Brent Schlenker has over 20 years of experience in the Learning and Development industry. He’s built and re-built training organizations, and developed innovative technology based learning solutions across all departments within small, medium, and large corporate structures.
Neelesh joined me all the way from South Africa and I appreciate his flexibility to talk with me during his evening. He’s another example of how the entire world is interested is starting to leverage neuroscience to enhance learning and performance. Neelesh is relatively unknown in the U.S., but I predict you will be hearing more from him soon.
In this podcast he explains why he is focused on the “magical mind” and gives you several practical things you can start doing today to unleash that magical brain.
Where were you on 9/11/2001? I was teaching a virtual class early in the morning from my home in Rio Verde, Arizona. Suddenly, my students started disappearing. I had 20 participants, then 15, then 10, then none. I kept teaching until I had covered all the content, because I knew my client was sitting in and I knew what he expected.
Jane’s newest book, “Show Your Work,” the payoffs and how-tos of working out loud, is full of practical insights for the learning professional and leverages the latest discoveries of how the brain learns – by sharing with others.
Dr. Jane Bozarth holds an M.Ed. in Training & Development/Technology in Training and a doctorate in Adult Education. In addition to writing several books on learning best practices, she served as a member of “Training Magazine’s book review team for 10 years and now writes a monthly column, “Nuts and Bolts” for the eLearning Guild’s online “Learning Solutions Magazine”.
JD Dillon has spent 15 years designing and implementing learning and performance strategies for respected global organizations, including The Walt Disney Company, Kaplan, Brambles, and AMC Theatres. With his practical approach and unique ability to integrate science, technology, storytelling, and pure common sense, JD delivers modern solutions that enable employees, improve organizational performance, and drive business results.
JD Dillon and I got together recently to chat about learning technology, neuroscience and social learning.
It’s well-documented that as a species we like to identify ourselves with winners and those we perceive as having the highest potential to win. This tendency seems to validate the statement that our brain is hard-wired for survival, an observation made by John Medina and others. But human behavior is rarely that straight forward.
Each year, I write the same basic post about why your brain needs a vacation and each year I fail to really take one myself. To be honest, this year is beginning to look like more of the same behavior, since I don’t have any days off planned just yet and we are well into August.
In years past the sight of a flag flying low in honor of the fallen was fairly rare, and prompted questions like “Who died? What happened?” In this terrible and terrifying year, the flag is almost in a permanent state of mourning. And so are we.