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The Women Talking About Learning Podcast
7 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
The Update One
This week's episode brings you a few updates about what we've been doing and what we want to do next. ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com
48 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
The Teams One
This week’s guests are Laura Overton, Michelle Ockers, and Shannon Tipton. Laura Overton ( London, UK)- Award winning global analyst author, facilitator & founder of Learning Changemakers with 30+ years of experience and research focussing on learning innovation, L&D maturity and business impact.Her Research programme reached 8000+ l&D leaders globally and over 50,000 workers. Michelle Ockers (Brisbane, Australia) - Founder and chief learning strategist at Learning Uncut, award winning L&D practitioner and global podcast host providing strategic leadership on learning transformation including Coca-Cola Amatil, Qantas and Australian Public service) Shannon Tipton (Chicago, USA) - Owner and Chief Architect Learning Rebels. 25+ years of learning leadership with the global reputation as the practitioners expert. As an experience practitioner challenging the norms of traditional L&D functions, Learning Rebel has brought real world experience to support business success at Zappos, the US Center for Child Nutrition and Talentify. The Emerging Stronger Team - https://emergentmasterclass.com/ Team purpose - https://www.thoughtfulleader.com/why-team-purpose-matters Flat hierarchies - https://www.investorsinpeople.com/knowledge/flat-hierarchies Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams - https://hbr.org/2007/11/eight-ways-to-build-collaborative-teams The five business benefits of a diverse team - https://www.managers.org.uk/knowledge-and-insights/listicle/the-five-business-benefits-of-a-diverse-team/ Stop at Nothing - https://stopatnothing.com/ Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing - https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_86.htm Team Dynamics - https://www.teamtechnology.co.uk/team/dynamics/definition/ The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - https://fourminutebooks.com/the-five-dysfunctions-of-a-team-summary Are you an ideal team player? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRh80RyT74I Finding community - https://jarche.com/2018/11/finding-community/ What Psychological Safety Looks Like in a Hybrid Workplace - https://hbr.org/2021/04/what-psychological-safety-looks-like-in-a-hybrid-workplace “What makes a team effective at Google?” - https://rework.withgoogle.com/print/guides/5721312655835136 Belbin team roles - https://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/your-team/people-management-skills/teams/effectiveteam/roles ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org
31 minutes | Sep 14, 2021
The Events One
This week’s guests are Katie Beck, Miriam Speidel, Sarah Frame, Kamla Kaur and Caroline Ford. Katie Beck works for Blue Eskimo as a Recruitment Team Leader. She is experienced in recruiting and connecting with the most talented people in learning and development, training, and e-learning. She works with a variety of clients, across a range of industries including internal L&D departments, as well as with learning agencies and consultancies. If you are looking for your next role in L&D or perhaps you're looking to recruit a new member for your team, please get in touch with Katie: Email: email@example.com Web: www.blueeskimo.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katie-beck2021 Miriam Speidel is a L&D consultant for Engie, recently starting there after working as a People Development partner with LNER. Miriam is a creative, people-focused and passionate Senior L&D Professional with a track record of delivering impactful and award-winning learning initiatives.A strategic thinker, she translates plans into cost-effective and well-executed developmental solutions which help businesses meet their objectives, equip people with new skills and acknowledge and embed a culture of learning curiosity, agility and ownership. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/miriam0speidel/ Sarah Frame is a Consultant and lead at FrameWorks Learning Consultancy Ltd. Sarah has significant experience and expertise in the field of online & distance learning and held various national and international Director level positions in both the commercial and higher education sectors. Sarah specialises in Consultancy in online learning strategies and implementations; Business Development; Product Development Sales & Marketing; Digital Learning; Strategic Development; Conference Presentations LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahaeframe Kamla Kaur heads the sales and marketing teams at Neoskill, passionately working to help organisations become more effective and productive through implementing quality training solutions. Kamla and her team are passionate about the service and solutions they provide clients: everything at Neoskill being client centric. As Sales & Marketing Director, Kamla oversees the development of high-profile accounts and truly believes in the Neoskill motto, “Development through quality training”. Web: https://www.neoskill.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kamneoskill/ Caroline Ford is starting as the Global Head of Learning Strategy - Skills Management for Novartis. Previously at Astra Zeneca and Thomas Cook, Caroline was recently highlighted by Growth Engineering as one of the top 20 L&D experts and influencers to keep an eye on in 2021. Her passion is for pushing the boundaries and delivering pioneering innovation in the learning and development space. Getting people excited about putting the customer at the heart of everything they do, Caroline is a firm believer in the development of customer-centric digital skills including Agile and Design Thinking. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caroline-ford-08826714/ Great British BusinessWoman Forum: https://www.greatbritishbusinesswoman.co.uk/forum-homepage LPI: https://www.thelpi.org/ Learning Live: https://learning-live.com/ ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org
