Why Good Micro-learning is like a Super Bowl Ad

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Why good microlearning is like a Super Bowl Ad.

So that was Super Bowl 52!

In an upset for the ages, the Eagles deposed the Patriots and grabbed that elusive ring.
 
From humble beginnings, the Super Bowl has become one of the biggest sports events in the world.

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Why learners quit - a lesson from Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones season 7 had everything you’d expect - battles, back stabbing, revenge and of course, dragons.

But while fire and ice rained from the skies, one character was holed up in a library, learning. Or not as the case may be. Swivel your gaze from the swords and sorcery, and there’s wisdom we can glean and apply in our own world... He might not be a hero, but you can count on Sam Tarly.

Loyal, dependable and with a huge thirst for knowledge - he’d be an asset to any training department. And all he’s ever wanted to be is amaester- a ‘knight of the mind’. So, when his chance finally comes, why does he turn his back on his life’s ambition, walking away from the citadel - a place literally stuffed with learning? Well, first up, frustration. Sam is given endless menial tasks before learning anything useful - emptying chamber pots and collecting library books.

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Fed Up with Information Overload? Greenlight Project Trump!

President Trump isn’t famed for his attention span, as world leaders found out during G7 and NATO talks at the end of last month.

In fact, US officials put an embargo on any conversations with the President lasting longer than just a few moments. Want face time with The Donald? You’ve got 4 minutes max… The absolute limit of his concentration. Comical. Or is it?

Are we really any different when we tackle complex concepts at work? Stick a product sheet, process document or compliance directive under our noses and we soon switch off.

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