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The Consumer Learner: Managing Expectations

In my previous blog post, I discussed how today’s modern learners have been affected by the world around them,…


June 30, 2017

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The Practice, Purpose and Power of Encouragement

Everyone likes to hear words of encouragement… In his book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” Stephen Covey says,…


June 23, 2017

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Ethics in L&D (Part 2): Practitioners Allay Fears

It’s a fact of L&D life that, thanks to continual technological advancement, we can collect more data about more…


June 16, 2017

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Ethics: Do They Have a Place in L&D? (Part 1)

Why should L&D professionals care about ethics? Have you ever set up a group learning activity that left some participants…


June 9, 2017


Philosophies and Frameworks for Coaching

When it comes to coaching, training, motivating, and generally getting people to learn, the most renowned exponents tend to…


June 2, 2017

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Sorting the Weeds From the Wisdom in L&D

For all our modern, technological sophistication, there are still persistent pockets of “ancient wisdom” being handed down verbally from…


May 26, 2017


Uncertainty, Possibility and the Value of Not Knowing

“True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing” – Socrates For as long as society has prized the possession…


May 19, 2017

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How to Become a Soul-Centered Leader

Much of Western society’s understanding of the soul (what may, otherwise, be called the psyche) is rooted in the…


May 12, 2017


10 Reasons Why Motivation Matters to Performance

The difference between inaction and action is motivation. Without motivation, nothing would ever get done – and that links…


May 5, 2017