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Evaluating soft skills

Clark Quinn

As has become a pattern, someone recently asked me how to evaluate soft skills. And without being an expert on soft skill or evaluation, I tried to answer on principle. So I thought about the types of observable data you should expect to find. And that yielded an initial answer.

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yes, all models are wrong

Harold Jarche

“Remember that all models are wrong; the practical question is how wrong do they have to be to not be useful.” — George Box. So how do we know when a model — particularly one of our preferred mental models — is wrong?

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A New Contract with the Middle Class

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“The U.S. is a middle-class nation,” says the opening sentence of A New Contract with the Middle Class , an essay by Richard Reeves and Isabel Sawhill that was recently published by the Brookings Institution.

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Utilities Provider Streamlines Content Management to Improve Efficiency, Accuracy & Consistency


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Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Unedited AI-generated transcript of a talk given online April 27, 2021. So, hello everyone. As was stated in the introduction, my name is Stephen Downes and it's a pleasure to be here. It's April 27 for me April 28th for you in Malaysia and this presentation is simply called ‘Connectivism’.

stop doing dumb s**t

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Stop doing dumb s**t and I’ll stop being negative.” ” — @Fisman.

How to Choose the Best LMS for Healthcare Training


The value of healthcare training became more obvious than ever in 2020. The coronavirus pandemic necessitated more and different training than prior years did.