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Friday, July 31, 2020
What do we know at the half way mark of 2020? It is hard to believe half of 2020 is gone as of today. So much has changed in the world. From an increase in social awareness and new attempts...
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Friday, July 24, 2020
“ KNOWING EACH OTHER, WE KNOW OURSELVES.” Some of you connected with me on here (& on other platforms) as far back as the early 2000’s. Others of you connected within the last 6 months, and...
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Friday, June 26, 2020
I had a conversation this past week with a man whose parents were killed primarily because they were better educated than those around them, & thus were considered threats to the government...
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Friday, June 12, 2020
Last week I had a conversation with someone who in the past designed training as their profession. I told this person I had continued posting Fried Training Talk discussions on LinkedIn...
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Friday, March 13, 2020
Friday the 13 has always been one of my favorite days. Needless to say I don’t consider myself a superstitious person. I am the pet human of a black cat, and have stood under ladders...
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
One morning not long ago, I was setting up to teach my one-day program about preventing employee lawsuits. A man rushed in and said, “I’m the vice president of international sales. I am too...
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Friday, December 27, 2019
With 2020 approaching I want to say THANKS to all of you who read, commented, or otherwise engaged over the last 7 months since I revived these discussions. The graphic here shows every...
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Tuesday, December 31, 2019
As an instructional designer, you often ask your learners to set goals that specify what they’ll be able to do and by when they’ll be able to do it. That’s a respected formula for goal...
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The past few years have seen explosive growth in the learning and development market, which is now valued at $240 billion. In fact, employers are now spending an average of $1,200/year on...
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Wednesday, November 27, 2019
A couple of posts ago I wrote about the difference between the primary instructional goal of educating versus training, the former focused on acquiring information and the latter on...
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Friday, November 22, 2019
In their new book, Microlearning: Short and Sweet, authors and learning experts Karl M. Kapp and Robyn A. Defelice offer straightforward learning theories and research behind microlearning....
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Dear Tim, I’ve been working in the world of L&D for a few years, focused mostly on designing and facilitating new employee onboarding and training for entry-level employees. However, I’ve...
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Which do you think promotes behavior change? A. A highly qualified expert clearly lecturing how to work through a complex process.B. A peer explaining what she is thinking as she feels her...
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Friday, September 6, 2019
We’ve all seen it happen. A competent team analyzes a crucial performance problem, talks management into funding their solution, and creates a crisply written learning program to teach...
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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
“Those who can’t do, teach.” This cliché isn’t universal. Scores of people have turned successful athletic careers into teaching careers, because over the course of many years they have...
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
“Adaptive learning” is a popular buzzword in today’s discussion around education and training. But what does it really mean? What can it do? What are its limitations? Let’s explore the...
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Nearly everything we thought we knew about the human brain changed when we started putting live subjects into functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging machines (fMRIs) about 15 years ago. You...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
How do we prepare and provide a great learning experience for a diverse audience every time? For years, I’ve wrestled with this question and set out to identify the most important...
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Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Imagine your organization’s learning and development function is tasked with maintaining a large and growing library of e-learning modules. That responsibility is made harder by regular...
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Monday, April 8, 2019
You have completed the training needs analysis. You have documented the results and confirmed with the business unit manager that training is indeed warranted, because you have confirmed a...
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