Transcript 9-December 2010 (early)

10:30:49 am lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat. How have you been? Q0 warm up after the rules.
10:30:56 am eshwaranv: RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat. How have you been? Q0 warm up after the rules.
10:31:13 am jenisecook: RT @c4lpt: Looks like there’s some good interest in this week’s #lrnchat topic: working in a one-person training department. Starting shortly
10:31:51 am lrnchat: Rules for #lrnchat: 1. Introduce yourself. (We do this again at the end). Location? Focus? Fave topics
10:32:08 am KristiBroom: Me too! @jmass Officially blocked #lrnchat on my calendar. Yup, it’s that good. Yup, it’s that important. #lrnchat
10:32:33 am TheTestFactory: New blog entry http://bit.ly/dSOmbZ ‘Corporate clients using situational based tests to evaluate competencies’ #lrnchat #elearning #blog
10:32:38 am StephanieDaul: RT @jmass: Officially blocked #lrnchat on my calendar. Yup, its that good. Yup, its that important. <me too!> #lrnchat
10:32:41 am c4lpt: RT @lrnchat: Rules for #lrnchat: 1. Introduce yourself. (We do this again at the end). Location? Focus? Fave topics
10:32:52 am learninganorak: Karyn Romeis. Northamptonshire, UK. Passionate about embedded learning and learning empowerment. #lrnchat
10:32:59 am lrnchat: Rule2. [try to] stay on the #lrnchat topic. A new question will be asked every 20 min or so. If you can, include Q# in related responses.
10:33:01 am JaneBozarth: RDU-ish, author “Social Media for Trainers” & more. Used to be 1-person training dept so very interested in topic today. #lrnchat
10:33:11 am eshwaranv: Vytheeshwaran from Chennai, India. Science teacher and ID. Fav topic: elearning. #lrnchat
10:33:13 am billcush: RT @c4lpt: #lrnchat starting in 15 mins. This week’s topic is Working in a one-person training department
10:33:18 am torriedunlap: #lrnchat time! Torrie, San Diego, focus live & e-training on inclusion, fave topic…all of them!
10:33:22 am chiefmfg_doug: Doug Bauernschmidt, Minneapolis, MN ISD Manager for end user product training at www.chiefmfg.com. #lrnchat
10:33:25 am rebeccalcorn: Rebecca Alcorn. Corporate Trainer. 1-person trainig dept so really looking forward to today’s chat! #Lrnchat
10:33:28 am lrnchat: Rule3. When writing, complete thoughts help followers outside chat learn from you. #lrnchat
10:33:31 am RyanJSegrist: Hi Everyone! Ryan Segrist in DC, probably lurking a bit today. This will be my first #lrnchat
10:33:38 am LaurenLK: LaurenLK here from northern Michigan. Instructional designer. What retirement??πŸ˜‰ Have done the one-person thing, yeah. #lrnchat
10:33:40 am c4lpt: #lrnchat Jane Hart, Bath, UK Social Business Consultant, you can read my journey from E-Learning to Social Bus here http://bit.ly/hqLRuf
10:33:43 am StephanieDaul: Stephanie Daul, Instructional Designer, Chicago, Fav Topic – SoMe, Virtual Learning, Communities #lrnchat
10:33:59 am JaneBozarth: Thx to @rebeccalcorn for today’s topic and Qs. #lrnchat
10:34:00 am StephanieDaul: @RyanJSegrist Welcome #lrnchat
10:34:00 am PTKLearning: #lrnchat Patrick Fitzpatrick PTK Learning – eLearning Innovators in Sheffield UK
10:34:08 am LaurenLK: @RyanJSegrist Welcome RyanπŸ™‚ #lrnchat
10:34:22 am KristiBroom: Kristi Broom, Minneapolis, MN, learning technology. Part of an awesome training organization, here to support the 1-person depts #lrnchat
10:34:30 am mira_bell: Mira Mendlovitz, Training Manager, Chicago, Social Media enthusiast in a world where thats a challenge #lrnchat
10:34:43 am lrnchat: Rule4. Remember to include the #lrnchat in all posts. http://tweetchat.com http://tweetgrid.com & http://twubs.com work well
10:34:46 am learninganorak: @ryanjsegrist newbies don’t *have* to lurk. All perspectives welcome :o) #lrnchat
10:34:51 am billcush: RT @lrnchat: Rules for #lrnchat: 1. Introduce yourself. (We do this again at the end). Location? Focus? Fave topics
10:34:58 am StephanieDaul: @mira_bell Welcome Mira #lrnchat
10:35:03 am JaneBozarth: Someone told me her boss moved staff meeting time so she could attend early #lrnchat. THAT rocks. #lrnchat
10:35:05 am computerladyz: #lrnchat Kia (like the car) from Pennsylvania in a training department of one very interested in today’s topic
10:35:18 am sympoz: Josh Scott, Denver, Founder of www.sympoz.com – focused on making student experience-focused innovation happen in online education #lrnchat
10:35:33 am RyanJSegrist: @learninganorak I’ll try not to. I’ve heard it can be difficult to keep up though! #lrnchat
10:35:39 am JaneBozarth: Also: I out lurkers. #lrnchat
10:35:42 am KristiBroom: @billcush Hey Bill – how are you? #lrnchat
10:35:44 am mira_bell: @StephanieDaul @mira_bell Thanks Stephanie – I thought that I could join today since I am super busy! #lrnchat
10:35:48 am learninganorak: @RyanJSegrist That it can! #lrnchat
10:35:55 am lrnchat: Rule5. Periodically RT questions so others outside #lrnchat know what you’re talking about so they can chime in too.
10:36:06 am LHeflinRike: Lisa Rike, Indianapolis IN, engaging, relevant learning! #lrnchat
10:36:09 am karynromeis: RT @JaneBozarth: Also: I out lurkers. #lrnchat
10:36:19 am LaurenLK: lol @JaneBozarth. <trying hard not to lurk> #lrnchat
10:36:26 am lrnchat: Rule6. On #lrnchat we aim to play nice. Sarcasm & irony welcome though. Really
10:36:26 am olliegardener: Ollie Gardener. Entrepreneur, building a social learning app. Taking some time out to eat dinner and take part in #lrnchatπŸ™‚ #lrnchat
10:36:26 am learninganorak: RT @JaneBozarth: Also: I out lurkers. #lrnchat <= That she does!
10:36:50 am cellodav: David Macdonald, Sudbury ON, promising not to lurk today @JaneBozarth #lrnchat
10:36:56 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat Sukh Pabial, L&D Manager at LBi Ltd, London, UK, my focus is all about L&D and OD. I also grump. First timer!
10:37:00 am RyanJSegrist: RT @learninganorak: RT @JaneBozarth: Also: I out lurkers. #lrnchat <= That she does! Duly Noted! Lurking is secured!
10:37:07 am rebeccalcorn: I’m off to an HR/admin Dept Christmas lunch so I might not be as present as I’d like. #Lrnchat
10:37:19 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat Sukh Pabial, L&D Manager at LBi Ltd, London, UK, my focus is all about L&D and OD. I also grump. First timer! #lrnchat
10:37:22 am learninganorak: @janebozarth has everyone quaking in their boots at #lrnchat today ;o)
10:37:27 am AmplifyLearning: RT @billcush: RT @c4lpt: #lrnchat starting in 15 mins. This week’s topic is Working in a one-person training department
10:37:34 am billcush: Giddy Up! RT @janebozarth: Someone told me her boss moved staff meeting time so she could attend early #lrnchat. THAT rocks. #lrnchat
10:37:45 am c4lpt: RT: @JaneBozarth: Someone told me her boss moved staff meeting time so she could attend early #lrnchat. THAT rocks. #lrnchat
10:37:54 am lrnchat: Rule7. 10 min before the end of #lrnchat, reintroduce yourself. Links, requests, & shameless plugs welcome, too.
10:37:55 am JaneBozarth: Siemens: “lurking=taking. Even newcomers in a network or community should be creating and sharing our growing understanding.” #lrnchat
10:38:03 am 2GFred: Fred Stevens. Personal Improvement Coach, Trainer, Auditor, and avid learner. That’s why I love #lrnchat. Hello to all! #lrnchat
10:38:10 am LaurenLK: Welcome Sukh! @naturalgrump #lrnchat
10:38:13 am LandDDave: Greetings All. Joining the party a little late – David Kelly, Training Director from NYC. #lrnchat
10:38:20 am billcush: Super…good to “see” you. RT @kristibroom: @billcush Hey Bill – how are you? #lrnchat
10:38:23 am crumphelen: #lrnchat Helen Crump Sligo West Coast of Ireland…hanging out on the periphery…studying MA technology, learning, innovation & change
10:38:28 am lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week?
10:38:40 am eshwaranv: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week?
10:38:47 am jmass: Justin Mass, Sr. Learning Technologist, Adobe, NY. Loving #lrnchat as a development opportunity and promoting it as such internally.
10:38:56 am cathyr34: Hello. My first time here! #lrnchat
10:38:58 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:39:03 am 2GFred: @JaneBozarth Good points. I found it HARD to lurk in #lrnchat. Had to jump in! #lrnchat
10:39:04 am c4lpt: RT: @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week?
10:39:12 am hamtra: Tracy Parish, Newmarket, Ontario. ID in health care setting. Jill of all trades, Mistress of none. #lrnchat
10:39:12 am LHeflinRike: Greetings David, Awesome Christmas poem you wrote! #lrnchat
10:39:22 am cellodav: RT @cathyr34: Hello. My first time here! #lrnchat > welcome!