41 minutes | Sep 7, 2021
The Podcast One
This week’s guests are Liz Drury and Heidi Kirby. Liz Drury was born and brought up in Northamptonshire, and now lives in rural North Lincolnshire. She has a degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Durham, and a PhD in Archaeological Science from the University of Bradford. After working in local television and education, she began working as a voiceover artist in 2013 whilst living in the USA. She has worked across many voiceover genres including commercials, e-learning, corporate videos and audio tours for clients such as Bulgari, VW, JCB, Booking dot com, Hilton Garden Inn, World Animal Protection and the NHS. In 2017 she was named as one of the UK’s top 100 Small Businesses which led to an invitation to a reception at 10 Downing Street. She has also been nominated for a number of voiceover and business awards. Liz is the host of the Small Business Big Network podcast which is for small business owners who want to get more from their networking. Website: www.lizdrury.com Email: email@example.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizdruryvoiceovers/ Heidi Kirby is a learning and development leader, Ph.D. candidate in instructional design and technology at Old Dominion University, and host of the BLOC (Building Learning and Organizational Culture) podcast for L&D professionals. A learning problem-solver, Heidi has over eight years’ experience leading learning projects. She got her start as a college English professor but has since worked as an instructional designer for NASA, a large health insurance company, a small tech startup, and a software company in her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. She has led instructional design functions for small and mid-sized organizations throughout Northeast Ohio. She was also instrumental in growing and serving as the VP of the volunteer organization, Teaching: A Path to Learning and Development, which helps educators find careers in L&D. For her PhD program, she is studying leadership competencies instructional designers need to be successful. Her career goal is to continue to grow and foster her leadership skills to originate and lead learning functions for startup organizations. LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/heidiekirby/ Website https://www.heidikirby.com Episode Links: Anna Parker Naples - https://annaparkernaples.co.uk/ Small Business Big Network Podcast - https://lizdrury.com/podcast/ BLOC Podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/5YGQtyZ18YNd8HQN5UCaNN Audacity - https://www.audacityteam.org/ Captivate - https://www.captivate.fm/ Buzzsprout - https://www.buzzsprout.com/ Storyblocks Music - https://www.storyblocks.com/ Royalty Free Music - https://ripmediagroup.com/commercial-video/the-12-best-royalty-free-music-sites-in-2021 Austin Powers theme - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90h2gLgTz5g Woman Who Podcast Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1625912257421992/ Canva - https://www.canva.com/en_gb/ Cleanfeed - https://www.canva.com/en_gb/ Squadcast - https://squadcast.fm/ Share a Coke Campaign - https://www.coca-colacompany.com/au/faqs/what-was-the-share-a-coke-campaign ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org
38 minutes | Sep 1, 2021
The Positive One
This week’s guests are Gillian Jones and Natalie Ellis. Gillian Jones is Managing Director and founder of Emerge Development Consultancy. For over 25 years Gillian has worked on organisational strategy development and change initiatives with companies worldwide. Gillian partners with many organisations to implement culture change and has designed and delivered programmes of varying sizes to national organisations and independent companies. Gillian is also an author, having co-authored 50 Top Tools for Coaching which was published by Kogan Page in Autumn 2009 and is now on its 5th edition. Gillian is an expert in organisational culture change and her second book ‘How to Create a Coaching Culture Strategy’ is in its 2nd Edition. In the last 5 years she has been specialising in championing Women’s development, specialising in supporting women to achieve their goals, develop their confidence and reach more Senior Positions. In 2015 she developed the acclaimed Empowering Women’s programme RISE which is delivered in the UK and the Middle East. Gillian is a regular speaker at many conferences specialising on the subject of Diversity and Inclusion and Women’s Development. She has a passion for equality and is working with many companies on Conscious Inclusion workshops with a particular focus on Black Lives Matter. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gillian-jones-williams-emerge/ Email: email@example.com Natalie Ellis is Managing Director and founder of Rebox HR - a Virtual HR consultancy for UK based SME’s to resolve their employment queries. Natalie launched Rebox HR in February 2020. Natalie has significant commercial experience and worked for a number of high-profile companies including Woolworths Group, ASOS.com, Associated British Foods and Forterra PLC. With over 15 years experience in HR, Natalie is fully CIPD qualified to a Level 7 and holds Chartered Fellow CIPD status. Rebox HR has been nominated for several awards since it launched including a Woman Who award for Best New Start Up, The Small Awards for the New Kid on the Block and was awarded Best Virtual HR Consultancy 2020 by SME News. Natalie published the book ‘Launch Your HR Career’ in January 2021. