Karen Hough #ATDCore4 Keynote Mindmap

Karen Hough kicked off ATD’s Core 4 event with a lively keynote talking about how improvisation reflects many core factors involved in successful organizational agility. […]

A ‘Field of Dreams’ Industry

In the movie, Field of Dreams, the character played by Kevin Costner is told “If you build it, they will come.” And I use an image […]

The Future of Foreign Language Education in a Global World: Exploring Motivation and Autonomy

Part 1: The Future of English Motivation in a Global World The International Symposium held at the University of Toyama on February 19th 2017 was […]

Other writings

It occurs to me to mention some of the other places you can find my writings besides here (and how they differ ;).  My blog […]

Culture or Cultures?

A twitter pointer led me to an HBR article arguing that We’re Thinking about Organizational Culture all Wrong.  In it, the author argues that it’s […]

Silo APIs?

I was in a conversation with my colleague Charles Jennings about organizational innovation, and one of the topics that arose was that of barriers to successful […]

My Core Beliefs About Adult Learning

https://stocksnap.io/photo/T4W98A54R5 (CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) What are the core beliefs about adult learning and development that guide your practice as an adult educator? This […]

A Cognitive Audit?

In the recent Chief Learning Officer magazine, I wrote an article on the basics of the cognitive science of learning. Given the evidence that “L&D […]

Mick Ebeling #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Mick Ebeling, of Not Impossible Labs, opened the TechKnowledge conference with an inspiring keynote. He told engaging stories about achieving the impossible because it just […]

Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology.  For instance […]

Socio-cultural engineering?

Let’s not start off the new year being trepidatious, shall we?  Ok, social engineering and cultural engineering have bad connotations in a number of ways.  Yet, […]

Collateral Silage

OK, so I made up the term silage (and then found it was a real word with a different meaning), but here I don’t mean […]

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