Monthly Archives: August 2012

Game On! Learning About Gamification on a MOOC

Some time ago I attended a Personal Learning Conference in Melbourne that was conducted jointly through Deakin University and the University of Aveiro Portugal.  I was the “odd man out” being the only one from corporate attending a conference in … Continue reading

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Reflections of TedX 2012 Future Leadership Event in Melbourne

I’m glad to say that I’m not a Ted virgin anymore.  Sometimes I think that I’m “behind the 8-ball” with a lot of things – I simply don’t jump on the bandwagon with everyone else.  I’m the one who watches other … Continue reading

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Can You Get Rid of Your To Do List?

We lead busy lives. So busy that many of us have ‘to do’ lists whether they are written on paper or on an application on your iPhone or iPad so when something unexpected comes up in our lives, the ‘to do’ … Continue reading

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Meeting my Online Community Service Network Face-to-Face for the First Time

For those of you who know me, I have a personal blog and a professional blog and decided a long time ago to keep them both separated.  After all, do you really want to learn of my interests and ramblings … Continue reading

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What I Learned about Social Learning came from….Knitters

Many of us have interests and hobbies that make us use our hands and inspire creativity and satisfaction from having made something from scratch.  Whether it’s cooking, woodwork or painting, there’s a feeling that cannot be replicated by any office … Continue reading

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An Old Coaching Framework Comes Good In a New World…Part 3

Late last week I visited the team that I coached the Job Instruction technique to observe them in practice.  It was the first time the subject matter expert coaches were to coach their team members on the new processes (after … Continue reading

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Acting Like a Producer for a Day

Today I took the opportunity to work from home which I relish.  If I could do this more often, I would.  You see, I’m an early bird.  I don’t think twice about getting up at 5am and starting work if … Continue reading

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Acting like a Director for a Day

Today was an interesting day. I packed my trusty tripod and my JVC video camera and made my way into work. It was going to be a day where I was going to film subject matter experts talk about their … Continue reading

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An Old Coaching Framework Comes Good in the New World…Part 2

Some time ago I wrote a blog post on the implementation of an instructional coaching model for structured workbased learning found here: https://activatelearning.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/an-old-coaching-framework-come-good-in-a-new-world/ It’s been a couple of weeks now and already we have some results from that I’d like … Continue reading

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