…It’s Our Stories That Make Sense of Our World

According to Beau Lotto a neuroscientist at Lotto Lab, …the world we perceive isn’t actually the world itself—it’s our own story of the world, based on our knowledge and what we’ve learned from others. He says the world has no meaning by itself (and certainly no instruction manual). We supply the meaning. How might this inform the best way to train your team? If it’s the story that shapes perception, we propose … Continue reading …It’s Our Stories That Make Sense of Our World

The Evolution Of Sexual Harassment Training

NPR.com took a closer look at how organizations have used training videos over the years to inform their people about what is sexual harassment and why they should be care. The main premise is the bluntness of the stories from the earlier videos of the 80s seems more impactful as compared to the subtle stories of today’s sexual harassment videos. After doing a study of over 74 … Continue reading The Evolution Of Sexual Harassment Training

Neiman Lab thinks training is an investment, not an expense for today’s news organizations

According to Charo Henriquez of NeimanLab.org, “Breaking habits or mental patterns is hard, especially without guidance.” She says this while explaining why in 2018 journalists need to focus on professional development to calibrate to the changes in journalism due to the latest technology and a new set of expectations. The real lessons happen when journalists really understand why a particular storytelling format works best for a … Continue reading Neiman Lab thinks training is an investment, not an expense for today’s news organizations