New Opportunity- What is it? (actually, I’m not sure)

Last week, I announced accepting the role of Sr. Curriculum Designer for Restaurant Magic (I was overwhelmed by how many of you reached out to extend congratulations). The company has a great team and management staff (all who pass Guy Kawasaki’s shopping center test). I am very excited – despite not knowing exactly what I am going to be ... Read More
 

Delay in Site Upgrade

Due to a theme upgrade, the site will be updated in mid-September. This will impact layout and may limit access to certain materials for a short period of time.
 

My Top 10 Tools

Time to participate in Jane Hart‘s annual Top 100 Tools for Learning survey! Jane notes that the tools can be used either for your own personal learning or for teaching/training. So, my approach this year was to submit 5 tools I use for my own development and 5 tools I use for developing training resources ... Read More
 

Before & After – Customer Service/Texting Interaction (with Story file)

Here is another Before & After example. BEFORE- the original content Like the other interactions in this series, this comes from huge, high-visibility orientation course on workplace attitudes and behaviors initially developed by a junior developer in our group. This particular action needed little work- the concept was fine, it just needed a bit more improvement in ... Read More
 

Before & After – Judgment Call Interaction (with Story file)

Back again with another before and after example from the content conversions I’ve been doing. BEFORE- the original content This is one interaction from a huge, high-visibility orientation course on workplace attitudes and behaviors initially developed by a junior developer in our group. The concepts are fundamentally sound, but the graphics and flow had opportunity for improvement during our conversion. ... Read More
 

Before & After – Office Environment Interaction (with downloadable Storyline file)

I’ve been a a flurry of development due to an acquisition. I’ve had to convert a LOT of content, and sometimes when we convert, we use the opportunity to put in some improvements. BEFORE- the original content This is one interaction in a huge, high-visibility orientation course on workplace attitudes and behaviors (so, yes… there are many before ... Read More
 

ATD 2015

I will be speaking at the ATD 2015 International Conference and Expo.  My session on Sunday, May 17 at 4:30 PM will focus on systems selection. I share many tips and tricks for making your selection process more effective. At the very least, anyone going through a selection process should steal this EvaluationTool – an Excel format decision ... Read More