Day 23: Help people get more from podcasts

In 8 Tips I use to More Effectively Learn from Podcasts, Curtis Stonier writes

“I recently wrote 20+ Podcasts Product Managers should Listen to. After writing it, I realised that how I listen to podcasts has changed over the last few years. I’ve developed an approach to try and get more from the amazing content available.

There was a point earlier in my career when I associated the number of books I read or podcasts I listened to directly to my professional development. This doesn’t work. To use a familiar expression in Product Management — this was the output, not the outcome.”

His 8 tips are:

  1. Find the Right Time
  2. Skip Episodes; Skip Sections
  3. Manage Playback Speed
  4. Replay
  5. Use Shownotes
  6. Take Notes
  7. It’s a Library, Not a Newspaper
  8. Share

Modern learning formats require modern learning skills. How are you helping your people build these new skills to get the most out of the resources they are using?

SHARE your thoughts with your team.
What can you collectively do to develop modern learning skill in your own organisation?

FIND OUT more about building modern learning skills in the MWL 2020 resource. [Note: to view this content, you will need to purchase access to MWL 2020]