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By on February 17, 2017

Improving Workplace Culture #ThingsLGYLikes

Are you a giver or a taker? Our co-op student, Tia Brierley, can’t get enough of this popular TEDTalk. In the video, organizational psychologist and author of Give and Take, Adam Grant talks about his research around the three main personalities in the workplace: givers, takers, and matchers. Grant touches on the most effective ways […]

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By on February 17, 2017

Family Day Weekend: Why you should spend this weekend learning with your family

On a regular day, we only have what seems like a limited amount of time to spend with our families due to work, school, or anything else that keeps us busy. In Ontario, we are celebrating Family Day weekend and taking some extra time to spend with our families. Learning can come in many shapes […]

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By , and on February 10, 2017

8 Things We Learned from Neil Pasricha at HRPA 2017

Last week, the Learnography team exhibited at the 2017 HRPA Conference and Trade Show. We had the lucky opportunity to catch Neil Pasricha‘s keynote address, “Happier People, Happier Organizations.” The author of the best-selling book, The Book of Awesome, spoke with great purpose as we relished in the personal experiences and wisdom he shared with us. […]

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By and on February 9, 2017

Taking Control of Your Free Time #ThingsLGYLikes

Our graphic designer, Martin Whelan, is hooked on this short TED Talk. In the video below, Laura Vanderkam teaches you how to take control of your free time and empowers you to accomplish anything – and everything. From squeezing in that morning workout to learning a new skill, use her tools to take your career and your personal […]

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By on February 6, 2017

Promouvoir les pratiques de leadership pour appuyer les élèves en Ontario (Advancing leadership practices to support students in Ontario)

English below. Tout le monde veut construire un meilleur avenir pour leurs communautés. Pour que cela se produise, tous les enfants et les élèves doivent recevoir la meilleure éducation possible afin d’atteindre leur plein potentiel. L’institut de leadership en éducation de l’Ontario (ILE) travaille en collaboration avec les leaders scolaires et les leaders du système […]

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By on January 26, 2017

Experience Design in Digital Learning

“Learning by experience” is all the rage these days. The concept has blown up–and for good reason. When people connect learning to the actual doing or experiencing of that learning, it leads to a deeper comprehension and connection to the subject matter. So what is “experiential learning” and how do you design experiences in the […]

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By on January 17, 2017

Digital Learning Trends from TechKnowledge 2017

Last week, I attended ATD’s TechKnowledge conference in Las Vegas, and it was my first experience with both the city and the conference. I was all ready and raring to learn about how virtual reality is going to impact the way we learn at work, or how gamification has changed the game. But my biggest […]

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By and on January 12, 2017

Why Collaboration is Key: The Intersection of Writing and Design

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog about a new generation of “hybrid creatives.” I talked about the multipurpose and multi-talented team here at Learnography. As a writer who loves great design, one of my favourite colleagues to collaborate with is our graphic designer, Martin. Together, we have had fun creating stimulating marketing […]

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By on January 6, 2017

Paying It Forward as a Woman in Leadership: Part Two

In my previous blog, I shared some of my experiences as a young professional and how women in my career have supported me in becoming the leader I am today. Now at the start of a new year, I’m thinking about what I can do proactively – and I hope you can do too – […]

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By on December 15, 2016

Big Data: How to Target Your Learning Community

In the marketplace we work in today, organizations need to stay competitive. In order to do so, quite frankly, you need to know what’s going on around you. As such, some companies have begun to do more with their data than ever before. The spread of data analytics and the joys of user research is […]

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