Listen in as Kevin Thorn shares his journey from rebel to soldier to illustrator. Dan Hirt joins in the conversation as we discuss the value of interactive instructional comics and how they can be effectively utilized in the L&D industry.
Listen in as Brian Washburn talks all about his new book - What's Your Formula? Combine Learning Elements for Impactful Training. We talk about 51 elements of awesome learning experiences and how you can best utilize them to engage and educate your learners.
Listen in as I chat with Jessica Jackson and Megan Torrance of Torrance Learning about xAPI and the recent success of their 12th FREE xAPI cohort! This was admittedly my very first real conversation about xAPI and I learned so much!
Listen in as I chat with Tim Waxenfelter about how big risks pay off in big rewards! Tim shares his story about how he left his corporate job to start a business with Brian Washburn and never looked back!
Listen in as I chat with Britney Cole and Lisa Wocken Ph.D. about leadership development in a deck of cards! Learn about Bolster Leadership and how you can use them for personal and team development.
Learn more at https://www.bolsterleadership.com/.
Listen in as I chat with Shermaine Perry-Knights about how she won the ATD 2020 One to Watch award! Shermaine is the VP of Chapter Programs, Professional Development & CPTD/APTD for ATD Atlanta AND a published children's book author! Hear how Shermaine believes that her books can help the L&D community!
Listen in as I chat with Angie Tuglus about her NEW book - TransformABLE! This not-your-boring-business-book is all about how to make business transformation happen! AND we talk immersive learning and L&D's role in business transformation.
Listen in as I chat with Carolyn Kiel about how to grow your L&D skills. Carolyn tells her story of how she made the leap to L&D and offers some great practical advice on how YOU can grow your skills in learning and development!
Listen in as I chat with Rachel Arpin about using escape rooms in learning - IRL, elearning and maybe even AR! Rachel did her dissertation on this topic and shares her amazing enthusiasm and expertise. We also talk about past episodes with guests like Matt Pierce and Blake Lewin. If you love escape games, you need to stop what you are doing and listen now!
Listen in as I chat with Amy Petricek about how she went from K-12 to a freelance instructional designer to a corporate instructional designer! Amy shares the steps she took and some amazing insights that you need to hear!
Listen in as I chat with Colette Boynton about her daring leap from K-12 to Corporate L&D and the lessons she has learned along the way. If you are currently making this move or even just thinking about it - get ready to take notes! Oh! and we talk accessibility too!
Listen in as I chat with Bryan Smith about his very first conference speaking experience - at DevLearn 2020! Bryan shares insights from how he got interested in speaking til the aftermath of his wildly successful session. If you have been thinking about speaking at a conference - check this out for that extra push that you need!
Listen in as I chat with Julie Dirksen about AR/VR in Learning for Behavior Change. Julie shares about her research with fellow colleagues on how we can affect behavior change through AR and VR in learning. She shares awesome insights and great use case information - and of course, I light up like a Christmas tree because its AR and VR!
Listen in as I chat with Lucie Hammond about workforce development in virtual reality. While technical skills can be taught through VR, there is a whole other VR frontier for soft skills or interpersonal skills training. Lucie talks about how her company, BeingVR, is all about those soft, human, interpersonal development skills - specifically focused on empathy and overcoming bias.
Listen in to this amazing conversation with two powerhouse ladies all about diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging. Katie Ryan and Marta bring amazing perspectives and first-hand knowledge about the current fight against racial injustice. We also cover what is our role as L&D professionals in the midst of this unrest. Tell a friend to listen to this one!
Networking is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you are gonna get! Listen in to my hilarious conversation with Cara North as we talk about networking and namedropping. Cara shares her experiences and offers great insight into the power of networking and when and where it is ok to drop a name. We also drop ALOT of names like Jeff Batt, Dan Hirt, Mike Peacock, Mike Taylor, Bianca Bauman, Destery Hildenbrand and more!
