Neuroscience, AI and the Mona Lisa (10/30/2018) - I always have a great time with Rick Zanotti, the CEO of Relate.com, a leading eLearning and video development provider. We were joined by Lesley Price the founder of LearnAppeal, the charity for eLearning professionals. In this interview, we talked about my work with neuroscience and how brain science is converging with artificial intelligence. We
AI, Chatbots and Neuroscience on eLearnchat (10/9/2018) - I joined Rick Zanotti of Relate.com and Lesley Price of LearnAppeal to talk about the latest advances in cognitive neuroscience and artificial intelligence - two fields that are rapidly converging for the learning profession. (Sort of like the way these two galaxies are colliding here, to form something completely new.) Along the way we talked
Podcast: Brianne Thomas, Northlake Professional Development Summit (9/7/2018) - I've written before about our terrible habit as learning professionals to focus on everyone's professional development - except our own. That's why I'm so excited to join Brianne Thomas, Founder and President of Northlake Professional Group. She's put together an exciting two-day online conference for learning professionals. As the closing keynote, I'll be speaking about
Podcast: Dr. Greg Gage – Backyard Brains – Neuroscience for Everyone! (4/29/2018) - Dr. Greg Gage is a neuroscientist, biomedical engineer, co-founder of Backyard Brains, and TED Fellow. He spent many years as an electrical engineer designing retail systems before returning to grad school to pursue his passion for neuroscience.
Podcast: Interview with Bryan Jones of eLearningArt (3/27/2018) - Bryan Jones, founder of eLearningArt, is a pioneer in eLearning and instructional design. His company, eLearningArt, is the leading provider of eLearning images and templates for the eLearning industry. Through its people picture images, background images, templates, and other stock photos, eLearningArt empowers eLearning developers to build better training, faster.
Podcast: Megan Murphy – Executive Director – National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (2/9/2018) - If you’re wondering if there is still a place for all-girls’ education today, listen to my interview with Executive Director Megan Murphy who has led the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS). One of the most compelling reasons to offer a girls-only education at the K-12 and beyond levels is to encourage girls to continue
Podcast: Sam Rogers – Just Do the Thing (1/18/2018) - Sam Rogers is the author of "Just Do the Thing: A Guide" and creates engaging learning for clients including: Google, Capital One, Deloitte, and AAA. As President of Snap Synapse, he speaks frequently at conferences sharing his passion for solving the problems that matter and inspiring audiences to action.
Podcast: Secrets of Brain-Based Consulting with Propeller – A Conversation with Allison Torpey and Bobby Kosh (12/13/2017) - If you could see what your client was thinking, would it make you a more influential consultant? Thanks to the latest advances in the neurosciences, this is exactly what you can do, and the folks at Propeller asked me to teach them how in a recent private workshop.
Podcast: Baba Brinkman, Rap Artist, Playwright, and Creator of “The Rap Guide to Consciousness” (12/1/2017) - Baba Brinkman is a rap artist, award-winning playwright, and former tree-planter who has personally planted more than one million trees. (What a legacy!) His best known for his “Rap Guide” series of plays and albums, including his latest work, The Rap Guide to Consciousness.
Podcast with Futurist Bill Jensen: Are You Ready for the Future? (11/14/2017) - Futurist, change expert and CEO of the Jensen Group, Bill Jensen (aka “Simpleton Bill”) helps companies, teams, and individuals double their productivity and pursue their passions. Bill has spent the past 25 years studying how work gets done, and I was thrilled to have him join our Brain Matters Online Conference in 2015. Future Strong
Podcast – Webinar: The Future of Learning with LDPhilly.com (11/2/2017) - What do butterflies, hummingbirds, and black swans have to do with learning technology? Listen to our webinar with the LDPhilly team and find out!
Podcast: Dr. Greg Gage – Backyard Brains – Neuroscience for Everyone! (10/27/2017) - Dr. Greg Gage is a neuroscientist, biomedical engineer, co-founder of Backyard Brains, and TED Fellow. He spent many years as an electrical engineer designing retail systems before returning to grad school to pursue his passion for neuroscience. We talked about his exciting project to create a community of amateur neuroscientists, his plan to teach a
Podcast: Chad Bellin – Getting Started in Augmented and Virtual Reality (10/15/2017) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Le1ljEI81LM Chad Bellin is a technology executive with over 18 years experience across several industries. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Chad has had the opportunity to work for some amazing startups as well as with larger companies like Mitel, Rockwell Automation, and IBM. With a passion for product development, Chad enjoys both gathering market data and
Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith (10/4/2017) - If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours. Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development,
Podcast: Sales Training with the Brain in Mind – Mike Simmons, Co-Founder of Catalyst Sale (9/22/2017) - If you’re thinking that this topic is only for those of us who directly design and deliver sales training, think again! Every learning professional must “sell” content and target behaviors to be effective. My guest in this session is Mike Simmons, co-founder of Catalyst Sale, a full-service Sales Management Consultancy that builds Sales capability and
Podcast: TLDChat – Featuring Margie Meacham (9/20/2017) - Every weekday, learning professionals from around the world gather for a livestreaming interactive video experience at www.TLDC.us. I was honored to join them as a guest and talk about the future of learning, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, neuroscience and the scientific method.
Podcast: Bruce Tulgan, Rainmaker Thinking (8/30/2017) - 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
Podcast: Dr. Nanette Miner – Closing the Thinking Gap (6/23/2017) - In our podcast, speaker, author and learning strategy advisor Dr. Nanette Miner unveils her plan to help employers close the thinking gap.
Podcast: Jo Cook – The Future of Learning Technology (6/9/2017) - In her role as Deputy Editor of TrainingJournal (TJ) magazine and website, Jo Cook focuses her time on ground-breaking discussion webinars and speaking at events. TJ is the only independent, monthly print magazine in the UK for learning and development professionals and has 50 years’ experience with the best L&D thought leaders.
Podcast: Michelle Munt – Jumbled Brain Blogger (6/1/2017) - One day you're living your life, on your way to work. A freak accident changes everything in a millisecond. When you wake up, the rest of the world is exactly the same, but you are profoundly changed.