Jay Cross helps people work and live smarter. Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. He wrote the book on it. He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix.
The analogy is apt.
In the dark ages of American sophistication about eating circa 1950, common wisdom was tip was short for T.I.P. meaning “to insure promptness.”* Food in this country was so abysmal (more…)
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Center for Creative Leadership
Daphe Koller, Coursera
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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
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People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. Effective managers make stretch
assignments and coach their team members. Experience is the teacher, and managers shape those experiences.
These posts offer guidance to managers who want to make learning from experience and conversation more effective. Replacing today’s haphazard approaches with systematic, (more…)
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.
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Drop by the Google+ Learning Community Hangout this Friday at 9:00 am Pacific | 12:00 pm Eastern | 5:00 pm Greenwich Mean | 6:00 pm Berlin | Abu Dhabi 9:00 pm | Shanghai 1:00 am | Sydney 4:00 (more…)
D R A F T
Some of you have inquired about my research into happiness and well-being. I paused the project for six weeks. Upon return, I realized there’s a lot more to it. Taking a broader perspective, I realized you can’t deal with happiness without addressing joy, gratitude, serenity, interest, hope, pride, amusement, inspiration, awe, love, sadness, anxiety, anger, motivation, and relationships, (more…)
I’m spending the first quarter of the year learning experientially by walking around and trying new things.
This blog is turning conversational. It’s me to you. Informal. Personal. I’m returning to the impromptu, stream-of-consciousness style I used when I began blogging a dozen years ago.
Dating back 25,000 years, Australia’s Aborigines are the world’s longest-lived culture, despite the harsh conditions of the Australian Continent. By dedicating more than half of their resources to intangibles such as learning, relationships, and the technology of eco-farming, the Aborigines created a society without war, crime, poverty, or taxes. You have to learn a lot just to survive.
Capitalism’s epicenter and holy shrine, the New York Stock Exchange, has a new owner!
A guy in Atlanta bought it.
This is like Disney buying the Capitol or the Israelis buying Mecca. Unthinkable.
Founded in 1792 by twenty-four brokers under a buttonwood tree at 68 Wall Street, this is where the rules for buying and selling bonds and shares of companies were drawn up and agreed (more…)
A friend of ten years asked, “You write white papers? I didn’t know you wrote white papers.”
For vendors? To make them look good? To help sell stuff? Yes, yes, yes.
Here’s recent proof, 25 pages on how to implement 70:20:10.
“This paper offers a vision of how management — with the help of learning and development (L&D) professionals — can make learning from (more…)