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Thinking About Learning

  • Why delivering training doesn’t enable learning
    We’ve become quite sophisticated in our understanding of what it means when people learn. Psychologists have studied humans for decades through which we’ve continually evolved our understanding of how learning occurs. Through early models we unde…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 8:49pm -
  • Intersectionality, Diversity, Inclusion
    Intersectionality – Intersectionality is the idea that multiple identities intersect to create a whole that is different from the component identities As I continue my own journey in understanding how we cultivate and develop organisations where d…
    - 22 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 3:11pm -
  • Long live the LMS
    No, really! As with most things that have utility, people find issue with using them preferring other ways of going about life. Don’t want to carry cash? No problem seeing most people can use contactless to pretty much do everything they need. Does…
    - 43 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 11:04am -

OpenSesame Blog


  • newTransparency
    I believe that transparency is a good thing. It builds trust, as it makes it hard to hide things.  And trust is important. So, in the spirit of transparency, it occurred to me to share a little bit about me and this blog. Here I lay out who I am, wh…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Sep 17, 3:09pm -
  • newPatty McCord Litmos Keynote Mindmap
    Patty McCord, famous for the Netflix Culture Deck, spoke on culture. She talked about sharing the stage with sports coaching legends, and how they were personal but focused. Her stories of the early days of Netflix and how they made tough but fair de…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Sep 17, 10:53pm -
  • newMark Kelly C3 Keynote Mindmap
    Astronaut Mark Kelly gave a warm, funny, and inspiring talk.  He used stories from his youth, learning to fly, becoming an astronaut, and being husband to Gabby Gifford to emphasize key success factors. (I confess that owing to his style of elocutio…
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Sep 17, 8:06pm -

Charles Jennings Workplace Performance

  • Learning in the Collaboration Age
    (Repost and update from August 2014)Many may not have noticed it at the time, but the world of learning changed in 1990.In November of that year British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee together with his Belgian colleague Robert Cailliau proposed a…
    - 48 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 10:54am -
  • 70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose
    This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The original is on the 70-20 Blog site. There are a few observations from me at the bottom.  (first published August 2016).Calhoun Wick Cal is deeply experienced and knowledgeable in the area…
    - 72 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 10:20am -
  • Jay Cross Memorial Award - 2017
    The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. Recipients champion workplace an…
    - 77 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 5:01pm -

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development Blog

  • EdCast Presents the Future Learning 2020 Summit - Silicon Valley - August 23rd and 24th
    I'd like to personally invite you to attend EdCast's 3rd Annual Future Learning 2020 Summit taking place August 23-24 in Silicon Valley.Many of the most well-respected names in the corporate training, learning, and development will be there to di…
    - 86 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 4:29am -
  • Brent Schlenker Joins EdCast!
    The Big Story!I am officially part of team EdCast. If you missed it, I left Litmos a couple months ago. After a few weeks of soul searching and many many conversations with mentors, colleagues, and friends, I decided a new adventure on the cutting ed…
    - 10 May 17, 10:50pm -
  • TLDChat - Video Friday - Guest Brian Fanzo talks Live Streaming
    Welcome to #TLDChat!Today we are talking with the amazing Brian Fanzo, aka @iSocialFanz !You can view it here or click the video screen below and login at for the event. Be sure to get updates on future #TLDChat guest by signing up for…
    - 6 Apr 17, 11:57pm -

eLearning Technology

  • Micro-Learning Myth or Must
    This week on eLearning Learning, the top two articles were funny to see side-by-side:You can find them on the Weekly Edition.  Both articles may be interesting to read, but it also highlights how hot Micro-Learning is right now.  Lot’s more conte…
    - 18 May 15, 11:40pm -
  • How Khan Academy Nike Training Club and SparkPeople Motivate Users Behavior
    I mentioned in my post Online Systems for Behavior Change that I'm working on a very interesting project that is designed to lead to some important changes in behavior that has already had dramatic impacts.  But we want to do even better and so we…
    - 26 Nov 12, 5:51pm -
  • eLearning Conferences 2013
    Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012, eLearning Conferences 2011, eLearning Conferences 2010, eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr7…
    - 14 Nov 12, 12:56am -

Will at Work Learning