I read through a number of articles and blog posts each day as part of my professional development. Each week, I curate a few of my favorites, including a brief introduction explaining why I find the post to be of value, and recommend you read it.
Here’s a summary of this week’s content:
- A simple 3-step process to focus online learning on performance
- What Marvel’s latest show can teach us about representation
- Why it’s important to support leaders at all levels of your organization
- How online coaching is transforming leadership development
- A look at how VR is being used to enhance training of surgeons
Tell, Show, and Do: A Common Model to Build Better Online Courses
For most organizations, online learning isn’t really about learning at all; it’s about performance. Too often, our focus on content loses sight of putting that content into action. This post by Tom Kuhlmann examines a simple three-step model for online courses that can keep your design focused on what matters: performance.
Watching Ms. Marvel As A Muslim Woman
Representation is an important part of the DEIB equation, but it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. This post by Unzela Khan beautifully explains how powerful and important representation is by examining how Disney+’s new show, Ms. Marvel, puts Muslim characters into the spotlight of the mainstream Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The Importance of Horizontal Leadership
Leadership is too often associated with someone’s role, with the higher level of role being seen as a greater leader. Leaders exist at all levels of the organization. This post by John Losh looks at the importance of supporting leaders at all levels, and the impact it can have on an organization.
Online Coaching Is So Hot It’s Now Disrupting Leadership Development
Online coaching has quickly emerged as a popular and effective tool for performance improvement. This post by Josh Bersin looks at how these new services work, and how it’s disrupting traditional forms of leadership development.
VR Surgery Training Might Be More Effective Than We Thought
Virtual reality continues to emerge as a powerful tool for training. This post by Kyle Melnick looks at ho VR is being applied in the world of surgery, and the impressive results that it is showing around learning and performance outcomes.
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