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Checklist: transforming corporate learning

Jay Cross

If you don’t get this, it will get you. Experience has taught us that making over a training department into a business learning function requires these activities: Sell the vision of learning as a value-creating component of social business. articulate the vision and value of Working Smarter to executive management. Make the vision a reality.

The power of habits — and the power to change them

Dan Pink

Human beings, we’ve been told, are creatures of habit. Sometimes that helps us. Other times, it can rot our brains and hollow our souls. Explain.

5 Disruptive Trends That Will Alter Your Mobile Strategy


I attended a webinar two week’s ago featuring Stacey Harris of Brandon Hall Group and Mark Hellinger of Xyleme. The topic of conversation was this idea of going mobile with your learning; a hot topic in the learning space no doubt. People haven’t exactly been able to call it by name, but its being felt. Convenience is critical.

101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide

Beth Kanter

Click to view on Amazon. I was honored to be invited to write the foreword for this book. Books

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iWitness Aims to Aggregate News By Time and Place

Adaptive Path

Let's face it: The great promise of citizen media has not really been fulfilled. News organizations have struggled to find ways to supplement their coverage of news events with contributions from citizens. And finding citizen media related to a news event is currently difficult at best. That's where we come in. With funding from the John S.

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Teacher Accountability Coming

Nine Shift

Big news last week as the New York City public schools published rankings of its 18,000 teachers. A huge step forward for teacher accountability. Here's the deal: 1.Student learning can be measured with frequent and varied assessments. 2.Yes, the current testing is in a primitive stage, with wide margins of error. But that will improve.

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