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The market for continuing education, professional development, and lifelong learning is large and evolving rapidly. Competition is growing and learners have more options than ever. Leading Learning is the podcast for learning business leaders who want to thrive in this new landscape. Each week the hosts, Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, provide actionable insights based on their own deep experience and expertise or invite in experts and practitioners to share their perspectives.

The market for continuing education, professional development, and lifelong learning is large and evolving rapidly. Competition is growing and learners have more options than ever. Leading Learning is the podcast for learning business leaders who want to thrive in this new landscape. Each week the hosts, Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, provide actionable insights based on their own deep experience and expertise or invite in experts and practitioners to share their perspectives.
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The market for continuing education, professional development, and lifelong learning is large and evolving rapidly. Competition is growing and learners have more options than ever. Leading Learning is the podcast for learning business leaders who want to thrive in this new landscape. Each week the hosts, Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, provide actionable insights based on their own deep experience and expertise or invite in experts and practitioners to share their perspectives.

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Episodes

215: 3 Factors That Limit Sales of Education

12/3/2019
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When trying to understand what it takes to succeed in the education business –particularly when it comes to increasing sales – there are many factors to consider. And it usually doesn’t have anything to do with having the latest bells and whistles, or perhaps a huge catalog of offerings. In fact, what we’ve observed over two decades of extensive research and consulting, is that it typically comes down to three fundamental areas. In this episode, we examine the three factors that often...

Duration:00:18:58

214: Innovation and Credit for Prior Learning with Louis Soares of ACE

11/26/2019
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With more than two decades of experience in postsecondary education policy and practice, Louis Soares, Chief Learning and Innovation Officer for the American Council on Education (ACE), is a true innovator and thought leader on emerging trends in higher education. He has also published a number of important papers while at ACE, including The Post-traditional Learners Manifesto Revisited: Aligning Postsecondary Education with Real Life for Adult Student Success and Evolving Higher Education...

Duration:00:41:24

213: Diving into Deeper Learning with Dr. Patti Shank

11/19/2019
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As an internationally recognized learning designer, speaker, and researcher, Dr. Patti Shank uses evidence-based analysis aimed at improving training, learning, and performance outcomes. She was an award-winning contributing editor for Online Learning Magazine, research director for the eLearning Guild, and is a regular contributor to eLearning Industry. Patti is also author of the Deeper Learning series ­– Write and Organize for Deeper Learning, Practice and Feedback for Deeper Learning,...

Duration:00:50:04

212: After Action Live Review

11/12/2019
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With the launch of a new event recently behind us, we wanted to devote some time to reflect on the experience. And, as we have done with past Leading Learning events, we are utilizing the After Action Review (AAR) as a framework to guide that reflection process. For those that might not be aware, the new event - Live Review 2019 - was a two-day, entirely online offering that allowed participants a chance to get targeted demos from 14 learning platforms focused on learning businesses and...

Duration:00:25:02

211: Opening the Door to Lifelong Learning with Grant Aldrich of OnlineDegree.com

11/5/2019
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Grant Aldrich, founder and CEO of OnlineDegree.com, is working to remove the major barriers adults are often faced with when deciding whether or not to go back to school. And as somebody who personally experienced the overwhelming impact of student debt, the company’s mission – to make higher education more accessible and affordable for everyone – is something he is genuinely passionate about. In this episode of the Leading Learning Podcast, Jeff talks with Grant about the business model...

Duration:00:39:14

210: Strategic Doing with Ed Morrison

10/29/2019
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For over 25 years Ed Morrison, founder and director of the Agile Strategy Lab at Purdue University, has been studying challenges related to how humans collaborate and engage in complex work. In that time, he pioneered the development of Strategic Doing, a new approach to strategy and complex collaboration in open, loosely connected networks. He is also a co-author of Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership, which outlines this new discipline of leadership strategy with practical...

Duration:00:43:51

209: The Art and Science of Effective Feedback

10/22/2019
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It’s not unusual to be asked for feedback by a colleague or friend. And, likewise, it’s not unusual to be offered unsolicited feedback, whether from a boss, colleague, or friend. But giving—and receiving—feedback is arguably harder than most people think. It’s an art and a science. And it’s exceedingly important that learning professionals take the time to learn that art and science because of the critical role that feedback plays in learning. In this episode of the Leading Learning...

Duration:00:25:17

208: Never Stop Learning with Dr. Bradley Staats

10/15/2019
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Behavioral scientist and operations expert, Dr. Bradley Staats is a professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. With a focus on learning and analytics, he integrates work in operations management and human behavior to understand how to improve individual, team, and organizational performance. He’s also a speaker and author of the award-winning book, Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself and Thrive, which is essentially an operating...

Duration:00:36:54

207: Creating Conferences That Work with Adrian Segar

10/8/2019
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For almost three decades, Adrian Segar has been designing and facilitating participant-driven and participation-rich meetings. His book, Conferences That Work: Creating Events That People Love, is the how-to manual for stepping outside the realm of the traditional conference model to create peer conferences, which are highly interactive, attendee-driven events that uniquely leverage attendees' expertise and experience. And his new book, Event Crowdsourcing: Creating Events People Actually...

