Author Archives: Jane Hart

Day 4 of MWL Daily 2021

Day 4 of MWL Daily 2021

In an article in HR Examiner (1 Jan 2021) Conversations in an abrupt shift from centralized to distributed work, TJ Fjelseth writes “Before the pandemic, employees spent between 1.8 to 2.5 hours per day discovering information about their employment and their work. Today, the volume of questions has exploded. It’s just one way of defining […]

Day 3 of MWL Daily 2021

Day 2 of MWL Daily 2021

In Why Questioning Is The Ultimate Learning Skill (29 Dec 2020) July Brodsky explains … “The ability to ask questions is one of the most important lifelong learning skills a student can acquire in the course of their education … Questioning is not easy and may require a lot of reflection and perseverance, as well as a […]

Day 2 of MWL Daily 2021

Day 2 of MWL Daily 2021

Here’s another article about taking more responsibility for your own learning and development – 3 Tips To Advance Your Career In The New Year (Forbes, 30 Dec 2020). One point it makes strongly is to be clear on your goals “Getting clear on your goals must be your number one priority. If you aren’t clear on what you […]

Day 1 of MWL Daily 2021

Day 1 of MWL 2021 Daily

Happy New Year! Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions for 2021 yet? One might be to take more responsibility for your own learning and development. After all who knows how this year will pan out. In Foster & Build Lifelong Learning Practices in Your Day-to-Day Job. Helen Blunden explains how important this is. “You may […]

MWL Daily is returning

Due to popular demand, MWL Daily is returning  from 1 January 2021 with a daily dose of Modern Workplace Learning 2021 for L&D practitioners.. A daily weekday post will provide a useful resource (video, podcast, article or something else) to take a look at – this might be new content or other older, influential material a […]

MWL Daily is pausing for the summer

After 50 MWL Daily posts we are pausing for the summer. Back in September. Don’t forget to vote for your Top Tools for Learning 2020. Closing date is 21 August.

Day 50: Encourage curiosity

In 5 habits of incredibly curious people, Thomas Oppong writes “We are born curious, but when answers are valued more than questions, we forget how to ask or maintain a curious mind. Curiosity helps us discover amazing things about ourselves, our professions and the rest of the world. Curiosity is simply an insatiable need to know […]

Day 49: Help your people to self-learn

Day 49:

How to learn #financial accounting: 1. Select a learning method 2. Dedicate time to your learning 3. Focus on real-world application 4. Network with other #accounting professionals Learn more from @online_hbs: — Harvard Business (@HarvardHBS) July 13, 2020 Although the HBS article in this tweet, 5 steps to learn Financial Accounting without an accounting background, […]

Day 48: Encourage continuous learning in your employees

“Learning new skills depends on creating good habits. The problem is that we live and work in environments that are results-oriented.  Why is that a problem? Because when we don’t see immediate results, it can be challenging to develop the right habits. Yet at the same time, we know that simple adjustments in our daily routines, […]

Day 47: Help people become more self-aware

“Even though self-awareness — knowing who we are and how we’re seen — is important for job performance, career success, and leadership effectiveness, it’s in remarkably short supply in today’s workplace. In our nearly five-year research program on the subject, we’ve discovered that although 95% of people think they’re self-aware, only 10 to 15% actually […]