'

Blog

Straightforward Learning Analytics with Trish Uhl

In this episode of the Learning While Working podcast, Robin chats with Trish Uhl about the importance of using a variety of evidence-based approaches when considering the impact of learning. Trish also emphasises the importance of using proven tools and logic frameworks to gather data and draw conclusions more efficiently without reinventing the wheel.

Increasing Learners’ Motivation with Austin Welch

In this episode, Robin chats with Austin Welch about how to increase learners’ motivation. In the podcast, Austin shares how the three key ingredients of intrinsic motivation can be applied to create educational and compulsory training videos that are informative, yet entertaining and engaging for the audience

Does L&D really need to be using design thinking with Arun Pradhan

In this episode, Robin is joined by returning guest Arun Pradhan, an expert in design thinking and learning. After seeing a recent post Arun published on LinkedIn regarding the overuse of design thinking and co-design, we invited him back to further explore this topic and ways that L&D teams can begin to use co-design tools more dynamically and effectively.

How leaders can foster a learning culture with Sumit Gupta

In this episode of the Learning While Working Podcast, Robin chats with Sumit Gupta who coaches leaders to overcome their biggest challenges and to create productive, enriching, and nourishing workplaces. Sumit shares his point of view on how leaders can foster a learning culture within workplaces and how nurturing one-on-one relationships with employees can help build trust and increase the motivation to learn.

Onboarding developers with Panos Siozos

In this episode, Robin chats with Panos Siozos, co-founder and CEO of LearnWorlds, an e-learning platform allowing companies and individuals to create their own online training school. He shares how the platform is used to onboard their own developers/technical staff, ways to encourage continued learning in a remote environment, and ways to streamline the creation of learning content for your courses.

Talent Pipelines in Tech with John Danner

In this episode of the Learning While Working podcast Robin chats with John Danner from Dunce Capital – a company focused on investing in the future of learning and work. In this episode, John shares his insights as to why tech companies need to be focused on developing their own talent pipeline as opposed to continuing to bid from a dwindling supply of senior engineers.

Why having a learning engine is important with Zachary Minott

In this podcast, Robin talks with Zachary Minott; a lead salesforce developer by day, a writer in his free time, and a life-long learner. In this episode, Zach shares what a learning engine is, the importance of creative problem solving, and why continually building upon your knowledge is crucial for expanding and improving your skills.

Fostering a learning culture in a tech company, with Toby Newman

This podcast is a conversation with Toby Newman from HERE Technologies about how to foster a learning culture. In the interview, Toby provides lots of examples of the strategies and approaches that Nigel Paine and Sonia Malik talk about in the previous interviews on learning cultures.

Why reskilling is now at the core of what L&D does, with Sonia Malik

In this podcast, Robin talks with Sonia Malik from IBM about reskilling your workforce. The conversation starts with Sonia talking about how the pandemic has put reskilling and learning at the core of organisations and the opportunity this has provided for L&D. We then move into talking about how organisations can plan for reskilling, to enable learning to be at the strategic core of an organisation and so learning becomes a core part of daily activity.

Future ways of working with Daniel Mottau

This is a podcast with Dan Mottau from RedBubble on Future ways of working. The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the world and is transforming how we work and live. Remote working has transformed many workspaces and employee’s lives and we are seeing the rise of hybrid workplaces. One of the key messages from this podcast is that hybrid workplaces are really about allowing people to work the way they want to and if organisations don't allow for that flexibility there are risks of losing employees.