10:39:29 am Rsuominen: Hello all. Riitta Suominen, #eLearning consultant from Finland joining #lrnchat
10:39:32 am StephanieDaul: @cathyr34 Welcome, don’t be afraid to join the conversation! #lrnchat
10:39:34 am naturalgrump: @LaurenLK thank you! I’m only around for 20 mins as have a meeting at 5pm cc@lrnchat #lrnchat
10:39:40 am cellodav: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:39:42 am onsSara: Sara Stuever, Pittsburgh, continuing nursing ed, back after a number of weeks missing the chat #lrnchat
10:39:44 am PTKLearning: Q0) Yesterday I learned that you need proper shoes to walk on a seriously frozen footpath #lrnchat
10:39:48 am eshwaranv: Q0) Learned that no matter how big an ID you are, the customer is king!😦 #lrnchat
10:39:51 am learninganorak: Q0 I have learned more about bankruptcy laws than I ever wanted to know :o( #lrnchat
10:39:52 am c4lpt: #lrnchat Q10) I’ve learned that it’s “very easy” to start a Ning network, but very difficult to find out how to close one down😦
10:39:56 am nickfloro: Today’s #lrnchat at 4.30 pm GMT (11.30 am ET) and at 8.30 pm ET. Today’s topic: Working as a one-person training department. (via @lrnchat)
10:40:02 am mira_bell: Q0) Learned about a great app that we might be able to use to limit paper creation and use iPads for ILT manuals #lrnchat
10:40:04 am RyanJSegrist: Q0) I learned that there’s going to be a major shakeup in Fed IT programs. http://cio.gov #lrnchat
10:40:06 am LandDDave: RT @LHeflinRike: Greetings David, Awesome Christmas poem you wrote! <<Thanks! Glad you liked it. #lrnchat
10:40:07 am 2GFred: RT @cellodav: RT @cathyr34: Hello. My first time here! #lrnchat > welcome!–> indeed, welcome! #lrnchat
10:40:14 am LaurenLK: Q0: Recently – clean out my ‘stuff’ NOW, it’s way hard to do it for the previous generation.😦 #lrnchat
10:40:20 am mattiaskareld: Hello all, Mattias Kareld Learning Designer at IKEA of Sweden is here. #lrnchat
10:40:27 am TriciaRansom: Q0) I’ve re-learned how cold winter is in Chicago #lrnchat
10:40:29 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat Q0, I’ve learned I’m doing a lot to help the business be better and embed L&D into the heart of what we do. It’s not easy. #lrnchat
10:40:31 am rebeccalcorn: I learned today that all the other team managers in the company think a whole day of training two days a year is annoying! #Lrnchat
10:40:34 am StephanieDaul: @LandDDave Don’t forget to share your poem at the end of the session #lrnchat
10:40:41 am hamtra: Q0: I learned this week that it is possible for 5 feet of snow to fall in only a few short hours. And I need to learn more Flash. #lrnchat
10:40:42 am mira_bell: @LandDDave @LHeflinRike I also liked the Poem! #lrnchat
10:40:43 am stephanrinke: I learnt that with http://j.mp/cYfs8N you can link to a specific part of a YouTube Video #lrnchat
10:40:46 am LaurenLK: Ditto from me @LandDDaveπŸ™‚ very clever #lrnchat
10:40:52 am chiefmfg_doug: Q0 I learned that I am better at designing and implementing than administering. #lrnchat
10:40:58 am KristiBroom: Q0 learned last week that @janebozarth requesting pics of work spaces was motivation to clean my office #lrnchat
10:41:04 am JaneBozarth: Q0 I learned again that some ‘experts’ will say anything to keep the money comin’ in. #lrnchat
10:41:07 am learninganorak: @mattiaskareld Hej Mattias. Hur mar du idag? #lrnchat
10:41:08 am cellodav: Q0 I learned how to convert video format using Handbrake – easy!πŸ™‚ #lrnchat
10:41:14 am JaneBozarth: @chiefmfg_doug you and me both. #lrnchat
10:41:14 am naturalgrump: RT @nickfloro: Today’s #lrnchat at 4.30 pm GMT (11.30 am ET) and at 8.30 pm ET. Today’s topic: Working as a one-person training department. (via @lrnchat)
10:41:15 am 2GFred: I’ve been learning a bit by trying out RockMelt browser. It’s very SoMe. #lrnchat
10:41:20 am StephanieDaul: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:41:27 am learninganorak: @cellodav That’s a cool skill! #lrnchat
10:41:32 am c4lpt: #lrnchat Q0) I’ve just learned why my iPhone wasn’t ringing; I had turned off the little button on the side that I didnt know was there!
10:41:40 am PTKLearning: RT @JaneBozarth: Q0 I learned again that some ‘experts’ will say anything to keep the money comin’ in. #lrnchat <very true>
10:41:47 am crumphelen: #lrnchat I am learning to lurk
10:41:48 am mattiaskareld: Q0) I have learned that our learners like what we do, but they struggle to get managment to invest in training. #lrnchat
10:41:56 am jmass: Q0) It’s more important to have a social media strategy before a policy #lrnchat
10:42:01 am cathyr34: I learned you can’t assume that people know what seems to be basic to you #lrnchat
10:42:04 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat can I just say I love time is allowed for introductions to happen before the actual questions start #lrnchat
10:42:07 am LandDDave: Q0) I learned if you tie learning to popular holiday poem, your blog activity goes ‘Boom’. #lrnchat
10:42:09 am RyanJSegrist: RT @jmass: Q0) It’s more important to have a social media strategy before a policy #lrnchat
10:42:10 am hamtra: Q0 I learned how to restore a Blackberry with a 545 JVM error. #lrnchat (call me instead of their help desk)
10:42:11 am LaurenLK: RT @2GFred: Ive been learning a bit by trying out RockMelt browser. Its very SoMe.> Sounds interesting! #lrnchat
10:42:17 am LearnTribe: RT @lrnchat Today’s #lrnchat at 4.30 pm GMT Today’s topic: Working as a one-person training department. >sounds familiar
10:42:19 am learninganorak: @mattiaskareld Time for some bottom up solutions ;o) #lrnchat
10:42:26 am JaneBozarth: @KristiBroom lol #lrnchat
10:42:27 am JamesMcLuckie: Q0) Have learned it is VERY annoying to not remember where you have saved a file. #lrnchat
10:42:36 am TriciaRansom: Q0) I’ve learned that not all Social Media directors believe in Twitter and Facebook. #lrnchat
10:42:39 am LandDDave: Q0) I also just learned that I need to turn off the notfications feature on my iPad as well as my iPhone during #lrnchat
10:42:51 am learninganorak: RT @JamesMcLuckie: Q0) Have learned it is VERY annoying to not remember where you have saved a file. #lrnchat <=LOL! We all know that one!
10:43:05 am naturalgrump: @jmass @lrnchat do you really need a strategy? Isn’t social media meant to just flourish and grow naturally? #lrnchat
10:43:16 am mattiaskareld: @learninganorak no kiddingπŸ™‚ #lrnchat
10:43:19 am learninganorak: @TriciaRansom Frustrating, huh? #lrnchat
10:43:22 am cellodav: Q0 I’ve also learned how to use #Dropbox – great tool #lrnchat
10:43:25 am RyanJSegrist: @learninganorak Yeah i need to turn mine off too. Holy cow these come in fast! #lrnchat
10:43:35 am crumphelen: #lrnchat Q0) …just learnt that!!!
10:43:39 am TriciaRansom: @learninganorak VERY! #lrnchat
10:43:49 am naturalgrump: @LaurenLK @2gfred have heard a lot of good things about RockMelt. Not sure I’m ready to try it out yet #lrnchat
10:43:53 am TriciaRansom: Q0) I’ve learned the power of Evernote. #lrnchat
10:44:05 am learninganorak: @cellodav❀ dropbox. It’s the coolest thing! #lrnchat
10:44:06 am 2GFred: Me too. Great help!RT @cellodav: Q0 Ive also learned how to use #Drop box – great tool #lrnchat
10:44:29 am lrnchat: This week’s #lrnchat topic is Working as a one-person training department.
10:44:30 am LaurenLK: RT @JamesMcLuckie: Q0) Have learned it is VERY annoying to not remember where you have saved a file. >>Uh huh. sympathies. #lrnchat
10:44:31 am StephanieDaul: Q0) I relearned that I need to spend more time listening and less time talking #lrnchat
10:44:33 am learninganorak: @TriciaRansom I’m still trying to get my head around that one #lrnchat
10:44:35 am jmass: @naturalgrump @lrnchat do you really need a strategy? great question! depends on how org defines “open” which is an important ? these days
10:44:48 am rebeccalcorn: RT @cellodav: Q0 Ive also learned how to use #Dropbox – great tool <I love dropbox! #Lrnchat
10:44:52 am LearnTribe: #lrnchat intro Gordon McLeod, Scotland – starting to thaw, jack of all trades
10:44:53 am jmass: RT @lrnchat: This week’s #lrnchat topic is Working as a one-person training department.
10:44:56 am karynromeis: RT @lrnchat: This week’s #lrnchat topic is Working as a one-person training department.
10:44:56 am 2GFred: Yea! Evernote. I take notes in it during #lrnchat. RT @TriciaRansom: Q0) Ive learned the power of Evernote. #lrnchat
10:45:05 am stephanrinke: RT @2GFred: Me too. Great help!RT @cellodav: Q0 Ive also learned how to use #Drop box – great tool<- I cannot live w/o Dropbox #lrnchat
10:45:06 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: This weeks #lrnchat topic is Working as a one-person training department. #lrnchat
10:45:06 am TriciaRansom: HI everyone. I’m doing the early session of #lrnchat today, so brace for 90 minutes or so of L&D tweets…come join us if you want…its fun
10:45:10 am lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:45:16 am LaurenLK: RT @StephanieDaul: Q0) I relearned that I need to spend more time listening and less time talking>Almost always true! #lrnchat
10:45:16 am mira_bell: Q0) Learned that if you bring up something important to you, it can become important to others #lrnchat
10:45:18 am PTKLearning: RT @StephanieDaul: Q0) I relearned that I need to spend more time listening and less time talking #lrnchat <thats an impossible task for me>
10:45:19 am JaneBozarth: @naturalgrump @jmass You need more than just “I want to DO social media”, I think. #lrnchat
10:45:20 am srleosalazar: RT @lrnchat: This weeks #lrnchat topic is Working as a one-person training department. #lrnchat
10:45:25 am PTKLearning: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:45:25 am mattiaskareld: Q0) I have learned that I am a mind map person, which I thought wasn’t. But with the right toll it’s great. #lrnchat
10:45:33 am mira_bell: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:45:34 am c4lpt: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:45:38 am JaneBozarth: RIGHT. RT @mira_bell: Q0) Learned that if you bring up something important to you, it can become important to others #lrnchat
10:45:38 am TriciaRansom: @2GFred I’m still exploring it, but sooo many possibilities. #lrnchat
10:45:38 am Rsuominen: Q0) What did I enjoy today? Check this animation out. http://videosift.com/video/Mummo #lrnchat
10:45:40 am LaurenLK: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:45:46 am cellodav: also figured out how to trick my office network into thinking my HP laser is a Xerox phaser – feels wrong, though #lrnchat
10:45:48 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:45:49 am learninganorak: Q1 Find out who the movers and shakers are, and make yourself known to them. Take them out for coffee #lrnchat
10:45:50 am karynromeis: Q1 Find out who the movers and shakers are, and make yourself known to them. Take them out for coffee #lrnchat
10:45:53 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:45:54 am hamtra: Q1) I get voluntold often what I’m going to have to start training. #lrnchat
10:45:55 am naturalgrump: @jmass @lrnchat agreed it is an important question. I think that what we’re learning is social media will happen independent of a strategy
10:46:03 am cellodav: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:46:15 am chiefmfg_doug: Q1 By providing value in opps I that I am givien so that people begin to see and then adopt. #lrnchat
10:46:17 am StephanieDaul: @mattiaskareld I had that “ah-ha” a few weeks ago. The right tool does make a difference #lrnchat
10:46:21 am JaneBozarth: Q1 We focus a lot on the C-Suite. Don’t forget middle managers can be excellent allies, communication points, liaisons. #lrnchat
10:46:23 am LaurenLK: Q1: It’s like consulting: you have to spend time ‘marketing’ (being on committees, etc) and networking, not just ‘working’. argh #lrnchat
10:46:24 am eshwaranv: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:46:26 am RyanJSegrist: RT @hamtra: Q1) I get voluntold often what I’m going to have to start training. #lrnchat Me too!
