Learning Technologies Conference and iLearning Forum in Paris, Porte de Versailles. There were over 8,000 people attending the two-day event and the interest in learning and learning technologies in the EU is as intense and focused as I […]. Managing Minds

The Future of Learning is Not Training

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The Future of Learning is Not Training By Stephen J. Gill and David Grebow Instead of jumping off the January 1st starting line, we decided to wait and see what other people are predicting for corporate training and learning in 2017. Here’s a partial list from our 2017 Crystal Ball Scorecard: The New Year […]. Corporate Learning

The Lost Art of Learning

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What had been a very personal human interaction for 200,000 years – learning – became an impersonal, dehumanized distraction. What we really needed to learn disappeared into a curriculum dominated by ‘school boards’ and then handed to ‘teachers’. One-to-many. Education Future of education

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Flipping Corporate Learning

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This one is from my friend Jay Cross @ Internet Time. It a take on flipping the corporate class that I totally agree with. Flipping the educational process has now been proven to work across the board especially among financially challenged schools. A combination of flipping and going back to the dream we all had with [.]. Learning

High Innovation Hiring?

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Training for hard skills will soon become as obsolete as the chalk board. My prediction is that it will soon be replaced by performance support utilizing the Internet of Things (IoT) to help people who simply want operational or procedural information on the job. Corporate Learning future of learning The Internet of Smart Things forgetting curve hardskills softskills training

Using the Pivot Point for Real Learning

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When I was finishing the last chapter in my book, Minds at Work, co-authored with Stephen J. Gill, our focus was on a new model of managing and learning designed to respond to the needs of the new Knowledge Economy. We called it “managing minds” to distinguish it from the previous industrial era model of “managing […]. Managing Minds

Managing Failure In Your Organization: When Is Failure “Intelligent”?

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This blog has frequently stated that a successful learning culture must accept that failures are an important component of learning. So what, exactly, does that mean? Does this mean that managers are to overlook mistakes and praise and reward those who’ve screwed up? Wouldn’t the end result of such behavior be an organization whose members were sloppy, […].

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

What a New Year Surprise!

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What an honor! John Baldoni is a popular leadership keynote speaker, executive coach and executive educator. He is an internationally recognized thought leader, and the author of 13 great management books, which have been translated into 10 languages. His most popular books you must read are MOXIE and Lead with Purpose. He recently posted his […]. Managing Minds