The Devil’s in the Details: 7 Tips for Learning and Change Readiness Assessments

There are plenty of organizational change management models to choose from (Kotter, ProSci, Bridges, et al), and several learning development approaches (ADDIE, iterative, combo). While the theories behind each approach are fairly easy to understand, things can sometimes get a little tricky when you actually have to  execute them. One critical component shared by all… [Continue Reading...]

The Learner’s Journey: A Process For Helping People Learn To Change


It recently occurred to me how much Hollywood can teach us about how people learn as well as change. The goal of this article is to explain that connection and in the process provide a way to better understand how people learn as well as change. The point of learning anything is to cause a… [Continue Reading...]

3 Ways Learnist Can Revolutionize Enterprise Learning

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A couple years ago, I wrote a blog post about a fledgling social learning company called Learnist that was beginning to make waves in the learning industry. The company caught my eye because I’ve always been fascinated with the idea of leveraging social media to encourage effective learning within the workplace and Learnist seemed to… [Continue Reading...]

11 Ways To Create Learning Experiences That Work


The list of recommendations for creating better learning experiences is by no means a complete list (if I’m missing any, please share them in the comments). Every recommendation might not be right for your specific situation, but as a general rule, they will help you create better learning experiences. How To Create Learning Experiences That… [Continue Reading...]

Turn Off Your Brain and Improve Your Life – Making Space for the Creative Self

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When my nephew, Meir, was three or four years old, he used to tell me “stories” that were completely uninhibited by reality. His ideas were so charming and unusual that, even at that age, I realized we had a truly creative soul on our hands. (To complete my “proud auntie” image, here’s a painting of… [Continue Reading...]