10:46:26 am hamtra: Q1) You’re training – this must be something you will do. Most often we push it back and say….um no, but we’ll help. #lrnchat
10:46:33 am olliegardener: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:46:33 am cellodav: Q1 eavesdrop and volunteer #lrnchat
10:46:36 am mira_bell: Q1) Relationship building is key – you cant be everyone at once but others can keep you in the loop #lrnchat
10:46:40 am eshwaranv: RT @cellodav: Q1 eavesdrop and volunteer #lrnchat
10:46:42 am Nikki84g: @lrnchat I have learned that its a blessing and a curse #lrnchat to be a 1 woman show
10:46:48 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat I have regular informal chats with the business about what they’re doing and actively suggest ways to be involved. #lrnchat
10:46:50 am c4lpt: RT: @LandDDave: Q0) I learned if you tie learning to popular holiday poem, your blog activity goes ‘Boom’. #lrnchat <And what a poem!!
10:46:53 am StephanieDaul: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:46:54 am learninganorak: RT @mira_bell: Q1) Relationship building is key – you cant be everyone at once but others can keep you in the loop #lrnchat <= true that
10:46:59 am LandDDave: Q0.5) Show of hands… How many besides me are currently a one-person department? #lrnchat
10:47:01 am JaneBozarth: RT @LaurenLK: Q1: Its like consulting: you have to spend time marketing (being on committees, etc) and networking #lrnchat
10:47:07 am LearnTribe: Q0) I’m learning to learn on the move #lrnchat
10:47:11 am TriciaRansom: Q1) Prove yourself with earlier courses, and provide real value. #lrnchat
10:47:23 am chiefmfg_doug: Q0.5) Me! #lrnchat
10:47:25 am srleosalazar: RT @cellodav: Q1 eavesdrop and volunteer <<< as in life in general. Isn’t this the golden rule for all learners? #lrnchat
10:47:33 am TerrenceWing: Q1 Get off the seat cushion and network everyday to become part of the greater org and not a prisoner of your silo #lrnchat
10:47:33 am learninganorak: @LandDDave Not currently, but I have been. For many years. #lrnchat
10:47:36 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat Q1 Also I’m on everyone’s radar because I’ve made myself known through every department. They know about me and who I am #lrnchat
10:47:38 am rebeccalcorn: @hamtra I also get voluntold. #Lrnchat
10:47:39 am cellodav: Q0.5 <hand up> #lrnchat
10:47:44 am LHeflinRike: RT @JaneBozarth: Q1: Its like consulting: you have to spend time marketing (being on committees, etc) and networking. YES! #lrnchat
10:47:48 am hamtra: Q1) 1 person ID here, – I have 1 director and 1 mgr and me. #lrnchat
10:47:49 am PTKLearning: Q1) It is important to be taken serious as a true benefit to the org and keep close to the people who make things happen #lrnchat
10:47:56 am Nikki84g: Stay In peoples faces. Don’t under estimate schmoozing #lrnchat
10:48:03 am JaneBozarth: @naturalgrump Yes–good strategy #lrnchat
10:48:10 am dougbauerns: Totally agree! RT @JaneBozarth: @naturalgrump Yes–good strategy #lrnchat
10:48:10 am TriciaRansom: Q1) Market from bottom-up and network even with those w/out titles #lrnchat
10:48:13 am eshwaranv: I was in that scenario till 2 months back. RT @hamtra: Q1) 1 person ID here, – I have 1 director and 1 mgr and me. #lrnchat
10:48:17 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat I’ve gone out to find out about the business actively. Not waited for the business to find me. #lrnchat
10:48:19 am olliegardener: q1) By being the enabler, the communicator and the connector. Be useful and people will want you involve you #lrnchat
10:48:19 am RyanJSegrist: Q1) Sell sell sell it to everyone I can if I think I have a good idea. #lrnchat
10:48:23 am cellodav: Q1 also need to establish a reputation by finishing what you start, or at least delegating appropriately #lrnchat
10:48:28 am JaneBozarth: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Market from bottom-up and network even with those w/out titles #lrnchat
10:48:28 am LaurenLK: LaurenLK @LandDDave: How many besides me are currently a one-person department? >> not now, but have been. #lrnchat
10:48:29 am mira_bell: Q1) Listening is key and good notes while you listen #lrnchat
10:48:30 am TriciaRansom: Q1) Make sure ALL managers understand what you do, and how you can help them and ease their workload #lrnchat
10:48:32 am learninganorak: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Market from bottom-up and network even with those w/out titles #lrnchat <= Yep. Ideas come from everywhere
10:48:36 am chiefmfg_doug: Totally agree! RT @Nikki84g: Stay In peoples faces. Don’t under estimate schmoozing #lrnchat
10:48:40 am eshwaranv: @hamtra That must be a little hard! #lrnchat
10:48:41 am RyanJSegrist: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Make sure ALL managers understand what you do, and how you can help them and ease their workload #lrnchat
10:48:55 am hamtra: q1) This is why I rely on my Tweeps so much. YOU ARE my extended dept. (the pay cheq is in the mail) #lrnchat
10:48:56 am cathyr34: @LandDDave We have 2! #lrnchat
10:49:07 am olliegardener: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Make sure ALL managers understand what you do, and how you can help them and ease their workload #lrnchat
10:49:07 am learninganorak: Q1 Ask to be fed L&D info form performance reviews #lrnchat
10:49:15 am hamtra: RT @cellodav: Q1 also need to establish a reputation by finishing what you start, or at least delegating appropriately #lrnchat
10:49:18 am splove1: The most important 2 mins of any presentation (BNET) http://bit.ly/gGpqdm #training #lrnchat #astdchapters
10:49:18 am srleosalazar: Q1) Don’t assume that you already know what the answer/solution is. #lrnchat
10:49:20 am naturalgrump: @chiefmfg_doug @Nikki84g Agreed. I have no shame about letting everyone I talk to what I’m doing – especially with the C-suite #lrnchat
10:49:25 am jmass: Q1) work with your Marketing & Comm dept to ensure your good work is visible across BUs. Leverage expertise for your exposure #lrnchat
10:49:26 am TriciaRansom: Q1) Always deliver a QUALITY and USEFUL product, even if it is just a 1/2 page job aid. And hit your due dates #lrnchat
10:49:37 am LearnTribe: Q1 by being the person others go to if they want an initiative to happen – help, advise and act #lrnchat
10:49:46 am learninganorak: RT @srLeoSalazar: Q1) Don’t assume that you already know what the answer/solution is. #lrnchat <= That’s called zone of absurdity ;o)
10:49:47 am hamtra: Good idea. RT @learninganorak: Q1 Ask to be fed L&D info form performance reviews #lrnchat
10:49:48 am RyanJSegrist: RT @LearnTribe: Q1 by being the person others go to if they want an initiative to happen – help, advise and act #lrnchat
10:49:58 am cellodav: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Always deliver a QUALITY and USEFUL product, even if it is just a 1/2 page job aid. And hit your due dates #lrnchat
10:49:59 am mira_bell: RT @hamtra: q1) YOU ARE my extended dept. (the pay cheq is in the mail) – Wish that I had this when I was in the one person dep #lrnchat
10:50:07 am jenisecook: Q0) I’m “late”! Independent consultant.. I am the department.πŸ™‚ #lrnchat
10:50:08 am dougbauerns: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Always deliver a QUALITY and USEFUL product, even if it is just a 1/2 page job aid. And hit your due dates #lrnchat
10:50:10 am JaneBozarth: Don’t do things that make you look stupid. Do things that are congruent with the org, people, mgmt. #lrnchat
10:50:12 am StephanieDaul: Q1) Talk to everyone. You would be amazed at what people are willing to share off the record #lrnchat
10:50:15 am LaurenLK: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Make sure ALL managers understand ..how you can help them..ease..workload>yep, ’tis a tap dance tho at times #lrnchat
10:50:21 am JaneBozarth: PS to last tweet: You’d be surprised. #lrnchat
10:50:30 am TriciaRansom: Q1) Establish your reputation. People come back to those they trust, even if you need to say “No” to a silly initiative #lrnchat
10:50:30 am naturalgrump: @jmass this is a good one. Using the internal teams to shout about what L&D is trying to achieve is a very quick and easy win #lrnchat
10:50:35 am rebeccalcorn: .@LandDDave I’m a one-person training department but have SMEs!!!! #Lrnchat
10:50:38 am PTKLearning: Q1) Be a specialist who can demonstrate that you have ‘real’ performance impact on the business #lrnchat
10:50:41 am LaurenLK: RT @mira_bell: RT @hamtra: q1) YOU ARE my extended dept. – Wish that I had this when I was in the one person dep #lrnchat
10:50:41 am LandDDave: Q1) Set the expectation that you are a performance consultant and problem solver – leave ‘training’ out of the conversation #lrnchat
10:50:52 am TriciaRansom: @LaurenLK I’ve got my tap shoes on right now! #lrnchat
10:50:53 am eshwaranv: RT @LaurenLK: RT @mira_bell: RT @hamtra: q1) YOU ARE my extended dept. – Wish that I had this when I was in the one person dep #lrnchat
10:50:55 am srleosalazar: @JaneBozarth Yes, I would.πŸ˜‰ #lrnchat
10:51:06 am naturalgrump: RT @srLeoSalazar: Q1) Don’t assume that you already know what the answer/solution is. #lrnchat > what if I do know the solution?
10:51:08 am mattiaskareld: @KristiBroom I use mindmanager 6 #lrnchat
10:51:13 am learninganorak: @naturalgrump Get converts to become evangelists #lrnchat
10:51:24 am jenisecook: Q1) I “ditto” what you all have tweeted. Great convo going on here. #lrnchat
10:51:33 am olliegardener: @JaneBozarth But by being too concerned about reflecting the “accepted norm” – how can you offer something new? #lrnchat
10:51:35 am TriciaRansom: Q1) Show how you may be a dept. of 1, but your network makes you a dept. of thousands. Use your network to help your org. #lrnchat
10:51:46 am cellodav: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) …even if you need to say “No” to a silly initiative > knowing when to say “NO” is good #lrnchat
10:51:48 am JaneBozarth: @naturalgrump Yes sometimes we do know the solution. Often it’s not training. #lrnchat
10:51:51 am LearnTribe: @LandDDave I’m a dept of 1.2 (doing job of 5) – sure that sounds familiar #lrnchat
10:51:56 am hamtra: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) you may be a dept. of 1, but your network makes you a dept. of thousands. Use your network to help your org. #lrnchat
10:51:59 am Nikki84g: Make sure that managers and cube dweller know what you do. Respect the cube dwellers, they do the work that pays u #lrnchat
10:51:59 am jmass: @naturalgrump #lrnchat L&D initiatives should get as much internal press as product launches, etc. work with senior leadership to target.
