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Learning Consulting: “The Communication Model” Podcast

A podcast about the Communications Model that can be found on iTunes Podcasts or here. This podcast is part of the Learning Business Consulting Consultation series.  The objective of the…
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Learning Consulting: Business Analyst Versus Project Manager Podcast

A Learning Consulting podcast about the differences in the roles of a business analyst and project manager that can be found on iTunes Podcasts. This podcast is part of the…
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Learning Consulting: “What Does a Business Analyst Do?” Podcast

A Learning Consulting podcast about the role of a business analyst in learning organizations that can be found on iTunes Podcasts. This podcast is part of the Learning Business Consulting…
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Learning Consulting: Introduction to Learning Business Consulting 101 Podcast

A Learning Consulting podcast introducing learning organizations that can be found on iTunes Podcasts. This podcast is part of the Learning Business Consulting Consultation series.  The objective of the series…
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#LinkedInLife

Collaborating with LinkedIn's Nawal Fakhoury and Masie's Bob Mosher on making social learning work!  
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Social Learning: Influences on Instructional Design Analysis

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A Model of Learning Objectives

Bloom's Taxonomy with a great fresh coat of paint from the folks at Iowa State University's Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. A Model of Learning Objectives
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What is an Audience Analysis?

An audience analysis takes a look at the makeup of the learners that need to be trained.  We look at key data points such as size, location, education, language, organizational…
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Social Learning: A Cautionary Tale

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Manual Truth

An xkcd classic http://www.xkcd.com/
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Learning Philosophy

This sprint's retrospect has me thinking about building and maintaining high performing teams. My own personal colleague training and development philosophy is... 1. Hire character, not skill. 2. Train skill,…
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Must be doing something right…

You know that you must be doing something right when experts in your field who write books on how to do things right use you as the example!
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Learning Conversations By Design White Paper

A white paper to the industry on social media for the client learning organization. Bill Corrigans Social Media White Paper
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5 reasons why your CLO should be your CEO’s favorite CXO

1. CLO as COO. All Chief Learning Officers worth their salt have assembled diverse, agile teams that can operate on a global scale. The CLO has a track record of…
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Corrigan’s ADDIE/Agile Synthesis Model (c)2013

Some of my collagues in the learning, training and coaching fields have asked me to give presentations to their teams on both ADDIE and Agile.  Over the course of the past…
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The Seven Da Vinci Principles

Of all the great exemplars, none was greater than Leonardo da Vinci. One of history's most prestigious mentors, da Vinci left a legacy that inspires, excites and motivates up until…
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Top 10 Good Things That Happen When You Compare Yourself To Other People

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You’re almost dead…stop acting like it.

Most of you reading this are at mid-life or later. Don’t waste the rest of your life in a cube farm. Go start your own business. Go on that trip…
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Father/Son Paint Night

(Just for the record...we voted for attack helicopters...ladybugs won out…)  
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Download my Latest book from iTunes!

People told me I should write a book...so...I wrote a book! You can view a sample on iBooks and download from there too! Check it out at https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/a113/id1203883582?ls=1&mt=11
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“Zebra Tears”

    When I was a little boy A toddler of preschool age I would summer at my grandparents farm In Rhodesia The summers were hot But I didn't know…
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2018

For 2018, I resolve that: I am not a follower count I am not a title I am not a bank balance I am not a credit score I am…
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Ikigai

Ikigai (生き甲斐) is a Japanese concept that means "a reason for being." It is similar to the French phrase Raison d'être. Everyone, according to Japanese culture, has an ikigai. Finding…
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Location, Location, Location

Scoping out new venues for Alpha Dawn's client training experiences. Ever work on increasing team productivity flying in a C-47? Embracing diversity and inclusion training in a castle? Kaizen while…
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“If-“

"If-" by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you;  Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men…
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Siri Snark

If Siri is learning from me then I might be teaching it to be snarky...
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