• Posts Tagged ‘Learning and Development’

    Nobody puts baby in the corner

    by  • December 1, 2015 • OD and L&D • 0 Comments

    A quick guide for moving L&D forward (and out of the corner)

    I was on a call with a chap I started working with recently. During the call he said to me (in what I believe was the best intention at heart) that no one would listen to me – a lowly learning professional. In his view, the business knows better than learning professionals, because we...

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    Learning and Disruption

    by  • September 15, 2015 • OD and L&D • 0 Comments

    Time to rebrand L&D: How about Learning & Disruption?

      In the beginning, there was nothing. The people function was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God (?) was moving over the surface of the organisation. Then there was Personnel. And the gods saw that it was good, and so they made HR....

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    Crown the Learner

    by  • June 1, 2015 • OD and L&D • 0 Comments

    Content is king, context is kingdom. But sometimes to make more of learning experiences, the two need to be balanced and the learner needs a crown of their own.

      Over the past few months I’ve been delivering a lot of training: systems training, technical training, behavioural stuff, customer interactions, resilience, leadership and complexity. These past few months have really crystallised the difference is between training and learning for me. They differ in the balance between content, context and learner. Hang on to your...

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    A new kind of training

    by  • June 16, 2014 • OD and L&D • 0 Comments

    What if training wasn’t a one-size-fits-all, boxed up product? What if the trainer was just as good as asking questions as answering them? What if they were as good at listening as they were at talking?

    I’ve had the opportunity to have a lot of LMS work lately. I worked with a number of companies that have an LMS, they are happy with their choice — but… There is always a but. These companies have been using their systems and now they either want to step up how they use...

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