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How we can make workplace learning more inclusive

The future of work is always such a hot topic across the world, and even more so as all of us look to the hopeful end of the current pandemic.

As we look at how we’ll adopt the lessons we’ve learnt from the last 18-ish months in designing a better model for work and life, I can’t help to reflect on what this means for the good old workplace learning team.

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Performance Engineering 101: Questions to ask in the discovery phase

Continuing my exploration of evolving workplace learning to performance engineering. I want to share some approaches you can take to create a performance engineer mindset.

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Predictions for the world of learning, education and personal development in 2021

In keeping with a loose tradition that I’ve cultivated over the last few years, I present the latest installment in my “Predictions for the world of learning, education and development in 2021”.

Now when I sat down this time in 2019 to share my predictions for 2020, I never imagined we would get the year we did. But, I mean, who did, right?

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From learning to performance engineering: Defining what it is that L&D teams actually do

A look at a hypothetical repositioning of workplace learning to performance engineering.

The question I dread being asked the most is what do you do for work?

Why might you ask? Because I don’t really know how to accurately and succinctly describe what it is I do.

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L&D (alone) won’t solve your problems, here’s why

Here’s a one liner that might confuse, shock and perhaps, enrage some workplace learning teams. Building L&D products, solutions or tools (alone) won’t solve 99% of supposed workplace performance problems.