10:52:03 am naturalgrump: @srLeoSalazar what I mean is, I know what works. Just because my audience may be ignorant doesn’t mean I’m wrong about the solution #lrnchat
10:52:10 am KristiBroom: @mattiaskareld I just started with mindmanager this week too #lrnchat
10:52:11 am jenisecook: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Show how you may be a dept. of 1, but your network makes you a dept. of thousands. #lrnchat
10:52:12 am JaneBozarth: @olliegardener Not quite what I mean. Need to think of an example. #lrnchat
10:52:15 am LandDDave: RT @LearnTribe: @LandDDave Im a dept of 1.2 (doing job of 5) – sure that sounds familiar << Very much so. #lrnchat
10:52:19 am 2GFred: Good! RT @LandDDave: Q1) Set expectation that u r performance consultant/problem solver – leave training out of the conversation #lrnchat
10:52:22 am mira_bell: Agreed! RT @LandDDave: Q1) Set the expectation you are a performance consultant and prob. solver – leave training out of the convo #lrnchat
10:52:28 am chiefmfg_doug: @JaneBozarth @naturalgrump I love how people can be surprised when as an ISD I tell them that! #lrnchat
10:52:36 am Exemplas: @jmass @naturalgrump Agree wholeheartedly, make employees feel they are being invested in #lrnchat
10:52:36 am paulfloss: RT @jenisecook: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Show how you may be a dept. of 1, but your network makes you a dept. of thousands. #lrnchat
10:52:37 am LaurenLK: LK @naturalgrump – Been there. even when you know where to go, spend time listening until THEY know too. #lrnchat
10:52:38 am PTKLearning: #lrnchat perception of the TD has changed in recent years – there is much more respect given to L&D now #lrnchat
10:52:42 am TriciaRansom: RT @Nikki84g: Make sure that managers & cube dweller know what you do. Respect cube dwellers they do the work that pays u #lrnchat
10:52:43 am c4lpt: Q1) Need to seen as a core part of the organisation, enabling and fostering learning in all its forms – not just providing training #lrnchat
10:52:50 am Rsuominen: Good point RT @srleosalazar: Q1) Don’t assume that you already know what the answer/solution is. #lrnchat
10:52:53 am naturalgrump: @JaneBozarth absolutely. I spent a lot of time learning how the business works and what its values were before I did anything #lrnchat
10:52:59 am learninganorak: @LaurenLK Ooh. Nicely played, that woman! #lrnchat
10:53:02 am mojotillett: Q0) Have learned AGAIN that sometimes when searching for answers. The ones further away are actually closer…just #google it . #lrnchat
10:53:06 am olliegardener: RT @Exemplas: @jmass @naturalgrump Agree wholeheartedly, make employees feel they are being invested in #lrnchat
10:53:08 am StephanieDaul: Q1) It’s not your solution it’s theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done #lrnchat
10:53:23 am learninganorak: RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) It’s not your solution it’s theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done #lrnchat <= YES!!!!
10:53:28 am RyanJSegrist: RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) It’s not your solution it’s theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done #lrnchat
10:53:31 am jenisecook: RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) Its not your solution its theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done #lrnchat
10:53:31 am TriciaRansom: RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) It’s not your solution it’s theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done #lrnchat
10:53:35 am naturalgrump: @JaneBozarth honestly. I spent about 2 months getting myself known across the business and meeting people before I delivered #lrnchat
10:53:38 am LandDDave: Q1) Language is powerful. People order ‘training’, but they partner with a ‘Performance Consultant’. #lrnchat
10:53:43 am LHeflinRike: RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) It’s not your solution it’s theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done AGREED! #lrnchat
10:53:46 am mira_bell: True for any size dept RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) Its not your solution its theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it don #lrnchat
10:53:56 am PTKLearning: RT @LandDDave: Q1) Language is powerful. People order ‘training’, but they partner with a ‘Performance Consultant’. #lrnchat
10:54:17 am LaurenLK: RT @LandDDave: Q1) Language is powerful. People order training, but they partner with a Performance Consultant. #lrnchat
10:54:19 am eshwaranv: RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) It’s not your solution it’s theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done #lrnchat
10:54:22 am naturalgrump: @srLeoSalazar of course. I’m not suggesting arrogance, I’m suggesting encouraging discussions to enable an end solution #lrnchat
10:54:23 am JaneBozarth: @olliegardener Let me restate it: use the Fish video judiciously.πŸ˜‰ #lrnchat
10:54:37 am paulfloss: RT @TriciaRansom: RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) It’s not your solution it’s theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done #lrnchat
10:54:45 am olliegardener: Bring out the initiative in others. Connect people, ideas and knowledge. #lrnchat
10:54:50 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization ? #lrnchat
10:54:55 am JaneBozarth: @naturalgrump I’m with you. I get it. #lrnchat
10:54:55 am LearnTribe: RT @learninganorak: RT @StephanieDaul: Q1) It’s not your solution it’s theirs. Help them own it and they will help you get it done #lrnchat <= YES!!!!
10:55:03 am jenisecook: RT @olliegardener: Bring out the initiative in others. Connect people, ideas and knowledge. #lrnchat
10:55:09 am JaneBozarth: Solve their problem. #lrnchat
10:55:17 am jenisecook: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization ? #lrnchat
10:55:26 am cellodav: RT @jenisecook: RT @olliegardener: Bring out the initiative in others. Connect people, ideas and knowledge. #lrnchat
10:55:39 am Exemplas: @lrnchat Q1. Why would you not be? Wouldn’t you be leading them?
10:55:40 am LaurenLK: RT @JaneBozarth: Solve their problem. >> Well, there ya go! #lrnchat
10:55:43 am JaneBozarth: So to recap Q1: connect, network, engage, join the work community, build relationships?πŸ˜‰ #lrnchat
10:55:44 am RyanJSegrist: @JaneBozarth Sometimes it’s hard to get them to see they have a problem in the first place. #lrnchat
10:55:47 am jenisecook: Q1) I request to talk wit all levels, not just mgmt and supvs. Line staff know the work; mgrs the bus objectives/goals. #lrnchat
10:55:55 am TriciaRansom: Q1) Use easier, faster, cheaper, more effective methods to deliver message of new initiative then a full-blown training course. #lrnchat
10:56:01 am LandDDave: Q1) Find redundancies in silos and point out to HR the cost savings of funneling all efforts through you. #lrnchat
10:56:05 am naturalgrump: @chiefmfg_doug @JaneBozarth yes, often it’s just about showing them there is an answer, they’ve just not realised they knew it too #lrnchat
10:56:12 am JaneBozarth: @RyanJSegrist Or that they are the problem #lrnchat
10:56:15 am RyanJSegrist: RT @LandDDave: Q1) Find redundancies in silos and point out to HR the cost savings of funneling all efforts through you. #lrnchat
10:56:25 am srleosalazar: RT @RyanJSegrist: @JaneBozarth Sometimes its hard to get them to see they have a problem in the first place.<<< AGREE!!!! #lrnchat
10:56:28 am jenisecook: Q1) Write up a comprehensive Scope document with all players identified and named. #lrnchat
10:56:29 am learninganorak: RT @JaneBozarth: @RyanJSegrist Or that they are the problem #lrnchat <= Now there’s a Jane type statement ;o)
10:56:45 am Nikki84g: Keep training short and sweet. Sched an hour keep em 30 min and ur a hero #lrnchat
10:56:48 am RyanJSegrist: @JaneBozarth Excellent point! Entrenchment can bea personal problem besides an organizational one. #lrnchat
10:56:51 am rebeccalcorn: I think I need to pay my coworkers some attention. I’ll follow up with the transcript later! #Lrnchat
10:56:56 am naturalgrump: @srLeoSalazar @RyanJSegrist @JaneBozarth in those instances I develop the solution, deliver it, and show them they needed it #lrnchat
10:57:10 am JaneBozarth: @jenisecook I’ve never had it, but frightening # of trainers tell me they aren’t allowed to talk to frontline staff #lrnchat
10:57:21 am jenisecook: @RyanJSegrist LOL when I see your name, I think of Ryan Seacrest. Do you get that often?πŸ™‚ #lrnchat
10:57:26 am PTKLearning: Q1) to be involved in new initiatives means the org needs to understand the impact you will make to the people, performance & rev’s #lrnchat
10:57:28 am TriciaRansom: Q1) Start small. Build big wins. Build your reputation. Provide value. Repeat. #lrnchat
10:57:31 am JaneBozarth: @learninganorak @RyanJSegrist As in, “I hired a jerk. Can you come do a teambuilding workshop?” #lrnchat
10:57:34 am jmass: Q1) Become micro-famous. #lrnchat
10:57:38 am xlearn: Chocolate chip muffins helped. It’s not all about getting 2 your end goal, it’s about the journey & being seen as part of the team. #lrnchat
10:57:41 am lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:57:45 am jenisecook: RT @TriciaRansom: Q1) Start small. Build big wins. Build your reputation. Provide value. Repeat. #lrnchat
10:57:46 am TriciaRansom: RT @jenisecook: @RyanJSegrist LOL when I see your name, I think of Ryan Seacrest. Do you get that often?πŸ™‚ me too! #lrnchat
10:57:53 am c4lpt: RT @JaneBozarth: So to recap Q1: connect, network, engage, join the work community, build relationships?πŸ˜‰ #lrnchat
10:57:58 am RyanJSegrist: @jenisecook Yup. When I was in the Marines i got it even worse from them! #lrnchat
10:57:59 am TriciaRansom: RT @lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:58:00 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:58:04 am jenisecook: Q1) I remind myself it’s their project; I’m the facilitator of solutions. #lrnchat
10:58:04 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:58:08 am cellodav: RT @lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:58:09 am chiefmfg_doug: Q2) Decision “by committee” easier to makeπŸ™‚ #lrnchat
10:58:12 am jmass: RT @lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:58:13 am LaurenLK: RT @lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:58:16 am learninganorak: @JaneBozarth LOL! #lrnchat. Yup. I hire a bimbo, then she’s YOUR problem when she doesn’t do the job well. Sigh. #lrnchat
10:58:20 am srleosalazar: RT @lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:58:24 am mattiaskareld: Q1)Find people that are positive to what you do and start working with them. Once you can show results others will come to you #lrnchat
10:58:25 am JaneBozarth: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:58:30 am hamtra: q2) con – hard to always meet expectations (ie timelines) #lrnchat
10:58:32 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat sorry have to go off to a meeting now. Excellent chat format, thanks very much #lrnchat This is today’s blog http://bit.ly/f3KtB0
10:58:33 am Rsuominen: … and do not provide ready-made solutions RT @olliegardener Connect people, ideas and knowledge. #lrnchat
