[Editor’s Note: This piece was written by guest author Taylor Kearns, Supervisor of Training, Tech Support, and Communications in the Disability Services Division of the Minnesota Department of Human Services. This is a standalone follow up to our Stories of Positivity in L&D blog post from early April. Taylor went above and beyond in his […]

Learning is experiential, not just intellectual. In the transition from live to virtual, that experience is fundamentally changed. Create great online learning experiences with these short and long term tips from instructional designer Michael Sunnarborg.

These last several weeks have been strange, challenging, and at times more than a little scary. They have brought major changes in workflow, the need to form new habits, and a demand to respond to an entirely new set of needs from stakeholders and customers alike. In L&D, the idea of “hitting a moving target” […]

In the talent and L&D communities over the last several years, there has been much discussion about digital transformation. From Brandon Carson’s book, Learning in the Age of Immediacy, to Josh Bersin’s article, Learning in the Flow of Work, conversations have sparked continued interest in exploring how our profession needs to change and adapt to support the […]

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More and more we encounter clients who want to take knowledge from a subject matter expert (SME) and publish it as a learning piece. This makes sense, as we hear from our clients that it is a way to capture knowledge and transfer it to a wider audience. However, we often find this produces the […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

Some people are natural instructors. They adapt well to changing audiences and can generate interest in the most banal topics. But let’s be honest. That isn’t everyone. And when it matters most – when the audience is a new or potential customer of our product – companies are often caught in a dilemma. They can […]