70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend
MAY 5, 2015
Of course the ‘blending’ concept has been around for much longer than the past few years. University of Salford, UK. Work is becoming more complex.
Language Learning - an Exemplar of the 70:20:10 Approach?
JUNE 27, 2016
Humans are an incredibly inquisitive and extremely social species. These also drive our learning patterns. We are all life-long learners. Petr Ruzick.
Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning
JANUARY 23, 2015
My colleague Jane Hart recently shared the diagram below on her blog. 70:20:10 Model The 70:20:10 model is used to extend learning into the workflow.
From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach
JANUARY 3, 2016
There are many reasons why this objective makes good sense. Secondly, we also know that context is vital for effective learning.
70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose
AUGUST 13, 2016
This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The original is on the 70-20 Blog site. There are a few observations from me at the bottom.
70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent
JANUARY 20, 2015
“Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” In other words, they’re rocket scientists.
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession
DECEMBER 20, 2013
believe the L&D profession can take some lessons from both of these Charles Dickens stories, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol. n(d)s?t/
Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.
DECEMBER 6, 2015
This article draws on ideas and supporting material from a new book published for the first time in English last week. The other 92 provide solutions.
What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?
MAY 1, 2014
The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. So how well is all this money being spent? Speed and change dominate. n(d)-?set
Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. itashare
Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
If you didn''t, your time would end soon -- a lot sooner than it had to. Could you change when change really mattered? Stop or Simply Avoid the Pain?
Workplace Learning: Adding, Embedding & Extracting
OCTOBER 14, 2013
An example might be the creation of some workplace activities as part of, or immediately following, a leadership development programme.
2016 Top Tools for Learning
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Each year’s survey output is both extremely interesting and useful. Access to knowledge has already replaced retained knowledge as power.
It’s Only 65% !
AUGUST 20, 2014
The results of yet another 70:20:10 survey were published recently. It also got me thinking about approaches to organisational learning in general.
The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
“The only person who behaves sensibly is my tailor. He takes new measurements every time he sees me. All the rest go on with their old measurements.”
70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices
JUNE 24, 2013
Over the past few years the 70:20:10 model for development has captured the imagination of organisations across the world. Why is this important?
APRIL 1, 2013
Donald Taylor recently published an article titled ‘ What does ‘LMS’ mean today ?’. In it Donald posited something I’ve been advocating for years.
Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.
JULY 7, 2014
A Revolution or a Slow Demise? I’ve recently read Clark Quinn’s excellent new ‘Revolutionize Learning & Development’ book. Used with permission.
JAY CROSS – Pushing the Envelope to the End
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
“It all boils down to learning, but not the sort of learning you experienced at school. No, this is learning as a life skill. So, farewell, Jay Cross.
In a Complex World, Continuous Learning and Simple Truths Prevail
OCTOBER 16, 2011
The book ‘The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine’ is Michael Lewis’ marvellous account of the idiocy and greed that led to the sub-prime bubble and the resulting global financial crisis.
The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World
JULY 28, 2016
(I wrote the original piece this article is based on for Training Industry Quarterly in Winter, 2012. Of course there are exceptions.
Through the 70:20:10 Looking Glass
DECEMBER 29, 2011
This is the second of three posts adapted from articles written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. The original has been published here. The third article will be posted here a little while after it has been published in the magazine for the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition in London 26-27 January 2012. In the first
AUGUST 27, 2015
I have often been asked to explain the fundamentals of 70:20:10 as a strategic framework quickly and simply. Primer What is 70:20:10? Why the Numbers?
When Learning is the Work: Approaches for supporting learning in the workplace
APRIL 28, 2011
Two weeks ago I ran a webinar under this title for Citrix. At the start I posed the question “when you think about one great learning experience you’ve had, can you remember where it occurred? The response from this group
The Power of Conversations
MARCH 22, 2011
“we tell ourselves stories in order to live” Haruki Murakami Jerome Bruner (1915- ) is one of the greatest educational psychologists the world has ever produced. He has spent his long lifetime studying learning and the human mind.
Learning in Wonderland: the untapped potential of workplace learning
DECEMBER 14, 2011
This is the first of three posts adapted from articles I have written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. This article appeared in November 2011. The second and third articles will be posted here a little while after they have been published in the magazine. I’ve taken Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ as a theme for the series.
Social & Workplace Learning through the 70:20:10 Lens
AUGUST 4, 2011
There have been millions of words written and spoken about ‘informal’ and social learning over the past few years. Actually, the
MANAGERS AND MAD HATTERS: WORK THAT STRETCHES
JANUARY 27, 2012
This is the third and final of three posts adapted from articles I’ve written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. It was published and distributed in the magazine for the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition in London 25-26 January 2012. It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards,” says the White Queen to Alice.
Lost in Translation:
JANUARY 7, 2011
Why Learning Professionals Need to Learn to Speak their Stakeholders’ Language The language we use is important. There’s no doubt about that. Human cultural development owes a great deal to our ability to communicate complex thoughts and be clearly understood by others so they can take actions.
Compliance Training: does it really work?
AUGUST 15, 2012
Until relatively recently I’d always bought into the argument that organising regulatory and compliance training is one of the important and necessary tasks for an L&D department. Every organisation has compliance and regulatory requirements it needs to meet. In highly regulated industries even more so.
Who Needs Training, Again?
DECEMBER 28, 2010
At some point in time I am sure we’ve all found ourselves with an answer staring us in the face, but we just haven’t managed to see it yet. Most of us know there are
Why the Real Power of eLearning is Social
AUGUST 30, 2011
This post was prompted by a webinar I gave on behalf of Citrix/GoToWebinar on 6th July 2011 and originally posted as a guest post on the Learning Pool blog. I’ve made a few changes to it here. Looking Back eLearning has been with us in one form or another for at least the past 50 years, maybe longer.
Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises
JUNE 18, 2010
I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate.
The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry
JANUARY 16, 2013
Yesterday another great British institution slid into the history books. Composer Edwin Elgar took part in the opening ceremony. think there are.
Sleepwalkers – the emerging landscape of organisational learning
NOVEMBER 4, 2010
Arthur Koestler’s masterpiece ‘The Sleepwalkers: A History of Man’s Changing Vision of the Universe’ is a book that I have re-read every 10 years or so, and have regularly given to young people – usually for 18th or 21st birthdays – in the probably mistaken belief that it will help them understand their world a little better.
The #Blimage Challenge
JULY 21, 2015
For a bit of fun this afternoon my colleague Jane Hart set a few of us a #Blimage challenge. Just make sure the images aren’t too rude. Watch out.
When it's just so obvious NOT to train it's painful to watch it happen
JUNE 12, 2009
Some managers and L&D people just don’t seem to get it. You might as well throw the money spent on these activities out the window. Bingo!
21st Century L&D Skills
AUGUST 8, 2010
I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. So, what’s changed? Then two things happened.
CLO Maths–Part I
JUNE 22, 2011
Last month I took part in the iVentiv Executive Knowledge Exchange event in New York. The two days of roundtable discussion were focused on ‘learning futures’. There were plenty of good conversations, some case studies, and lots of idea sharing and thoughts around innovation and the future of learning in organisations.
70:20:10 - It’s not about the numbers, it’s all about change
JUNE 5, 2012
Remembering Prof. Allan Tough (died 27 April 2012 aged 76 years) – a great man, a pioneer researcher into self-directed learning, a futurist, and author. Allen’s research was fundamental to 70:20:10 thinking.