Louis Richardson: When do we learn?

I’ve long been a huge fan of Louis Richardson’s presentation and story-telling style, and therefore it’s no surprise that delivers the most persuasive explanation of how collaboration and communication networks can be infused with cognitive/AI abilities to stimulate learning, mentoring and personal development

The 70:20:10 model – how adults learn 90% of what they need to know

Interesting post on the Conferences That Work blog: Research indicates that informal learning—experiential, social, and self-directed—makes up about 90% of the learning modalities that professionals use today. Only 10% of adult learning uses formal classroom or meeting presentation learning formats. This ratio of experiential:peer/self-directed:formal learning is known as the 70:20:10 rule. Here’s a quick overview […]

Learning from competition

Marco Arment, creator of Instapaper, writes on the correct way to deal with competition: Reacting well to competition requires critical analysis of your own product and its shortcomings, and a complete, open-minded understanding of why people might choose your competitors. They’re not fanboys. They’re not brainwashed by “marketing”. Your competitors’ customers aren’t passing on your […]