Microlearning is A LOT more than smaller content

June 12, 2016 JD

I had the awesome opportunity to join the ATD South Florida Chapter for their Innovative Learning Conference earlier this week. Axonify was one of the event sponsors, and I presented on behalf of the team. My topic: microlearning. I’ll admit it. I’m not a fan

Is Ego Limiting the Potential of Your Learning Ecosystem?

August 28, 2016 JD

I originally wrote this post for the ATD Blog … “How will they know we did it?” This question was asked of me by a former peer as I pitched a solution for an ongoing performance problem. Rather than build content and put employees through

How Much Shared Knowledge Is Too Much?

August 18, 2016 JD

I originally wrote this post for the eLearning Guild’s Twist Blog … If you’ve attended a presentation on workplace knowledge sharing, you’ve probably heard the Mitchell Kapor quote “Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” Yes, there is

What can we learn from the demise of Blab?

August 14, 2016 JD

What’s the deal with Blab? I had been asking this question of Blab users over the past few months as I noticed growing stagnation within the platform. Founder Shaan Puri answered my question on Friday when he shut Blab down permanently. He shared his reasoning via Medium post, citing poor content

Why Suicide Squad reminds me of bad corporate learning

August 11, 2016 JD

The joke is really on the viewers this time. Suicide Squad is a horrible movie. Just horrible. If you’d like to hear just how horrible it is without spending $$ on a ticket, listen to this podcast review/rant session from the guys at CinemaSins. This movie makes Batman

5 things I do to make sure I’m on time

August 11, 2016 JD

How do you do it? This was the opening statement from my peer during a recent meeting. He had joined the Google Hangout about 7 minutes late and found me waiting. He went on to ask how I manage to always be on time for meetings regardless of schedule

Considering a career in L&D? 3 questions

August 7, 2016 JD

Odds are that most people reading this post already decided to go into L&D. After all, that is my target audience. So, if you know someone who is thinking about entering our field, forward this along. But, if you stumbled across this post as part of your career

5 principles for improved safety training

July 25, 2016 JD

They completed a 30-minute eLearning. They went through 2 weeks of on-the-job training. They passed a 35-question multiple choice assessment. So why are your employees still getting hurt on the job? There’s a reason safety was our first priority during my time at the Walt Disney World Resort –

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