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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
As a learning and performance professional, two options were available to me that would help me show my value to the industry and an employer. The two main certifying agencies at the time...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Credibility is a funny thing. Sometimes you earn it and sometimes you just stumble into it. For talent development professionals, the possibility of trying to teach a topic of skill without...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
In 2014, after nearly four years on a very winding path, I finally earned my CPLP, placing a marker in my career by which to see things as pre-CPLP and post-CPLP. Well, sort of. That marker...
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Three years ago, when I took that big test, passed it, and then spent months preparing work product submissions, the far-off prospect of recertification didn't seem difficult—or important....
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Monday, April 29, 2019
I can’t believe it’s been almost six years since I earned the CPLP. Before obtaining the credential, I dreamt about this industry-elite certification, about expanding my learning and...
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Monday, April 22, 2019
Still on the fence about pursuing the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance certification? If so, maybe this post will sway you. 1. Your LinkedIn inbox will so much busier! The...
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Friday, April 19, 2019
You’ve decided that a professional certification will help you improve your performance on the job and boost your career. How do you convince your boss or your company that they should...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
I had spent months preparing, and today was the day to take the CPLP Knowledge Exam. I walked into the test center mentally prepping myself to get into the test-taking zone. I checked in,...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
If you do something long enough, it becomes ingrained. I had been an instructional designer and training manager for so long that I had crossed over to unconscious competence. I was...
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This self-paced online course will help you create your personalized study plan to become a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). You’ll begin to prepare for both the...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Like many instructional designers, I just fell into the job. I was originally a call center agent, then a trainer, then someone who wrote the training. I don’t have a degree in...
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
I’ve spent most of my career building training programs for technology companies. Things move at a rapid pace in the tech industry. Decisions are quick, changes are swift, and learning is...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
In an earlier blog post, I discussed why the New Year is an ideal time to pursue an ATD certification. So, let’s say you have decided to pursue your CPLP in 2019; what do you need to do to...
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
A new year brings with it the possibility of new opportunities, which is why everyone is making resolutions for the coming year. It’s the ideal time to start thinking practically and...
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Monday, February 4, 2019
The new year is a convenient time for people to refresh their lives. The start of a new 12-month period mentally triggers us to pause and reflect. As a result, we often find things we would...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
If you have been thinking about pursuing a talent development certification, to set this goal for yourself. If you have decided you want to pursue an ATD credential but you’re not sure...
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The Motley Fool reported nearly four in every 10 Americans has a side hustle. Having a side hustle not only increases your take-home income, it can also grow into your dream job opportunity...
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Friday, January 18, 2019
“I’m so busy developing others that I don’t have time for my own professional development.” — Talent development professionals everywhereOne of the most common things I hear from talent...
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Friday, November 2, 2018
Digital labor generally refers to routine work performed by robotic process. New technology, like robots, have had a disruptive effect on human resources for decades. What does it mean for...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
After passing the Associate Professional in Talent Development exam, I wanted to briefly share with my team why I decided to pursue a major certification, what I got out of it, and how this...
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