Category: Learning & Development

6 Lessons for your career from successful people

In the last few months, I have been in many conversations about career management. It is during these many different conversations that I reflected on every successful person I know and how they have managed their careers. Based on that reflection, these are the 6 key things everyone should do to manage their careers. #1. ...

How to Win With Your Digital Learning Strategy

Are you looking to use digital technologies as a differentiation within your corporate learning functions? Are you creating the next generation corporate university powered by digital? If yes, then please read on. The framework below is based on multiple years of digging heels hard and grinding away to building a digitally-enabled learning function. Digital Learning ...

Advancing Contextual Learning

  Facebook, Google, Apple, Amazon, and many of the successful enterprises do three things well – contextualize a vast amount of content, focus on building a loyal consumer habit, and then use the rich data to engage and enable consumers at an individual level. They shape consumer habits. There is a lot for L&D to ...

5Is to an Immersive Consumer-Centric Product/Service Development

The story goes that in 2008 –  Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp (now founders of Uber) were stepping out of the LeWeb conference in Paris. They were both unable to find a cab at the late hour and walked their way back to the hotel. An idea sparked through – could they create a button that ...

The Five Key Traits of a Leader in the Digital World

At a recent conference, I had someone ask me “What does it take to be a leader in a digital world?”. I paused for a few minutes to gather the thoughts and spontaneously listed the 5 “C”s listed below: Curious Curious is that intensity to learn and gain a wide-array of knowledge in a variety ...

Education is about to get Smart – Are you ready?

In many ways, the last 10 years has been all about getting smart (pun intended). First there was the smart phone, then the big-data movement, and we are on the fringe of smart wearable devices and artificial intelligence systems like Watson. I was on a banter recently and someone asked me about the future of ...

How to Create a Social Learning Community

Building a cohort or community to enable learners to learn from each other has been a long discussed topic in the education/learning industry. We have called it social learning, peer-to-peer learning, and few others along the way. Typically, most of us have probably built communities around a class/event. The purpose & life span of these ...