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Attention Spans Are Getting Shorter

Attention Spans Are Getting Shorter

Attentions spans are shrinking, nobody can pay attention for more than a few seconds. That’s what I hear all the time, and it was brought up many times in a recent chat2lrn. Just to clear things up, an attention span is that thing that allows us to pay attention to something. You know, when something…

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Learning From Others

At The Cafe Talking

Over a year ago I began to share what I am learning at the moment. I did this through the hashtag #LrnToday which I also encouraged others to do. It’s been a while since I’ve reflected on how well it has worked and how I’ve updated it. A while being since I first posted about…

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Closing Out 2014 With A Bang

Closing Out 2014 With a Bang

I was working on a combined post with two distinct parts. One part a reflection on my new Udemy course called Catapult Your Career: Building Your Website Portfolio. The second part a reflection of all my posts from the past year. Well, I decided to split them into two posts for the final few days of…

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Learned Helplessness of Learning #chat2lrn

Is this how people thing we learn?

I recently had my first experience on the other side of chat2lrn last Thursday with a co-authored guest post and questions with Mark Britz. I’ll start off by saying it was an amazing experience. But then again what experience with Chat2lrn isn’t amazing? I approached the chat2lrn crew with the topic Learned Helplessness of Learning.…

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Turn The Curiosity Back On

Cuba Diver Being Curious

With all the thinking about self-directed learning and learned helplessness of learning lately, I can’t help to think that curiosity needs to be turned back on. Somewhere between 4th and 8th grade formal education turned the switch of curiosity off to create the expectation that information is delivered to you. There’s a few anomalies to this…

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How I Got Here

Long pier on ocean with railroad track on it.

Over the past few months I’ve seen a few stories about how people got into the field of Learning & Development. In the spirit of sharing, I thought I’d share my story of how I got here. I feel I should start with my current role, because that’s where this story is heading. I’m a…

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What I Learned Today

LrnToday - Share What You Learned Today

Tweet what you’ve learned today, use the #LrnToday hashtag to share what you’ve learned and learn something new. We live in a social learning era, share and be shared with. Please share this post and the #LrnToday hashtag to expand the reach of reflection and spread of knowledge focused around what you’ve learned today. There’s no…

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