Podcast 183 — L&D... for L&D

Working in L&D, we spend a lot of time focusing on the development of others. But how much time do we spend thinking about our own development?

Written by Ross Garner
Published 25 February 2020
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Podcast 183 — L&D... for L&D

This week on the Good Practice Podcast, Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson are joined by Lightbulb Moment's Jo Cook.

In the episode we discuss:

  • the benefits of formal training for L&D professionals
  • the value of experience over expertise
  • how people working in L&D can support each other.

 

Show notes

The book Owen recommends is Shape Up by Ryan Singer, and it can be found at: https://basecamp.com/shapeup

The article Jo mentions regarding the demise (or not) of the smartphone is available at: https://www.trustedreviews.com/opinion/fast-charge-over-for-smartphones-3973705

The Exponent podcast can be found at: exponent.fm

How Will You Measure Your Life by Clayton Christensen is available at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/How-Will-Measure-Your-Life/dp/0007449151

To find out more about Jo's work, head over to her website: https://www.lightbulbmoment.online/ 

 

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About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Head of Learning Experience
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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