This Is Why Your Learning Budget Lands On the Chopping Block

Your personal budget woes can teach you a lot about your learning budget. When you run tight on funds, you get ruthless with your money. You divide your life into must-haves and nice-to-haves. Must-haves are those things you can’t run a household without. Mortgage...

Does It Matter Who Designs Learning Programs? Part 3 Of A 3-Part Series

In the first post of this series, I explained how the “language of business” isn’t really about the terms we use as learning and development (L&D) leaders. Rather it’s a failure of education. In the second post, I explained how to use education to change the...

The Language of Business: Do We Really Need To Know It? Part 1 Of A 3-Part Series

In the last couple of years, many learning and development (L&D) leaders have made a proclamation: “Learning professionals need to know and speak the language of business.” They claim that, since we obviously don’t already know it, we need to learn the language of...