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Training Is Not “Predicament-based” & That’s a Predicament

March 16, 2017 1 comment

It’s funny how the craving to grind out a new blog post is often flung upon me by falling into a collegial scrum triggered by a well-written article. In this case, the article was an ATD post I totally missed that surfaced back in February – The Future of Learning Is Not Training. What tripped my trigger was not the article but the reader comment thread attached in one of the LinkedIn groups I follow. As is my usual practice, I read the comments first…and then got sucked into the article. Glad I moved beyond the scrum… Read more…

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Admiring the Problems of Our Own Success

July 9, 2012 2 comments

I just stepped out of another awesome dialogue that has triggered another post. A two-part question was asked about “How to influence our training peers to step away from antiquated practices” …AND… “How to demonstrate to senior leadership that there is a better way to drive performance”. I think both parts of that question are essential and foundational to getting us out of the current practices that are so dangerously embedded. I say “dangerous” because both training budgets and jobs are at risk if we cling to status quo. Until we take meaningful actions to effectively address these issues, all we are doing is wringing our hands and admiring the problems of our own success. Read more…

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