Upcoming Event: Mentoring New Leaders Without Real-World Experience – International Mentoring Association Conference (Wilmington, NC – Apr 26-28, 2017)

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.

Upcoming Event: Essentials of Brain-Based Learning (Live online: May 4-18, 2017 and more)

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.

Upcoming Event: ATD International Conference and Expo (ICE) (Atlanta – May 21-24, 2017)

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.

Upcoming Event: Training Magazine 2017 Online Learning Conference (Sept 25-27, New Orleans) – Learning Begins After Class: The Forgetting Curve in Online Learning

In this 60-minute session you will learn how the brain deliberately “forgets” and how you can overcome the forgetting curve through purposeful follow-up and reinforcement after training has taken place. You will walk away with a plan to build value in your learning designs through reinforcement that is grounded in learning science.

Upcoming Event: Join Me at TLDC in January, 2018!

Last year, I was honored to join the team for the first Training, Learning and Development Conference (TLDC). This innovative conference is built around learning best practices, so you can come back from the conference refreshed, with new neural pathways already firing from new connections, new insights and the time to absorb and reflect. This…