Listen in as Jonathan Hill shares his 10 tips to BOOST creativity! Jonathan is an AMAZING elearning designer and recently completed 52 weeks of Articulate's Elearning Heroes Challenges - in a row! We also talk about Wallace & Grommet, putting the fun back into FUNctional, and oh that accent!!!! Check out the 10 tips for Boosting Creativity blog at
Listen in as I chat with Alissa Weiher about a day in the life of a learning leader. We cover lots of other topics too like our 20-year relationship, general nostalgia, Bill & Ted, 90210, Fred Savage, the Princess Bride - oh, and Alissa gives some AMAZING advice for those with their eye on the Director role!
Listen in as I chat with Egle Vinauskaite about why you should try NEW things in your career. We chronicle her amazing career changes and the awesome projects she has gotten to be a part of through the years. We also hit on topics like hard and soft skills training in Virtual Reality, lessons learned about neuroscience, writing as an ID or LXD, corporate vs. startups and the time she worked with Facebook.
Click here for a sneak peek of this episode!
Listen in as I chat with Nick Fennell about the role of L&D in employee engagement! Great conversation about what our job is when it comes to engagement, where we learn about it and what to do right now to start making a difference at your organization.
Listen in as I chat with Alan Natachu about his BIG LEAP from higher education into corporate L&D! Hear all about what he misses about higher education, loves about corporate L&D, and his best advice to those who are looking to make a similar leap!
Listen in as I chat with Paul Sevcik about serenity and stress management! Learn about what serenity is, what stress management is and how they connect. We ALL need serenity - LIKE NOW! Get some practical advice on how to find your serenity here!
Listen in as I chat with Bianca Woods again (I KNOW!) about the use of visual design to reduce cognitive load. We also have a great time talking about our graphic design experiences, Pinterest, ifyouaskbetty on Tik Tok, and fish cannons (wait what?).
Listen in as I chat with Jeff and Jami Downs about STREAKING😲! (Not THAT kinda streaking!) I mean the book Streaking: The Simple Practice of Conscious, Consistent Actions That Create Life-Changing Results. We also revisit my running days, and "that time I ran a marathon". If this episode doesn't get you motivated to go out and get streaking - nothing will!
Find the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Streaking-Practice-Conscious-Consistent-Life-Changing/dp/1989603467
Wondering how they pulled off the amazing Learnapalooza 2020 Virtual conference?!? I found out ALL THE SECRETS!! Listen in as I chat with Darren Nerland and Erin Peterschick to learn about how Learnapalooza all began and what they had to do to PIVOT in 2020.
Listen in as I chat with Ken Hubbell about the industrial learning lifecycle, talent support tools, pedagogy, andragogy, and more! Ken talks about why we should not be afraid of intelligent augmentation, how innovation is a team sport, and learn all about the jar of opportunities.
Listen in as I chat with Lee LeFever about intellectual property, copyright, and turning your creativity into a business! Lee brings insight through the origin story of Common Craft, and how he built it to fit his lifestyle.
Get a FREE chapter of Lee LeFever's book - Big Enough: Building a Business that Scales with Your Lifestyle - at https://leelefever.com/.
Listen in as I chat with author Angie Tuglus about the critical qualities needed for business transformation. Angie is an expert in large scale business transformation and has deep knowledge, understanding, and high respect for the learning and development folks that are part of the changes.
Listen in as I chat with Adam Hall of Nervanix about his innovative and amazing new way to measure learner attention and engagement! This technology will BLOW YOUR MIND🤯! This quick listen will have you telling all your friends about this cool measurement technique!! For more information check out https://www.nervanix.com/.
Listen in as I chat with Joel Silverstone about Influence, Improv and the X files! We talk about influence vs manipulation, positive vs negative influence, acting techniques, an encounter with a celebrity and we do some improv!!
