“Good Enough” in Learning and Development

The nearly poetic tweet by Marcia Conner appeared at the top of my feed with just the title of a linked article: When “Good Enough” is Good Enough. And it was good enough, compelling me to click and read. As … Continue reading →

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning. Like its predecessors social learning, mobile learning, and blended learning, it’s being tossed around as the new big thing, something we must all get on board with or face … Continue reading →

The State of Instructional Design

The conversation erupted on social media, as it has before, about the state of affairs in the field of Learning and Development, or L&D.1 The conversation was generally about how we have all been committed to changing the practice of L&D for … Continue reading →

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

The 70:20:10 framework helps to put the work of learning and development (L&D) organizations into perspective within the whole of employee learning (previous article). That leaves the question of what, if anything, should L&D do to facilitate the over 90% of learning that takes … Continue reading →

Small Changes Make a Difference

In my previous post, I mentioned how my role in workplace learning and development (L&D) had fundamentally changed this past year. I am now responsible for (gasp) face-to-face, instructor-led, sage-on-stage classes. These are the same classes I’d been complaining about … Continue reading →