Crystal Kadakia
  • Insights
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Some years ago, I was brought into a C-suite meeting to hear about the next training program the leaders wanted. This discussion was different from most. The CEO said, “I don’t want peanut...
  • Insights
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    We all do it. We cram as much content into a training course as we can. Why? Because once we get an employee’s attention, we have to take advantage of that time; otherwise, we may not see...
  • Webcast
    Wednesday, August 05, 2020
    Join Crystal Kadakia and Lisa M.D. Owens, co-authors of the new ATD Press book Designing for Modern Learning: Beyond ADDIE and SAM, for a virtual author chat on designing learning...
  • Books
    Tuesday, June 30, 2020
    Meet Learning Needs With New Tools and New Thinking. Learning is no longer an activity or luxury that only occurs at specific stages in your life or career. With the digital revolution,...
  • Video
    Monday, May 11, 2020
    How do you level up your learning? ADDIE, Agile, and Design Thinking fall short for modern business needs; their goal is one learning asset per issue. With a TED+Strategize format, meet...
  • TD Magazine
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    The Reinventionist Mindset: Learning to Love Change, and the Human How of Doing It Brilliantly By Joe Jackman Page Two Books, 256 pp., $24.95 There is a serial killer of companies on the...
  • Insights
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    In our previous post, we explored the idea of using learner personas. L&D practitioners need to learn how to identify key subgroups within the larger target audience then collect or create...
  • Insights
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    “Who are we designing for?” That’s traditionally one of the first questions asked by L&D when starting a training project. Typically, there’s just one answer, and it sounds something like...
  • Insights
    Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Insights
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    Has L&D already given up on having a presence in informal learning? Are we going to remain stuck in our world of classes and courses, the world of counting seats filled and clicks on...