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Curious about Curiosity

Clark Quinn

When you’re looking into motivation, particularly for learning, certain elements get mentioned again and again. So I’ve heard ‘relevance’, ‘ meaningfulness ‘, consequences, and more. Friston suggests that we learn to minimize surprise. One I’ve heard, and wrestled with, is curiosity. It’s certainly aligned with surprise. So I’ve been curious about curiosity. Tom Malone, in his Ph.D.

perpetual beta 2020

Harold Jarche

For 16 years my primary sensemaking medium has been this blog. This is where half-baked thoughts get tested, changed, and recombined. They reflect my interactions on social media, experiences through professional engagements, and conversations with colleagues around the world. The final part of my Seek > Sense > Share PKM practice is to put it all together. This too is in perpetual beta because once I do so, I begin on the next iteration.

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Time for advertising to call off the dogs

Doc Searls

Is this the way you want your brand to look? Digital advertising needs to sniff its own stench, instead of everybody’s digital butts. A sample of that stench is wafting through the interwebs from the Partnership for Responsible Addressable Media , an ad industry bullphemism for yet another way to excuse the urge to keep tracking people against their wishes (and simple good manners) all over the digital world.

Dan Reads! Lesson #1: Be Relatable – LEAD. CARE. WIN. Excerpt

Dan Pontefract

Dan reads from Chapter 1 of LEAD. his 4th book. The post Dan Reads! Lesson #1: Be Relatable – LEAD. Excerpt appeared first on Pontefract Group. leadership

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Speed Up Corporate Training Content Creation with 3 Time-Saving Tips


The process of creating and distributing corporate training to employees can be time-consuming, and some L&D teams, especially small teams, are short on time due to the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has presented. In some cases, these teams are having to rapidly create compliance training content in response to new regulatory requirements related to health and safety.

writing in your own voice

Harold Jarche

A good portion of the workforce has now had a taste of distributed work (I prefer this term to ‘remote work’ which has a connotation of a central location and a number of remote workplaces). And most people, for the most part would like to have an option to work away from the office, as reported in a recent Citi GPS Report — “In fact a survey by Gallop has found that three in five U.S.

Vermont Public Radio rating wins, and the future of streaming & podcasting

Doc Searls

Radio is moving from these to servers of streams and podcasts. Public Radio: What is the best NPR station in the country ? That’s a question on Quora I thought needed answering. So I did, with this: Here’s a quantitative answer to your qualitative question: WVPS of Vermont Public Radio. Because, in Nielsen’s Audio Ratings , it scores a 12.6 in its home market of Burlington , and a 16.2 in its neighbor market of Montpelier-Waterbury.

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3 Ways to Help L&D Teams Provide Remote Employee Training


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, training in the workplace has changed significantly. Temporarily gone are the days when employees could come together for in-person training sessions and workshops. Today, most training happens remotely as this eliminates the risk of workers spreading illness to one another. Navigating these changes has presented significant challenges to L&D teams across the globe.

closed and crowded

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Only a few know how much one must know, to know how little one knows.” ” —Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976). Remember, always, that everything you know, and everything everyone knows, is only a model. Get your model out there where it can be viewed. Invite others to challenge your assumptions and add their own.”