Learning How to Learn (Highly Recommended)

A month or so ago, I completed the Learning How to Learn course on Coursera. It is taught by Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski. I eventually ended up picking up one of Dr Oakley's books, and I'm really enjoying it. I will write a review of that later. I did LHTL because anything … Continue reading Learning How to Learn (Highly Recommended)


Lead the way, Google!

I admire Google for its "people operations"- they were among the first companies to try practical applications of data to HR. They were pioneers in this area. Google was also the first Silicon Valley biggies to publish its diversity data. Of course, the cool benefits that Google started have become de rigeur in the IT … Continue reading Lead the way, Google!

Skills for the future

There is only one thing that almost all companies, HR practitioners, and employees agree on - the world of work is changing, and fast. Technology has transformed entire industries, disrupted all major organizations, and the only constant is change. Between the pace of technological change, market demands, and geo-political pressures, companies are changing fast, and … Continue reading Skills for the future

Do you Kahoot!

Yesterday I reviewed Kahoot!, a game-based platform for teachers and facilitators to run live quizzes, discussions and surveys. The host creates and displays a quiz, participants respond from their own devices. It is quite effective to evaluate and reinforce conceptual understanding. Gamification and game-based learning has been around for some time, and it is getting … Continue reading Do you Kahoot!