Nov 13, 2018
Who do you turn to when you need to learn something new? The person sitting next to you? Your manager? A former colleague? By developing a Personal Learning Network (PLN), you can expand this list as wide as you like.
On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, L&D consultant Fiona McBride joins Owen and Ross G to share her advice and experiences with her PLN.
Fiona's website is fionamcbride.com.
The book Ross referenced was Bowling Alone, by Robert Putnam, available at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bowling-Alone-Collapse-American-Community/dp/0743203046
The Brene Brown 'marble jar' story is online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6442YcvEUH8
If you want to talk to a random Swede, dial +46 771 793 336. Details are here: https://www.theswedishnumber.com/
The paper Owen discussed was: Whiten, A., Allan, G., Devlin, S., Kseib, N., Raw, N., & McGuigan, N. (2016). Social learning in the real-world:‘over-imitation’occurs in both children and adults unaware of participation in an experiment and independently of social interaction. PloS one, 11(7), e0159920. Available online at: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0159920
And the autobiography of David Scott and Alexei Leonov was Two Sides of the Moon, available from: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Two-Sides-Moon-David-Scott/dp/1480449237