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Informal learning masterclass video

Two weeks ago, I led a half-day masterclass on informal learning and 70:20:10 for staff and customers of the Dutch high-tech consultancy Ordina. This video highlights some of the main points. The masterclass was half a day; the video’s three minutes (plus another minute in Dutch).  “I do things I don’t know how to do […] Continue reading

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Things should be as simple as possible, but no simpler. implementing 70-20-10 is not simple. Sharing 50 suggestions on putting 70-20-10 to work has consumed five posts spread over two months. Today the series is complete. Here’s what you’ll find: Post 1   Post 2   Post 3   Post 4   Post 5 Post 1 People learn their jobs by […] Continue reading

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (Here are Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 and Part 4)  How to sell an executive on 70-20-10 Changing the role of managers is a wrenching organizational change. You will not be successful without the support of a senior management sponsor who can open doors to at all levels and help your make your […] Continue reading

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 Part 3 (Here’s Part 1 and Part 2) The 20 percent: learning through others   Learning is social. People learn with and through others. Conversations are the stem cells of learning. Effective managers encourage their team members to buddy up on projects, to shadow others and to participate in professional […] Continue reading

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (2)

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 Part 2 (Here’s Part 1) The 70 percent: learning from experience People learn by doing. We learn from experience and achieve mastery through practice. Apprenticeship is a time-honored method of learning by experience, but I suspect that it didn’t go down like the history books tell us. Imagine being an […] Continue reading

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