Book Review: On Your Mark – From First Word to First Draft in Six Weeks

On Your Mark - From First Word to First Draft in Six WeeksAt the 2015 ATD-ICE conference, I sat in on a presentation given by Cathy Fyock. She spoke about the importance of writing for your career. More importantly, she spoke about getting a book written in the shortest amount of time possible. As she noted in her presentation, she wanted to model that behavior and wrote her book, On Your Mark: From First Word to First Draft in Six Weeks. Yes, she did it in six weeks. There is lots of good advice in this book.  Read the rest of this entry

Book Review: Smart Social Media – Your Guide to Becoming a Highly Paid Social Media Manager

Smart Social Media - Your Guide to Becoming a Highly Paid Social Media ManagerJust getting my new business off the ground, I thought I could benefit from all the advice I could get.  Lasse Rouhiainen’s book, Smart Social Media – Your Guide to Becoming a Highly Paid Social Media Manager, proved to have some gems hidden in it. I will capitalize on his advice as I develop a business to help others figure out how to leverage social media. Read the rest of this entry

What I learned at the #SUNYCIT conference

What I learned at the #SUNYCITI just got back from the 2015 SUNY Conference for Instruction and Technology. It was a great opportunity to learn new things and discover ways to improve upon the SUNY JCC way. I also had an opportunity to connect with peers across SUNY. Here are the sessions I attended:

Wednesday, 27 May, 2015

Thursday, 28 May, 2015

Friday, 29 May, 2015

This a highly informative conference. I can’t wait to share what I have learned. If you have questions about any of these topics, please contact me.

#ATD2015 Keynote: Erik Wahl

ATD Keynote: Erik WahlWhen I stepped into the last session of the ATD Conference, I was not prepared for what I saw. I did not know who Erik Wahl was or what he did. But I am now a fan. This guy impressed me with his message and skill. It was a great way to end a great conference. Read the rest of this entry

#ATD2015 Session: Training gets a trim – Microlearning for a new workforce

Training gets a trim - Microlearning forLooking for ideas on how to create thin-sliced content for JCC faculty, I was looking for ideas and strategies to apply. I decided to attend Alex Khurgin’s ATD Conference session on microlearning. Alex Khurgin, Creative Director for Grovo, gave a highly entertaining and informative presentation on microlearning. Microlearning is learning through small, focused, accessible bits of content. Create better learning and performance outcomes for everyone while spending less time and money doing it. Read the rest of this entry

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