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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

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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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?".

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.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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

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.

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, […].

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

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

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

Equal Opportunity Corporate Learning

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“Push learning” is clearly not suited for today’s “economy of ideas” -- yet corporations have been surprisingly reluctant to make the necessary change. The reason may well lie in the fact that a “pull” learning culture is truly democratic.

The Internet of Smart Things – humanizing the IOT

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David Grebow, CEO of KnowledgeStar and former co-director of the IBM Institute for Advanced Learning, believes that the Internet of Smart Things (IosT) is the most significant opportunity that has come out of the IoT world, especially for manpower-intensive heavy industries. He spoke with Industrial Internet Now about IosT’s potential to humanize the IoT and realize […]. Managing Minds

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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.

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.

Brain Dead Spaces

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“There is no greater anti-brain environment than the classroom and cubicle.” ” Since most of us spend most of our time in them, it’s amazing we learn anything or get anything done, Check out John Medina’s new multimedia interactive website on brain and learning here. Learning

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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

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

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Learning at the Water Cooler and Everyplace Else

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I cannot believe how duped we've been to think of learning as an event. It is artifact of the Industrial Revolution and a terrible conceit on the part of the educational institutions we developed. Learning starts BEFORE we are born and (for all we actually know) continues AFTER we are dead. We are in a very real sense Continuous Learning Organisms. Continuous Learning Education Learning

The Three-Minute Lesson that Saved My Life

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The Three-Minute Lesson that Saved My Life The last new thing I learned was last week. I was sitting in the parking lot at the shopping center, vaguely listening to “Car Talk” on NPR. One of the Tappet brothers said something like “I bet you really never learned to fix those side view mirrors [.]. Brain Education

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

Who is training the online teachers to teach online?

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Some of the worst 'teaching' I have ever tried to learn from has been online. The worst. And I'm not alone. Everyone I know has stories about an online class that was a total waste of time. Poorly organized content. Terrible to no graphics. So many bullet points that the screen ended up being 8pt Arial. A droning voice with no modulation or interest in the subject. Less than a modicum of enthusiasm. Hardly any interaction in a medium defined by interaction.

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

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

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

At the Water Cooler of Learning

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We have become obsessed with formal learning in the workplace. In our zeal to learn, we have transferred the formal model of learning into the collective mind of our corporations. Even e-learning is simply less-expensive formal learning at a distance. Our obsession began when we decided we were in the knowledge economy. We concluded that [.].

How-To Adult Learning

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This show was developed in 2010 for an NGO in South Africa has been used all over the place since then. It contains some Nuggets of Truthiness that most people developing learning programs for adults Anywhere and Everywhere would be well advised to learn. Amazing how we miss the basics in our quest for faster, cheaper, mobile. Brain Rules Education Learning

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Why?

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If you get to Question Number Four you must be scientist. Einstein, who seemingly spoke to The Creator during what has become known as Einstein's miracle year, asked "Why do things have mass?" The answer was probably the most famous physics formula ever written in white chalk on a blackboard. Learning Education

Why Only Smart Companies Will Win

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Relatively few leaders have fully grasped the enormous benefits to be gained by transitioning their training culture to a learning culture and changing the way their employees learn. This is true despite evidence showing that significant benefits immediately start accruing to organizations that successfully make the transformation. Learning

Ah Training!

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We always knew that Independent Learning was the way. 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

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Sex, Bitcoin, and the Blockchain Brothel

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I’m always trying to learn something new. Every day… So last night I was out with a friend of mine who is fabulously wealthy and amazingly smart. And we were eating dinner and talking about investments, retirement, 401K’s, reverse mortgages, and the California housing market after the fires. It was a calm and educational meal […]. Managing Minds

The Flipped Corporate Class?

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Flipping the classroom has been a topic since Daniel Pink wrote about it in 2010. In Cyberspace & Internet Time that’s far away and long ago. Seems to be happening only in Grades K-12 and Higher Education. The very places that tend to be the slowest to change. If you’ve been off the planet for [.]. Flipped Classroom

Is your Corporate IQ growing or shrinking?

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This is THE most important question you need to answer … Your Corporate IQ is the total brain power of your organzation. It includes what people know and do every day. It also includes what they discover, learn from failure, learn from one another, share, innovate, tell each other and more. It all adds up […]. Corporate Learning Learning

The Internet of Things That Help You Learn

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Talk about the Internet of Things, I have seen the future of on-the-job learning. It is an app that connects any piece of machinery, with any internet connected device you already have, with very specifically chosen information you have in the cloud. Instantly and automatically. Information can range from training to performance support to saftey […]. Learning

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!