Special Guest Andy Hughes of Designing Digitally

Thursday brings Andy Hughes of Designing Digitally into the window. For nearly a decade, Andrew Hughes has made it his personal mission to ensure that commonly-used ineffective and lackluster training techniques are a thing of the past. Realizing his passion for changing the way we learn and evolve, in 2006 Andrew founded and became President of Designing Digitally, Inc., an E-Learning and Serious Game Development firm that creates fully customized learner retention solutions for various types of industries.

  1. Andy’s history
  2. Group think
  3. xAPI
  4. Data
  5. Content verification vs structural gamification
  6. Rewards for training
  7. Security
  8. Real world examples from Designing Digitally

Links in the chat:

https://maketimebook.com/

https://www.dailydot.com/wp-content/uploads/6b2/79/a466411474bc5578-1365×1024.jpg

https://www.wnyc.org/story/886-the-price-of-a-hack/

Watch the Playback:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/012419

Picture: Carl Raw

Seeds of Insight with Guest Carla Balen

Tuesday is Seeds of Insight day with the support of PeopleFirm. Today, Brent talks to Carla Balen, the Vice President of Human Resources, Americas for Dr Martens in Portland, OR. Carla believes in goal focused people processes that help build a positive and supportive work culture; aligning all employees to business objectives. They discuss the ins and outs of guiding those in the corporate world that are moving into leading others.

  1. Carla’s history
  2. Practical applications
  3. Changing culture
  4. Performance plans
  5. Change management
  6. Leading as a mental change
  7. Model the right attitudes

Links in the chat:

https://www.designingdigitally.com/

http://www.peoplefirm.com/

Watch the Playback:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/012219

Picture: Markus Spiske

Final Open Forum of the Year – Job Classification

The last open format of the year with Brent at the helm. He started off the direction of the chat with reading off some descriptions of positions wanted in L&D from Linkedin. It spawned a great back and forth with those in the text chat on qualifications, descriptions of duties, and general classifications of what we do in L&D.

  1. Meme challenge
  2. VR
  3. Positions in the real world
  4. Job descriptions
  5. Frameworks
  6. Linkedin position description
  7. CLO vs CIO

Links in the chat:

https://www.designingdigitally.com/

http://envolvemedia.com/our-team/

https://media.zencast.fm/tldchat

https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/bacon-vending-machine-a-hit-on-osu-campus/1647463146

Watch the Playback:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/122018

Picture: Dayne Topkin

Seeds of Insight – Special Guest David Snavely on Culture

Today we have guest David Snavely on with the Seeds of Insight day at TLDC. With over 20 years of practical learning and experience, David has dedicated his career to helping organizations transform how they operate. He specializes in working with organizations to find clarity of strategic vision and objectives, optimizing organizational structures and processes, and building improved employee collaboration and engagement. Brent, Mike and Michelle talk with David about his journey through the L&D world of culture.

  1. David’s History
  2. Leaders and culture
  3. Early leader development
  4. Externalizing culture
  5. Failures
  6. Defining culture and how it fits

Links in the chat:

http://www.peoplefirm.com/

Watch the Playback:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/112018

Picture: Monica Melton

Special Guest Mike Simmons

Today’s guest was Mike Simmons from CatalystSale.com. He’s been helping people improve their business outcomes for years and shares his tips on the importance of reflection and goal setting. It’s that perfect time of year to have these conversations. Even if you’re a one person training team or a solo-preneur you need to take time to reflect, gather data, and plan for the coming year. You can reach out to Mike, or anyone in the TLDCommunity if you have questions or need help moving your career in the right, or better, direction.

  1. Who is Mike Simmons?
  2. Reflecting on Your Year – Why it’s important
  3. Gathering Data to Make Decisions
  4. IoT and Wearables for tracking data
  5. Goal Setting, Planning, Time Management, Eisenhower Box

Links in the chat:

Amazon Patents Trackable Wristband

Eisenhower Box Graphic
Book: Time Management Magic by Lee Cockerell
Eisenhower Box Graphic

How to find Mike Simmons:

Podcast



https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikesimmons/
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/worst-objection-mike-simmons/

Watch the Playback:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/111918

Picture: Monica Melton