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalieellishr Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Episode Links: Positive psychology in a pandemic - https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17439760.2021.1871945 Locked Down But Not Out: A Covid Diary - https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08Y79HKYX Launch Your HR Career - https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08S459PYM Five Minute Journal App - https://www.intelligentchange.com/products/five-minute-journal-app It took a pandemic to teach us these 5 simple truths - https://centr.com/blog/show/10656/it-took-a-pandemic-to-teach-us-these-5-simple-truths What is Mindfulness? - https://www.mindful.org/what-is-mindfulness/ Here’s why women overthink everything - https://nypost.com/2017/08/08/heres-why-women-overthink-everything/ Men and Women Process Emotions Differently - https://www.unibas.ch/en/News-Events/News/Uni-Research/Men-and-Women-Process-Emotions-Differently.html The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30045683-the-little-book-of-hygge Happiness Research Institute - https://www.happinessresearchinstitute.com/ Cyclothymia - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cyclothymia Catch it, check it, change it - http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/headroom/cbt/catch_it.pdf The Power of Kindness at Work - https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/employee-relations/pages/the-power-of-kindness-at-work.aspx ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com
40 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
The Innovation One
This week’s guests are Caroline Bennett-Jarvis and Egle Vinauskaite. Caroline Bennett-Jarvis has over 20 years experience as a human resource development practitioner; she is a committed humanitarian and an avid lifelong learner, currently managing and producing digital educational content for the US market. Originally from England, Caroline initially was formally educated in contemporary art, design, and craft, where she has been able to transcend her critical innovative thinking abilities into the corporate world in Barbados, her home for the past 22 years. Her career path in L&D has been more vocational and experiential despite recently achieving MSc in Leadership and Human Resource Management accompanied with a dual CMI certification in Strategic Leadership and Management and currently pursuing CIPD qualification in Human Resource Development. Subsequently and as a result, her studies have been a valuable addition to a continuously exciting, growth oriented, professional and personal life fulfilling journey. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caroline-bennett-jarvis/ Egle Vinauskaite is a learning consultant who helps household brands and innovative edtech startups create evidence-based, impactful digital learning solutions. She has worked with such brands as Facebook, HSBC, Santander, ACCA, as well as some of the most exciting startups and creative agencies around. Egle is also the director of Skillbright Labs, a boutique edtech product development consultancy, and the Rising Star Award winner at the Learning & Performance Institute's Learning Awards 2020. With a degree in Human Development from Harvard University, Egle specialises in applying adult development, behavioural economics and educational neuroscience principles to learning design. LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/vinauskaite Episode Links: What is innovation - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innovation What is ideation - https://careerfoundry.com/en/blog/ux-design/what-is-ideation-in-design-thinking There's no losing, only learning - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqi8MN9GGCs Flearning - https://medium.com/self-ish/flearning-the-art-of-learning-from-failure-91e6e9cf821f What is Corporate Innovation? - https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/resources/what-corporate-innovation How Human Connection Contributes To Innovation - https://www.inc.com/rhett-power/how-human-connection-contributes-to-innovation.html Focused vs Diffused Thinking = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTr12dK2Se0 Focused and Diffuse: Two Modes of Thinking - https://fs.blog/2019/10/focused-diffuse-thinking/ Advocates Against Domestic Abuse - https://www.facebook.com/Advocates-Against-Domestic-Abuse-2433320490025979/ A Technique for Producing Ideas by James Webb Young - https://jamesclear.com/book-summaries/a-technique-for-producing-ideas Grassroots Innovation - https://www.researchgate.net/publication/260021436_Grassroots_Innovation_from_the_Bottom_of_the_Pyramid How to Build a Culture of Deep Creativity - https://www.skipprichard.com/how-to-build-a-culture-of-deep-creativity/ The Rise of Fake Innovation - https://crisbeswick.com/the-rise-of-fake-innovation/ Fail Fast … the Story of Innovation, Persistence and WD-40 - https://mikeschoultz.medium.com/fail-fast-the-story-of-innovation-persistence-and-wd-40-7077fc6f272b Does Diversity Actually Increase Creativity? - https://hbr.org/2017/06/does-diversity-actually-increase-creativity ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org
50 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
The Social Learning One
This week’s guests are Catherine Dartnall and Rachel Burnham. Catherine is a versatile Learning Designer and Consultant with a passion for putting people at the heart of every design. She takes a human-centred approach to create the best possible experience using the technology and tools that are available. With over 20 years of experience working in learning and technology, Catherine has worked in many roles across multiple functions, including working as a Learning Designer in both Corporate and HE sectors designing for a range of platforms including FutureLearn. Catherine has a Masters in Online & Distance Education from the Open University which she often describes as being a transformative learning experience. Reflecting on this experience enables Catherine to put herself in the shoes of others who are learning online. You can connect with Catherine on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/catherine-dartnall-ma-ode-flpi-91908213 Or find her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/catdartnall Rachel Burnham is Director and Consultant for Burnham L&D. She has worked in L&D and OD for about 30 years and is still learning about learning and people. She specialises using visuals to help people work, think and learn more effectively and is an avid Sketchnoter. Rachel has worked across the private, public and voluntary sectors and currently is the Chair of CIPD Manchester. She can be found on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BurnhamLandD And you can read her blogs at L&D Matters: http://rachelburnham.blogspot.com/ Episode Links: What is Sketchnoting? