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Needles in Haystacks

Dave Snowden

The banner shot here was taken by me last Sunday in the late afternoon of what was a delightful hike ; one of those days where showers are followed by sun and even the low hills/mountains of the Black Mountains assume a mysterious air.

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Behind The Scenes Look of the LEAD. CARE. WIN. Learning Program

Dan Pontefract

Releasing in conjunction with my 4th book, LEAD. How to Become a Leader Who Matters is a 9-lesson online learning program, available for… The post Behind The Scenes Look of the LEAD. Learning Program appeared first on Pontefract Group. leadership learning Lead. online learning

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Addressing fear in learning

Clark Quinn

One of my mantras in ‘make it meaningful ‘ is that there’re three things to do. And one of those was kind of a toss away, until a comment in a conversation with a colleague brought it home. So here’s a first take at addressing fear in learning.

How Will the Pandemic Reshape Labor Markets?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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Anthro-complexity & aesthetics

Dave Snowden

Just before Christmas 2015 I posted on the subject of What’s in a name? That was the first time I used the term anthro-complexity in writing and I stated that it was the front runner to name a field.


Dan Pontefract

Watch Dan Pontefract read an excerpt of his 4th book, LEAD. There are 9 practical yet super helpful leadership lessons from Dan’s 4th… The post DAN READS! LESSON #6: Dare to Share – LEAD. EXCERPT appeared first on Pontefract Group. leadership Lead.

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The case for gated submissions

Clark Quinn

Twice out of three recent opportunities, I’ve been thwarted from my intentions by platform capabilities. And, once, I was supported. But this capability is so basic and so valuable, I thought I’d make the argument. So here I’m making the case for gated submissions.

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Musings on Pelagianism, rules & agility

Dave Snowden

If I am honest about things I am probably guilty of Pelagianism in some form.

On fire

Doc Searls

That above is the Bobcat Fire , in the San Gabriel Mountains , against which Los Angeles’ suburban sprawl (that’s it, on the right) reaches the limits of advance. It makes no sense to build very far up or into the mountains, for two good reasons.

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Feedback to Feedly

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Just a quite note I sent to Feedly about it's AI tool Leo and my OLDaily workflow. I've been a Feedly Pro user for many years and moved to Pro+ for the AI and Twitter support. I have two major comments: - first, it's too expensive.

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Back to Basics: 10 lessons for virtual L&D for 2021

Jane Hart

The Top Tools for Learning 2020 survey took place at an unprecedented time following a period of lockdown where remote working was the norm, so the lists provide a unique look into how learning is being enabled and supported in these difficult times. In my analysis I provided some observations and brief thoughts on what this […]. Modern Workplace Learning

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The Triopticon revisited

Dave Snowden

Back in October 2017, I published a blog post on what I was then calling the Ticotocon. The context of that post was a series of friendly exchanges I was having with Daniel Mezick about Open Space (he had popularised Harrison Owen’s original work within the Agile community).

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The smell of boiling frog

Doc Searls

I just got this email today: Which tells me, from a sample of one (after another, after another) that Zoom is to video conferencing in 2020 what Microsoft Windows was to personal computing in 1999.

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How to Use Microlearning to Maximize Remote Training in Challenging Times


COVID-19 has presented unique training challenges for organizations. It has caused a variety of shifts in the corporate training world. Primarily, COVID-19 has forced workers to learn in a socially distanced and often remote environment, making instructor-led training (ILT) less popular.

freely ye have received, freely give

Dave Snowden

The tenth chapter of St Matthew’s gospel has two of the best-known quotes from the bible: the advise that if you not well received to “ shake off the dust of your feet. ” and in the context of going forth into the world at risk to “ be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves ”. Both are appropriate to this follow-up post to my earlier one on rules for engagement , with a particular focus on virtual spaces.

How to Deliver Mobile Learning For Remote Employees During COVID-19


Participating in remote training isn’t as simple as most people believe it to be. Employees may imagine that training remotely won’t differ from training from the office, but they might find they run into unexpected obstacles, such as poor time management.