Challenging our Assumptions: Workers and the Future of Work

The future of work and reskilling has become an increasingly hot topic of discussion and focus across all industries and sectors.  While this focus is not a new one, what is new however, is the pace at which change, and disruption is happening. Where we could once forecast several years into the future, we’re now struggling with getting our arms around much smaller windows of time with a much more diverse and mobile workforce. If you have a moment, do a Google search on the ‘future of work’ and then do a quick scan of the results.  What you’ll notice is that in between the ads for quick fixes and services, that there is so much content from some many perspectives, that it’s difficult to know where to start.  You’ll find the learning view, the OD view, the IT and technology view, but very little focused on the perspective of…

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Curated Learning: Eating my Own Dog Food

It’s not exactly news for me to share that my team has been spending an increasing amount of time focused on curating learning experiences that help our employees find and…

Keeping the Conversation Going

There’s not a day that goes by where my assumptions and those of my team aren’t challenged as we work through designing learning and performance solutions for a global, multigenerational…

Why I’m Jealous of My Kids’ Math App

When school ended for my two kids at the end of June of this year, my husband and started investigating how we would keep their math skills from disappearing completely…

Unlocking the Power of the Learning Advocate

The last few years I’ve been focused on what I’d call ‘transformational’ projects or mandates in the learning space.  <I do get that transformation is a bit of buzzword these…

I’m more than a MOOC Statistic

Full Disclosure: I’ve never completed a MOOC. Since 2011, I’ve enrolled in at least half-a-dozen, if not more, MOOCs.  Most of them have been on the academic side of things,…