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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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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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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

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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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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

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 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

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

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.

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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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

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

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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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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.

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

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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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

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

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

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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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.

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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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

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

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

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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

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.

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.

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.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.