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Make Someone’s Life Easier

By Nick Leffler | April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Make Someone's Life Easier

What have you done lately to make someone’s life easier? That’s a question you should be asking yourself every day. I like to constantly think of things I can do to make someone’s life easier. When thinking about learning experiences when training is needed, it’s important to train as efficiently as possible. Even if you’re cutting down an hour and a half…

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For Fear Of Failure

By Nick Leffler | March 23, 2015 | 11 Comments
For Fear of Failure

What keeps you from trying something new? I grapple with this question in my work life and home life. We tend to stick to the things we know which keeps us from trying new things. You’ve seen that right? If you’re in L&D then the answer should be yes, but this isn’t about L&D. My theory…

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You Should Comment More

By Nick Leffler | March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Comment more to learn more

If you’re not a blogger or don’t write on a regular basis, you should. It doesn’t have to be difficult to write, you don’t have to have a website, you don’t even have to have a topic to write about. The easiest way to write and continue to write is just to simply comment on…

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Work Out Loud – Don’t Just Share What You Did

By Nick Leffler | February 15, 2015 | 9 Comments
Work out Loud

Today is the last day of my four-day journey to cover my thoughts on this week’s topics for the online cMOOC Exploring Innovations in Networked Work and Learning. I’ve already covered the wonderful topics of crowdsourcing, idea management and design and yesterday’s communities of practice. This is my favorite topic out of the four. How To…

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Communities of Practice Need Some Practice

By Nick Leffler | February 14, 2015 | 8 Comments
Communities of Practice are a network not a hierarchy

This is my 3rd post in my journey to cover my thoughts and ideas on the four topics covered in week 3 of the Exploring Innovations in Networked Work and Learning cMOOC. So far, I’ve covered Crowdsourcing and Idea Management and Design with the only one left for tomorrow being Working out Loud which also…

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Idea Management and Design – You Mean PKM?

By Nick Leffler | February 13, 2015 | 5 Comments
It's One Big Networked World

Yesterday I started the first of my four-part series covering my thoughts and impressions on the four topics presented in week 3 of the MSLOC430 cMOOC. I started with crowdsourcing, the message I came away with there are so many problems that can be solved and tasks that can be completed, but it’s not as easy…

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The Things We Can Do With Crowdsourcing Are Limitless (But Hard)

By Nick Leffler | February 12, 2015 | 4 Comments
It's One Big Networked World

I’m going to take the next four days to post a topic a day from the MSLOC430 cMOOC I’m participating in, or maybe the correct term is reading in. I don’t feel like I’m the best participant because I haven’t joined into the co-authored document (an example of crowdsourcing I suppose) defining all these objects or…

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Communities of Inquiry

By Nick Leffler | February 4, 2015 | 2 Comments
What is Community Of Inquiry

I want to preface this post with the following information: Before a few days ago I had never heard the term Community of Inquiry, which is exactly why I’ve chosen to write and learn about it. Now for the why because I wouldn’t just pull this one out of a hat and decide to delve…

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When You’re Feeling Unmotivated

By Nick Leffler | January 27, 2015 | 2 Comments
Bored with face resting on hand

I sat down this evening to write a post I’ve had in my idea pad for some time. I was going to write about mobile and the enterprise. Tonight I feel unmotivated to write about either of those. Sometimes a topic sounds of great interest, and other times your brain isn’t in that same through…

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Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

By Nick Leffler | January 20, 2015 | 7 Comments
Discussing Life

I noticed a ReTweet from Shannon Tipton yesterday morning where she was disagreeing with the flop part of the following blog post: What eLearning Trends Will Pop, Flop and Flip in 2015? (the link has been removed because it no longer exists anywhere I can find) Predictably, I disagree w/”Flop” – you? RT @Interactyx: Do…

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