Practical steps to kickstart workplace curiosity

12/30/2015 JD Dillon

“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

RANT: Stop vilifying presentation!

12/28/2015 JD Dillon

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

Where’s L&D headed in 2016? 3 MAJOR Influences

12/26/2015 JD Dillon

It’s officially time to share your “Where’s L&D headed in 2016” media! Several industry folks have already dropped their articles, blog posts, and podcasts with suggestions of where our profession will go during the next 12 months. Here’s one. Here’s another. And here. Then

My #ATDTK 2016 Schedule

12/26/2015 JD Dillon

I’ll be returning to ATD TechKnowledge as a member of the program advisory committee for the 2nd year running on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. This will be my first L&D conference of the new year and my 4th time in