Nov 21, 2023
Instructional designer and author Julie Dirksen’s first book, Design for How People Learn, is a core text here at Mind Tools Towers. So we couldn’t wait to speak to her about her follow-up: Talk to the Elephant: Design Learning for Behavior Change.
This week on The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, Julie joins Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson to discuss:
During the discussion, Ross referenced an article on willpower from the American Psychological Association. A word of caution, this is from 2012.
Owen referenced Ferinand F Fournies’ book Coaching for improved work performance.
In ‘What I Learned this Week’, Owen discussed the CMI’s report ‘Taking responsibility – Why UK PLC needs better managers’.
Ross discussed the collective names for animals, from X user @CulturalTutor.
Owen also promoted Ross’ newsletter, The L&D Dispatch, and we mentioned a recent post on how to reduce the cost of compliance training.
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