Harvey Mackay and John Alexander - Fredrickson Learning January 26 2017 event names 3

John Alexander, a training director at Travelers, agreed to tell us “his personal Harvey Mackay story, ” and explain to us why he’s excited to hear Harvey speak at our Jan. 26th event: Essential Business Skills from a Minnesota Icon. “Excited” might be an understatement. John was actually the one who approached us at Fredrickson with […]

Mobile Learning

Defining Mobile First The concept should be a familiar one by now, its associated image almost archetypal. A smart phone gives way to a tablet and then to a desktop, preserving the content. We know this design strategy as progressive enhancement and it stands opposite graceful degradation as the trendsetter for digital design. The basic […]

Mobile Learning

There are many motivations to create mobile learning. The sheer number of smart phones in use presents an unprecedented opportunity to reach many learners. So, it makes sense so many of us feel pressured to implement learning via mobile. Taking advantage of the opportunities mobile presents can lead to great success in learning, but I’m […]

Fredrickson Event - Image

With the 2016 Learning Leadership Summit just a few days away, I’d be hard pressed to pick a word to describe my feelings about the event. A few of the words and thoughts that come to mind include excited, connection, unbelievable, thankful, questions, respected, anticipation, and fun. Did I mention excited? There is a lot […]

Fredrickson Event - Image

It’s just over a week until our 10th annual Learning Leadership Summit!  This year we’ve had a record number of registrations for the Midwest’s largest annual gathering of leadership-level learning professionals.  Everyone seems especially pumped up for this year’s Summit. And why wouldn’t everyone in L&D be pumped up?  This year we welcome to the Summit stage […]

Mobile Learning

We had a terrific meeting of the Fredrickson Mobile Learning Network yesterday. Our topic was “Using Video for Mobile Learning” and we had three great presentations from members who shared their experiences and insights. We really only scratched the surface of this topic though, and we’d like to keep the discussion going. More questions or […]