Year: 2018

When You’re Too Busy Delivering Training To Do Digital L&D

First published on Looop  In my recent experience, it seems many L&D professionals are too busy delivering training to dedicate time to their own digital development. As a result, the L&D provision in many organisations is still predominantly classroom-based, and any individual employee’s experience of L&D is limited to occasional

Boost Employee Engagement with Knowledge-Sharing

Why Employee Engagement Matters Today’s workforce is accustomed to personalized, on-demand training, in which on-the-job knowledge is always just a quick search away. Yet, learning environments and cultures at many organizations are failing to deliver this. In light of the generational shift currently taking place, the top-down culture that has

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

First published on Looop  A trend I’m seeing more and more, and which is reflected in the latest Bersin By Deloitte  ‘Market Trends’ Keynote, is L&D’s shift in focus from ‘learning outcomes’ to the complex and individually experienced reality of the work itself. Senior L&D leaders generally recognise this already. Many

5 reasons to think differently about learning management in the modern workplace

This is an extract from my recent book, Modern Workplace Learning 2018 Whilst there might good reason to have some sort of LMS to track and manage your compliance and other mandatory training, here are some reasons to think differently about learning management. (1) Many platforms can enable organizational learning

10 reasons to modernize workplace training

The current training model can no longer keep pace with the speed of business and the continuous nature of change. It is time to give it an overhaul. Here are 10 issues associated with current training approaches and some brief pointers about how they can be addressed. 1 – Training

PebblePad and Modern Workplace Learning

Yesterday, in a free seminar at the Learning Technologies 2018 Expo hall in London, I gave a short presentation with Shane Sutherland, the CEO of PebblePad, about how their personal learning platform underpins Modern Professional Learning, as well as how it provides a new employee-centred “learning technology” to support learning

32/32/21 (14) – How Managers Say They Developed Leadership Skills

How did you get where you are? I asked this existential question to a talented, engaged group of five leaders during a routine training engagement. Survey data revealed they are in tune with a holistic view of development, one that goes beyond the classroom. Learning professionals believe the answer is