Day 12 of MWL Daily

In Three L&D actions for developing business impact in 2021 (TrainingZone, 13 Jan 2021) Charles Jennings explains that Action three should be: make work the centre of your learning approaches. “For more than 20 years I have been extolling the adage ‘when working is learning, then learning is working’. Colleagues and others have similar calls to action. […]

Day 11 of MWL Daily

Day 11 of MWL Daily 2021

 In The Top 5 Qualities of a Great Leader (Talent Development Blog, cites Talent Development as one “Spend time coaching your people, focusing on their development. Take each one of your people on your team and evaluate them from 1–10 (10 being the highest rating) in two areas: (1) past performance and (2) future potential. Then, […]

Day 10 of MWL Daily

Day 10 of MWL Daily 2021

In How to create outstanding graphics (11 Jan 2021), Shristi Patni provides 10 great tips for creating infographics including 2 – Keep it simple “People create infographics because they help you go through more information over a short period of time. Therefore, it’s best if infographics are simple and relevant to the chosen topic. Try not […]

Day 9 of MWL Daily

Day 9 of MWL Daily 2021

In How to Create a Presentation Using Free Stock Photos Ryan Orcutt writes “Ideally, every presenter would have a photographer on-hand to call whenever they need to create a new presentation. This would afford them access to beautiful, one-of-a-kind photos that match up exactly with the message in their deck. Unfortunately, most professionals aren’t lucky enough […]

Day 8 of MWL Daily

Day 8 of MWL Daily 2021

The joys of being an absolute beginner – for life is an edited extract from the book Beginners: The Curious Power of Lifelong LearningI by Tom Vanderbilt. It includes some powerful points about continuous lifelong learning and in particular being an “adult learner”. Here’s just one “.. why should I bother learning a bunch of things […]

Day 7 of MWL Daily

Day 7 of MWL Daily 2021

In Why 2021 Is Looking Like A Breakout Year For Collaborative Learning Louis Columbus writes. “Leading tech companies including Adobe, IBM, T-Mobile and others, are doubling down on collaborative learning programs to provide employees with improved virtual learning opportunities that also create more cohesive and competitively stronger virtual businesses.” He talks to Nomadic that manages IBM’s […]

Day 6 of MWL Daily 2021

Day 6 of MWL Daily 2021

In 5 Ways to Read More Books and Develop a Habit of Reading Regularly (4 January 2021) Mihir Patkar writes: “The habit of reading books is a worthwhile pursuit for a better life. Use these tools to develop a habit of reading more books and make it a habit. One of the most popular new year’s resolutions […]

Day 5 of MWL Daily 2021

Day 5 of MWL 2021

In Zoom stole the headlines, but 2020 was the year of Microsoft Teams (3 January 2021),  Sean Endicott talks about some of the new features added to video meeting platforms. “2020 was the year Zoom became a verb. It was the year virtual meetings became the norm, and virtual classrooms were the go-to method of teaching. […]

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 […]