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
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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