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ItcHag3agE Simon Heath - https://twitter.com/simonheath1 Doug Shaw - https://twitter.com/dougshaw1 Working Out Loud - https://workingoutloud.com/en Lev Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory - https://www.simplypsychology.org/vygotsky.html Creswell Crags - https://www.creswell-crags.org.uk/ HT2 launches Massive Open Online Course to Explore Social Learning with Curatr - https://learningnews.com/news/ht2/2015/ht2-launches-massive-open-online-course-to-explore-social-learning-with-curatr Transforming workplace learning through Curation - https://charitylearning.org/2013/07/transforming-workplace-learning-through-curation 10L: Martin Couzins - https://mylesrunham.com/2021/04/22/10l-martin-couzins What is a MOOC - https://www.futurelearn.com/info/blog/what-is-a-mooc-futurelearn Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Learning: A Quick Overview - https://www.brynmawr.edu/blendedlearning/asynchronous-vs-synchronous-learning-quick-overview Why MOOCs Didn't Work, in 3 Data Points - https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2019/01/16/study-offers-data-show-moocs-didnt-achieve-their-goals Unconference - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unconference Rhizo14 – The MOOC that community built - https://davecormier.com/edblog/2016/04/13/rhizo14-the-mooc-that-community-built Critical Thinking Skills - https://www.skillsyouneed.com/learn/critical-thinking.html Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects - https://www.coursera.org/learn/learning-how-to-learn What is the Difference Between xMOOCs and cMOOCs? - https://blogs.onlineeducation.touro.edu/distinguishing-between-cmoocs-and-xmoocs Social learning tools - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_learning_tools Agoraphobia and the modern learner - https://jime.open.ac.uk/articles/10.5334/2014-03 Introduction to communities of practice - https://wenger-trayner.com/introduction-to-communities-of-practice 10 Things a Social Leader Does - https://julianstodd.wordpress.com/2016/02/23/10-things-a-social-leader-does Behaviorist Approach - https://www.simplypsychology.org/behaviorism.html #LNDCOWORK - https://about.me/lndcowork ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com
45 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
The Wellbeing One
This week’s guests are Helen Hill and Martine Bolton. Helen is a self-employed Digital Learning and Content Designer at Unlikely Genius Ltd. Unlikely Genius is based on the principles of ensuring the user comes first, communicating in plain language and making content available to all, living by the mantra ‘The content you make is not for you’. She works as a contractor for eLearning agencies in the UK and Europe, plus has ongoing projects with the NHS, charities and a number of private sector clients in industries from health, to technology and media. Her first self-help business book, Falling off the Ladder, is out in October 2021. Helping people make the mindset shit from employment and the corporate ladder to thrive in self-employment. Helen lives in semi-rural West Yorkshire with the long-suffering Graham, and two extremely fluffy, diva rabbits Tiffin and Strudel. You can find out more about the book at Fallingofftheladder.com and can connect with Helen via: http://www.unlikelygenius.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/helenhill/ https://twitter.com/unlikelygenius firstname.lastname@example.org Martine Bolton is a trainer, coach, consultant and author of the book 'Your Thinking is Your Superpower'. Her business 'Sunshine Corporate & Personal Development' provides transformational Thinking Skills, Wellbeing and Personal Effectiveness training and coaching to businesses and organisations looking to become more agile, resilient and future-fit. https://sunshinedevelopment.co.uk https://www.linkedin.com/in/martine-bolton/ https://www.amazon.co.uk/Your-Thinking-Superpower-Martine-Bolton-ebook/dp/B07ZZJH1NG/ Episode Links: You are not your body - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX32U_hfri4 Ounce of prevention - https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/ounce-of-prevention-pound-of-cure Interdisciplinary research on Wellbeing - https://wellbeing.hmc.ox.ac.uk/home?utm_source On Well-Being: Current Research Trends And Future Directions - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3190542/ OU Research on Wellbeing - https://healthwellbeing.open.ac.uk/ Nature and Mental Health - https://www.mind.org.uk/media-a/2931/nature-and-mental-health-2018.pdf Puberty and the pressure on girls to exercise - https://womensenews.org/2016/12/lack-of-vigorous-exercise-leaves-teen-girls-at-risk The Instagram Aesthetic Is Over - https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/04/influencers-are-abandoning-instagram-look/587803 Gender stereotypes and workplace bias - https://www.icos.umich.edu/sites/default/files/lecturereadinglists/Heilman%20Gender%20Stereotypes%20and%20Workplace%20Bias%20%2C%202012%20ROB.PDF Freelance Heroes - https://freelance-heroes.com/ Being Freelance podcast - https://www.beingfreelance.com/ Here’s why planning a trip can help your mental health - https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/travel/2020/05/heres-why-planning-a-trip-can-help-your-mental-health Find open water swimming venues - https://www.swimming.org/openwater/open-water-swimming-venues Has the pandemic really caused a 'tsunami' of mental health problems? - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/feb/09/pandemic-mental-health-problems-research-coronavirus Owning a Cat Good for the Heart? - https://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/news/20080221/owning-a-cat-good-for-the-heart Cat Owners Have Lower Heart Attack Risk, Study = https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/98432 ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com.
