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

Performance Learning Productivity

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. Could you change when change really mattered? In fact learning is behaviour change above all else.

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Why This? Why Now? “Working Out Loud”

Learning Rebels

” Share what you are working on the company blog and department newsletter. Have you ever started working on a project only to find out that someone else in your organization is working on the same project?

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From Drudge to Dream: How to Change Your Job Into a Passion

Pract.us

If your company doesn’t have a mentoring program, set one up. It’s a great project to sink your teeth into, and it benefits the company as a whole. If you want to be a better writer, for instance, contribute to the company blog.

Why companies should consider the gamification of work

Matrix

Many companies have to deal with high employee turnover rates — and the costs that come along. The problem is that people job-hop now more than companies were used to a few years ago. With the right training, employees know they can change not only jobs, but industries as well.

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User-Generated Content is Going to Set Your Digital Learning Apart

eLearningMind

It can take the form of product reviews, blogs, forum posts, job aids, product and company wikis, and even case studies. The message doesn’t change; the messenger does. Start small: Invite a handful of employees to contribute to a company blog or encourage them to be active on an organizational forum. Imagine that you’re spending a leisurely day shopping at the mall. You’re happily examining a pair of shoes when suddenly, another shopper rushes up to you.

What did 100 blog posts bring me?

Challenge to Learn

When I started my blog in December 2009 I was curious what it would be like to blog and I wanted to improve my English (I’m still working on that). The biggest change is that there are now people who read my posts and who respond to it. My blog now has an average of almost a 100 views per day. The fact that you have an audience makes a big difference, it turns your blog from a diary into a publication and most important: you get feedback.

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning 2015 Presenter Profile – Dr. Ulanda Forbess

Visual Lounge

What if we incorporate technologies that challenge and change our current methods of teaching and learning? Bottom line – we won’t know if we don’t take the risk and make the change. I teach a technical writing course, and have changed the curriculum to include writing for social media.

What Businesses Can Learn From Nonprofits

The Peformance Improvement

“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. All are companies that could have benefited from following the practices of well-run nonprofits.

Beta Program, Email List, Acquisition - A Case Study in What Not to Do

Tony Karrer

A company with a very good product (the leader in its category) asked its leading users to participate in a Beta program right around the time they were acquired. The acquired company established a listserve mailing list and put all of their top users on the list.Here a few of the emails (there are about 80 in total), but you'll get the idea: Dec 8, 2005 Once the beta is ready I am sure they'll let us know first. Probably the new company has a different way to select beta testers.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to A Better Blog

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 31 Days to A Better Blog I mentioned to Michele Martin that I was interested in participating in the 31 Days to a Better Blog Exercise being led by problogger Daren Rowse. Im not blogging for the money or the fame, but I am in it for the community, networking and learning opportunities. Well, when I stated my interest, Michele went nuts and added me as a participant on her blog list. He occasionally posts at his company blog Inspire Action.

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Analysts and Blogging

Janet Clarey

I write an analyst blog and contribute to a group blog for my employer, Brandon Hall Research. The blogs are on the company’s URL. I also have this blog on my own URL here. So it was interesting to read of Forrester Research’s directive to analysts using their own personally branded research blogs: take them down or re-direct them to the Forrester site. Read my analyst blog and you’ll know I am curious, innovative, and ambitious.

Blog scraping at HCI? How would you have handled this?

Janet Clarey

Anyway… I followed the link from the alert to HCI and noticed several blog posts (in their entirety) from this very blog. I fired off this via a contact form (and I’m not proud of it…questioned even putting it here): I object to you taking content directly from MY COMPANY blog and placing it on YOUR site. not scrape the entire blog post) and directs you to the authors site to comment. Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall blog scraping