The Time Has Come…!
Apologies I haven’t been posting much here over the pandemic—I’ve been that busy! And most of that is because the coaching aspect of my consulting business has been taking off like a rocket over the last five years. In fact, I am thrilled to announce that going forward I will be focusing on my performance/presentation […]
Exciting News! Check Out My Updated FREE Digital Learning Overview Course
Looking for some guidance on the process of creating Digital Learning (eLeaning and more)? Not sure what you need or where to start? I’ve got you covered. Take a few minutes now to check out the updated version of my popular Digital Learning Overview Course. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and it will give […]
How to Stay Relevant (and Sane) in Hard Times
The pandemic has resulted in a lot of people losing jobs, or being asked to take on new responsibilities. And even without a global health crisis, sometimes we can all feel overwhelmed and burned out by the demands of our careers. I created this little video to remind us all how we can rebalance the […]
Another Year of Public Performance Presentation Skills Success
As you may know, I am on the faculty at Western Colorado University, in the Graduate Creative Writing Program. For the last four years I have coached grad student creative writers (poets, genre novelists, and now screenwriters) on Public Performance presentation skills during the department’s summer intensive in beautiful Gunnison, CO. Each year I have […]
ATD eLearning SIG Meeting on The Rise of Web-Based Development Tools
On July 26th, ATD NYC eLearning SIG co-chair Mark Cassetta and I gave a standing-room-only session on The Rise of Web-Based Development Tools. Mark gave an excellent demo of the web-based tool Adapt. And I followed up with a brief look at the Rise web-based tool included with the Articulate 360 suite. There are of […]
Teaching Presentation Skills to Graduate Student Poets and Novelists
This was my second year as a member of the graduate creative writing faculty at Western State Colorado University, in Gunnison, Colorado. I was first hired in 2016 by my Harvard classmate David Rothman, head of the program and of the poetry concentration, to teach a summer intensive on presentation skills to second-year grad student […]
New eLearning Overview Built with Articulate Rise Featuring Fully Responsive Design!
It’s a great time to be creating eLearning; development tools continue to evolve, and a new player on the scene is a real game-changer–especially if you need high quality mobile learning. As if Storyline wasn’t great enough, with their new Articulate 360 suite, Articulate now offers us Articulate Rise. The main difference between Storyline and […]
Recap of Recent ATD NYC eLearning SIG Sessions
As you may know, I’ve been co-chairing ATD NYC’s eLearning Special Interest Group (SIG) for a few years now; first with Enid Crystal of BlackRock, and now with Mark Cassetta of RBC. We put a lot of work into our sessions, and attendees tell us they get a lot out of them. In March, we […]
Class Up Your Learning With Free Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art!
In case you missed this news item in February, I decided to do a quick blog post about it. Those of us creating a lot of eLearning content (and training materials in general) are always looking for inexpensive–or better, FREE–stock images to enliven our learning content. True, the new Articulate 360 Suite includes a Content […]