As we all know, informal learning in a social setting is one of the most powerful ways to change behavior and learn new skills, yet many of us struggle to find those opportunities for our own development. Membership in ATD, at the local and global levels, is one way to plan for your own development as a learning professional.
Has this ever happened to you? You’ve made a compelling recommendation to your client, only to have her decline to take your advice – even though she is paying you for your suggestions! Neuroscience tells us that any type of change is perceived as a threat by your unconscious “lizard brain,” which can make your job as a learning consultant incredible frustrating.
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.
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.
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).