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Why the words we use matter

I will tell you right now, I’m aggravated. This morning, I read stuff like this: “As more learning occurs online….” “What features of an online learning environment lead to better learning?” I also read some BS article on “Performance Support” … Continue reading

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What Instructional Designers Need to Know About “Funnels”

For the last 3-4 months I have been deeply engaged in learning, researching and playing with web analytics well beyond what I had been doing before. In my book ‘Learning on Demand‘ I address analytics, I have written for ASTD’s … Continue reading

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I have successfully failed many times

I have successfully failed many times. I’m not one of those people who want to tell you how much you learn in failure. I think success does wonders for the soul (not to be taken in any religious context at … Continue reading

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The Manifesto and Me

Ok…didn’t know I was going to do this, but its happening. I think its happening… I am a ‘trustee’ on the recent eLearning Manifesto put together by four people I deeply respect, along with a list of other trustees that … Continue reading

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We’re all experts – Except we have nothing to really show for it

* This post will have nothing to do with Learning on Demand * I’ve had a hard time writing lately because I’m trying my best to live and let live but the amount and quality of rhetoric floating around in … Continue reading

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Can conferences and events service industry better? Yes…they can!

I’ve been a speaker at learning technology events for the last eight years or so. I’ve published a book. I’ve chaired a large learning technology event and got my paws on some planning of the event. I feel like I’ve … Continue reading

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The digital media business model

—-Make Money—– ok…seriously, as part of my ongoing documentation on things I’m learning on the way to getting SlideJar off the ground, here’s the latest ‘aha’ that is ultimately shaping SlideJar’s ongoing development. Although the consumer in the digital media … Continue reading

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SlideJar’s Pivot

As I muck my way through getting SlideJar off the ground, I am learning so much from a handful of seasoned, smart and savvy entrepreneurs that I can honestly say my entire world view has drastically shifted. I can see … Continue reading

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My Brain’s Internet of Things

Somehow, someway, the stuff in my head is connected. They seem like they’re momentarily different things but I know they’re all connected. Lets start with my biggest project and the thing that consumes me day in and day out ‘SlideJar‘. … Continue reading

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A world of PDFs

Imagine that instead of the modern search engine, there was simply a directory of PDF’s. Imagine you thought the value of that directory of PDF’s that contain the world’s knowledgebase as high as, and equivalent to the Google. (Btw – … Continue reading

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