6 moments that shaped my L&D perspective

05/27/2019 JD Dillon

Moments were a central theme at the recent 2019 ATD International Conference and Expo. In my reflection post on the Axonify Blog, I talked about the importance of looking at workplace learning in terms of moments rather than paths or

What if they don’t believe you?

05/19/2019 JD Dillon

Imagine you are the CEO of a large retailer. For your entire career, the L&D department has been that team that’s responsible for onboarding and compliance training. Sure, they were involved in a few big projects here and there. But

Stop piloting! Start experimenting!

05/09/2019 JD Dillon

Pilot. It’s one of our favorite words in L&D. And with good reason. How can you know a new idea will actually work in your organization unless you try it out first, especially when it comes to technology? We test

5 principles for improved safety training

09/26/2018 JD Dillon

They completed a 30-minute eLearning. They went through 2 weeks of on-the-job training. They passed a 35-question multiple choice assessment. So why are your employees still getting hurt on the job? There’s a reason safety was our first priority during

No. 1: We never get a seat at the table.

09/26/2018 JD Dillon

While every organization and industry is unique, there is a consistent set of issues that I seem to encounter over and over that fundamentally reduces the impact of L&D efforts. We need to get these issues resolved before we can

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