Reflections on #ATDACEND Breakout Sessions

The Florida Suncoast Chapter of ATD held its first ATDASCEND Conference Friday September 23rd. This is the second post on the event. You can read my reflections on the keynotes here. Additional observations on conferences Before commenting on the Breakout Sessions, I wanted to address some patterns I have noticed in most conferences I have attended. L&D really ... Read More

Reflections on #ATDACEND Keynotes

  The Florida Suncoast Chapter of ATD held its first ATDASCEND Conference Friday September 23rd. The bottom line assessment is that it was a clear check in the Win column, for several reasons. Unless you were told it was the first conference, you wouldn’t have guessed it. The organizers did a great job with all ... Read More


We will be off to a blazing start with 15 hacks shared in the first 15 minutes. It’s like speed dating for your brain. IMAGE SELECTION HACK I’ve shared this previously (, but if you want to play in class here are some resources: File: Note: This is a stock photo from a site used ... Read More

Tampa Bay Articulate User Group June Meeting

I will be presenting at the Tampa Bay Articulate User Group meeting June 16. The topic?  MadLibs. I shared this tactic a few times before: The tactic is still effective, and Storyline has some fantastic tools to kick it up a notch. Anyone wanting to experiment during the session (or afterwards) can download files here: ... Read More

Top 10 Tools 2016

Time to participate in Jane Hart‘s annual Top 100 Tools for Learning survey for 2016! As I did last year, I will note 5 tools I use for my own development and 5 tools I use for developing resources for others. Top 5 tools used for my own development (one change from last year): Here ... Read More

A Strange, but Fond Farewell

Soon, I start the next phase of my career with a new organization after working with the same company for more than a decade. It promises to be an amazing experience. Key connections and friends from my prior role have said their goodbyes or made arrangements to stay connected. However, there is one group in particular ... Read More