I’m so excited to be coming back to the ATD San Diego chapter. After a successful Brain-Based Learning workshop last year, I’m back to share my passion for learning with my friends and colleagues in the San Diego/Orange County chapters. Brain Science of Decision-Making for Consultants. As learning professionals, we’re also playing the role of consultant for our internal or external clients.
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.
I’m thrilled to be part of the 7th annual L&D Talks by Stimulearning in Brussels, Belgium. In the morning, I’ll be making my first keynote address in front of an audience of learning professionals from all over the world.
Last year I was privileged to share Reflection Center duties with meditation and mindfulness expert Jennifer LeBrett at the inaugural TLDC event (The Learning and Development Conference).
I’ve just accepted an invitation to deliver a new series on the neuroscience of leadership and learning for HR Genius series onHR.com.
I recently had the pleasure to join a panel discussion sponsored by the prestigious global magazine, Training Journal. Our host, Jo Cook, was the consummate emcee and kept things moving along. We had over 100 live participants and three scholar-practitioners to answer their questions in real-time.
Your brain dedicates about 25% of its entire processing power to vision, which probably explains why we understand images 60,000 times faster than words or numbers. So why are we filling our training materials with so much text when we can tell the story better in pictures? Social media and news organizations have long recognized…
If you have kept abreast of the literature in the past few years, it is fairly common knowledge that there are not enough people to fill the gaps left by the Baby Boomers as they exit the workforce.
The Day Everything Changed: How AI Changed the Way We Learn in 2027.
While science fiction depicts a world where intelligent robots rebel and overthrow their human masters, the more likely scenario is a world where human beings interface with computers, digital assistants and other technologies virtually seamlessly, changing just about everything we know about work today.
The role of reflection in learning is well-established and dates back at least to educator/philosopher John Dewey, who said “We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience.”