75% of 1,500 managers surveyed from across 50 organizations were dissatisfied with their company’s Learning & Development (L&D) function; 70% of employees report that they don’t have mastery of the skills needed to do their jobs; Only 12% of employees apply new skills learned in L&D programs to their jobs; and Only 25% of respondents to a recent McKinsey survey believe […]
Before working in the private sector I was an educator responsible for the design, development and delivery of learning. Now I attend meetings and there is one person at the table for each of these responsibilities. The problem is the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing. It seems like we are […]
“I don’t want to see a bunch of bosses in jail,” said Steve Hunt. “In fact, if we saw one or two [under the Criminal Code] I think that would be the paradigm shift…” https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/workplace-fatalities-penalties-1.4421240 Steve is director of a Steelworkers union. He is charged with protecting the well being of his members. Steve has […]
Spread the loveIn the same way, education leaders are quick to give their team credit; they are also ready to take responsibility for adverse outcomes. Great education leaders know that when they accept responsibility for their actions, they can positively affect the morale of the team. Leaders who don’t hold themselves accountable are useless Here […]
The single best predictor of final-test scores was……learning speed.
The benefits of technological change are permanent but the effect on the rate of growth are temporary.
Why claim a special status, such as adult learning, if fundamentally you adhere to the spirit of learning?
Reflective practice, this is the world of SOTL.
Harvard Business School conducted research $162 billion dollars was wasted on corporate training in 2012.
Participants learned less from personal failure than from personal success, yet they learned just as much from other people’s failure as from others’ success.