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Practical steps to kickstart workplace curiosity

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“We want to create a learning culture.” Have you heard that one lately? Maybe from your company’s senior management? As organizations seek to retain talent and differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace, the idea of a “learning culture” is now in vogue. Great news for L&D, right? Well … L&D can’t create a “learning …

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RANT: You’re out of office message SUCKS!

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Does this sound familiar … Thank you for your message. I will be away from the office between XX date and XX date. During that time, I will have limited access to email and voicemail. If you need assistance before I return, please contact XX at (xxx) xxx-xxxx or Have …

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RANT: Stop vilifying presentation!

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Kill the sage on the stage! All hail the guide on the side! Don’t just talk at them! Engage them in conversation! Facilitate – don’t present! I’ve been hearing stuff like this for the past several years when discussing L&D delivery strategy. Most of my peers have been unabashed in their distaste for presentation, anointing facilitation as …