45 minutes | Aug 3, 2021
The Career One
Our guests this week are Dr Sara Thompson and Kate Graham. Dr. Sara Thompson is the Chair of the Master of Science in Counselling and Human Services program at Post University, and has been teaching in higher education since 2013. In addition to possessing her doctorate degree in psychology, Sara recently earned another graduate degree, a M. Ed. in Learning Design and Technology. In addition to her full-time employment, Sara also teaches psychology to domestic and international high school students and freelances as an instructional designer. Sara has experience in higher education, online learning, instructional design, human resources and non-profit advocacy work. Sara serves as a guardian ad litem in SC, USA and an advocate for women who have experienced domestic/intimate partner violence. In her free time, Sara can be found on the beach with her senior pup Ms. Maude or relaxing at home with both her fur babies (Ms. Maude and Good Kitty). Sara can be reached through LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-sara-thompson-371075b6/ ========================================================= Episode Links: Covid’s impact on women - https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/diversity-and-inclusion/seven-charts-that-show-covid-19s-impact-on-womens-employment Covid and gender equality - https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/future-of-work/covid-19-and-gender-equality-countering-the-regressive-effects Talent mobility - https://www.fosway.com/talent-mobility/ Remote working and happiness - https://www.forbes.com/sites/victorlipman/2016/05/02/are-remote-workers-happier-and-more-productive-new-survey-offers-answers/?sh=256e43116663 Flexible hours and productivity - https://hubblehq.com/blog/flexible-work-hours-productivity Tips for a better work life balance - https://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahlee/2014/10/20/6-tips-for-better-work-life-balance/?sh=53ec8b929ff5 Boundaries - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/944267.Boundaries Learning Now TV - https://learningnow.tv/watch Training Journal Podcast - https://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/podcast Mean Girls - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mean_Girls Danny Seals’ Mindchimp Podcast - https://mindchimp.podbean.com/e/kate-g/ Women in Learning on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12210548/ ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
38 minutes | Jul 27, 2021
The Instructional Design One
Our guests this week are Nandita Kulkarni and Tabitha Dragonbery. Nandita started her career designing learning and facilitating in the academic context. Having moved to the corporate sphere more than 14 years ago, she has worked across different geographies and led teams delivering learning especially in the technology-led space. Currently in Dubai, she brings a strong consultative mindset with a holistic design perspective to every project. https://www.linkedin.com/in/nandita-kulkarni-bhandarkar-94251a43/ Tabatha Dragonberry is a Learning and Development professional with a varied background both in academia and corporate. She is passionate about helping others who are getting into instructional design as a coach and mentor. She is also a Registered Respiratory Therapist and continues to serve the health care community as the host of The Vent Room Podcast. https://www.linkedin.com/in/tabathadragonberry/ https://www.tabathadragonberryid.com/ Episode Links: What is Instructional Design? - https://www.td.org/talent-development-glossary-terms/what-is-instructional-design What is Learning Experience Design? - https://lxd.org/fundamentals-of-learning-experience-design/what-is-learning-experience-design Six Sigma - https://www.isixsigma.com/new-to-six-sigma/getting-started/what-six-sigma/ EduTok - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/tiktok-announces-edutok-programme-to-empower-first-time-internet-users-hone-their-soft-skills/articleshow/71631407.cms 5 Whys - https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_5W.htm Just enough learning - https://lostanddesperate.com/2020/09/24/just-enough/ Pet stars - https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/81002465 Aaron’s animals - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNo5PGwGmfnEprEUUb9AGgw Gamification - https://www.gamify.com/what-is-gamification#:~:text=Gamification%20is%20the%20application%20of,the%20characteristics%20of%20game%20elements.&text=Some%20classic%20game%20elements%20are%3B%20Points%2C%20Badges%2C%20and%20Leaderboards. Learning objectives - https://lostanddesperate.com/2019/09/19/learning-objectives/?utm_source=pocket_mylist Keeping Up with the Kardashians - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keeping_Up_with_the_Kardashians A call to men - https://www.ted.com/talks/tony_porter_a_call_to_men Why I’m done trying to be man enough - https://www.ted.com/talks/justin_baldoni_why_i_m_done_trying_to_be_man_enough Esther Perel - https://www.estherperel.com/ ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com.
