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The posts in this category cover subjects that are interesting and useful for adult learners who want to develop professionally through training programs.
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Marginal gains in professional learning and development
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Marginal gains in professional learning and development

Learners, Managers

By making small changes in your habits and routine, you will get spectacular results in time, as these small changes or tweaks accumulate. In learning and development, marginal gains can work miracles. Let’s see some minor changes we can make if we want to become better learners!

Is procrastination all that bad
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Is procrastination all that bad? In praise of lazy days at work

Learners

We should understand the value of time and what it might bring us if we stop worrying about “wasting” it and start living our lives as explorers of knowledge, not as mere task managers. If procrastination can help us explore more and think more deeply about the things we have to do, then it’s a small price to pay.

learner-centered training
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The shift to learner-centered training

Learners

Recent times have seen a radical shift of power from educational institutions to the learner due to emergent developments in free online learning, which provide the learner with a greater autonomy and a wide range of choice. But only learners who are able to assume a full and empowered learning stance will bring sustainable results and a positive ROI of L&D activity.

Agility – the superpower of the modern employee
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Agility – the superpower of the modern employee

Learners

Organizations need their employees to be agile and strive to provide the appropriate tools and training programs for this to happen. Here are the three basic skills necessary to develop agility: listening, being empathetic and navigating uncertainty. Every employee has to train for that absolutely necessary superpower: agility.

mental models for learning
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3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about

Learners

Simply sending an email to everyone asking them to be creative or gathering a bunch of employees in a room with the same request might lead to some ideas but it takes a lot more to come up with new and refreshing concepts. This is where the theory of mental models comes in – it postulates that acquiring a new way of regarding how everything works will lead to a fresh perspective on reality and to surprising solutions to improve it.

Generation Z in the workplace
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Generation Z in the workplace

Learners

Just as Millennials’ ways have become more or less the norm in most corporations a newer generation is making its way in and shows great promise of bringing about an even bigger revolution. They are the Generation Z. It’s clear that this younger generation will have a huge impact once they enter the workforce. Hiring them, on boarding and training them will pose unprecedented challenges for HR and L&D departments. But they are the future, after all.

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