Podcast: Debbie Wooldridge, Founder and President of ttcinnovations

Debbie Wooldridge is a big idea person who founded ttcinnovations to help organizations improve their operations through effective training strategies and programs. I’ve had the pleasure to work with Debbie and her talented team on several major projects so I can attest to her passion and skill for providing engaging learning solutions. Debbie’s company has helped businesses enhance job performance, improve customer satisfaction, deliver business results and achieve their goals.

Podcast: Julian Stodd and Leading in the Social Age

I met Julian Stodd, Captain and Founder of Sea Salt Learning at the Training, Learning and Development Conference (TLDC) and enjoyed his take on leadership in the social age. I caught up with Julian recently to learn more about his vision and how leaders can earn the right to be captains of their own community.

Podcast: Marshall Goldsmith – 15 Coaches

The first mentees in Marshall Goldsmith’s “15 coaches” program are gathering to begin an amazing experiment. Dr. Goldsmith is teaching a group of leaders, teachers, trainers and coaches everything he knows. And as the most influential coach of our time, that’s a lot of free sharing. The only catch is that everyone has to pay it forward and spread the enlightenment.

Podcast: Erik Vance – Suggestible You – The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform and Heal

Science journalist Erik Vance has written a fascinating and informative book on how your brain can affect the way you perceive, remember and feel about the world around you. Perhaps one of the most important points he brings out is that so-called psychological effects, such as placebos, are physiologically real – there are actually physical, chemical and molecular changes taking place in your brain that product these effects.

Podcast: Bruce Tulgan, Rainmaker Thinking

We recently caught up and talked about Bruce’s research into this important development in the workplace and how learning professionals may be able to reverse the increasing loss of professional skills at work. In Bruce’s book, you’ll learn more about what skills employers are missing and how we can re-train new and future employees in the basics we used to learn at home.

Podcast: Elizabeth Jameson – Intersection of Art and Science

Elizabeth Jameson is an artist who specializes in the intersection of art and science. She creates with the intent of transforming how people view the human experience of disease, allowing room for celebration of the imperfect body. Her practice emerged after she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Undergoing numerous brain scans to track the progression of the disease, she developed a deep fascination with the architecture of the brain.