Coding or dancing what does it matter for future employability.

Guest blog by Farah Van Bulck It may sound strange when I say that you might equally prepare your children for the future by sending them to dance classes or code camp.   Why do I say that? From experience as a dancer who started dancing when I was four and went to a CoderDojo whenContinue reading “Coding or dancing what does it matter for future employability.”

Are digital skills overrated to thrive in the future?

The debate surrounding the digital skills gap has accelerated in recent years. However, depending on how the digital divide is perceived and which drivers are leading the debate, our focus might take a different direction. Only when we understand this and speak the same language we can propose solutions. And, those might have nothing toContinue reading “Are digital skills overrated to thrive in the future?”

The Metaverse is the end of HRTech, EdTech and MarkTech

Metaverse and Phygital have suddenly become a hype in recent months. Rightly so, because they open doors to the learning organisations that already see the future at a higher level. However, the use of technology to bridge the digital world and the physical world is nothing new, yet we see that the pandemic was aContinue reading “The Metaverse is the end of HRTech, EdTech and MarkTech”

Gig-workers provide cross-fertilisation of knowledge in the larger ecosystem. 

A job for life is one of the last things millennials and Generation Z are looking for. Today’s youth want to see their own values and standards reflected in their work. As well as young people largely redrawing the future of work, we are seeing the ever-growing freelance and gig economy having an ever –Continue reading “Gig-workers provide cross-fertilisation of knowledge in the larger ecosystem. ”

Learning Strategies for Continuous Improvement

The company of the future will need to embrace a positive attitude to sustainable learning strategies no matter how delayered, disrupted, outsourced, digitized or virtualized they are.  We need to focus on those companies that are preparing themselves today for the future of tomorrow.   Growth is not only a financial measure but encompasses the whole companyContinue reading “Learning Strategies for Continuous Improvement”

Training vs Learning

Recently a friend asked me about my profession as I changed my LinkedIn tagline to “Lean and Social Learning” expert. Apparently still many people active in L&D believe that their job is to “train” people in order to make them successful in their job. Do they not realize that when you train people the odds are big that they don’t learn at all, moreover that they will not change the way they perform their jobs?