In a week where I ended up being in the office for a mere 1 and half days (part of which I was in the classroom), I attended the learning technologies summer forum at London Olympia.
I was there less for the technologies and more for the learning & development sessions. I went because my manager couldn’t go but it was possibly one of the best conferences I’ve been to. Fingers crossed that she’ll be unable to go next year too!
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An uplifting, hilarious, engaging and relevant keynote.
She questioned, ‘When does our childlike need for ‘go’s disappear?’ As adults, we become more afraid and scared of failure; if we have a ‘go’ then it needs to be quick, painless and failure-free. In a professional situation, more ‘go’s generally give us more chance for embarrassment and failure so we avoid taking risks and just having…
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