When You’re Full, You’re Full

Cathy Moore is brilliant and it seems nearly every post she puts out is spot on and to the point. I can never get enough and wholeheartedly agree with her mission to save the world from boring training. In this post, she touches upon an age-old problem in the learning environment, trying to cram too much information into one ‘sitting.’ A good rule of thumb, if you want your training to have an impact, you need it to be memorable. Anyways, I’ll never put it as eloquently as Ms. Moore, so read on until you’ve had enough.

“You need to eat more!” she says, heaping your plate until it rivals Mount Everest. “Eat! Eat!” We all know the stereotype. Unfortunately, we can find ourselves turning into that stereotype when we feed information to people. “You have to know this!” we say, filling the screen to bursting. “And this! And this!” In scenario-design…

via Scenario mistakes to avoid #2: “Eat! Eat! You need to eat!” — Cathy Moore

About Mat Beecher

I enjoy leadership, conflict resolution, organizational health, talent management, adult learning theory, and computer programming. I hold a Master's degree in International Negotiation and Dispute Resolution with a focus on Organizational Leadership. I currently work for an eLearning company and recruit IT instructors. I love Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Javascript, Python, HTML, CSS, and PowerPoint, and use them to design interactive learning modules. In my free time, I learn online, blog, develop content, disc golf, camp, and travel.
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