10:58:38 am LandDDave: Q2) Pro – done right, you gain exposure to all aspects of employee learning. #lrnchat
10:58:38 am nimblecopy: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
10:58:42 am LaurenLK: Q2: Pro: you get to make decisions. Con: you HAVE to make all the decisions. #lrnchat
10:58:46 am TriciaRansom: Q2) Lack of time, money, budget, resources always cons #lrnchat
10:58:52 am cellodav: Q2 con: no one to share blame #lrnchat
10:58:53 am mira_bell: Q2) Pro -you know yourself and what you can do Con – you know yourself and might think you can’t do things that you can #lrnchat
10:58:58 am LaurenLK: Q2: ‘nother con: no one speaks your language. #lrnchat
10:59:03 am learninganorak: Q2 No ‘management by committee’ holdups #lrnchat
10:59:05 am hamtra: @nimblecopy Yes, I’m amazed how much I know about Blood Transfusions now. Q2 #lrnchat
10:59:14 am cellodav: RT @LaurenLK: Q2: Pro: you get to make decisions. Con: you HAVE to make all the decisions. #lrnchat
10:59:16 am chiefmfg_doug: Amen! RT @LaurenLK: Q2: ‘nother con: no one speaks your language. #lrnchat
10:59:17 am TriciaRansom: Q2) Pros: Lack of time, money, resources etc. force you to be innovative and do things you never would have tried #lrnchat
10:59:18 am JaneBozarth: I’m guessing 70%+ of training issues can be traced back to a hiring problem. #lrnchat
10:59:19 am eshwaranv: Pros = You’re on your own. Cons = You’re on your own! #lrnchat
10:59:19 am StephanieDaul: RT @TriciaRansom: Q2) Lack of time, money, budget, resources always cons <not just for a 1 man shop> #lrnchat
10:59:22 am c4lpt: RT: @lrnchat: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
10:59:23 am torriedunlap: Q2) Pros: complete control! Cons: One perspective for learners #lrnchat
10:59:35 am TriciaRansom: RT @JaneBozarth: I’m guessing 70%+ of training issues can be traced back to a hiring problem. #lrnchat
10:59:48 am rpetersmauri: @lrnchat I don’t know that I can articulate that in 140 characters or less:>) (pros/cons) #lrnchat
10:59:48 am learninganorak: @laurenk They don’t need to. You need to speak *theirs* – you’re there for the business, not vice versa #lrnchat
10:59:50 am mira_bell: RT @torriedunlap: Q2) Pros: complete control! Cons: One perspective for learners #lrnchat
10:59:51 am TriciaRansom: @StephanieDaul Too true! #lrnchat
10:59:54 am mattiaskareld: RT @mira_bell: RT @LaurenLK: Q2: Pro: you get to make decisions. Con: you HAVE to make all the decisions. <– Yep #lrnchat
10:59:54 am srleosalazar: Q2) Cons: you’re easy to isolate, to echo-chamber, and everything is only seen from your own perspective. No sounding boards. #lrnchat
10:59:56 am nimblecopy: Q1) Demonstrate the value and effectiveness of training so that the Training Dept. is indispensable. #lrnchat
10:59:57 am olliegardener: Pro: no one to steal the glory?!! RT @cellodav: Q2 con: no one to share blame #lrnchat
11:00:00 am JaneBozarth: I appointed deputies — trained so they could help/be guest faculty. Added credibility, made my job easier. #lrnchat
11:00:01 am hamtra: q2) I love when people ask: who decides what goes on the system? ME ! muhahaha – nice empowering feeling. #lrnchat
11:00:03 am RyanJSegrist: Q2) Not only do you need to produce training, sometimes you need to produce other training on how to access and use it #lrnchat
11:00:06 am LaurenLK: LK @JaneBozarth .. Maybe even 80%😦 #lrnchat
11:00:08 am PTKLearning: Q2) Pro – You have the power to achieve the ultimate (if done right) & Con – Over exposure (if done wrong) #lrnchat
11:00:10 am LandDDave: Q2) Con – Chances are if you are a department of one, you work in an org with limited financial resources allocated to learning. #lrnchat
11:00:18 am cellodav: RT @olliegardener: Pro: no one to steal the glory?!! RT @cellodav: Q2 con: no one to share blame #lrnchat
11:00:26 am jenisecook: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:00:35 am Rsuominen: Seconded RT @Nikki84g Keep training short and sweet. #lrnchat
11:00:43 am paulfloss: Q2 Pro: it down to me… Con: it is down to me… to make an (un)offical team across the organization. #lrnchat
11:00:47 am jmass: Q2) Pro = autonomy. Con = autonomy. #lrnchat
11:00:51 am jenisecook: RT @hamtra: q2) I love when people ask: who decides what goes on the system? ME ! muhahaha – nice empowering feeling. #lrnchat
11:00:51 am TriciaRansom: Q2) Lack of time, $$$, resources force you to be innovative and try things you never would have thought of before #lrnchat
11:01:12 am LearnTribe: Q2 ownership of getting the job done how it needs to be. Downside is being outside the silo trying to use a tin-opener to access #lrnchat
11:01:15 am learninganorak: Q2 pro You can leverage existing skills and knowledge and embed learning because you can’t be everywhere -> social business! Woohoo#lrnchat
11:01:20 am hamtra: RT @TriciaRansom: Q2) Lack of time, $$$, resources force you to be innovative #lrnchat
11:01:21 am PTKLearning: Q2) Depending on the performance issues of the org – it might be too hot to handle #lrnchat
11:01:22 am LearnTribe: RT @eshwaranv: Pros = You’re on your own. Cons = You’re on your own! #lrnchat
11:01:23 am LandDDave: Q2) Con – no built in peers. #lrnchat
11:01:31 am TriciaRansom: Q2) 1 person means no one to question your thinking. Unless you have some voices in your head… #lrnchat
11:01:36 am cellodav: RT @LearnTribe: RT @eshwaranv: Pros = Youre on your own. Cons = Youre on your own! #lrnchat
11:01:40 am 2GFred: Q2) Con: need others to help develop ideas #lrnchat
11:01:45 am mira_bell: Q2) Pro – they have you, Con – this may be due to limitation of resources which does not help you build solutions #lrnchat
11:01:55 am LandDDave: RT @StephanieDaul: RT @jmass: Q2) Pro = autonomy. Con = autonomy. #lrnchat
11:02:01 am RyanJSegrist: Q2) Pro: Speed! You can get as much done as you are able. #lrnchat
11:02:03 am nimblecopy: Q2) What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:02:03 am learninganorak: @2GFred Use the people in the business. They have ideas too. #lrnchat
11:02:04 am mira_bell: True! RT @StephanieDaul: RT @jmass: Q2) Pro = autonomy. Con = autonomy. #lrnchat
11:02:15 am hamtra: q2) no one knows how to do what I do, so it’s a bit of job security. #lrnchat
11:02:21 am LaurenLK: RT @TriciaRansom: Q2) 1 person means no one to question your thinking. Unless you have some voices in your head>LOL! I have those. #lrnchat
11:02:23 am c4lpt: RT @eshwaranv: Pros = You’re on your own. Cons = You’re on your own! #lrnchat
11:02:29 am cellodav: Q2 Pro: forces learners to become training collaborators #lrnchat
11:02:35 am jenisecook: Q2) Pro = able to be more creative. Con = Resources; infrastructure may be lacking if it’s not shared. #lrnchat
11:02:44 am paulfloss: RT @LearnTribe: Q2 ownership of getting the job done. [..}. Downside is being outside the silo trying to use a tin-opener to access #lrnchat
11:02:44 am learninganorak: RT @cellodav: Q2 Pro: forces learners to become training collaborators #lrnchat <= YES!!!
11:02:51 am TriciaRansom: @LaurenLK Don’t we all?? #lrnchat
11:02:52 am olliegardener: Oneone knows the business better than its people! RT @learninganorak: @2GFred Use the people in the business. They have ideas too. #lrnchat
11:02:53 am 2GFred: RT @cellodav: Q2 Pro: forces learners to become training collaborators #lrnchat
11:03:01 am LaurenLK: ‘nother PRO: in order to keep up, you MUST reach out to larger community, keep connected #lrnchat
11:03:05 am mira_bell: RT @cellodav: Q2 Pro: forces learners to become training collaborators — Like this! #lrnchat
11:03:06 am mattiaskareld: Sorry have to leave early today. Have two hungry kids that need my attention. Happy chatting! Will read @landdave reflection later. #lrnchat
11:03:12 am Rsuominen:πŸ™‚ RT @eshwaranv: Pros = You’re on your own. Cons = You’re on your own! #lrnchat
11:03:17 am RyanJSegrist: RT @LaurenLK: ‘nother PRO: in order to keep up, you MUST reach out to larger community, keep connected #lrnchat
11:03:21 am paulfloss: RT @jenisecook: Q2) Lack of colleague to bounce ID ideas off of, but that’s where SoMe networking & connections can come in! #lrnchat
11:03:23 am KtownChristine: Q2) Nobody to bounce ideas off of who is familar with the company culture. #lrnchat
11:03:41 am jenisecook: @mattiaskareld Bye! Glad you joined us! #lrnchat
11:03:41 am LandDDave: Q2) Con: If there’s no ‘next step’, it’s hard to build longevity in the role. (If I can’t move up, I need to move on) #lrnchat
11:03:47 am learninganorak: @KtownChristine There’s the entire rest of the staff. They know the company culture. #lrnchat
11:03:55 am LearnTribe: @TriciaRansom doesn’t everyone?πŸ˜‰ #lrnchat
11:04:08 am dtssmithers: What are the questions @LandDDave @hamtra anyone? Can’t access Twitter yet, exception approved not yet granted #lrnchat
11:04:18 am olliegardener: q2) To get anything done you need others onboard – and “the others” recognise this ?! (or?) #lrnchat
11:04:21 am xlearn: #lrnchat Q2) You can work more quickly but people may assume it’s your job, not theirs, to adopt new methods.
11:04:25 am hamtra: I find ppl in org that have done elearning, ask them for feeback at least. RT @KtownChristine: Q2) Nobody to bounce ideas off of #lrnchat
11:04:29 am TriciaRansom: @LearnTribe I thought so, right? #lrnchat
11:04:32 am jenisecook: Q2) Pro = SMEs become more invested in the #learning outcomes… learner focus, not “just a project”. #lrnchat
11:04:40 am cellodav: RT @RyanJSegrist: RT @LaurenLK: nother PRO: in order to keep up, you MUST reach out to larger community, keep connected #lrnchat
11:04:40 am kevwyke: Q2) con: who is going to filter, edit and hone all the great ideas: pro: non one pisses on your chips (initially) #lrnchat
11:04:40 am nimblecopy: Q2) Pros: accountability and initiative. Cons: easy scapegoating, potential for isolation. #lrnchat
11:04:58 am LandDDave: Q2) Just because there’s no one else on your section of the org chart, doesn’t mean your alone. #lrnchat
11:04:59 am jenisecook: RT @learninganorak: @KtownChristine Theres the entire rest of the staff. They know the company culture. << Amen! #lrnchat
11:05:06 am TriciaRansom: Q2) I can work quickly, but find myself sticking in tried/true ruts. No one to challenge me #lrnchat
11:05:16 am PTKLearning: Q2) Pro – Freedom to advise, Freedom to support, Freedom to encourage, Freedom to deliver #lrnchat
11:05:19 am dtssmithers: @KtownChristine: Q2) Nobody to bounce ideas off of #lrnchat // however, Social Media provided that soundboard for me.
11:05:23 am LandDDave: RT @dtssmithers: What are the questions @LandDDave @hamtra anyone? <<< Sorry, don’t understand the question. #lrnchat
11:05:27 am learninganorak: @LandDDave True that #lrnchat
11:05:38 am jenisecook: RT @PTKLearning: Q2) Pro – Freedom to advise, Freedom to support, Freedom to encourage, Freedom to deliver #lrnchat
11:05:42 am mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1
11:05:55 am TriciaRansom: Q2) Pro: Tell boss must have access to Twitter/SoMe to access my network to get my work done! #lrnchat
11:05:55 am learninganorak: RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1 <= nice one!