48 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
The Disruption One
Our guests this week are Serena Gonsalves-Fersch and Dr Alaina Szlachta. Serena is the head of SoftwareONE’s Talent Academy – an initiative focusing on developing and employing the next generation of talent across the world, whilst giving back in education and opportunities to local communities. An accomplished and recognised Learning & Talent Development senior leader, Serena thrives in fast paced and exploratory environments where her creative and intuitive leadership are highly valued. She is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute, and currently also a doctoral candidate at Middlesex University, researching into the future of Learning and the L&D function in technology accelerating organisations. Serena has operated globally and across cultures as head of internal learning functions, a management consultant for external clients, and as a service line lead with client/ revenue responsibility. Dr. Alaina Szlachta is a learning architect and mission-driven entrepreneur. She founded the company By Design Development Solutions, helping authors and entrepreneurs translate their unique subject matter expertise into consumer learning products that cause positive transformation. With over 12 years of experience in teaching, instructional design, program management, and educational evaluation, Alaina has proudly served industry experts in higher education, diversity and inclusion, finance, victim services, real estate, healthcare, and software development. When Alaina is not building learning products, you can find her renovating houses, taking long walk-and-talks with friends, and working out with her 82-year-old mentor. Connect with Alaina on LinkedIn, Instagram or via her website: www.Bydesigndevelopmentsolutions.com Episode Links: Build vs Buy - https://medium.com/adobetech/when-to-build-vs-buy-enterprise-platform-risks-benefits-and-considerations-fea358449b30 Transfer Success - https://www.td.org/insights/transfer-success-is-manageable-but-how Work Learning Research - https://www.worklearning.com/ 5 moments of need - https://www.5momentsofneed.com/bob-mosher.htm?utm_source=pocket_mylist LnD Playbook for the Digital Age - https://www.td.org/books/l-ds-playbook-for-the-digital-age Consumer behaviour - https://www.omniconvert.com/blog/consumer-behavior-in-marketing-patterns-types-segmentation/ ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
54 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
The Community One
Our guests this week are Nicky Hoyland and Emma Roberts. Nicky Hoyland is CEO and co-founder of Huler she describes herself as a tech, UX and data nerd. What she does have is an unwavering passion for a people first approach to work tech. If you haven’t caught it, her session at the Learning Technology Digital Exchange is an excellent watch. You can find Nicky on LinkedIn and Twitter: https://twitter.com/thenickyh https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickyhoyland/ Our second guest is Emma Roberts. Emma is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Chester and Director of Learning Teaching and Transition. That’s as well as being the Vice Chair of Tydden Mon (Tythen Mon) a charity which has been supporting adults with learning disabilities. Emma is also on Twitter and LinkedIn https://twitter.com/dremrobs https://www.linkedin.com/in/dremroberts/ Episode Links: Clap for Carers - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-52143223 Onboarding - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onboarding Community Development - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_development Engineering Serendipity - https://www.hbs.edu/ris/Publication%20Files/20-058_39f454e9-bef0-4bed-bfa8-526e90601ade.pdf Google Offices - https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkelly/2021/05/06/google-announces-a-hybrid----return-to-work-plan-including-both-remote-and-in-office-options/?sh=31d4cdca3831&utm_source=pocket_mylist https://blog.google/inside-google/life-at-google/hybrid-approach-work/?utm_source=pocket_myl - ist LTDX - https://app.swapcard.com/event/learningtechnologies/planning/UGxhbm5pbmdfNDk2OTQz ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com.
