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Feb 13, 2024

We often hear that learning and development needs a ‘seat at the table’. But how do we get there? How do we build credibility, tackle real issues, and demonstrate value?

In this week’s episode of The Mind Tools L&D Podcast Ross and Owen are joined by author, academic and L&D pro Dr Keith Keating to discuss:

  • Whether L&D are changemakers or order takers
  • How we change the perception of L&D
  • The extent to which L&D pros must sell themselves, their ideas and their profession.

During the discussion, Ross G referenced To Sell is Human by Dan Pink.

Keith’s book is The Trusted Learning Advisor, available now from Amazon (US / UK).

In ‘What I Learned This Week’, Owen gave a glittering endorsement of a sensational new science fiction writer (Ross G). Subscribe for updates.

Ross recommended alternative movie posters, collected in a thread from All The Right Movies.

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If you'd like to share your thoughts on this episode, connect with our speakers:

·       Ross Garner

·       Owen Ferguson

·       Dr Keith Keating