6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace

LearnDash

Many of us don’t think of this as learning, because it doesn’t match the kinds of formal learning we recognize from the classroom—lectures, seminars, and organized lessons. Blog about it. We’ve written before about some of the positive side effects of running a blog. Open your company blog to more employees, and encourage them to post about industry-related topics. Some people enjoy blogs, others prefer presentations.

What Businesses Can Learn From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

“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.   This is the topic that Nancy Lublin, nonprofit leader and social marketing consultant to   corporations, addresses in an article she wrote for Fast Company Magazine that is adapted from her new book, Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business.

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

Charles Jennings

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. Key Lesson The key lesson to take away from Deutschman, Dror and the London taxi drivers’ Knowledge is that if we want to support learning effectively and engender behaviour change, then we need to create environments where emotional responses , rich experiences and social learning are at the forefront.