Tool: Continuous Learning Canvas

Tool: Continuous Learning Canvas

Use this A3 canvas to help commit to a process of continuous learning and development. Supporting you to stretch, explore and grow.  Download the Continuous Learning Canvas here.  Welcome! I hope you enjoy these articles, infographics & cartoons. Please stay in...
These People Helped Make Learn2Learn a Reality

These People Helped Make Learn2Learn a Reality

Thanks to the amazing generosity of the L&D community, the Learn2Learn crowdfunding campaign exceeded its target and the app is on track to be launched in April 2017!!! It has been inspiring and humbling to see so many people pledge their own money to help others...
Use the Zeigarnik Effect to Learn

Use the Zeigarnik Effect to Learn

Our story begins in an Austrian café. It was in that café that Bluma Zeigarnik, a young Lithuanian psychology student, met with her professor. And it was there that one of them noticed something unusual about the waiters. These waiters memorised their customers’...
Perception Test – Don’t Believe What You See

Perception Test – Don’t Believe What You See

If you’re not one of the 20 million or so people who have taken the ‘Awareness Test’, it’s definitely worth a few minutes of your time…As you can see, you can’t always trust your brain. It doesn’t give us an accurate image of what’s out in the world… it can’t really....
How Willpower Sucks Your Brain

How Willpower Sucks Your Brain

In 1996 a simple experiment using chocolate & radishes created a new understanding about willpower. Roy Baumeister and his colleagues gave participants a plate full of chocolate and radishes. They were then split into three groups, each with different...
How Nadal Learns from Experience

How Nadal Learns from Experience

One of my main takeaways from a recent presentation by Charles ’70:20:10′ Jennings was a performance boosting technique used by Rafael Nadal. I’m not into sport, but Nadal’s technique can be used by anybody in almost any field. Nadal is renowned for religiously...
Video: How Memory Works

Video: How Memory Works

One of my first recorded presentations while I still worked for DeakinCo, many years ago now :). On the neuroscience of memory and learning. I’d explain it slightly differently now but it holds pretty true.  Welcome! I hope you enjoy these articles, infographics...