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Disruptive talent

Is it time you found your rebel yell? I bet you show attitude in the classroom, wanting to cut to the chase. So how about showing attitude elsewhere in work? Disruption is more than talk though; it’s also about good ideas and follow-though. You may feel constrained by the Hippo in the room (highest paid […]

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Advances in Learning Transfer

Learning transfer platforms (LTPs) are increasing the amount of behaviour change back in the workplace.  They allow for spaced activities before and after training, at scale. Knowledge can be taught online, leaving valuable time for practice with feedback at live events. Evaluation can be built in as well. Long before this technology, learning transfer has […]

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Questions and quiet lead to breakthrough thinking

When making decisions, we often revert back to what we know. Given the need to adapt to change, those old answers may not be the best. We can help ourselves by asking questions; process questions that enable us to learn and reapply the learning are different from those that seek information only. Quiet time allows […]

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Game-changing learning

Casual game play (with low barrier to entry, and enjoyed in short bursts), motivates and leads to better learning outcomes, as a result of increased alertness and concentration. Casual games come at a much lower cost than serious games (those designed for specific skills building). An in-workplace version of Pokemon Go wouldn’t be low cost, […]

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Holacracy – a bold investment?

We need a new operating model, a distributed decision-making structure that adapts to the needs of its stakeholders. Zappos has been experimenting with holacracy, (self-management), as one way to achieve that. Holacracy has its detractors, given the 14 percent turnover at the company; but those who remain are building decision-making skills and are better aligned […]

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