Look for What’s Working with Learning in Organisations

It's your choice - do you want to put your energy and attention into what's not working with learning in organisations? Or do you want to put it into what is working and what will keep learning professionals and teams relevant and effective? Whether you believe that L&D is crippled…

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Michelle Works Out Loud – A Tool to Capture & Communicate What You Know

Today’s daily dispatch is about a tool I use to help me record and communicate things I know.  It’s called a pink sheet.  I was introduced to pink sheets in a business school program that I’m currently undertaking.  After several months of using them I’ve finally gotten the hang of…

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#WhatILearned Challenge Numbers

I've been keeping track of participation in the #WhatILearned challenge I ran during Adult Learners Week 1-8 September 2019.  To go into prize draw for the challenge people needed to post on 5 of the 8 days of the challenge.  Yes, it's technically longer than a week (only Neil Von…

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Future Ready Learning Community Update

Six weeks ago I put out a call for expressions of interest in a Future Ready Learning Community.  I did this by posting the video below on LinkedIn and Twitter.  In this video I share my aspiration to help address the challenges of ensuring that the learning profession remains relevant,…

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Using a Default Diary to Improve Capacity Management

I have a capacity management issue.  I'm not alone in this.  However, it's gotten worse since I committed to build my business.  I'm seeking to adjust my operating rhythm to ensure I work on 'the right' activities efficiently and effectively.  I am well-organised, and have been consciously fine-tuning my productivity/personal…

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Master the Basics then Break the Rules

I'm reading Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool.  It's the book selected for the first Australian Institute of Training and Development online book club.  While attendance at our book club webinars has been low I have been having side conversations via Twitter and blogs about the book.  I'm currently…

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Adult Learners Week #WhatILearned Challenge Update

To date over 40 people have joined in my online Adult Learners Week event - the “What I Learned” challenge. Collectively around 100 posts have been made about what and how people are learning.  The wide range of topics covered includes wheel alignment, instructional design tips, storytelling in facilitation, brain…

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What I Learned Challenge

Adult Learner's Week is here - 1 to 8 September 2019.  This UNESCO initiative is an opportunity to celebrate and champion lifelong learning. In 2018  the World Economic Forum (WEF) published a report on The Future of Jobs.  The report looked at the role of governments, organisations and individuals in…

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Setting up Feeds on Feedly

Feedly is an RSS reader – or feed aggregator – that lets you organise, read and share the content of your favourite sites. This demonstration video was prepared to share in a workshop on Getting Started with Personal Curation.  It  how to set up a feed from (1) a website…

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Saving Resources with Pocket

Pocket is an app that lets you save pages on your computer or smartphone. so that you can read later, at home or work – even without an internet connection. This demonstration video was prepared to share in a workshop on Getting Started with Personal Curation.  It demonstrates how to…

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That’s where Michelle Ockers comes in

I can help you to achieve your aspirations to transform learning in your organisation in a range of very practical ways. I can help accelerate your learningtransformation regardless of the sector and scale of your organisation, the size of your learning team, or where you are on your modern learning journey. Contact me for a discussion.