41 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
The Flexible Job Design One
Asli Derya is an experienced L&D lead with an extensive knowledge of learning design and digital learning. Asli has been working in L&D in the past 8 years with in-house L&D teams in a number of industries and roles, before landing on the digital learning space. Asli is currently the Learning Design Director at Imperial College Business School. Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asli-derya-assoc-cipd-3b05014a/ Gemma is a learning designer for The Opportunity Group. She has 10 years of experience in L&D and is self taught in the area of Digital learning. Gemma has experience in both facilitating training courses, designing training materials and working with digital learning tools. Gemma has worked mainly in regulated environments dealing with compliance training but has now moved into the world of Apprenticeships and looking at ways we can help people achieve lifelong learning. Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gemma-wells21/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gemw21 Homeworking in the UK - https://wiserd.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Homeworking%20in%20the%20UK_Report_Final_3.pdf Invisible Women - https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1113605/invisible-women/9781784706289.html WEP Schools reopening - https://www.womensequality.org.uk/statement_schools_reopening CIPD Planning for hybrid working - https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/relations/flexible-working/planning-hybrid-working Managing in a VUCA world - https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/managing-vuca-world.htm What is SMART working - https://www.actiu.com/en/articles/news/samrtworking-flexibility-in-the-way-of-working/ Job sharing at the executive level - https://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/content/features/job-sharing-at-the-executive-level Top tips on taking on a job share - https://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/content/features/top-tips-for-taking-on-or-managing-a-job-share Take up of shared parental leave - https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/take-up-ofshared-parental-leave-last-year-exceptionally-low/ The elearning network - https://elearningnetwork.org/ ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
37 minutes | Jun 29, 2021
The Learning Challenge One
This week’s guests are Ros Stephens and Jo Royce. Ros is an award-winning lesbian photographer, based in London. She’s been heard on Women's hour, BBC NI, BBC Essex and the East End Women Activists archive at the Bishopsgate Institute. Ros lives with her two kitties, her bass guitar and her bike and loves all aspects of photography. Jo Royce is a people-curious lover of learning, coaching and creativity. Currently Global Director of Marketing Capabilities @ Unilever, Ros is Women in Advertising and Communications, Leadership member; a coach, mentor, and teaches & learns as much as I can, on the side. Links Ros's Photography site https://www.rosalindstephens.com/ The book HELP! https://www.waterstones.com/book/help/oliver-burkeman/9781784709655 Edward Hopper https://www.edwardhopper.net/ Online Calendar tips https://www.calendar.com/blog/advantages-online-calendar/ Kanban https://www.atlassian.com/agile/kanban
47 minutes | Mar 30, 2021
The Voiceover One
For many years, Pilar Orti has run her voiceover career in parallel to all her other ventures. She ran a small theatre company for ten years, and then became a trainer, facilitator and consultant. Her voiceover credits include the Spanish voice of the WiiFit and GoJetters' Xuli. She's now also a podcast host, having been hosting the 21st Century Work Life podcast for Virtual not Distant for five years, and co-hosting My Pocket Psych and Facilitation Stories (IAF England and Wales). Pilar's now looking into how in-house podcasting can help companies create a sense of community amongst their dispersed employees. Find out more: https://www.virtualnotdistant.com/ and http://www.adventuresinpodcasting.com/ Katelyn Dawn, as well as being a singer-songwriter who has been performing and recording her own songs since 2004, also has a background in digital media design including web & graphic design and film and has been a freelance designer for years. Katelyn decided to combine all her interests and dive into a career in voiceover in 2019. She built her recording studio in 2019 and sought out training at Edge Studio who are industry leaders in voiceover training. With over 16 years of experience recording and editing vocals, Katelyn has thousands of hours at the microphone singing and voice acting. Katelyn is interested in narrating eLearning because it is a unique area of voiceover where one can actively help people learn. Website: https://www.katelyndawnvo.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katelyn-dawn-%F0%9F%8E%99-voice-over-525b521ab/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katelyndawnvo/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katelyndawnvo Twitter: https://twitter.com/katelyndawnvo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-INNeAAS5gGnJkAh4JTglw Music: https://www.katelyndawnmusic.com/ Episode Links: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1075547018759345 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5132380/ https://www.world-voices.org/ https://theelearningcoach.com/elearning_design/the-art-of-writing-great-voice-over-scripts/ https://www.voicecrafters.com/blog/how-to-format-a-script-for-a-voice-over/ https://womentalkingaboutlearning.com/2021/02/23/the-passion-one/ ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com.
41 minutes | Mar 23, 2021
The Communication One
Sarah Ratcliff is passionate about engaging learners to ‘want to learn’. An expert in Virtual Classrooms and awarded Learning Professional of the Year Gold in 2020. Always happy to chatter about learning and helping people maximise their potential. Twitter: Sarah Ratcliff (@splant33) / Twitter LinkedIn: Sarah Ratcliff Assoc. CIPD, FLPI | LinkedIn Website: www.sarahratcliff.com Janet Webb is a freelance Learning and OD consultant. She helps people to understand what’s going on psychologically, that manifests in helpful or unhelpful behaviour, having been exploring this personally and professionally since 1992. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.janetwebbconsulting.co.uk LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/janetwebblandod Twitter: https://twitter.com/jwebbconsulting ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com.