Duration:01:01:23

206: 5 Key Aspects of Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment

10/1/2019
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Do you wonder - or worry - about LMS ROI? When it comes to determining whether to implement a new or replacement learning management system, it’s important to ask, “What will the return on investment be?” Oftentimes, organizations struggle to try and answer this question—or even worse, it isn’t ever asked at all. In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Celisa and Jeff help you answer this sometimes daunting question and provide 5 key aspects of getting a high return on your LMS...

Duration:00:21:13

205: Spanning Leadership and Learning with Dr. Wanda Wallace

9/24/2019
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Dr. Wanda Wallace, Managing Partner of Leadership Forum, LLC, is committed to changing the world by helping people improve the quality of their conversations. As a globally recognized leadership expert, the Out of the Comfort Zone radio show host coaches leaders, conducts seminars and works with teams to improve their leadership capability. In recent years, much of her work has focused on helping women “get to the top, stick, and thrive” and—as an extension of that work—the potential trap...

Duration:00:40:37

204: A Human-Centered Approach to Technology and Learning with Kate O’Neill

9/17/2019
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With a focus on helping humanity prepare for an increasingly data and tech-driven future, Kate O’Neill, AKA the “tech humanist”, helps guide and inspire businesses to create truly meaningful human experiences. As a leading innovator across technology, marketing, and operations, Kate is a global keynote speaker, strategic advisor, and author of the recent, Tech Humanist: How You Can Make Technology Better for Business and Better for Humans. She is also the founder of KO Insights, which helps...

Duration:00:42:18

203: 7 Metalearning Moves to Empower Lifelong Learning

9/10/2019
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As learning businesses, it’s critical that we know how to empower our learners in order to achieve long-term success. That’s because empowerment is at the core of a successful business model for all learning businesses. So how can we best empower learners? It starts by committing to understanding and applying what we know related to how people learn—essentially, metalearning. In this episode of the Leading Learning Podcast, Jeff and Celisa discuss 7 specific “metalearning moves” you can...

Duration:00:29:20

202: Showing Your Work with Jane Bozarth

9/3/2019
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As a well-known writer, speaker, and practitioner in the world of learning and development, Jane Bozarth is passionate about sharing her experiences and helping others grow. She is the Director of Research for the eLearning Guild, and author of Show Your Work: The Payoffs. Jane also writes the popular monthly “Nuts & Bolts” column in Learning Solutions magazine. And she co-hosts #lrnchat, a weekly discussion on Twitter for people interested in how to help other people learn in formal,...

Duration:00:57:03

201: Learning Engineering and Data Analytics with Dr. Ellen Wagner

8/27/2019
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Award-winning learning technologist, Dr. Ellen Wagner has extensive leadership experience in the fields learning and learning technology. She’s a self-described learning activist who co-founded the Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework, a predictive analytics research effort. And she’s the founder and managing partner of North Coast EduVisory Services, which helps higher-ed and commercial organizations make better use of data analytics resources, talent, and technology...

Duration:00:39:43

200: The Whys and Wheres of Leading Learning

8/20/2019
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It’s hard to believe but this officially marks the 200th episode of the Leading Learning podcast! What originally started as the lead-up to one of our Leading Learning events four years ago, the Podcast has continued to grow and evolve while providing us the tremendous opportunity to connect with learning business professionals from all over the world. In this milestone episode of Leading Learning (which also happened to be recorded live at Podcast Movement 2019!), Celisa and Jeff reflect...

Duration:00:28:12

199: The Surprising Truth About Human Behaviors and Learning with Daniel H. Pink

8/13/2019
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Understanding the science behind topics related to human behavior can be extremely powerful for learning businesses. And Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative bestselling books that uncover the truth about these complex behaviors including, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, and most recently, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Pink is also the creator of the Pinkcast, a series of short...

Duration:00:44:03

198: Leading Ultralearning with Scott H Young

8/6/2019
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Understanding how to learn and master new and difficult skills is essential in today’s rapidly changing world. And Scott H. Young, a committed lifelong learning, blogger, and author of the newly released book, Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career, has spent the past decade becoming an expert on how to successfully do this. Through completing a wide range of self-education projects—things like completing MIT’s four-year computer science...

Duration:00:40:54

197: Creating Leverage in the Learning Business

7/30/2019
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Leverage is essential to the success of a learning business. It’s about helping learners get the maximum value out of their learning experiences and it’s basically the key to maximizing reach, revenue, and impact. So creating leverage for ourselves – and much more importantly, our learners – is arguably one of the most powerful things a learning business can do now, or in the future. In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Celisa and Jeff discuss this valuable concept of leverage...

Duration:00:23:47

196: The Limitless Power of Credentials with Adrienne and Keith Segundo of Limitless ASR

7/23/2019
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With almost four decades of combined experience in the association sector, Adrienne and Keith Segundo are the passionate co-founders of Limitless Association Solution Resource, a strategic association management company that specializes in credentialing. Adrienne focuses on exam development, accreditation, advance credentialing, and the marketing of credentials, while Keith is committed to helping Limitless clients grow in the areas of membership, non-dues revenue, marketing, accreditation...

Duration:00:45:12