David Epstein studies the changes in athletic achievements and how these achievements related to changes in technology, genetics, and human beliefs about the limits of the human body. What he has discovered is that our brains have a built-in “limiter”—an area in the brain that keeps us from hurting ourselves by pushing our bodies too close to our breaking point.
If you’re wondering if there is still a place for all-girls’ education today, listen to my interview with Executive Director Megan Murphy who has led the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS).
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It is a euphoric and sad feeling that rolls over me as I wake up the day after the TLDC18 conference. Over the last three days, I have personally been responsible for spilling 4 drinks, I have attended multiple sessions on current L&D subjects, made new contacts with people in my…
Bryan Jones of eLearning Art recently conducted an extensive survey of about 50 thought leaders in learning and development, to identify the top elearning trends for 2018. I was honored to be included in the survey and I’ve admired Bryan’s work for years.
Every weekday like-minded learning professionals join a live chat on current trends, research, challenges and best practice. Just about anything goes in these free-wheeling, collaborative sessions.
If you think the Infographic is a new tool to help convey complex information, think again. It’s been around over 100 years.
A few weeks ago, I had a problem to solve and it was something of an emergency. My Keurig had failed to make my morning cup of coffee. I followed the directions, like I’d done a hundred times before, but it just sat there, mocking me. I could have opened the minuscule user guide that came with the device, but I was in a hurry, and caffeine withdrawal was already kicking in.
Sam Rogers is the author of “Just Do the Thing: A Guide” and creates engaging learning for clients including: Google, Capital One, Deloitte, and AAA. As President of Snap Synapse, he speaks frequently at conferences sharing his passion for solving the problems that matter and inspiring audiences to action.
Sam Rogers is the author of “Just Do the Thing: A Guide” and creates engaging learning for clients including: Google, Capital One, Deloitte, and AAA. As President of Snap Synapse, he speaks frequently at conferences sharing his passion for solving the problems that matter and inspiring audiences to action. I got together with Sam to talk about his book and his work as a learning consultant.
Eighty percent of major companies expect to be using artificial intelligence by 2020, but their training departments are likely to be the last places you’ll find it.
If you are one of the many people who made a New Year’s resolution for 2018, you may have already fallen off your goal. Don’t feel too badly. After one month, only about 64 percent of resolutions are still in force and by six months that number drops to less than 50 percent.