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By Betty Dannewitz
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34 Critical L&D Expert Qualities needed for Business Transformation with Angie Tuglus
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.    
September 20, 2020
33 Measuring Learner Attention, Metacognition and Engagement! with Adam Hall
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  
September 13, 2020
32 Influence, Improv and the X Files with Joel Silverstone
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!!
September 2, 2020
31 Mentoring in L&D with Debbie Richards
Listen in as I chat with Debbie Richards about Mentoring in L&D!  We chat about why mentoring is so important, what to look for in a mentor and PEZ dispensers (why not🤷🏼‍♀️)!!
August 26, 2020
30 Making work FUN! with Jesse Harris
Listen in as I chat with Jesse Harris about making work FUN! Jesse shares great insight on Sir Richard Branson, adding whimsy to your learning solutions and we even talk about Office Space!   
August 19, 2020
29 Video Strategies in L&D with Josh Cavalier
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!
August 12, 2020
28 Everyone Needs a Coach with Mike Simmons
Listen in as I chat with Mike Simmons about why everyone needs a coach! Mike shares great insight on how to be a good coach and what NOT to do as a coach!
August 5, 2020
27 Instructional Story Design with Rance Greene
Listen in as I chat with Rance Greene about Instructional Story Design! Rance shares his amazingly simple way to create and weave story into every learning solution - even compliance!
July 29, 2020
26 Top Five Evolutions of Learning with Keith Keating
Listen in as I chat with Keith Keating about his list of the top 5 (out of 15) evolutions of learning !  If you have ever heard Keith speak, you know this will be a great listen!  
July 22, 2020
25 Automated, Individualized, Just-in-Time Learning with Alex Colcernian
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!!
July 15, 2020
24 Power of Saying No, High Demand Virtual Training & Boundaries (blek!) with Kassy LaBorie
Listen in as I chat with Kassy LaBorie about the power of saying no, how to get to the yes, the quick change to high demand virtual training and boundaries (not a fan - blek!).  
July 8, 2020
23 Take the Time, Step Away and PLAY with Karl Kapp
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 --->
July 3, 2020
22 Great Conversations, Making an Impact & Fangirling Brian with Brian Washburn
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!  
July 1, 2020
21 Innovation in L&D, Preparing Your Culture & Actual Steps to be Innovative with Bill Thallemer Ph.D
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.  
June 24, 2020
20 Two dudes, the Power of Fandom, & How to Harness Fandom in L&D with Destery Hildenbrand and Michael Sheyashe
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.  
June 17, 2020
19 Dungeons and Dragons,  L and D & ALL the accents with Matt Pierce and Dan Hirt
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!  
June 10, 2020
18 L&D to LOB, Your Authentic Self & Open Human Space at Work with Matt Ash
Listen in as I chat with Matt Ash about his journey from L&D back into the Business, bringing your authentic self to work, and how he is working hard to create an open, human space at work.  
June 3, 2020
17 Social Learning, Principles vs Models and People Who Don't Respond to Texts with Mark Britz
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 
May 27, 2020
16 Future of workplace learning, analytics not data, and more AR with Johnny Hamilton
Listen in as I chat with Johnny Hamilton about the future of workplace learning, how we need to ditch data and talk analytics, and more fun chatter about AR!
May 20, 2020
15 Coaching Skills, Teenagers and Snow Skiing with Louise Sportelli
Listen in as I chat with Louise Sportelli about coaching skills for emerging leaders, applying those skills to teenagers and why it is unlikely I will ever attempt snow skiing again!
May 13, 2020
14 Compassion, Self-Care, and COVID-19 with Nate Regier, Ph.D.
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!
May 6, 2020
13 Virtual Reality, Video Games & Powerful Learning with Blake Lewin
Listen in as I chat with Blake Lewin from TalentQuest about Virtual Reality, Video Games and how they can be used to create powerful learning experiences.
April 29, 2020
12 ASK BETTY: How do we shift the corporate mindset towards more skill specific L&D job roles? with Andy Lockwood
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!  
April 23, 2020
11 Changing the Narrative, Compelling Characters & The Hunger Games with Lee Ehlers
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.  
April 22, 2020
10 Disney's Tangled, Visual Design, and with Bianca Woods
Listen in as I chat with Bianca Woods about how animation and comics influence her work, Disney's Tangled, Visual Design and a new service called  😂
April 15, 2020
09 Special UNCUT edition about Grit with Elissa Teal and Dan Hirt
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!
April 14, 2020
08 Leap of a Salesman,  La La Land & Human Centered Design with Jeff Lowndes
Listen as I chat with Jeff Lowndes about his leap from L&D Vendor to L&D Professional, Life as a Los Angeles L&D, and Human Centered Design!  
April 8, 2020
07 Freelance Freedom, Corporate BS and other dirty words with Tim Slade
Listen as I chat with Tim Slade about his journey from corporate BS to freelance freedom and a special message from Tim to YOU!
April 1, 2020
06 Augmented Reality, Slot Machines and Poker Chips with Mike Peacock
Listen as I chat with Mike Peacock about how he integrated Augmented Reality (AR) into his learning solutions AND direct to the customer.  
March 25, 2020
05 Voiceover, Karaoke Songs and Sudden Robotic Syndrome with Josh Risser
Listen as I chat with Josh Risser about Voiceovers, Karaoke Songs and SRS:  Sudden Robotic Syndrome!  PLUS - we totally quote a FRIENDS episode.
March 18, 2020
04 Passion meets Work, Karma and One BIG Crazy Idea with John Hinchliffe
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!
March 11, 2020
03 The Future of Work, Leadership Skillzz  &  Dream Teams with Britney Cole and Ann Rollins
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! 
March 4, 2020
02 Brand, Catch Phrases, and Tony the Tiger with Dan Hirt
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!
February 26, 2020
01 Candor, Love Languages and Saving the World with Myra Roldan
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!  
February 16, 2020