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Learning from the Failure Cycle

This post is in continuation to my earlier post on the topic of failure and how to come out of it better. Check out this interview with the author of The Other “F” Word: How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs

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Learning from Failure – It’s Not Easy!

Last year Harvard Business Review published a summary of a paper titled, ““My Bad!” How Internal Attribution and Ambiguity of Responsibility Affect Learning from Failure“. Here are the conclusions from this paper. Saying “My Bad” is actually good for you We are more

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Three Ideas to Jump Start Mobile Learning

The demand for mobile apps within the enterprise is pervasive and training departments are already feeling the heat. Employees expect access to online training content from their personal devices. According to Gartner, Two-Thirds of the mobile workforce will own a

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The Four Phases of Learning

In continuation from my earlier post on Business Outcomes through learning here is another important dimension of learning from the book Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning. The authors make a compelling argument on the need to take a system’s view

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Intuition Vs Learning – Predictably Irrational

Check out what Dan Ariely has to say about how our brain plays games with us and impacts our ability to learn. Many decisions we make are directly related to how we interpret information and, in most cases, we have

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7 Problems That the Training Industry Must Address

John Medina, the author of the book, Brain Rules, says that the human brain is designed to help us survive in a outdoor environment while being in a state of motion. And if we were to design a learning environment

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Work as a Team Sport – Mavericks in the Workplace

Mavericks at Work: Why the most original minds in business win by Bill Taylor and Polly LaBarre is an interesting read on how upstarts and iconoclasts shake up the established norms. Guy Kawasaki, in his book, Reality Check, has devoted

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