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How to become a Personal Learning Advisor

Jane Hart

This is the first in a series of three public social online workshop that introduce you to the key ways to promote continuous, everyday, learning in your organisation. The workshop will help you understand how to work […].

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How to build a learning worker mindset

Jane Hart

In a previous post here, From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”: what this means for an organisation I’ve written about the concept of a “learning worker” that Jacob Morgan believes is one of the 7 principles of the future employee.

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How to modernize workplace learning

Jane Hart

So what can you do to bring workplace more in line with modern day personal, independent learning? In the last 10 years there has been a big change in the way that many people now learn – I’ve written about the 6 key features here.

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How to rescue radio

Doc Searls

Radio used to be wireless audio on a broadcast band. What used to be called Radio (iTunes’ collection of webcasting radio stations), which had already been pushed down one directory level to “Music,” is now available only under a new button called “Internet.” Worse, it won’t appear unless you open preferences in iTunes and check a box to turn it on. For stations, networks and chains: Normalize to the Net.

How to become a Collaboration Consultant

Jane Hart

The advent of social technologies brings huge benefits to a work team, including the facility to improve communication, enhance continuous learning and performance improvement and capture organisational knowledge.

How to learn and learn-to-learn

Clark Quinn

I was asked by a colleague to answer some questions for a project on how to learn. I naturally decided to answer in a blog post ;). In your working life, how have you learnt effectively from experience, please provide an example if possible?

How to become a Personal Learning Advisor (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 15 JUNE – 10 JULY This 4-week online workshop introduces you to some of the key areas of the role of a Personal Learning Adviser in the workplace. It will help you understand how to work with managers to foster a culture of continuous learning, as well help individuals become […].

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How to overcome bias

Mind Hacks

How do you persuade somebody of the facts? Asking them to be fair, impartial and unbiased is not enough. To explain why, psychologist Tom Stafford analyses a classic scientific study. One of the tricks our mind plays is to highlight evidence which confirms what we already believe. This matters when we want to make better decisions. How we should to protect our decisions from confirmation bias depends on why, psychologically, confirmation bias happens.

Has Wells Fargo’s CEO Forgotten How To Lead?

Dan Pontefract

According to the CFPB , employees of Wells Fargo “secretly opened accounts and shifted funds from consumers’ existing accounts into these new accounts without their knowledge or permission to do so, often racking up fees or other charges.”. Photographer: Kimberly White/Bloomberg News.

How to Design Experiences the Adaptive Path Way! (Or Not.)

Adaptive Path

THEM : Well, I have to confess that we don’t quite use it the way you’d want… ME : (frowns). I’m not frowning because people don’t follow the methods we share to the letter. I’m frowning because they seem to think that’s a problem.

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We need to learn how to connect

Harold Jarche

From danah boyd’s presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 , on the future of work: But if you want to prepare people not just for the next job, but for the one after that, you need to help them think through the relationships they have and what they learn from the people around them.

How To Fix Google+ Circles

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Let me explain, and in so doing point to a way to 'fix' Google+. On Google+, these channels are called "circles", and the idea is that I can direct my contributions to whatever circle is most appropriate, and it will go to the right people. Content addressed to a circle has limited distribution within the circle. If I want the wider public to see the content, it has to go into the 'Public' circle.

How To Stop Your Nonprofit’s After Hours Email Habit

Beth Kanter

One of the workshops was focused on technology wellness in the nonprofit workplace , more specifically how to avoid collaboration overload. Part of the reason is that technology has blurred the lines between work time and time off according to research.

How to set up and run an online community (online workshop)

Jane Hart

In this online workshop we look at how to plan and launch an online community as well as keep the members engaged once the first flush of enthusiasm has died off. Next public online workshop runs: 1 – 26 June Setting up and running an online community takes time and effort.

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How to overcome bias

Mind Hacks

How do you persuade somebody of the facts? Asking them to be fair, impartial and unbiased is not enough. To explain why, psychologist Tom Stafford analyses a classic scientific study. One of the tricks our mind plays is to highlight evidence which confirms what we already believe. This matters when we want to make better decisions. How we should to protect our decisions from confirmation bias depends on why, psychologically, confirmation bias happens.

How to Talk to Your Keynote Speaker

Andy McAfee

With this flow, it’s natural for the speaker to come offstage and talk to people during the break. They’re a chance to keep talking about the ideas that brought us to the event in the first place, which is great. Go ahead and give it to them.

How to learn a language in 10 days

Jane Hart

Having started my career, many many years ago as a German teacher, I realise how learning a language requires more than just studying it on a course – you need to immerse yourself in the language in many different ways. So I really like this infographic from Thomas Cook, which I found in a post […]. Social learning

How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is the case for an entry that came out today, How to Get the Most out of the Conference. So I am left to speculate about what could have been. I once started a post, How to Attend a Conference. So I know something about how to attend a conference.

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How to set up and run an online community (online workshop)

Jane Hart

In this online workshop we look at how to plan and launch an online community as well as keep the members engaged once the first flush of enthusiasm has died off. Next public online workshop runs: 1 – 26 June Setting up and running an online community takes time and effort. Agenda This 4-week online […]. Social learning

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Traditional training departments cannot build courses fast enough to keep up with the speed of change. Person-to-person instruction is no longer cost-effective. The Industrial Age is giving way to the Network Era.

