According to Malcolm Gladwell, it takes 10,000 hours of concentrated practice to become an expert in any field or skill. In the past, many companies were able to develop new leaders from within, using this principle to provide several carefully crafted years of field experience, stretch assignments and mentoring relationships to build their leadership pipeline.
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.
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.
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.”
In this webinar we’ll explore the neuroscience of infographics and why they work. You’ll learn a simple step-by-step process for creating your own infographics as well as a list of “dos and don’ts” to ensure that your next infographic is an effective learning tool.
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.
Your brain processes information in pictures, so why not deliver learning content in graphic form? Infographics are all the rage in social media because they convey a lot of information quickly and help the audience recognize patterns, connections and themes much more quickly than would be possible with text and/or audio. In this webinar we’ll…
Have you ever come home from an exciting conference and found yourself wondering, “What exactly did I get out of this event?” Conferences can be exciting and energizing, but if you haven’t take the time to assimilate new information our brain doesn’t get a chance to move essential pieces of your experience into longer-term memory.