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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Activate Learning Solutions is Moving!

    Well the time has come for me to have my own domain name and I will transfer this WordPress site to a WordPress.Org site (let’s see how that goes) on http://www.activatelearning.com.au over the coming days. Please feel free … Continue reading

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Our First Meet Up with Third Place

All products mentioned in this post are not endorsements, nor are they paying me to say so! I was looking forward to last Thursday night.  It was going to be the first meet up for a new Meetup group for … Continue reading

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Third Place in Company & Conversation – A Place Where the PLN Gathers

This year will go down in my professional life as “The Year I Met my Online Personal Learning Network and Lived to Tell the Tale (Ad Nauseum)”. On average, every month I have met at least two people from my … Continue reading

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From Paper to Pad – iPad Caricatures

What do you think? Does this look like me??   At LearnX, B Online Learning had asked Kumar, a caricaturist to come along and draw caricatures of delegates attending the conference. “We go to conferences and get little take aways, … Continue reading

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LearnX Day 2 My New Source of Truth Dynamic Video Solutions

Bobby Sharma, Training Specialist from Commonwealth Bank talked about Dynamic Video Solutions and how they implemented it into the bank in particularly around business projects. The CBA has 52000 employees with a domestic and international presence.  The Dynamic Video Solution … Continue reading

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Show Your Work: Twitter for Professional Development Live Online Events

Some time ago, I ran a couple of sessions of Twitter for Professional Development to my Learning and Development colleagues in my current workplace.  The aim was to share how I use Twitter to grow and connect with a personal … Continue reading

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Getting Close to Your Customers

Today I had a fabulous day.  One of the initiatives at our workplace is for non-customer facing staff to spend a day out in the business.  They call it a ‘Gemba’ day.  Wikipedia defines it as: Genba (現場 genba, also romanized as gemba) is a Japanese term meaning … Continue reading

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How I Work

This morning I read the two posts from Tracy Parish and David Kelly on how they work and thought it was a brilliant idea! The idea came from Life Hacker and if you want to see more stories, check them … 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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