Learning Uncut Ep 69: Jane Hart, Nicole Lam and Harold Jarche – Modern Professional Development Approaches

Welcome to 2021.  As we move from one year to the next and take a take a break from work for the festive season it’s a natural point to reflect on the year that has passed and set goals for the year ahead.  The first two Learning Uncut episodes for…

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Learning Uncut Ep 67: Work, Connect and Learn: A Collaborative Approach – Helen Blunden

This episode is called ‘Work, Connect and Learn.’  It’s about a collaborative work and learning initiative that was created and delivered over five years ago and was very progressive at the time.  It is an approach that is still highly relevant in 2020 as learning professionals seek to support people…

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Smart Leaders Leverage Abundant Knowledge

We embraced the advantages and opportunities of our businesses becoming computerised.  Now digital technology shapes every aspect of business. Mostly there’s no going back – nor wish to look over our shoulders – at our pre-digital ways. But I’m seeing cases where technology has confused and misled. In particular, the Information…

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What I learned Sept 2018

What I Learned In September 2018

Liminality Liminality is derived from the Latin word 'liminal' which means 'threshold.'  It originated in anthropology as a term for the middle phase in a rite of passage.  In this phase a person is passing from one state to another.  It is a time of transition. In early September I…

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Power Up Your Professional Development with Social Learning

As a leader and professional its critical to take charge of your own learning. Staying abreast of shifts in society and your industry and keeping up to date with research and evolving practices in your field are critical to remain relevant.  One of the most effective and flexible ways to do…

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Running a First Wave of Working Out Loud Circles in an Organisation

This is the first in a two-part case study on the first wave of Working Out Loud Circles at Coca-Cola Amatil.  In this post I discuss how we set up and supported these Circles.  The second post discusses how we demonstrated value from the Circles and presents key outcomes. I had…

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Our Capability Strategy Elements min

How we Modernised our Learning and Development Model, Mindset and Capabilities

Modernising our approach to learning in Coca-Cola Amatil’s Supply Chain over the past two years has been a gradual process. This shift has come about through parallel changes in our operating model alongside the mindset, practices and capabilities of our Learning and Development (L&D) function. (Note – We use the term…

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Lists that Will Help You Make the Most from a Conference

My practices for getting the most out of attending a conference include making the lists outlined below.  As you read this post think about your tips for generating these lists.  What other lists do you find helpful?  Please share your replies in comments below this post. In summary the lists…

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AITD Excellence Awards 2015 – Thank You to my Scenius

On Friday 27 November 2015 I attended the annual Australian Institute of Training and Development Excellence Awards. These awards recognise achievement in training, learning and organisational development. My team in Supply Chain at Coca-Cola Amatil was a finalist in the new award category of ‘Best Use of Social/Collaborative Learning. I was…

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