11:06:09 am cellodav: RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1 #lrnchat
11:06:09 am xlearn: RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1
11:06:12 am dtssmithers: RT @mpalko If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1
11:06:16 am RyanJSegrist: @TriciaRansom Have you ever bounced your ideas off of SoMe folks in your network? #lrnchat
11:06:28 am jmass: Q2) Con = isolation. Find thought partners externally to mitigate. #lrnchat
11:06:29 am LandDDave: Q2) Pro – Paving your own way. Con – Getting out of your own way. #lrnchat
11:06:32 am JaneBozarth: Excellent! RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1 #lrnchat
11:06:35 am billcush: RT @triciaransom: Q2) …find myself sticking in tried/true ruts. No one to challenge me > #lrnchat helps me avoid this problem.
11:06:38 am paulfloss: RT @dtssmithers: RT @mpalko If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1
11:06:38 am hamtra: RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1
11:06:40 am RyanJSegrist: RT @JaneBozarth: Excellent! RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1 #lrnchat
11:06:43 am LandDDave: RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1 #lrnchat
11:06:48 am dtssmithers: @undefined: What are the #lrnchat questions? plz RT them from @lrnchat.
11:06:56 am TriciaRansom: @RyanJSegrist Yep, but sometimes so heads down working that I let it slide #lrnchat
11:06:59 am LaurenLK: RT @LandDDave: Q2) Pro – Paving your own way. Con – Getting out of your own way. >> LOL, love it. #lrnchat
11:07:01 am jenisecook: I am the boss! LOL RT @TriciaRansom: Q2) Pro: Tell boss must have access to Twitter/SoMe to access my network to get my work done! #lrnchat
11:07:07 am 2GFred: RT @LandDDave: Q2) Pro – Paving your own way. Con – Getting out of your own way. ..Wisdom here. #lrnchat
11:07:12 am learninganorak: RT @RyanJSegrist: @TriciaRansom Have you ever bounced your ideas off of SoMe folks in ur network? #lrnchat <= or other colleagues
11:07:27 am KtownChristine: The company I work for is a hard sell for social media. #lrnchat
11:07:31 am RyanJSegrist: @TriciaRansom I feel you there! Hard to move mountains of work without falling into patterns. #lrnchat
11:07:45 am hamtra: Sorry @dtssmithers q2)What are the pros/cons of being a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:07:50 am LearnTribe: @TriciaRansom even when there’s only one of us we are legion #lrnchat
11:07:56 am LandDDave: Q2) In the age of Social Media, you’re only ‘alone’ in your role if you choose to be. #lrnchat
11:08:06 am JaneBozarth: @KtownChristine It’s not ‘the company”. Which people in particular? #lrnchat
11:08:06 am jenisecook: RT @triciaransom: Q2) …find myself sticking in tried/true ruts. No one to challenge me > I read blogs, Skype chat, LinkedIn, FB.. #lrnchat
11:08:15 am hamtra: @dtssmithers Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
11:08:16 am TriciaRansom: Q2) I use my cubedwellers as extended team. Pilot short modules/new ideas off them. They see what I do, and learn and feel useful #lrnchat
11:08:21 am learninganorak: A lot of people here today seem to think that being 1 = being alone. Don’t underestimate non-L&D colleagues. #lrnchat
11:08:22 am mira_bell: RT @LandDDave: Q2) In the age of Social Media, youre only alone in your role if you choose to be. #lrnchat
11:08:29 am jenisecook: Yup! True dat. >> RT @LandDDave: Q2) In the age of Social Media, youre only alone in your role if you choose to be. #lrnchat
11:08:30 am billcush: I know….have missed several lately…so busy…Good thing! RT @triciaransom … fanatical about catching at least 1 session. #lrnchat
11:08:36 am PTKLearning: Q2 Con – Accountable for poor Perform, Accountable for poor delivery, Accountable for Budget wasting, Accountable for back peddling #lrnchat
11:08:40 am Howard112: RT @c4lpt: #lrnchat Jane Hart, Bath, UK Social Business Consultant, you can read my journey from E-Learning to Social Bus here http://bit.ly/hqLRuf
11:08:43 am dtssmithers: @TriciaRansom Q2) Tell boss must have access to SoMe to access my network to get my work done! #lrnchat // Agree but there is another side.
11:08:47 am kevwyke: “@kevwyke: Q2) ‘pro: no one pisses on your chips’ con: no-one wanted chips in the first place #lrnchat
11:09:02 am KtownChristine: Q2) Pro: given opportunity to use creativity. Con: have to work harder to let others know the work you are doing. #lrnchat
11:09:02 am JaneBozarth: RT @LandDDave: Q2) In the age of Social Media, youre only alone in your role if you choose to be. #lrnchat
11:09:03 am TriciaRansom: Q2) And then the cubedweller also learn about new intiative and begin promoting it to others #lrnchat
11:09:15 am LaurenLK: @KtownChristine Ways to demo the benefits? Show what you learned this week? #lrnchat
11:09:18 am c4lpt: RT @Ryan Segrist Q2) sometimes u need 2 produce training on how 2 access/use it #lrnchat <trning systm=barrier 2 training hearing that a lot
11:09:22 am learninganorak: RT @kevwyke: Q2) ‘pro: no one pisses on your chips’ con: no-one wanted chips in the first place #lrnchat <=LOL!
11:09:28 am TriciaRansom: @billcush Yeah, me too. Hope all is well! #lrnchat
11:09:30 am jenisecook: Q2) If ur corp won’t use SoMe, network on your own time after hours. Benefits worth it. #lrnchat
11:09:35 am billcush: I was going to say “brilliant” RT @janebozarth: Excellent! RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat you are not training dept of 1
11:09:38 am lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:09:44 am PTKLearning: RT @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:09:49 am eshwaranv: Oh yes! So true! RT @kevwyke: “@kevwyke: Q2) ‘pro: no one pisses on your chips’ con: no-one wanted chips in the first place #lrnchat
11:09:51 am c4lpt: RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1
11:10:00 am chiefmfg_doug: Q2) Pro: I have found that being 1 man shop allows me to be ISD expert and to rely on co-workers as industry experts. #lrnchat
11:10:02 am eshwaranv: RT @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:10:02 am LaurenLK: RT @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:10:04 am LearnTribe: @KtownChristine that company is at risk then! #lrnchat
11:10:06 am learninganorak: Q3 Project plans #lrnchat
11:10:06 am KtownChristine: RT @LaurenLK: @KtownChristine Ways to demo the benefits? Show what you learned this week? Great suggestion :o) #lrnchat
11:10:11 am TriciaRansom: RT @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:10:16 am JaneBozarth: Professional development doesn’t just happen during work hours…. #lrnchat
11:10:19 am jenisecook: RT @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:10:21 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:10:24 am JaneBozarth: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:10:29 am RyanJSegrist: RT @dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:10:33 am jenisecook: Q3) My analog clock! ROTF LOL #lrnchat
11:10:33 am dtssmithers: @lrnchat what were Q1 and Q2?
11:10:34 am nimblecopy: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:10:37 am learninganorak: RT @JaneBozarth: Professional development doesn’t just happen during work hours…. <= nor does learning! #lrnchat
11:10:40 am hamtra: Q3) LOLOLOL Manage time? Oh you’re serious with that question. #lrnchat
11:10:48 am TriciaRansom: Q3) What @jenisecook said: blogs, Skype, LinkedIn, Twitter, #lrnchat, etc.
11:10:49 am crumphelen: #lrnchat Q2) con…knowing how to get started. Lrnchat me thinks
11:11:01 am jenisecook: RT @JaneBozarth: Professional development doesnt just happen during work hours…. << Some ppl stuck in that mindset tho. Sad. #lrnchat
11:11:08 am KtownChristine: RT @LearnTribe: @KtownChristine that company is at risk then! I have faith we will eventually get on board. #lrnchat
11:11:09 am LaurenLK: Tools: recently learned Toggl — nice time tracker. #lrnchat
11:11:12 am billcush: Q2) Con: only 24 hours in a day and 1 has to create, deliver, and administer! #lrnchat And that is all before lunch.
11:11:16 am TriciaRansom: Q2) I use Social Media to work smarter, faster, and more effeciently. #lrnchat
11:11:18 am 2GFred: RT @JaneBozarth: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:11:24 am dtssmithers: Q3 I used an array of tools but primarily BaseCampHQ and FrankinCovey ProPlus #lrnchat
11:11:25 am LandDDave: Q3) Managing my Time: If I can automate a process, I do. #lrnchat
11:11:25 am jenisecook: Hahaha! >> RT @hamtra: Q3) LOLOLOL Manage time? Oh youre serious with that question. #lrnchat
11:11:45 am PTKLearning: Q3) Basecamp, Twitter, Skype, LinkedIn, Sharepoint #lrnchat
11:11:50 am hamtra: @dtssmithers: Q1) In a one person Training Dept, how do you ensure you are involved in new initiatives within the organization? #lrnchat
11:11:54 am StephanieDaul: RT @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:11:57 am jenisecook: Q3) I’m on a Mac.. Looking to use Bento for both desktop and mobile (my iPad). #lrnchat
11:11:58 am TriciaRansom: Q2) And I had to learn the power of “No”. No is not a bad word, and one needed for your sanity. #lrnchat
11:11:59 am LaurenLK: Also BLOCK OUT work time — otherwise, always in a meeting, phone conf, whatever. #lrnchat
11:12:01 am dtssmithers: Q3 – Managed time by learning the art of saying NO. #lrnchat
11:12:02 am nimblecopy: Q3) I’m a big fan of @freshbooks and Basecamp @37signals for time & project management. #lrnchat
11:12:10 am cellodav: RT @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:12:17 am olliegardener: RT @dtssmithers: Q3 – Managed time by learning the art of saying NO. #lrnchat
11:12:21 am RyanJSegrist: Q3) I do everything I can to streamline processes so I can free up time to be creative and “ideate” #lrnchat
11:12:25 am KtownChristine: I use Lotus Notes document Library for the KM piece of training. #lrnchat
11:12:31 am c4lpt: RT: @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept)? #lrnchat
11:12:37 am mira_bell: RT @olliegardener: RT @dtssmithers: Q3 – Managed time by learning the art of saying NO. #lrnchat
11:12:40 am jenisecook: Q3) I stick to “bankers hours”. Basecamp is great. Wanting feedback about FreshBooks. @nimblecopy tell us more. #lrnchat
11:12:44 am cellodav: Q3 Google calendar, spouse #lrnchat
11:12:48 am LaurenLK: RT @LaurenLK: Also BLOCK OUT work time — otherwise, always in a meeting, phone conf, whatever. #lrnchat
11:12:50 am TriciaRansom: Q3) I literally book a small conference room for a “meeting”. A meeting between me and my deliverables! #lrnchat
11:13:07 am jmankeys1971: I schedule every minute of my Outlook calendar for the different projects I have so I can block time for everything #lrnchat
11:13:17 am 2GFred: RT @TriciaRansom: Q3) I literally book a small conference room for a “meeting”. A meeting between me and my deliverables! #lrnchat
11:13:27 am xlearn: Book out time in diary to attend to certain tasks, otherwise non-stop interruption or firefighting all day! #lrnchat
11:13:38 am jenisecook: RT @TriciaRansom: Q3) I literally book a small conference room for a “meeting”. A meeting between me and my deliverables! #lrnchat
11:13:44 am cathyr34: Q3) Do not reinvent the wheel. Many good resources already available. Use them! #lrnchat
11:13:45 am TriciaRansom: Q3) Have to prioritize. If get something new on your plate, negiotiate what slips to bottom of pile. #lrnchat
11:13:50 am KristiBroom: RT @TriciaRansom: Q3) I literally book a small conference room for a “meeting”. A meeting between me and my deliverables! <–LOL! #lrnchat
11:13:57 am hamtra: q3) I book my outlook cal too. I just need my officemates to honour that booked time and not rebook me for something else #lrnchat
11:14:07 am TriciaRansom: RT @cathyr34: Q3) Do not reinvent the wheel. Many good resources already available. Use them! #lrnchat
11:14:13 am LaurenLK: Ok that’s weird — looks like I just RT’ed myself. Didn’t mean to, apologies. #lrnchat
11:14:18 am jenisecook: Q3) I use iCal on my Apple products. Networking in the early morning hours, answer emails. #lrnchat
11:14:29 am olliegardener: How about recognising the difference between important and urgent tasks? #lrnchat
11:14:36 am cellodav: RT @cathyr34: Q3) Do not reinvent the wheel. Many good resources already available. Use them! #lrnchat
11:14:36 am jenisecook: RT @TriciaRansom: Q3) Have to prioritize. If get something new on your plate, negiotiate what slips to bottom of pile. #lrnchat
11:14:36 am TriciaRansom: @hamtra Decline their invites and say that you’re already busy. Only a couple of times and they’ll learn #lrnchat
11:14:36 am nimblecopy: Q3)Freshbooks=online program I use to track time and to send clients invoices by email. It’s so easy to use and not too expensive. #lrnchat
11:14:42 am PTKLearning: Q3) Tools are great to manage time, however managing expectations and external involvement is a different matter #lrnchat
11:14:44 am KristiBroom: Value in setting goals and tracking progress in any sized department. #lrnchat
11:14:47 am ZaraLynnKing: RT @cathyr34: Q3) Do not reinvent the wheel. Many good resources already available. Use them! #lrnchat
11:14:58 am dtssmithers: RT @TriciaRansom: Q3) I literally book sml conference room for a “meeting” between me & my deliverables! #lrnchat // still do that!
