Are you Serious? Or Just Hopeful?

2022-01-24T08:03:00-05:00

Are you Serious? Or Just Hopeful? Motivation and insight for L&D on Tracking Success By Lisa M.D. Owens,  January 202 This is the first of several blogs on Tracking Success for L&D. Crystal Kadakia and Lisa MD Owens are the co-creators of the Learning Cluster Design (LCD) model. This model is made up of five Actions that L&D takes to create learning clusters to meet the needs of modern learners in a digital age. Because Modern changes every day. Lisa and Crystal regularly research and evolve the model and the five actions. This blog series is a result of Lisa’s recent [...]

Are you Serious? Or Just Hopeful?2022-01-24T08:03:00-05:00

Dialogue Recap: Enid Crystal Modern Learning Leader

2022-01-23T15:07:13-05:00

Hi Learning Cluster Design Community! One of the biggest questions we get for the Learning Cluster Design (LCD) model is where and how can we provide access to learning clusters we create. Recall, learning clusters is the new L&D deliverable we call for in the model - it's a set of learning assets that surrounds learners, when, where, and how they most want and need them for a particular learning goal. At last month’s modern learning dialogue, we were joined by Consultant and previous VP of L&D at Black Rock, Enid Crystal, who shared a real-life example of how she is working [...]

Dialogue Recap: Enid Crystal Modern Learning Leader2022-01-23T15:07:13-05:00

Learning in the Flow of Work: Insights from Monthly Dialogues

2021-12-27T11:21:37-05:00

At October’s monthly Modern Learning dialogue, based on popular vote via a LinkedIn poll, we dove deep into the topic of learning in the flow of work. In practice, as we start to implement any new concept, we often find ourselves asking, “How will this change be  possible in my organization?” In order to answer this question, it’s best to break it down into several more specific and digestible questions. Our community participants started this conversation and provide some fantastic insight into taking on the process of initiating learning in the flow of work. So, let’s start to break down the [...]

Learning in the Flow of Work: Insights from Monthly Dialogues2021-12-27T11:21:37-05:00

Monthly Dialogue Recap: Jen Zach

2021-12-27T10:52:46-05:00

At this November's modern learning monthly dialogue, we were joined by  Executive Coach Jen Zach where she shared how she is applying learning clusters to the coaching space. Because coaching is often considered a one-and-done area, Jen walked our community through the process of how  learning clusters can be applied and how they benefit the coachee. Jen explained that she had an aha moment about learning clusters when she was asked by a client to come out and provide in-person learning and coaching. In doing the math, Jen realized that with the cost of her coming in plus the cost of [...]

Monthly Dialogue Recap: Jen Zach2021-12-27T10:52:46-05:00

Dec 2nd Monthly Dialogue Reminder: Enid Crystal, Consultant

2021-12-02T00:29:29-05:00

In December, we are excited to have Enid Crystal, Consultant and ex VP at Black Rock, share a real-life example of how she is working with a client to provide learning resource libraries using Microsoft Teams. Enid has expertise in designing learning experiences that meet the needs of today’s modern learners. She is proficient in designing and developing digital and hybrid solutions that include e-learning, mobile delivery, virtual classroom, micro-learning, and workflow learning. With over 25 years in corporate learning and development for global companies such as Pfizer, BlackRock, and MetLife, Enid is known for creating scalable learning solutions that focus on [...]

Dec 2nd Monthly Dialogue Reminder: Enid Crystal, Consultant2021-12-02T00:29:29-05:00

Nov 4th Monthly Dialogue Reminder: Jen Zach, Executive Coach

2021-11-04T11:44:26-04:00

It is already November and we are excited to keep exploring topics that are most important to all of you. At this week's dialogue, we will have Jennifer Zach, executive coach, share her experience using the Learning Cluster Design Model and how it has benefited her business. We've got lots of folks already interested in attending and would love to have you join as well! Come with your stories applying LCD, questions, and curiosities! If you're new to the model, you can learn more by watching the video below and exploring our youtube channel + website: Youtube channel: See the Getting Started and Learning Cluster [...]

Nov 4th Monthly Dialogue Reminder: Jen Zach, Executive Coach2021-11-04T11:44:26-04:00

Oct 7th Monthly Dialogue Reminder: Free Flowing Dialogue

2021-11-04T11:37:17-04:00

In October, we are going to have our quarterly free-flowing dialogue, so we can explore topics that are most important to all of you. Facilitated by co-creator of the Learning Cluster Design model, Crystal Kadakia, we will explore one or more of the most commonly asked about topics: Learner Personas Social Learning <--- But I also want to touch on this one :) Remote Learning Tech Designing in the Flow of Work <--- The winner from our LinkedIn poll! Come with your stories applying LCD, questions, and curiosities! If you're new to the model, you can learn more by watching the video [...]

Oct 7th Monthly Dialogue Reminder: Free Flowing Dialogue2021-11-04T11:37:17-04:00

Sept 7th Monthly Dialogue Reminder: Jeff Lowndes, L&D Leader At Snapchat

2021-09-07T10:46:12-04:00

At this week's dialogue, we will have Jeff Lowndes, Learning Leader at Snapchat, share his thoughts on learning in the flow of work, gaps in the industry, and the future of learning. We've got 78 folks already interested in attending and would love to have you join as well! This is a dialogue, not a presentation - it's a more intimate, engaging hour than you might expect! Each dialogue opens with networking, followed by a brief 15 min share from a speaker. The speaker will share their experience and perspectives on modern learning broadly or a particular aspect of the Learning Cluster Design model. [...]

Sept 7th Monthly Dialogue Reminder: Jeff Lowndes, L&D Leader At Snapchat2021-09-07T10:46:12-04:00

August 5th Modern Learning Monthly Dialogue: Andrew Tiffany

2021-08-04T21:49:28-04:00

This month we have resident of Taipei and Teacher Trainer for National Geographic Learning, Andrew Tiffany, share about the learning clusters he is creating and influencing. While he is a huge LCD model advocate, he is currently NOT in an official internal L&D role. He will walk through a recent project he did for his sales team, where they each built a "learning cluster" for their customer education plan. This is a great one to hear how LCD is making an impact anywhere learning is a part of the job and organization. These monthly dialogues are hosted by the LCD Group, [...]

August 5th Modern Learning Monthly Dialogue: Andrew Tiffany2021-08-04T21:49:28-04:00

January’s Modern Learning Community Speaker: Loc Nguyen

2021-08-04T23:49:48-04:00

In the video below, Loc Nguyen, Director of Customer Education at Bluescape shares the following takeaways from the Learning Cluster Design workshop: How he moved from the mindset of  “just building a course” to giving his learners the freedom to learn when, where and how they want to learn The wins he and his team have experienced after attending the workshop and implementing the LCD model His advice to L&D leaders when it comes to implementing a new learning model for the first time

January’s Modern Learning Community Speaker: Loc Nguyen2021-08-04T23:49:48-04:00

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