40 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
The Negative One
Hooked on learning and passionate about driving business forward, Aimee-Jayne Young is all about helping people make the most of their careers. With a keen interest in performance consulting, learning technology and employee experience, Aimee brings an enthusiastic yet measured point of view on learning and development and where it needs to go for the future. Aimee has experience working in the field of L&D research, HR strategy, learning technologies, professional services, retail and industry and commerce. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aimeejayneyoung Ellis Taylor is a Consultant Learning Technologist, and co-founder of Pea Consultancy, along with her trusty rescue dog Ernie, and partner Matt. Ellis has been helping businesses in the e-learning sector for the last four years, working with both private enterprises and in education, with particular focus on staff training and upskilling. Her previous clients have included Tier 1 banking institutions and Russell Group universities, as well as much smaller businesses and charity groups. You can contact Ellis on LinkedIn or through peaconsultancy.com Episode Links: https://hbr.org/2020/03/the-contagion-we-can-control https://www.paulekman.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Basic-Emotions.pdf https://daretolead.brenebrown.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Glossary-of-Key-Language-Skills-and-Tools-from-DTL.pdf https://ggia.berkeley.edu/practice/three-good-things https://womentalkingaboutlearning.com/2021/02/23/the-passion-one/ http://sacraparental.com/2016/05/14/everyday-misogyny-122-subtly-sexist-words-women/ ========================================================= You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
38 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
The Compilation One
This episode contains clips from the previous 17 episodes that have meant the most to our host, Andrew Jacobs. The blog post mentioned about International Women's Day is here: https://wp.me/p1NUDi-2bF ================================================ You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com.
44 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
The Conference One
Dana James-Edwards is a Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Specialist and has an independent consultancy - https://www.diversitydana.com/ - and has been established for almost 6 years. E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter @DiversityDana Instagram @DiversityDana Linked In in/diversitydana Rita Sookrit is a learning strategist and has been working in learning for a number of years in a range of roles and organisations, most recently in Canada but also in Saudi and Belgium. Rita consults with global clients in various industries, helping them shape and foster workflow learning. She brings extensive experience in building, inspiring, and developing high performing L&D teams. Rita is currently collaborating with an organisation to digitise their learning strategy, and help drive employee engagement. She builds partnerships to develop cutting edge L&D solutions that address business and human needs. LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/rita-sookrit/ Kate Graham has worked in L&D and HR for over 15 years. In her role with Fosway Group, she works with organisations using HR, talent and learning technologies to feed into the research agenda and extend Fosway’s Corporate Research Network. In addition, Kate is social chair of the world's leading L&D event, Learning Technologies, co-host of Learning Now TV and a regular contributor to the Training Journal podcast. She is also a seasoned awards judge and long-time contributor and writer for numerous industry publications as well as co-founder of the #womeninlearning movement. LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/kategraham23/ Twitter https://twitter.com/kategraham23 Episode Links: https://austinkleon.com/show-your-work https://www.linkedin.com/in/donaldhtaylor https://shots.net/news/view/the-imposter-virus-and-why-hurt-people-hurt-people https://www.linkedin.com/posts/learningpro_networking-tool-learningpro-activity-6755079737305042944-izNt https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12210548/ ================================ You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via email@example.com.
48 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
The Passion One
Jayne Harrison is a qualified executive coach and has over 25 years’ experience in the people development field in mainly leadership and career development. She is interested in what makes people tick, why they choose the work they do and general wellbeing. She has just launched the #WellbeingWednesdays series which examines how to stay well (particularly during a pandemic) paying attention to mind, body, soul and work. She has recently qualified in vegan nutrition and in her spare time she’s usually in the kitchen, ‘veganizing’ her favourite dishes. Food is definitely a passion, as are her dogs and dancing (and sometimes all at once on a Friday listening to Radio 1). LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayneharrisonpeakpotential Twitter: @JayneHarrison3 Web: https://peakpotentialltd.co.uk/ Lorna set up little tent because she believed that there was a better way for business to work for people and to shape work for herself. Little tent offers coaching and people and change consultancy to organisations and leaders who want to make positive, impactful, change happen. She describes Little Tent as her passion project, livelihood and contribution to making work better for everyone. When she’s not running Little Tent, she sings a bit – a passion that’s brought more to her world of work and beyond than she would ever have imagined. Website: Littletent.co.uk Twitter: @reallornaleeson https://www.linkedin.com/in/lornaleeson/ Episode Links: Scott Galloway Passion Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jIia7aXins Cal Newport blog - https://www.calnewport.com/blog/ Brené Brown - https://brenebrown.com/ Judith Glaser Conversational Intelligence - https://www.conversationalintelligence.com/images/pdf/Sums-Conversational-Intelligence.pdf Susan David - https://www.susandavid.com/ Marilyn Waring - https://www.marilynwaring.com/ Mariana Mazzucato - https://marianamazzucato.com/ Amy Cuddy - https://ideas.ted.com/inside-the-debate-about-power-posing-a-q-a-with-amy-cuddy/ Kim Scott Radical Candour - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLBDkz0TwLM Ikigai - https://jaspreettehara.org/2019/06/21/ikigai/ Life Wheel - https://positivepsychology.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/The-Wheel-of-Life.pdf ================================ You can contact Women Talking About Learning through our website, womentalkingaboutlearning.com We’re on Twitter @WTAL_Podcast You can buy us a coffee to support Women Talking About Learning via Ko-Fi. Or you can email us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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