Foolish Thoughts by A Fool for Learning

Foolish Thoughts by A Fool for Learning

Foolish Thoughts are produced by A Fool for Learning (www.afoolforlearning.com), covering topics on learning, management, leadership, and whatever other foolish thoughts come to mind. Podcasts are usually published on Tuesday and Thursdays, but it really depends on how foolish Joseph Barone feels. To learn more about Joseph and what he does, go to: afoolforlearning.com

Episodes

February 22, 2024 3 mins

For most of us in training/learning, dealing with a Subject Matter Expert (SME), one of the most common comments we receive is:  Everything is important!  But is it really?

 

#subjectmatterexpert #subjectmatterexperts #training #trainingdesign #trainingdevelopment #learning #learningdevelopment

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Whenever I meet with a client, the two most asked questions are:  "How long will it take?" and "How much will it cost?"  This episode will focus on a study estimating the time it takes to create learning. 

 

#learning  #training  #learningdevelopment  #trainingdevelopment  #trainingprogramdesign #learningdesign 

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February 15, 2024 2 mins

Do you RAGE APPLY?  Do you know what it is?  If you don't, have a listen!

 

#jobsearch #jobseekers #jobseeking #annoy #rage #jobchange #jobhunting

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February 13, 2024 3 mins

Do you work with anyone from the Gen Z generation?  Do they annoy you?  Have a listen to one of the things that they do to annoy people but is it much different than others have done in the past?

 

#annoy #irritate #antagonize #irk #annoyance

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Do you give credit where credit is due?  Or do you simply take the idea and take credit for it?  Have a listen about my take on citing sources.

#citation #citations #acknowledge #acknowledgement #kudos #hattip

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Do you know what a microcredential or a digital badge is?  Do you know if they are popular or even used?  Have a listen and learn.

 

#microlearning #learning #training #badges #learningstrategy #upskilling

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Listen to a couple of additional suggestions to make your "Lunch and Learn" successful.

 

#lunchandlearn #training #learning #trainingmatters #learningmatters #trainingsolutions #learningsolutions

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Many of us have attended "Lunch and Learns".  Some have been good and some have been bad.  Listen to a couple of suggestions which may make your next Lunch and Learn a success.

 

#lunchandlearn #training #learning #trainingmatters #learningmatters #trainingsolutions #learningsolutions

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January 27, 2024 46 mins

I normally do not do live shows, however, I met Gina of LMS Radio on her show one Saturday evening (EST) and decided to interview her.

Thanks to all who listened and liked. 

Who knows, maybe I will do another in the future!

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Many of us deal with vendors on a daily basis.  However, have you had to manage a vendor relationship.  Hear my foolish thoughts in this second and final part of the series. 

 

#vendors #vendormanagement #consulting #vendordevelopment #vendorriskmanagement #vendorpartnerships

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Many of us deal with vendors on a daily basis.  However, have you had to manage a vendor relationship.  Hear my foolish thoughts in this first of two parts. 

#vendors #vendormanagement #consulting #vendordevelopment #vendorriskmanagement #vendorpartnerships

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Have you been "ghosted" by a recruiter?  Would you like to know the possible reasons why?  Have a listen according to one author, for the reasons why recruiters ghost.

 

#recruiting  #ghosting  #businesstip  #recruiters  #jobhunting  #jobapplication #jobhunt #employement #jobhiring 

 

 

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Have you been "ghosted"?  I have.  However, as much as we don't like it, there are really only four common sense things that you can do in this situation.  Why don't you have a listen!

 

#ghosting   #business  #businesslife  #consulting  #consultinglife #recruiters #recruiterslife #jobhunt #jobhunting #employement #jobhiring 

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Almost everything we do is controlled by technology.  What happens when something goes wrong? How can we train our employees to be careful?  Have a listen to our second episode on training tips.

#learning  #training  #learningstrategy  #trainingstrategy  #cybertraining #cybersecurity  #cybersecurityawareness

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Almost everything we do is controlled by technology.  What happens when something goes wrong? How can we train our employees to be careful?  Have a listen to some training tips!

 

#learning  #training  #learningstrategy  #trainingstrategy  #cybertraining #cybersecurity  #cybersecurityawareness

 

 

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Hear about a recent personnel action taken by Pope Francis.  The issue is not why but how it was done.

 

#PopeFrancis  #leadershipstyle #management  #management #leadership #leadershipqualities #decision

#decisions #humanresourses #CatholicChurch

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January 2, 2024 2 mins

Happy New Year!  Welcome back!  Hear about the upcoming episodes for January!

 

#podcast #podcastshow #podcaster #podcastepisode #podcastlife #podcastepisodes

 

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A brief recap of the 2023 podcasting year.  Thank you for all of your support.

 

#HappyNewYear  #MerryChristmas  #PodcastLife  #Podcastrecap

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Have you heard about the Pomodoro Technique?  Have a listen and maybe it will help improve your productivity and time management.

#businesstip  #business  #productivity  #timemanagement #productivitytip

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It is important for each of us to identify the potential trends in our industry.  Have a listen to the latest based on the Annual Training Industry Survey by Training Magazine.

#training  #learning  #trainingsurvey  #stateofindustry  #annualsurvey  #industryupdate

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