JD Dillon and I got together recently to chat about learning technology, neuroscience and social learning.
Close your eyes and think about your favorite shirt or dress. What colors do you see? Close your eyes again and picture your training room or elearning template. What colors are you using? How are you using them?
If you could understand what was happening in the brains of your target audience, would you be a more effective trainer, designer, consultant, or leader? Thanks to recent advances in neuroscience, learning and talent development professionals now have an opportunity to alter their approaches to change management, leadership development, training, and instructional design.
In this workshop, you will learn how to leverage the survival imperative to boost employee engagement, enhance performance and accelerate learning by speaking to the brain in its own language.
Please join me at the Arizona Women’s History Alliance Conference on October 7 in Tempe, Arizona. The theme of this year’s conference is Working Women, honoring Arizona women in history who worked inside and outside of the home.
With a national election getting closer and closer, I find myself thinking about our political system and the increasingly divisive tone of policy debate today.
On July 19, I had the privilege of speaking before a group of passionate learning professionals in San Diego, California. The workshop drew more attendees than any previous event and underscores the great interest in practical application of brain science and learning. My hosts were delightful and I learned as much from the folks in my class as I hope they did from me.
I’ve just received my ATD Education Facilitator, in recognition of my performance delivering the popular Essentials of Brain-Based Learning online certificate.
One of my greatest fears is contracting Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia. As far as I know, I have no particular risk factors to warrant being any more afraid of this disease than high blood pressure or cancer, yet the thought of slowly losing my ability to do my work, to enjoy my family, in the end, the complete loss of self, is absolutely terrifying to me.
In the spirit of U.S. Independence Day, here are the top 10 things I learned about being my own boss.
Lately things seem to be coming to me in bunches – ideas that appear at first to be distinctly different subjects are starting to merge inside my brain. The last time this happened I tried to make sense of machine learning, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.