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What do the 24 #C2Xmas resources tell us about how to design modern content and learning experiences?

Jane Hart

In my Countdown to Xmas, I offered a series of 24 daily posts in the form of a different learning resource. So what do these 24 resources tell us about how to design content and learning experiences for the modern workplace? Learn Free Magic Tricks – content has to be contextually relevant though. Periodic videos – videos are a very visual way to tell a difficult story. Learn to Draw – you need time to practice.

Why individuals need to be self-managed learners – and how to build the new skills

Jane Hart

In my previous blog post I talked about why ORGANISATIONS need self-managed learners, so in this post I want to look at why INDIVIDUALS need to be self-managed learners. The world is changing fast, and this is having an impact on the world of work. So, for instance, there is no such thing as a job for […]. Social learning

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New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: In the decade or so that I’ve been doing social media, I’ve always been an advocate of the “Listen, Learn, Adapt” approach to doing social and a decade later, it is still very important for success. What You Need To Make Social Listening Actionable.

How to Survive Air Travel - For Real

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

First, accept that it takes a certain amount of time to travel half way across the country or around the world. Eight hours to get to Denver? Compared to the two-day drive it would otherwise take. Seventeen hours to Istanbul? It''s a six hour trip, door to door.

How to Pitch Better: The Question Pitch

Dan Pink

Today we begin a new series of short videos based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human , wherein I reveal the 6 successors to the elevator pitch. Up first is The Question Pitch, which shows when you should use the interrogative to make your case (and when you should avoid it).

How to Pitch Better: The Question Pitch

Dan Pink

Today we begin a new series of short videos based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human , wherein I reveal the 6 successors to the elevator pitch. Up first is The Question Pitch, which shows when you should use the interrogative to make your case (and when you should avoid it).

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

The primary thing to bear in mind, says MIT’s Andy McAfee (McAfee), is INATT. Social networks are the ideal platform for the new corporate learning, so let’s briefly examine how they support corporate learning. Connections to friends and colleagues, like Facebook and LinkedIn.

How to Pitch Better: The Email Pitch

Dan Pink

In the second short video based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human , wherein I reveal the six successors to the elevator pitch, we answer this urgent question: How do you craft an effective email subject line? To Sell is Human Video

How to Pitch Better: The Email Pitch

Dan Pink

In the second short video based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human , wherein I reveal the six successors to the elevator pitch, we answer this urgent question: How do you craft an effective email subject line? To Sell is Human Video

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Beth Kanter

I recently submitted a proposal for NTEN’s 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference with colleagues Cindy Leonard, John Kenyon and Jeanne Allen called “ Supercharge Your Technology Training ,” so please take a minute to vote for it. . I told them to come back at a precise time.

How to Pitch Better: The Rhyming Pitch

Dan Pink

Here’s the latest in our series of short videos based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human. The message of this one: Perhaps it’s time for you to rhyme. To Sell is Human Video

How to Pitch Better: The Rhyming Pitch

Dan Pink

Here’s the latest in our series of short videos based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human. The message of this one: Perhaps it’s time for you to rhyme. To Sell is Human Video

How to make money from crowdsourcing: A framework for Crowd Business Models

Ross Dawson

While crowdsourcing is clearly a fantastic way for organizations large and small to get access to unparalleled resources and scale their operations, it is also increasingly central to many companies’ business models.

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How To Focus When You Work in An Open Office Space

Beth Kanter

In the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout , my co-author Aliza Sherman and I share a framework to think more broadly about creating a culture of wellbeing in the workplace. And that means saying goodbye to cubicles and fixed seating plans.

How to use your ESN for Workplace Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This 5 week online workshop starts Monday 29 September It will consider practical ways to harness the power and the potential of your ESN for a range of social workplace learning activities, as follows: Using your ESN for classroom training Using your ESN for learning communities and social online workshops Using your ESN for learning flows, […].

How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy

Dan Pontefract

The latter is an online marketplace for people to list and/or book accommodations. It claims to have 50,000 renters every night. Eckhardt and Fleura Bardhi who made a strong case against using the term “sharing economy” when it comes to firms like Uber and AirBnB.

Net Smart: How To Thrive Online

Beth Kanter

NetSmart is Howard Rheingold’s latest book. It synthesizes his 30 years of experience if being a model digital citizen and what he has learned from asking other this simple question: How to use social media intelligently and mindfully?

Facebook Brand Pages: How To Be Ready

Beth Kanter

The best thing to do is not to freak out , I would add that you shouldn’t worry about being the first because according to Mari’s post, they plan to roll it out with a small group of brands and then a fuller roll out. Source: Mari Smith.

How to evaluate social and informal learning

Jay Cross

Dan takes the logic further than I did last week in my post on how to assess learning initiatives. Increasingly, learning is migrating from events (think “workshop&# ) to processes (think “social learning&# ). We already know many ways to make networks more effective.

The cognitive science of how to study

Mind Hacks

Researchers from the Bjork Learning and Forgetting Lab at UCLA have created a fantastic video on the cognitive science of how to study. Despite the fact that we now know loads about what makes for optimal learning, it’s rarely applied by students who are trying to learn a subject or ace a test. Link to Pro Tips: How to Study on vimeo.

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