Simon Greany

Reframing retail: How to solve common retail challenges

It’s been a tumultuous week for retail. With Forever 21 and Payless Shoes closing their doors earlier this year, recent announcements regarding administration from Mothercare and Mamas and Papas has compounded a challenging outlook for the global retail market. The conditions remain changeable and with no end in sight for this ongoing ambiguity (think Brexit), […]

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Designing learning for mega-impact: 7 top takeaways (Ep14)

How you can make a societal impact and not just an organizational impact with your learning strategy? What does change really look like? How do you position digital content in a more meaningful way? How can you do more with less? These are the important questions answered in this week’s episode of Learning at Large… […]

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10 reasons retail needs an authoring tool

The retail industry is one of the most changeable of our time: pressure from online shopping, squeezed by suffering economies and a requirement for A-class customer service puts a strain on even the most competent L&D team. Could an authoring tool be a simple solution to a really painful problem? As we roll ever closer […]

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Building scalable microlearning journeys: 5 top takeaways (Ep12)

How do you manage vast microlearning libraries? And deliver microlearning journeys that have a genuine transformational impact? In episode 12 we look at the lessons learned from developing thousands of digital learning products with Treion Muller. Including localization challenges and how to overcome them, plus some tips for moving from classroom to online. Read on […]

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Embracing the challenge culture: 6 top takeaways (Ep11)

What are the secret ingredients for a healthy culture? How should you be designing compliance learning? What does a CEO look for in a successful L&D team? And finally… How can the challenge culture help transform your organization? We took a slightly different approach to Learning at Large this week, speaking with Nigel Travis, Executive […]

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Supporting the learning demands of 2.5 million technical specialists: 4 key takeaways (Ep8)

How can ‘performance adjacent learning’ contribute to learner retention? Why are nuance and complexity essential to gathering performance metrics? How do you keep up with best practice? We’ve pulled out the 4 top takeaways from Simon’s conversation with Karen Hebert-Maccaro, Chief Learning Experience Officer at O’Reilly Media, who supports over 2.5 million technical specialists worldwide.  […]

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How to make human-centered learning a reality: 6 top takeaways (Ep6)

What does a bottom-up approach for delivering learning look like? Which types of learning experience build better engagement? How do you benchmark the effectiveness of your learning strategy? In this episode, Nick Shackleton-Jones puts his theories into the context of an L&D leader, with practical guidance and real-world stories. We’ve pulled out the 6 top […]

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Digital first learning strategies, at scale: 6 top takeaways (Ep3)

What simple changes can improve user experience? What does a successful learning culture look like?  How can giving permission to learn prompt cultural and organizational development? In this episode of the Learning at Large podcast, Simon spoke to Sam Taylor – a learning leader for nearly 20 years. We’ve pulled out the 6 top takeaways […]

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Learning at Large: The new podcast for L&D leaders

If you love learning from the wins, worries and war stories of learning leaders in your shoes, then this podcast will soon become a firm favorite. Learning at Large is the podcast where business leaders talk high-impact learning at scale: challenges, innovations and the future. Coming soon: Subscribe to our newsletter to get notified about […]

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What’s The Real Cost of Your Elearning? (New Research)

We are on a mission to promote learning design techniques that work. In this series of articles, we share insights from the data we’ve collected from thousands of elearning projects, to help boost your elearning strategy. Here, we help you calculate the real cost of your elearning, whether you produce it in-house or outsource it, […]

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