Building more effective learning and adaptive organisations

We are six months into the pandemic.  This was a great time for Nigel Paine and I to gather over thirty learning professionals for a conversation to reflect on their recent wins and upcoming opportunities.  The tone was resoundingly positive while being grounded in the reality of the current situation.…

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L&D Leveraging the Current Situation to Build More Effective Workplaces

L&D Leveraging the Current Situation to Build More Effective Workplaces In the past two months Nigel Paine and I have co-hosted exploratory discussions with L&D professionals on how to leverage the current situation in order to build more effective workplaces.  These were a different kind of online event where we…

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Learning Uncut Ep 58: Experience Centred Digital Learning Strategy – Gareth Killeen

What Happened Next at Reece In this What Happened Next episode Gareth Killeen from Reece updates us on what has happened with human-centred design to transform learning at Reece over the past eight months.  Go back and listen to episode 39 if you’re not familiar with it before listening to…

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Learning Uncut Ep 56: Making Learning Human – Kristina Tsiriotakis

My discussion with Kristina Tsiriotakis from Deciem is one of the most intriguing and exhilarating Learning Uncut conversations I’ve had. Deciem is also known as The Abnormal Beauty Company – and there is definitely something both abnormal and beautiful about the way learning happens at Deciem.  Founded in 2013 in…

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Learning Uncut Ep 54: Low Budget, High Impact – Learning at Forty Winks: Debbie Key

Many of the stories shared on Learning Uncut come from medium to large sized organisations.  While listeners often tell me that they pick up something they can apply from every episode, this story will be especially valuable to the large number of listeners who are in a small learning team…

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Rethinking Learning – Objections to Virtual Learning

Learning professionals love a good conversation.  The ReThink Learning webinar I hosted on 22 April was no exception.  There was a lively discussion in the chat box with some interesting questions and points of view raised.  I’d like to share perspectives and resources on some of these in coming weeks. …

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Learning Uncut Episode 50: The Past, Present and Future of L&D – Laura Overton, Amanda Ashby & Jelle Buiting

50th Learning Uncut Episode - Marking a Milestone To mark the milestone of Learning Uncut’s 50th episode three learning professionals at different points in their career join us to discuss the past, present and future of learning.  The concept for this discussion is to look out to 2050 (a play…

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Learning Uncut Ep 46: Leading a Distributed Learning Team – Bee Hepburn

Working Cohesively in a Distributed Team Bee Hepburn is the Education and Content Manager at cloud-based accounting platform provider, Xero. Her team provide education and content to Xero’s external customers. Bee and I initially explored how her team created their learning strategy. However, we soon realised that there was a…

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What is Learning Culture?

I was delighted when Nigel Paine approached me late last year to explore the opportunity to collaborate on a project.  We decided to run a 'Building Learning Culture' program in Australia and New Zealand.  (Workshops are running in Melbourne 6 August 2019, Sydney 8 August 2019 and Auckland 15 August…

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Australian Workplace Learning Conference Wrap #AWLC2019

In this video Michelle reflects on key themes from the Australian Workplace Learning Conference: (1) Shift from training first practices (2) Adoption of a performance mindset Below the video is a summary of these themes. Michelle will curate and share her notes from all sessions she attended in a separate…

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Are you prepared for Future Ready Learning?

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