Doable Change episode #4 Our guest today has performed all over the world from The Tonight Show to Madison Square Garden to Superbowl commercials as the world's only rhythmic juggling beatboxer. These days he's busy being speaker, author, coach, and new father. He and his wife Cyndi recently wrote "BAM: The Bold Achievement Method" and lead online courses about learning skills and achieving success. I'm proud to call him my good friend, Bronkar Lee. Takeaway #1 If you want to make a change, make a commitment. It's best to do this with someone else who can help spot you. Takeaway #2 Renegotiate as needed. Once you've made a commitment, know that you can almost always renegotiate it. Things change, schtuff happens,
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Google had a problem. Their vitally-important YouTube Partners didn’t understand how to use YouTube’s complex backend systems. They were relying on classroom training to certify such professionals, but were only training about 1,000 professionals a year. My colleagues and I solved this problem by developing 90 videos in eight weeks thereby creating the YouTube Certified Online training program. During the following year, nearly 10,000 professionals took the training, a 10-fold increase. We made the videos. We scripted them, directed them, led the production team & post-production team, and then uploaded everything to the learning management system (LMS) and built out the exam and all the behind-the-scenes stuff that makes it all work. Pulling off such a huge transformation in such a short
Doable Change episode #3 Our guest on the podcast today is an authority on learning and behavior change. Author of the book "Design for How People Learn" Julie Dirksen combines modern usability research with psychological studies and behavioral economics to help people learn better. She's also delightfully practical and always seems to have some real-world example to illustrate a larger point. I hope you enjoy today's conversation about learning and change, here on Doable change. Takeaway #1 If you're whiteknuckling yourself with willpower you're doing it wrong. It's not that this can't work, but that it's the hard way. And the science shows that it likely won't last. Takeaway #2 You tend to make better decisions when you consider the
We don't like to think of ourselves as lazy. So obviously I’m talking about other people here. You know, the ones who aren't curious to learn new stuff or change what they're doing, even if it's not working out that great. In other words, most people, most of the time, and most especially the ones we are asked to make learning for every day. We can try and pump them up, we can shame, we can blame, and we may win some of them over for a little bit. But not all of them, and not for long. Fortunately, we don't need to change their behavioral state, we only need to change their actual behavior. We can choose to adapt to the learner's very predictably lazy ways. "Designing
Doable Change episode #2 Our guest today is the inventor of the Applied Information Economics method and author of "How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business" His career has focused on solving current issues facing today’s corporations in industries such as insurance, financial services, pharmaceutical, healthcare, utilities, energy, federal and state government, entertainment media, military logistics, and manufacturing. He's also a popular speaker at conferences all over the world and the resources on his website have helped many thousands of become better at evaluating change. I'm happy to welcome Mister Douglas Hubbard to talk about measuring change here on Doable Change. Takeaway #1 You can measure anything, including the value of the change you're working towards.
Doable Change episode #1 Today we'll be talking with someone whose bio reads like a modern fairy tale. She's worked with some of the biggest names in music and show business before they were big, and then helped them deal with the life altering impacts of that success. She's the person the Grammy Awards bring in when there's been a bomb threat, to ensure that the coast is clear. She's worked with governments in hostage negotiations to bring people to safety. And with world-renown scientists on communications between species. She works with corporations to be more effective and less destructive. She's helped thousands and thousands of people directly through physical healing work, and her psychological work with entire family systems.