The Friday Funny: What happens when recommendations for practice don’t actually involve learning

Have you ever had the experience of trying to do something that you really don’t understand?

Then you may be able to relate to the cute and hilarious struggles of this little ballerina in this video from Ann Oneil (thanks to Chris Giffard for sharing it).

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“Genuine evaluation” snippets from across the globe

What does the term “genuine evaluation” mean to the rest of the planet, including those who don’t identify as “evaluators”?

We’ve collated a few snippets from our Google Alerts file to give a picture that is sometimes humorous, sometimes actually very insightful. Of particular interest as we refine our thinking are the similar themes

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What does a learning-enabled organizational culture look like?

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Business leaders learning from ‘stuff ups’

In response to an earlier post, Caroline Heider asked the million-dollar question:

How does one develop .. a culture [of reflective or evaluative thinking] when it is not intrinsic or when incentives exist to share information only about success/the positive (real or the “nicer message”) and fear to speak about things that may not

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9 golden rules for commissioning a waste-of-money evaluation

There may well be some managers out there who have yet to experience the thrill of commissioning a total waste-of-money evaluation. Well, thankfully, your colleagues around the world have been working diligently on building a knowledge base just for you!

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