Archive for the Learning Category


Are you chunking your content?

In response to a question from one of my readers, here is an overview of the chunking principle and how to apply it to your content marketing. What is chunking?  That depends on whether you ask a writer or a psychologist or an adult training specialist.  It depends on whether you’re talking about a context […]

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Tuesday Tool Time: 13 Special Reports!

I’m going to stretch the definition of “tool” a bit today and tell you about a free report giveaway organized by my friend and JV partner, Rick Cooper. Rick regularly shares great articles and other information from various experts on one of his websites.  Recently he set up this special giveaway and invited 12 experts to […]

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Thoughtful Thursdays: Learning in the Digital Era

Here’s a very thoughtful slide presentation about learning and what is changing in the digital era. Take Another Look Around from Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano Discussions about learning are nothing new. But so much has changed — and continues to change at a very rapid pace — that our education system is being effected in a […]

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“The Curse of Knowledge”

Are you underestimating the gap between what you know and what your audience knows? Chip and Dan Heath described this as “the curse of knowledge” in their book, Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. I’ve seen the concept played out often in my years of working in IT support, technical training, and […]

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