Day 38: The future of work is now; are you ready for it?

In an excellent interview with my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, The Future of Work is Now, Harold talks a lot about his work, but reiterates this important point. “So that is it — help people to develop the skills they need to be self directed learners, and then in the organization reduce the barriers […]

Day 37: What online learning platforms do you offer?

A recent Microsoft blog post (1 July 202) Skilling for the future: New investments in Microsoft Learn states “At Microsoft, we’re building a “learn it all” culture where we aim to embrace curiosity, focus on being resourceful, and take our learnings and apply them for future success. In that light, learning is more important than ever, […]

Day 36: Are you re-setting your L&D business model?

“The ‘new normal’ for L&D cannot just be making the pandemic-induced shift from classroom training to online training a permanent fixture. For the profession to become business-relevant the transformation must go deeper, argues Charles Jennings, Partner Strategy and Performance at Tulser and co-founder of the 70:20:10 Institute.” In How can L&D embrace business-aligned learning in difficult times? (TrainingZone […]

Day 35: Is VR the learning tool of the 21st century?

In Virtual Reality Is the Learning Tool of the 21st Century  Little Black Book says that with many people still experiencing the classroom digitally and with ‘Zoom fatigue’ setting in, virtual reality could be the solution … “The ongoing disruption to the global education system caused by Covid-19 has been profound with far-reaching implications. Whilst video […]

Day 34: Do you run learning challenges?

“At its core, the #BeYourBest Self-Optimisation Journey is 100 days of personal growth via essential knowledge on how to do life in an optimal, healthy and fulfilling way. If you have a mobile phone, a little cash, 5-10mins a day, and a strong desire to #BeYourBest, you are fully equipped to benefit from this unique and transformative […]

Day 33: Are you building content curation skills?

Digital content curation is one of a number of modern learning skills that are required to learn effectively in the modern workplace. In his article, Helping students develop digital content curation skills, Brad Garner explains. “In our 24/7, always-connected world where we are inundated with information from all sides, the ability to identify quality resources to […]

Day 32: Do you spark the joy of learning?

“Much of the joy has been snuffed out of learning. Schools, workplaces, and their associated compliance drills make a series of mandatory demands from near the start of our lives to near the end. Worse still, we associate those experiences with arbitrary pass/fail cut-offs and sinister, official consequences. And much of the $359 million spent […]

Day 31: Do your managers provide the opportunity for learning?

“We all know the adage that people don’t leave bad companies, they leave toxic or incompetent leaders. So for companies to succeed, building effective leaders needs to be a top priority. The command and control style of leadership that was prevalent in the past is no longer relevant. Today, relationships are the currency of business […]

Day 30: Do you run a work book club?

“Looking for an easy way to share information and develop employees at work? Form an employee book club … in which a group of employees voluntarily read the same book. Combine the book reading with a regularly scheduled discussion meeting to double the impact of the book. Ask one employee to lead the discussion about […]

Day 29: Are you enabling self-development?

“Personal development is a vital part of an individual’s growth and progression. By allowing you to explore key areas of self-improvement, you’re more likely to feel fulfilled in your personal life – and it could even benefit you from a professional perspective.” Amber Rolfe explains the 5 benefits of personal self-development You’ll figure out what […]