Future of Training

Great Minds Together It was awesome.  13,500 learning professionals from around the globe descended on Washington DC this week for ATD’s annual Conference.  Thinking, talking and questioning the work we do.  Hundreds of sessions and loads of networking.  At the heart of many conversations was a question: what’s next? I was on a panel, Wednesday, […]

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Potted History of Training

As a field of professional inquiry, what we know as workplace learning or talent development hasn’t been around for long. Maybe a hundred years or so if you go back to Taylorism and B F Skinner.  A little longer if you include thought leaders like John Dewey.  However, as an activity of survival, workplace learning […]

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