Learning Uncut – What I’ll miss about the team

Learning Uncut episode 42 was released 24 December 2019. It’s titled ‘How we know the learning profession is thriving.’  The Learning Uncut team get together to review the stories we published in 2019, our key insights and takeaways, emerging trends, and what we’ve learned about creating a podcast.  We also…

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Reflecting Amongst Others

I returned home to Brisbane today after a break of 12 days in Sydney. I was visiting my family to celebrate Christmas. I also caught up with a lot of friends. I had hoped that amidst the social rounds I would find some time for reflection. Perhaps I could sit…

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Mindset Matters for Learning Teams

Yesterday I hosted a webinar called 'Build Your Team to Thrive.  Make 2020 the Best Year Yet for Your Learning Team.'  The webinar was for leaders of learning teams in organisations.  I invited participants to project themselves forward 12 months to December 2020 and imagine they they and their team…

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Role of a Mentor – The Power of Moments

I recently read The Power of Moments by Chip Heath & Dan Heath.  Such a powerful book.  Perhaps it was just a case of it being EXACTLY the right book for me at this point in time.  I suspect it is going to have a significant impact on my work…

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Thank You PLN

Twelve months ago I didn’t know how to spell PLN, let alone what the term Personal Learning Network meant.  At the end of an amazing year of professional development, I’d like to thank everyone in my PLN for connecting with me, sharing expertise and resources, and encouraging me to keep learning,…

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Skill Stacking with Scott Adams

Scrolling through my podcast library on the weekend I spotted episode 70 of The Knowledge Project with Scott Adams (yes the creator of Dilbert) that I felt compelled to listen to.  Apart from being curious about how the mind of a satirical genius works, I was hoping he would talk…

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LinkedIn Learning Mapped to LPI Capability Map

Earlier this year I ran a Building Learning Culture program with Nigel Paine in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. As it is an ongoing pursuit to build learning culture in an organisation we have set up an alumni group to remain connected and provide an opportunity for mutual support across the…

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Workshop Structure to Promote Relevant Actionable Insights

I’m in Hobart for a couple of days.  I was invited to present a masterclass at a Government HR Forum on 26 November.  My thanks to Viv Burgess for recommending me to the organisers, and for providing the opportunity for me to run a workshop today (25 November) with the…

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Mindset

Mindset Guides Decisions

This week I completed a two-day business planning retreat called 2020 Vision.  One outcome of the retreat was to set my business goals and targets for the coming year and identify ten ‘Big Rock’ projects to complete during the year.  This was such a worthwhile investment of my time, and…

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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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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.