Yup, another year over and the pressure of another year is upon us. To be honest, ringing in a new year is exciting but at the same time extremely intimidating. Recently, on my regular radio workplace segment on CJAD800 Radio, my friend, journalist and talk-show host James Mennie (Twitter @jamesmennie) asked an interesting question. He... Continue Reading →
UPCOMING CONFERENCES 2014 Training Magazine's Online Learning Conference 2014 Chicago Sept 21-22, 2014 Venue: McCormick Place South Room: S103D Training efforts are often viewed by management as a line expense for a specific period. Rarely is any type of training activity considered an investment apart from specific tangible elements. eLearning initiatives, however, are considered investments... Continue Reading →
Did you notice the real elephant in the room at these conferences? No? it is safe to say that many of the speakers we encounter at every conference simply rehash the ‘same old’ and well-worn thought process. Speakers do this hoping participants won’t notice that their work is, in reality, useless. So...what is your responsibility? Discover the answer in this blog post.
The challenge for many workplace learning professionals is their ability, or more the inability, to get their leadership to recognize the importance and relevance of significant learning initiatives. If you are frustrated not gaining the attention you believe your initiatives deserve you are not alone. Through this tip, you will get on, what I refer... Continue Reading →
(Article initially published through ASTD Links Newsletter January 2013) Underlying every business concern is a fundamental question all leaders ask, “What do we need to do better?” Ultimately, corporate survival depends on how well they can answer this question. At first glance this appears as a non-threatening question but it is a challenge to answer... Continue Reading →
In a recent interview an industry-reporter recently asked me a couple of interesting questions that I thought I would share with you. The questions asked to me were, "What else would you do if you weren't involved with learning? What would you improve about yourself and Your L&D Approach?" I wanted to share my responses... Continue Reading →