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Learning Dialogue

It doesn’t seem like it’s only 1 week ago that we were kicking off the 2nd L&D Connect Unconference (#ldcu)… If you missed it there’s a Storify you can read and my good friend Sukh Pabial (@sukhpabial) wrote a pretty comprehensive piece here with links to other post-LDCU blogs. For reference, I wrote the post … Continue reading

A Social Learning Masterclass

Today I was at the Positive Psychology in Application event (#PPIA) run by Sukh Pabial. Sukh has already shared very generously lots of information on Positive Psychology on his blog so I won’t try to write about the subject matter as such.  Do look out for blogs from #PPIA especially from the event bloggers @martincouzins & @mervyndinnen. Instead, let me share … Continue reading

Shwopping Learning

Walking to the L&D Connect Unconference at @LBiLondon this week I passed the above installation being erected against the walls of the Truman Brewery. The walls of the building are being covered in used clothing to mark the start of Oxfam’s Shwopping Campaign in partnership with M&S.The brisk wind was lifting the garments, giving a sense of natural order and belonging to the … Continue reading


Some things make you react. @naturalgrump recently wrote about this here. Before you read any further please do take a read through his post above as it’s very relevant for what comes next! A Twitter Reaction This morning’s twitter stream soon filled with the CIPD 2011 Social Media conference.  I’d forgotten exactly what was on the agenda … Continue reading

It’s all about community

In the past week I’ve attended 2 great professional gatherings – the EMCC London Network & the ConnectingHR Unconference. Although quite different in overall focus, both have challenged the conventions of most professional networks by following 4 simple principles : Volunteer led The community itself creates the agenda The community networks to learn and develop … Continue reading