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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

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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

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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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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[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

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

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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.

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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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

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

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

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.

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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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

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.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

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

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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Another Slice of Pizza, Please

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One of the most widely read of my recent posts was The Pizza Story about the artisanal pizza made by robots in the Zume pizzeria in Palo Alto, California. The post showed that we have no idea how far automation has already reached its steely fingers into the many places in our lives. The point was […]. Managing Minds

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The Pizza Story

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“Unemployment among robots is holding at zero percent. Humans are not doing as well” 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 […]. Managing Minds

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Stopping the Pandemic

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All the ideas you have about the future of management and learning are wrong. If you want to find out why, join us this Friday for a great webinar and some free valuable giveaways. Filed under: Managing Minds. Managing Minds

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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

How to Be a Great Leader

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Tell me where to send your new socks, because this should knock yours off! I love the idea of Heart Count not Head Count. My new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy will be published by ATD Press December 1st. You can preorder now at Amazon and any of the […]. Managing Minds

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Exciting News From Me

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FYI – Just heard that the book is starting to ship! On December 1st my book, Minds at Work, co-authored with my friend Stephen J. Gill, will launch. The book is being published by ATD Press and there will be an exciting ATD webinar – MANAGEMENT & LEARNING WILL CHANGE FOREVER (AND YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW […]. Education future of learning Learning Managing Minds

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How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

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

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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Coming Soon to a Workplace Near You

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In my most recent book Minds at Work, co-authored with Stephen J. Gill, we imagined a new way of learning anytime and anyplace we called Interactive Performance Support: “The most up-to-date version is what we call Interactive Performance Support (IPS). Here is an example of how an IPS program could be employed in a manufacturing […]. Managing Minds

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

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Exciting News From Me

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On December 1st my book Minds at Work, co-authored with my friend Stephen J. Gill, will launch. The book is being published by ATD Press and there will be an exciting ATD webinar – MANAGEMENT & LEARNING WILL CHANGE FOREVER (AND YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW AND WHY) – [link] Thanks for reading KnowledgeStar and I hope […]. Managing Minds

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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.

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

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CFO to CEO: “What happens if we invest all this money into managing minds and they leave us?” CEO to CFO: “What happens if we don’t and they stay?”

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This is the first in a three-part series. The goal is simple: Completely change the way we manage and learn. Forever. Looking forward to your reactions. Companies worldwide today seem to be suffering from the same challenges: finding and hiring talent, time-to-performance, employee engagement and retention, innovation, decision-making, and more. They all seem to be […]. Managing Minds

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

CFO to CEO: “What happens if we invest all this money into managing minds and they leave us?” CEO to CFO: “What happens if we don’t and they stay?”

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This is the first in a three-part series. The goal is simple: Completely change the way we manage and learn. Forever. Looking forward to your reactions. Companies worldwide today seem to be suffering from the same challenges: finding and hiring talent, time-to-performance, employee engagement and retention, innovation, decision-making, and more. They all seem to be […]. Managing Minds