11:15:07 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept) ? #lrnchat
11:15:07 am KtownChristine: RT @cathyr34: Q3) Do not reinvent the wheel. Many good resources already available. Use them! <== so true! #lrnchat
11:15:11 am billcush: Opps…forgot to print that handout. RT @billcush: Q2) Con: only 24 hours in a day and 1 has to create, deliver, and administer! #lrnchat
11:15:15 am edReformer: edReformer: 13 Steps to Building Your Blended School http://bit.ly/eHnNqn #lrnchat
11:15:31 am TriciaRansom: Q3) Someone said something about managing expectations. SO IMPORTANT!! And be honest about what you can do #lrnchat
11:15:35 am LaurenLK: RT @PTKLearning: Q3) Tools are great to manage time, however managing expectations and external involvement is a different matter #lrnchat
11:15:41 am jenisecook: Q3) The power of “not now” also works. If u work at home, don’t do laundry, kitchen until after 5pm. Be firm and focus on work. #lrnchat
11:15:41 am nimblecopy: RT @TriciaRansom: Q3) I literally book a small conference room for a “meeting”. A meeting between me and my deliverables! #lrnchat
11:15:44 am KtownChristine: Sometimes we think we want new tools to improve the job, when in reality, we really just want new toy :o) #lrnchat
11:15:50 am jmankeys1971: Important vs. Urgent=the biggest fire #lrnchat
11:16:13 am LandDDave: Q3) HUGE 4 me: I negotiated Fridays as a regular ‘development day’. I don’t come to the office and work without distration. #lrnchat
11:16:17 am olliegardener: RT @PTKLearning: Q3) Tools are great to manage time, however managing expectations and external involvement is a different matter #lrnchat
11:16:18 am JaneBozarth: @jmankeys1971 Or loudest. #lrnchat
11:16:39 am KtownChristine: Our company lives by a “Top 3” model of prioritizing. It has worked very well. #lrnchat
11:16:42 am jenisecook: @KtownChristine Sometimes I resemble that remark!πŸ˜‰ #lrnchat
11:16:51 am dtssmithers: RT @hamtra q3) I book my outlook cal too. I sometimes refuse changes made by others to my calendar (unless it’s the boss) #lrnchat
11:16:55 am TriciaRansom: Q3) Be honest with everyone about what/when you can do stuff. I’ll work late, but I don’t work from home or weekends. #lrnchat
11:16:57 am hamtra: @LandDDave Working with out distraction is a huge problem for me. Team wants me there for them all the time too. #lrnchat
11:17:10 am jmass: Q3) People are managing time!? Do tell. #lrnchat #quantumphysics #comicrelief
11:17:18 am olliegardener: @JaneBozarth @jmankeys1971 just to get them out of my hair!! what matters must wait.. #lrnchat
11:17:25 am LandDDave: Q3) A must skill for the 1-person department: Learn when and how to say NO. #lrnchat
11:17:38 am KtownChristine: RT @jenisecook: @KtownChristine Sometimes I resemble that remark!πŸ˜‰ @jenisecook: I have to check myself often! #lrnchat
11:17:47 am 2GFred: Seems like key in 1 person shop is knowing yourself. What works, where limited, how to capitalize on strengths. #lrnchat
11:17:49 am cellodav: RT @LandDDave: Q3) A must skill for the 1-person department: Learn when and how to say NO. #lrnchat
11:17:50 am JaneBozarth: Yes RT @LandDDave: Q3) A must skill for the 1-person department: Learn when and how to say NO. #lrnchat
11:17:54 am TriciaRansom: Q3) I had to spend time developing others so they can work w/out me holding their hands, and I can do my work. Time well spent #lrnchat
11:17:59 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat short meeting so I’m back! #lrnchat
11:18:08 am crumphelen: #lrnchat Q3) block out time on calendar. Be as mobile or portable as possible. Talking of managing time have to leave now. Thanks for chat
11:18:17 am JaneBozarth: @LandDDave & don’t be an order-taker #lrnchat
11:18:19 am LandDDave: @hamtra Well… Looking at your current profile picture, I think I’d prefer to be in my warm office anyway.πŸ˜‰ #lrnchat
11:18:22 am chiefmfg_doug: Or at least, “Not now”. RT @LandDDave: Q3) A must skill for the 1-person department: Learn when and how to say NO. #lrnchat
11:18:28 am c4lpt: q3) It’s a matter of constantly juggling priorities; I like making lists and crossing things off #lrnchat
11:18:45 am LandDDave: RT @JaneBozarth: @LandDDave & dont be an order-taker << Exactly. #lrnchat
11:18:47 am dtssmithers: Q3- I never do for them what they can do. I give back storyboards. I teach/train how to do simple things that r time consuming 4 me #lrnchat
11:18:48 am olliegardener: Also a matter of recognising when teaching how to fish might be better than giving the fish! #lrnchat
11:18:51 am TriciaRansom: RT @naturalgrump: @lrnchat short meeting so I’m back! <– Short meeting? Whats that? #lrnchat
11:18:57 am Rsuominen: RT @ZaraLynnKing RT @cathyr34 Q3) Do not reinvent the wheel. Many good resources already available. Use them! #lrnchat
11:19:05 am jenisecook: RT @olliegardener: Also a matter of recognising when teaching how to fish might be better than giving the fish! #lrnchat
11:19:08 am hamtra: Learning to use lists myself RT @C4LPT: q3) It’s a matter of constantly juggling priorities; making lists and crossing things off #lrnchat
11:19:13 am TriciaRansom: RT @c4lpt: q3) It’s a matter of constantly juggling priorities; I like making lists and crossing things off <I’m a list maker too #lrnchat
11:19:25 am mira_bell: I like lists also! RT @c4lpt: q3) Its a matter of constantly juggling priorities; I like making lists and crossing things off #lrnchat
11:19:49 am dtssmithers: Q3-Sticky notes r my friend & w/ Windows 7, sticky notes r now free! #lrnchat
11:19:50 am nimblecopy: Q3) Chocolate as reward is an effective time management tool. #lrnchat
11:19:54 am jenisecook: Q0) I need to leave. http://www.RidgeViewMedia.com in western USA. Will try and catch this p.m.’s session. Love the topic. Bye! #lrnchat
11:19:57 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat Q3 honestly? I’m a bit of a disorganised soul. My emails and outlook calendar end up being my core tools.
11:20:03 am LandDDave: @lrnchat: Q3) What methods/tools do you use to effectively manage your time (in a one-person training dept) ? #lrnchat
11:20:12 am 2GFred: RT @nimblecopy: Q3) Chocolate as reward is an effective time management tool. #lrnchat
11:20:21 am cellodav: @jenisecook @olligardener Q3 and knowing who to teach trolling vs jigging vs casting vs flyfishing #lrnchat
11:20:26 am KtownChristine: List Makers: hand-written or electronic? Sometimes tangible list work better, sometimes not. #lrnchat
11:20:28 am dtssmithers: Q1-I got involved over time gaining simple easy wins early. Educating others. Demonstrating my expertise #lrnchat
11:20:49 am LaurenLK: @2GFred re: chocolate – lol! #lrnchat
11:20:49 am jmankeys1971: I also find the list crossing off method works well. Gives a sense of moving forward instead of just climbing out of a hole! #lrnchat
11:20:59 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat q3 essentially I’ll lay out a calendar of core events and they are my deadlines. If I don’t meet them I only disappoint me #lrnchat
11:21:04 am LandDDave: Q3) I also have a constantly evolving Mind Map entitled PROJECTS that I review and update every Monday. #lrnchat
11:21:20 am dtssmithers: Q1-Pros, got anything I needed in software and SoMe (exception of 1), dont need a consensus. #lrnchat
11:21:23 am 2GFred: Q3 The Principles in GTD are important and helpful. I refer to the book from time to time to improve my processes. #lrnchat
11:21:27 am Rsuominen: RT @LandDDave Q3) Learn when and how to say NO. #lrnchat
11:21:29 am TriciaRansom: Q3) I work assembly-line fashion: Make ALL job aids, then ALL assessments, etc. My brain likes it better than jumping #lrnchat
11:21:34 am naturalgrump: @TriciaRansom apparently they are possible when there’s little to discuss! #lrnchat
11:21:34 am lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:21:44 am KtownChristine: Q3) Perhaps I should reach out more to my SMEs and ask them to share the training responsiblity and provide peer coaching sessions. #lrnchat
11:21:44 am PTKLearning: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:21:47 am mira_bell: Sounds great RT @LandDDave: Q3) I also have a constantly evolving Mind Map entitled PROJECTS that I review and update every Monday. #lrnchat
11:21:54 am torriedunlap: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:00 am StephanieDaul: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:03 am TriciaRansom: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:07 am mira_bell: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:10 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:11 am LaurenLK: RT @LandDDave: a constantly evolving Mind Map entitled PROJECTS ..update every Monday.>Love this, love mindmaps. Stealing this one #lrnchat
11:22:18 am paulfloss: Q3 Google Calendar so my home and work is on one calendar that I can share. #lrnchat
11:22:21 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:28 am c4lpt: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:34 am TriciaRansom: Q4) Don’t neccessarily see it as a problem. They are used to learning from my programs, so don’t spend time teaching them to learn #lrnchat
11:22:36 am chiefmfg_doug: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:41 am LaurenLK: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:42 am nimblecopy: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:22:47 am learninganorak: @lrnchat Q4 Use SMEs to deliver. Encourage coaching and mentoring by team leaders #lrnchat
11:22:47 am cellodav: RT @LaurenLK: RT @LandDDave: a constantly evolving Mind Map entitled PROJECTS ..update every Monday.>Love this, love mindmaps. #lrnchat
11:22:48 am LandDDave: Q3) I also adopt a zen-like attitude of acceptance that all my plans can be shot by a senior management poor planning grenade #lrnchat
11:22:56 am naturalgrump: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat > good qu
11:22:58 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:23:01 am dtssmithers: Q1-4, I enlisted my HR Mgrs as Trainers & became the training developer. #lrnchat
11:23:22 am nimblecopy: Q4) If I use templates I am careful not to make that obvious. #lrnchat
11:23:35 am jmass: Q4) Give credit to contributing SMEs on title slides. List before your own name. #lrnchat
11:23:35 am cellodav: RT @lrnchat: Q4) In a one-person training dept, how do you combat the problem of familiarity with you and your programs? #lrnchat
11:23:40 am dtssmithers: Q2-if untrained in corporate training or ISD, then w/o SoMe it is terribly difficult to learn the job. Must do formal training #lrnchat
11:23:41 am hamtra: Pulling out for the day. Thanks for the excellent #lrnchat today. Fabulous.
