The #1 Mistake Even Good Trainers Make


If you’re a trainer, facilitator or workshop presenter, you might have discovered that your clients now expect more from you than just your training course. The traditional corporate training workshop is still common today, but you’ve got to offer more than just turning up, delivering yo...

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MOOCs and Online Learning


MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have had their share of publicity – both good and bad. How can you use them as part of your organisation’s training programs? In this conversation, Chris Pudney shares his experience as a student in a MOOC, and offers valuable advice about how organisa...

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Blended Learning for Employee Learning and Development


The corporate training course is not dead (nor should it be), but smart organisations are enhancing it with blended learning. In this conversation with Phil Gott, we discuss how to use blended learning for more powerful growth and development of your team and organisation. Listen To the Episode M...

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Shai Reshef: An ultra-low-cost college degree


Education, especially formal education, is expensive. Or at least, it was expensive. The Internet is now making it more affordable than ever before, especially when people like Shai Reshef dedicate their lives to providing low-cost education to everybody. Watch his fascinating TED Talk here: The ta...

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How Much Can Children Teach Themselves?


I was blown away by Sugata Mitra’s 2013 TED Talk about his research in 1999 about how fast children can learn, even without any supervision or teaching. In brief: Mitra’s team installed an Internet-connected PC in a wall in a slum area of India, and left it there to see what the local ch...

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Education Reimagined – with Sal Khan of the Khan Academy


Sal Khan, founder and executive director of Khan Academy, is dedicated to providing world-class education free to the world. They can’t do this through the traditional classroom environment, so they are doing it with online learning. The Khan Academy started with a few basic video tutorials, a...

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