Listen in as I chat with Josh Cavalier about Video Strategies in L&D! Josh shares amazing insight and experiences about the effective use of video in learning solutions - and why you should just hit record RIGHT NOW!
Listen in as I chat with Alex Colcernian about automated, individualized just-in-time learning! We talk about the value of drip learning, sustainment, boosts - whatever word you use to describe it! AND a really great product called Q-Know that makes it so EASY!!
SPECIAL EPISODE!! This July 4th holiday weekend, you may be stepping away to play - what better time to listen to a great conversation about the power of play!
Karl Kapp offers amazing insights on why we should play and how to get started - PLUS he talks about his upcoming virtual conference Step Away, Innovate and Play ---> https://www.stepaway.design/
Listen in as I chat with Brian Washburn about how why you should always take the conversation, the impact a single conversation can have on your career, and what spawned this whole conversation to begin with - how I met Brian!
Listen in as I chat with Bill Thallemer Ph.D about how to use innovation to change the impact your learning team has on your organization. Bill shares his years of knowledge and experience, great stories and an actual process to innovation.
Listen in as I chat with Destery Hildenbrand and Michael Sheyashe about the power of fandom. After we fully define fandom and talk about our faves like Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, The Taco Bell dog, and many more, we help you see how to harness that power in your learning solutions! This is the conversation I waited half a year to have! YOU. WILL. LOVE. IT.
Listen in as I chat with Matt Pierce and Dan Hirt about Dungeons and Dragons and how playing D&D impacts the work Matt does. Awesome insights on how to use games to influence your work, create communities of belonging and foster massive creativity. Plus Matt busts out some amazing accents that you will ONLY HEAR HERE!
Listen in as I chat with Mark Britz about social learning, 70-20-10, and principles vs, models. If you have been scratching your head about what is social learning - answers await! Plus I get on my soapbox about people who don't respond to text messages. #sorrynotsorry
Listen in as I chat with Nate Regier, Ph.D. from Next Element about compassion at work and compassionate self-care and we spend lots of time talking about how to practice this during this COVID-19 pandemic. This one is so GREAT and so TIMELY and it WILL change your perspective and move your forward in your journey!
SPECIAL ASK BETTY edition podcast! Listen in as I chat with Andy Lockwood about how to shift the corporate mindset towards more skill specific L&D job roles. We also talk about Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Vince Vaughn and horror novels. Great conversation that just might change your mind - but will for sure make you laugh!
Listen in as I chat with Lee Ehlers about how his story, changing the narrative and how that can apply to learning professionals, compelling characters and all our thoughts (ok mine mostly) about the Hunger Games.
Special UNCUT edition of the ifyouaskbetty podcast!! This episode is a little different. Be prepared for a raw and mostly uncut conversation about grit with Elissa Teal, Dan Hirt and myself. The three of us got on a zoom call and talked all about the book GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth. The conversation was great - so we wanted to share it with you!
Listen in as I chat with John Hinchliffe about the intersection of Passion and Work, Karma, and his BIG crazy idea! You will get a chance to win something AWESOME too - but you gotta listen to find out how! Tune in and check it out! And let us know what you think!
Listen in as I chat with Britney Cole and Ann Rollins about the Future of Work, Leadership Skills and Dream Teams. If you don't leave this one inspired - you might be dead inside.... Tune in and check it out! And let us know what you think!
Welcome back to the ifyouaskbetty podcast! Listen in as Dan Hirt and I discuss Personal Brand and how to execute it well.
We even trail off into talking about catch phrases, living with intention and Tony the Tiger.
Tune in and check it out! And let us know what you think!
Welcome to the VERY FIRST episode of the ifyouaskbetty podcast - and we started with the VERY BEST!
Listen in as Myra Roldan and I discuss what it means to use Candor correctly and effectively. We even trail off into describing our love languages, I deliver a quote from Spiderman and Myra shares the message she wants to spread to the world. Tune in and check it out!