Let’s Rise WITH The Robots

Let’s Rise WITH The Robots

I had the privilege of presenting and meeting with some of the Asia-Pac L&D community in Sydney at the  L&D Innovation & Tech Fest 2018 and a topic from my keynote that spawned a lot of follow-up questions was my discussion of ‘the rise of the robots’. We hear a lot about automation/AI – and pretty much every time that amazing bunch of people over at Boston Dynamics releases another cool video of one of their creations, headline writers come out ....

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First Four Speakers for L&D Innovation & Tech Fest 2019 Revealed

First Four Speakers for L&D Innovation & Tech Fest 2019 Revealed

We are thrilled to announce the first four speakers for L&D Innovation & Tech Fest 2019. Joel Casse – Global Head Leadership Development, Nokia (Germany) Transforming the Way We Lead – Developing the 21st Century Leaders Imagine skiing down a steep run. To increase your chances of success, you need to counter-intuitively lean forward into the slope not backwards and away from it. Now imagine a fast-paced world where work is increasingly knowledge-based, the workforce is multi-generational, well educated, informed ....

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Why You Should Bring a Colleague to Your Next Conference

Why You Should Bring a Colleague to Your Next Conference

Rocking up to a conference alone can be daunting; just the thought of networking in a room full of strangers gives most of us the sweats. And then there’s the decisions to be made about which concurrent sessions to attend. Having a familiar face can make all of this a little bit easier (not to mention it’s often a cheaper option to bring a colleague – check out our 2-for-1 ticket option here). After last year’s HR Innovation & Tech ....

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How to Prime Your Mind for Innovative Thinking

How to Prime Your Mind for Innovative Thinking

Your brain is pretty smart. It’s amazing. If your brain were a person, it would be in both the super-hip and the super-smart crowd. Your brain is designed to make creativity happen, to think innovatively, and to come up with killer ideas. But before you can get to the killer idea part, you need to take a step back and prime your brain for innovative thinking. Think of it like being the pre-work you before you paint a wall (but ....

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Nestlé’s Results-Focused Learning Strategy

Nestlé’s Results-Focused Learning Strategy

Nestlé have made considerable inroads into changing the conversation about learning value, moving from a focus on efficiency and cost to concentrating on results and value. This has been largely due to delivering a framework that enables a holistic, value-focused approach to learning, enabling the WHOLE business to prepare and participate in learning. The L&D team are now able to provide actionable insights to evaluate their learning programs: when things don’t go as well as expected they are able to ....

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