Start of the series on AI and L&D

This is the start of a series on AI in L&D. The series is exploring what people are doing now with AI, what people are thinking about, and what people are learning.

In this episode, we kick off the series where Robin does an interview with ChatGPT on transforming learning at work. The voice is generated by ElevenLabs.

If you are interested, it might be easier to read the blog post along with the podcast, than listening to the computer generated voice.

Modern learning ecosystems with JD Dillon

JD Dillon joins the Learning While Working to discuss his modern learning ecosystem framework and its importance in a constantly changing environment. JD delves into tactics for influencing different departments, reinforcement and retention mechanisms, and why we need to eliminate the need for formal learning.

Leading change in hybrid work environments with Amanda Page

Amanda Page joins the show to discuss the possibilities of leading change in hybrid work environments. Amanda Page is a change expert and coach. She works with leaders across different industries to accelerate change. Tune in as we unpack strategies for change management, building a sense of belonging in the workplace, setting boundaries, and change management training.

Strategies for navigating complexity with Greg Evans

In this episode, we explore adaptive leadership with Greg Evans from the Nous Group. We will delve into the challenges organisations face in developing adaptive capabilities and how learning and development professionals can play a pivotal role in addressing these challenges. Greg shares his insights on designing effective learning experiences, fostering a culture of adaptability, and leveraging techniques like the case-in-point approach for meaningful growth.

Increasing learning retention with Sheila B. Robinson

Retrieval practice is a technique used in teaching as a way of getting people to generate ideas and think actively. In this episode of the Learning While Working podcast we are joined by an expert in this field, Sheila B. Robinson, who is a speaker, educator, and consultant. We discuss some key retention strategies, how to incorporate them into your learning design, the benefits of the ‘Spacing Effect’, and Sheila’s top advice with where to begin.

Using learning campaigns to effectively drive behaviour change with Lynne McNamee

Lynne is a learning experience designer and marketing professional. She joins the Learning While Working podcast to discuss the intersection of marketing and learning, and how the principles of marketing can be applied to learning. It is a fascinating topic where we also delve into the role of learning campaigns, ways to personalise learning from personas, and catering for the next generation.

Develop the skills of your people with Malcolm Taylor

Malcom Taylor, the Senior People Development Manager at Met Office UK joins the Learning While Working podcast to talk about how they have established the People Framework as a way to support the learning and development of their staff. It was a fascinating conversation where we also delved into the role of openness and trust, how to be seen as more than just a training department, what makes a ‘Good Met Office Citizen’, and Conole’s 7 Cs of learning.

Increasing employee performance with David James

David James joins the show to discuss the potential of collaborative learning, and the misconception that it is more difficult than other approaches to digital learning. Tune in as David shares examples of collaborative learning in practice, why collaborative learning is often the best solution in L&D, and how to use technology so it can help with performance and results.

Augmented reality for learning with Rustica Lamb

Rustica Lamb joins the Learning While Working podcast to delve into a fascinating AR project Rustica is creating, and how L&D experts can get started with Augmented Reality. The conversations explore the current landscape of how you can implement augmented reality, Rustica’s own personal experience of testing out different AR solutions, and models of learning through Web3.

Rethinking online assessments as social experiences with Todd Moran

Todd Moran joins the Learning While Working podcast to talk about the social aspect of assessment including peer assessment, handling pushback from learning designers and other stakeholders, and some more effective methods of online assessments that quizzes.