Learning

Practice and Simulations: 4 Reasons Why They are Essential Off the Field

By |2022-05-03T17:07:41-04:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Learning, Productivity, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Imagine you’ve just stepped onto a plane for an overseas flight. You stow away your luggage, slide into your seat, and settle in for the long trip. As part of the captain's announcements, he mentions that this is his first overseas flight. "But not to worry," he says, "I've had hundreds of hours of classroom training." [...]

Why Your Fear Zone is Killing Your Creativity

By |2022-06-07T09:33:56-04:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: Creative, Learning|Tags: , , |

Imagine you are enjoying a leisurely stroll through the forest. The path winds around fragrant rose bushes and wildflowers and cuts through towering oak and maple trees. Your mind is free to wander as it pleases. It uses its imagination and creativity to daydream or think up new ideas. As you follow the winding path around [...]

How Crude Experimentation Maximizes Innovation to Drive Success

By |2022-02-16T11:12:16-05:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Innovation, Learning|Tags: , , |

The Problem with Traditional Experimentation Experimentation and innovation cannot exist without one another. To embrace innovation, we must also embrace the experimental process. But this is not quite as easy as coming up with new ideas and testing each of them. Each new idea will cost a company in time, money, and manpower, and these resources [...]

What Are Your Learning Objectives?

By |2022-01-11T15:50:32-05:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Corporate Learning, Lean Learning, Learning|Tags: , , , , , |

Learning objectives are the cornerstone to any learning program. Like writing a good business plan or developing a blueprint for one of your projects, before starting out, you need to figure out where you’re headed and where you want to go. If your enterprise is experiencing problems, it’s likely that your destination is not aligned with [...]

Do You Need a Chief Learning Officer?

By |2017-12-08T18:31:00-05:00July 17th, 2017|Categories: Corporate Learning, Culture, Lean Learning, Lean Training, Learning, Learning Implementation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At some point in the evolution of your organization, you may be asking if you need to add a Chief Learning Officer (or Chief Lean Officer) - CLO to your management staff.  If your organization has already made a commitment to Lean Learning, the CLO who has been trained in Lean strategies and techniques can place [...]

Setting the Record Straight – Dispelling Myths about Workplace Learning

By |2022-01-11T15:50:31-05:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Corporate Learning, Culture, Lean Learning, Learning|Tags: , , , , |

One of the most prevalent myths about workplace learning is that workers don’t have time for it. According to a webinar poll that Chief Learning Officer conducted with Degreed in 2016, even though most CLOs are conscientious about attempting to connect with their staff, only 20 percent are able to make this happen even at the [...]

Learning from mistakes: A Lean look at the April 9 United Airlines fiasco

By |2017-12-08T18:31:01-05:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Learning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Although learning from mistakes can be a painful lesson for any organization, any competent CEO or management team knows that whenever anything goes wrong, taking corrective measures against repeat performances must be their first order of business. United Airlines passenger Dr. David Dao may have suffered multiple injuries on an April 9th overbooked flight when he [...]

The Cognitive Science behind Learning

By |2017-12-08T18:31:02-05:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Learning|Tags: , , , , , , , |

According to Clark Quinn, a leader in the field of Cognitive Science and author of Revolutionize Learning & Development: Performance and Innovation Strategy for the Information Age, if we can understand the Cognitive Science behind learning, we can change learning practices for the better and impact outcomes. As director of Quinnovation, a company that applies technology [...]

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