How to make mandatory training relevant

How can we make mandatory training actually useful? With some disobedience, questions, and a sneaky workaround to “everyone must be exposed to all the information.” Learn more.

Scenario design: The process

Want to write a scenario? Don’t just jump in. You’ll save time and create a stronger story if you follow this process. Learn more.

Action mapping book now available

Dig deep into action mapping and activity design with my new book, and find out the lessons I learned while writing it. Learn more.

New action mapping job aids available

Download new, improved action mapping job aids and learn about the Kindle version of my book. Learn more.

How to respond to “Make one course for everyone”

Your client wants “one course for everyone.” You know this means “one generic info dump that everyone will forget.” How can you steer the project in the right direction? 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.

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.

Learning & development people unite!

We, the downtrodden and ignored learning and development professionals of the world, hereby shake off the shackles of convention and obedience and proclaim the arrival of a new order! Read more.

Can we use training to motivate?

Is low motivation a problem on its own, or is it caused by something else? Can training help, or is it a waste of time? Here are some ideas to consider, along with an update to the flowchart from the previous post. Read more.

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Jedi mind tricks for training designers
January 23 - online

Stop being an order taker, and steer clients away from an information dump.

- Convenient for Asia-Pacific
- Learn what to say & and what NOT to say
- Lively, interactive session

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