Scenario mistakes to avoid #2: “Eat! Eat! You need to eat!”

Do we really need to force-feed people information before they can try a scenario? Learn more.

New job aid summarizes action mapping for teams

I’ve drafted a job aid that helps your team see the action mapping process at a glance. Help me improve it! Learn more.

Scenario mistakes to avoid #1: Eager-beaver feedback

When is feedback helpful in a scenario, and when is it annoying? Should we immediately tell people what they’ve done wrong and what they should do to fix it? Learn more.

Let me tell you everything you need to know! Or not.

You’re going to work in Zekostan! How would you like to prepare for the cultural differences? Do you want me to tell you everything and then quiz you? No? What’s the alternative? Learn more.

Do you work in a course factory? Do you care?

Are you a cog in the course factory, or are you a performance consultant? Does it matter? Learn more.

Field guide to action-mapped materials

Can you identify an action mapped course in the wild? What might it look like? Learn more.

3 quick tips for strong scenarios

Want to write realistic, subtle scenario questions? Here are some techniques that can help. Learn more.

How to respond to learning-style believers

Why do people continue to believe in debunked learning styles? Let’s look at why the belief is appealing and how we can respond to the believers on our team. Learn more.

Write a strong goal: Sell it to Scrooge

Can Bob the training guy get $40,000 to develop his course? Find out how a strong goal can justify your project and focus your design. Learn more.

How to be a learning mythbuster

Do your stakeholders insist on believing in myths like learning styles? Here’s how to bust some myths. Learn more.