Category Archives: Increasing profitability

What does Jay do?

When people ask me what I do for a living, I tell them I begin my day by rewriting my job description. That usually includes… helping business managers solve problems researching, writing, and presenting new ways of doing things experimenting … Continue reading

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HRExaminer

I am pleased to note that I have been named a founding member of the¬†Editorial Advisory Board of HRExaminer. Check out our weekly magazine for a brilliant take on talent management and HR. Here’s a self-serving article from HRExaminer – … Continue reading

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Workscaping, part 1 of n

Today CLO magazine’s Deanne Hartley interviewed me for an upcoming story about micro-learning. Is it a fad? No. Is it new? No. People naturally learn in small chunks. The only thing new is the label. On the way home from … Continue reading

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BE a businessperson

Speak the Language of Business Jay Cross explains why it is vital for learning and Development to speak so that others in the business particularly executives – will understand. When you plan to pitch a learning and development investment or … Continue reading

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Motivation is not what you think

Dan Pink‘s Drive, The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, provides convincing arguments in favor of intrinsic motivation. We have had too limited a view of what drives performance and we need a whole new operating system for some of … Continue reading

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LearnTrends 2009: Balance, web 2.0, Internet Time Alliance, DAU

George Siemens began the day by challenging us to see the world as a set of trade-offs. What’s the optimal balance point? Asking people to jot ideas on the white board, the line that divides presenter from audience began to … Continue reading

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Contents of the informal cloud book

Work Smarter: Informal Learning Enters the Cloud $19.95 Index ADDIE, 22, 23, 102, 106 Allen Interactions, 106 Andrew McAfee, 121 ASTD, 56, 66, 120, 183 B.F. Skinner, 66 balcony, 73, 106, 107 Baruch Lev, 81 Berkeley, 187, 192 beta, 5, … Continue reading

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The October edition of Work Smarter is now available

The October edition of Work Smarter just came out. It includes portions of the Informal Learning Poster. Here’s a overview of the content: Click map to enlarge. 195 pages. A penny a page. $19.95. Preview. Buy it.

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LearnTrends Innovation Awards

George Siemens, Tony Karrer and I are pleased to announce the first ever LearnTrends 2009 Innovation Awards. The awards will recognize products, projects, and companies that represent significant innovation in Corporate/Workplace Learning and Performance. Winners will be announced and will … Continue reading

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Announcing Corporate Learning Trends and Innovation

LearnTrends 2009 November 17-19, 2009 | Online | Free George Siemens, Tony Karrer, and Jay Cross today announced that the third annual conference on Corporate Learning Trends & Innovation will take place online November 17, 18, and 19, 2009. This … Continue reading

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