Leading Learning - The Show for Leaders in the Business of Lifelon...

Leading Learning is the show for leaders and aspiring leaders in the business of continuing education, professional development, and lifelong learn...

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In recent years, there’s been a significant surge in the level of investment flowing into educational technology companies. And with no signs of this letting up in the near future, it’s an investment niche that’s critical to the market for lifelong learning. In this episode of the Leading Learni...
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It’s been a while since Jeff’s book, Leading the Learning Revolution: The Expert's Guide to Capitalizing on the Exploding Lifelong Education Market was published but the key concepts behind it remain highly relevant and are fundamental to running a successful learning business. That’s because th...
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As a long trusted source of education for legal professionals, the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) is committed to providing high-quality continuing education opportunities to a diverse group of learners. And one of the leaders working to ensure this happens is LSO’s director of continuing professi...
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What do you get when you provide a learning experience that’s truly meaningful? According to this week’s guests on the podcast, Nancy Bacon and Mark Nilles, you create something “learningful”. And when it comes to creating impactful, “learningful” conferences, these two have teamed up to share w...
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There are three goals at the heart of almost all learning businesses: reach, revenue, and impact. Reaching the right audience, generating revenue, and of course, making an impact. And getting each of these areas to work together is key to delivering value and achieving success. In this episode o...
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To be curious is to be human. It’s what drives us to further explore the unknown and discover what we don’t know, which means it plays a vital role in learning and engagement. Because of that, you’d expect curiosity to be something that’s encouraged by leaders and organizations. But all too ofte...
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Whether or not most of us are even aware of it, communities exist in practically all aspects of our lives and they can have a profound impact on learning. And, as this week’s guest, co-founder of the Community Roundtable, Rachel Happe puts it, “Communities are just-in-time learning mechanisms—th...
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When it comes to the market for lifelong learning, pricing is a key component of success. But what is the "right" or "best" price for a particular product or offering? There is no black and white answer and because of that, pricing is an area many learning businesses struggle with. In this episo...
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In Part II of our very first two-part interview, we continue the conversation with Jeff De Cagna, respected contrarian thinker on the future of associating and associations, about a topic all leaders in the business of lifelong learning need to be thinking about: artificial intelligence.  In Par...
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With artificial intelligence (AI) being one of the top technologies already positioned to transform and disrupt just about every aspect of our lives, including the future of work and learning, it’s a topic that we could all use some foresight on. And return guest, Jeff De Cagna, executive adviso...
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Marketing is an integral part of any successful learning business—it is after all, one of the five domains in our Learning Business Maturity Model™. But it’s particularly important to understand digital marketing and how to generate and convert Web traffic into sales. If you aren’t familiar with...
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Small groups, loosely connected, but united by a common purpose. This is the simple formula behind Greg Satell’s research that is essential to follow for anyone looking to make an impact and change the world. Greg is one of the world’s leading experts on innovation and transformational change an...
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As learning businesses, it’s safe to say that most are striving to move the needle in the field, profession, or industry they serve through large-scale impact. However, it’s reasonable to assume that a single organization won’t be as effective in achieving that as multiple organizations in partn...
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Artificial intelligence. It’s one of the biggest issues impacting the world and it’s going to have major implications for learning businesses.  The key is making sure you’re tuned in to the topic and prepared for the accompanying changes on the horizon for learners in your particular field or in...
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As an internationally renowned blogger, Harold Jarche is focused on providing actionable insights for organizations related to learning, work, and innovation. He’s best known for his approach to Personal Knowledge Mastery (PKM), which helps professionals become knowledge catalysts through a cont...
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Gary Cokins, founder and CEO of Analytics-Based Performance Management, LLC, is an internationally recognized expert in performance improvement systems, advanced cost management, and predictive business analytics.  He’s also a speaker and co-author of Predictive Business Analytics: Forward Looki...
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With a new year upon us, it’s likely that many of us are thinking about ways to grow and improve. And when it comes to professional growth, we at Leading Learning want to make sure listeners are aware of just a few of the resources we have available that can support an ongoing process of learnin...
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As Executive Vice President of Engagement and Learning Innovation at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants —the world’s largest accounting and finance professional organization—return guest, Clar Rosso has perhaps one of the biggest continuing education and professi...
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For almost a decade, trend curator and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, Rohit Bhargava, has published a list of the top “non-obvious” trends that he believes will shape the business world in the year to come. And just last week, the ninth edition in the annual book series, Non-Obvious: ...
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As the first episode of 2019, we thought it would be the perfect time to look ahead and focus on the areas that will undoubtedly impact the market for lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional development.  We recently surveyed learning businesses to see where they’re planning to...
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