Category Archives: Making sound decisions

Goldy Oldy, the Ladder of Inference.

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Free Jay webinar. Win a great book.

Join me for an hour on the last day of April to explore how to make learning stick. Register. I’ve unearthed some exciting material about how people convert learning to action in the workplace — how to make it stick. You folks know so much about how to increase the productivity of learning. Something old, something new, […] Continue reading

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Innovation + Quality

Learning Innovations and Quality Conference: “The Future of Digital Resources” LINQ is the only European conference to cover both Learning Innovations and Learning Quality. I will deliver the opening keynote on Friday, May 17th, at the Global Headquarters of United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome.   Continue reading

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Butterfly people

The performance of workers used to have bounds. The fastest bricklayer was maybe 20% faster than the average bricklayer. In conceptual work, the sky’s the limit. A superstar may generate $50 million in value while the average employee brings in … 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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Making business decisions: the hand and the heart

Inside Learning Technologies is an important magazine in the U.K. (Isn’t it odd that while the net spans the globe, learning magazines remain confined to their home countries?) For the current issue, I wrote an article entitled Making Business Decision: … Continue reading

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Value Networks

In yestserday’s New York Times, Gretchen Morgenstern explained one reason Why All Earnings Are Not Equal. Corporate managers have lots of elbow room as to whether an item is an expense or an investment, and some push the limits of … 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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Who's in charge here?

I’m reading Jonah Lehrer’s How We Decide and enjoying it immensely. Deciding is not what you thought. It’s not a rational process. Scientists equipped with fMRI gear are discovering that emotion and social relations are bedrock. This article by Marilyn … Continue reading

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Not Your Father's ROI

The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online. It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. Productivity in a Networked era: Not … Continue reading

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