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These are the skills L&D teams need in today’s world

(Last updated September 2021)

In the learning industry, I find we always talk about the latest modern learning philosophies, skills and experiences our people need, but rarely do I see or hear anyone talk about the skills and expertise which modern learning professionals need to navigate today’s world.

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L&D teams need to practice what they preach

I came across an interesting quote recently, while listening to a podcast between the comedian Russell Brand and self-help guru Tony Robbins:

“We all teach, what we most need to learn”

It struck me as I had been thinking about the capabilities of learning teams and how many people are actually keeping their own skills up to date, embracing continuous learning and actually practising what we preach to everyone else.

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Out of the classroom experiences and other cool things to try for learning

I hope we all know by now, that learning takes place in many, many, many more arenas than just a classroom.

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What I learned in 2018

This is going to be a quick post on the key lessons I’ve learnt in 2018. I hope in sharing these that you can take something from them and maybe learn something new in 2019.

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Build communities that will build your brand

Do you want to start a cult with me?

Don’t worry it’s not going to be one of those posts.

One of the biggest challenges many face in the today’s crowded market is communicating how great a product, service or piece of content is to an audience. Actually getting those individuals to use said service or engage with your resources can be just as troublesome.