11:23:45 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat Q4 I look for ways to remind people of the range of things on offer. Familiarity breeds complacency. People need reminding #lrnchat
11:24:02 am cellodav: Q4 train the trainers #lrnchat
11:24:04 am dtssmithers: Q2-Con, projects take longer. #lrnchat
11:24:21 am LaurenLK: Q4 Keep active in regional, national, international prof orgs and use outside references, guests #lrnchat
11:24:27 am chiefmfg_doug: Q4) Trying to vary the breadth and depth of the topics I create training for. Try to exhibit diversity with skills. #lrnchat
11:24:47 am TriciaRansom: Q4) Make sure that each program is truly valuable, not just something for “just in case someone may need to know something” #lrnchat
11:24:51 am KtownChristine: Q4) I don’t use the same template designs for eLearning, etc. (new eye candy). #lrnchat
11:24:52 am nimblecopy: Q4) I collaborate with others if it’s appropriate for the project. Especially for visual design–I call in the experts for that. #lrnchat
11:24:59 am dtssmithers: Q4- reinvent, reinvent. I actually never had this problem. I always tried to do at least 1 thing new in each training. #lrnchat
11:25:35 am LandDDave: Q4) I don’t use a facilitators guide and require myself to use different activities all the time. #lrnchat
11:25:39 am KtownChristine: Q4) I find humor to be a great tool for training retention. #lrnchat
11:25:46 am TriciaRansom: Q4) Is this really a problem? If my programs are good, is familiarity bad? And I WANT ppl to be familiar with me! #lrnchat
11:26:03 am dtssmithers: Q4-build credibility. reinvent self/training. constant flux yet somewhat predictability (rather stability) then familiarity is gone #lrnchat
11:26:15 am olliegardener: Got something urgent I must attend to.. afraid I must leave you guys for a while #lrnchat
11:26:26 am naturalgrump: @chiefmfg_doug that’s a good one too. Not just delivering one type of solution, constantly try to innovate delivery solutions #lrnchat
11:26:39 am TriciaRansom: Q4) For the Americans: Look at Sesame Street. 30+ years w/same format. Familiar yet still great learning #lrnchat
11:26:43 am LaurenLK: RT @LandDDave: ..use different activities all the time.>>ALWAYS good practice. VARY your lrnr engagement. #lrnchat
11:26:44 am StephanieDaul: Q4) branch your network – don’t get suck in one area of the business #lrnchat
11:26:58 am chiefmfg_doug: @naturalgrump Thanks! #lrnchat
11:26:59 am dtssmithers: Q4-my facilitator’s guides have immense flexibility built in (sometimes they don’t care so much 4 this…they have to think?). #lrnchat
11:27:13 am naturalgrump: @nimblecopy Yes! I may know the best way to deliver, but I may not have the credibility to deliver. Business leaders are key. #lrnchat
11:27:28 am nimblecopy: Q4) As a one-person company, my approach is part of why people work with me, so that’s not always something I want to change. #lrnchat
11:27:36 am KtownChristine: Q4) I use teaser questions to get learners to read (ex: email subject “Will YOU be prepared?”) #lrnchat
11:27:42 am PTKLearning: @TriciaRansom Is Sesame Street learning still as effective today as it was in the 80’s #lrnchat
11:27:56 am c4lpt: Q4) Keep reviewing the portflio; things move on rapidly and will get out and date and need to be replaced #lrnchat
11:28:07 am naturalgrump: @LandDDave facilitators guides? I remember those. I left using them long ago when I became a team of 1 #lrnchat
11:28:12 am PTKLearning: RT @c4lpt: Q4) Keep reviewing the portflio; things move on rapidly and will get out and date and need to be replaced #lrnchat
11:28:15 am TriciaRansom: Q4) I’m not sure I understand the question. Why is familiarity bad? #lrnchat
11:28:33 am naturalgrump: RT @TriciaRansom: Q4) Is this really a problem? If my programs are good, is familiarity bad? And I WANT ppl to be familiar with me! #lrnchat
11:28:42 am LaurenLK: @PTKLearning Sesame Str – yes, I believe so. Recently saw some stats on that.. have to look up. #lrnchat
11:28:47 am paulfloss: Agree RT @C4LPT: Q4) Keep reviewing the portflio; things move on rapidly and will get out and date and need to be replaced #lrnchat
11:28:55 am TriciaRansom: @PTKLearning I think so…most kids still watch it and learn from it. I still remember “Near”……”Far”…. #lrnchat
11:29:19 am chiefmfg_doug: @TriciaRansom I interpreted it as people pigeon holing you and thinking you can only do “X” training. #lrnchat
11:29:23 am KristiBroom: I’ve been pondering this too RT @TriciaRansom: Q4) Im not sure I understand the question. Why is familiarity bad? #lrnchat
11:29:44 am LandDDave: Q4) I find familiarity with YOU to be the bigger issue. Would you continue watching a TV show if the characters were repetetive? #lrnchat
11:29:47 am c4lpt: @TriciaRansom Maybe get too comfortable? #lrnchat
11:29:49 am TriciaRansom: RT @chiefmfg_doug: @TriciaRansom I interpreted it as people pigeon holing you and thinking you can only do “X” training.<– ooohhh! #lrnchat
11:29:50 am naturalgrump: @chiefmfg_doug @triciaransom that’s how i read it too #lrnchat
11:30:02 am StephanieDaul: @TriciaRansom I can still sing “Lady Bug Picnic” #lrnchat
11:30:06 am JaneBozarth: Easy to bring in win-win lunchtime-learning-type progs: First Aid, CPR, Eldercare, comm colleges w adult ed progs. #lrnchat
11:30:15 am PTKLearning: @LaurenLK if you come across it please let me know. My 2 year old looks at my old videos & enjoys but his interactive level is low #lrnchat
11:30:44 am TriciaRansom: @StephanieDaul “D. Da-dee. Dangerous Dragons…Dinosaurs!” #lrnchat
11:30:47 am 2GFred: @TriciaRansom @chiefmfg_doug I thought it might mean descending into a silo, always doing the same thing… #lrnchat
11:30:55 am LaurenLK: Familiarity can become an obstacle; you are seldom a prophet in your own land. #lrnchat
11:30:57 am JaneBozarth: Again: Appoint yerself some deputies… train them use as guest/support faculty & facilitators #lrnchat
11:31:05 am torriedunlap: RT @TriciaRansom: Q4)Sesame Street. 30+ years w/same format. But their learners change every few years! #lrnchat
11:31:15 am LandDDave: Q4) Why familiarity can be a problem: “Oh, is Dave going to do another one of THOSE activities? It was cute, the first time.” #lrnchat
11:31:20 am StephanieDaul: RT @JaneBozarth: Again: Appoint yerself some deputies… train them use as guest/support faculty & facilitators #lrnchat
11:31:35 am chiefmfg_doug: @2GFred @TriciaRansom Yes, could definitely be interpreted that way too! #lrnchat
11:31:36 am eshwaranv: Got to go now… Phone call… Thanks to all for the convo on #lrnchat
11:31:57 am LaurenLK: @PTKLearning Yes, I’ll see if I can find it — was a few weeks back. ugh #lrnchat
11:32:08 am cellodav: RT @JaneBozarth: Again: Appoint yerself some deputies… train them use as guest/support faculty & facilitators #lrnchat
11:32:17 am StephanieDaul: Do you NEED to do everything yourself when you’re a one man shop? #lrnchat
11:32:18 am TriciaRansom: Q4) I’m liking this discussion on interpreting Q4! #lrnchat
11:32:19 am LaurenLK: @eshwaranv Thanks for joining! #lrnchat
11:33:10 am PTKLearning: Familiarity leads to complacency, leads to lack of vision, leads to no vision, leads to standing still, leads to the end #lrnchat
11:33:16 am TriciaRansom: Q4) To keep from being pigeonholed I like to constantly evolve my areas of interest, talk to everyone in the org about what I do #lrnchat
11:33:22 am naturalgrump: @StephanieDaul no you don’t need to do everything, but it feels that way sometimes #lrnchat
11:33:42 am StephanieDaul: When time and resources are limited we need to rethink training and think about it as learning – done by the learners #lrnchat
11:33:44 am LandDDave: Q4) Think of all your training options as a big open field of grass. Familiarity is the risk of developing a dirt path. #lrnchat
11:33:48 am Samantha_Penney: #lrnchat – Samantha Penney;University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, USA; adult learning, faculty development, technology in education
11:33:49 am lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:34:00 am PTKLearning: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:34:02 am TriciaRansom: Q4) And then I develop programs for anything needed where I can grow myself…even if they’re a 1/2 page handout #lrnchat
11:34:15 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:34:18 am JaneBozarth: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:34:25 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:34:25 am c4lpt: RT: @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:34:30 am cellodav: RT @StephanieDaul: When time, resources are limited we need to rethink training, think about it as learning – done by the learners #lrnchat
11:34:31 am KtownChristine: @LandDDave great analogy! #lrnchat
11:34:33 am simbeckhampson: All this talk of ‘Training’ makes me a little squeamish… #lrnchat
11:34:33 am TriciaRansom: Q4) But then again, familiarity on the dirt path shows people where they’re going. I don’t necessarily think it’s bad #lrnchat
11:34:41 am LaurenLK: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:34:43 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat make sure you make time for your own learning and development. you can’t help the business if you’re not helping yourself #lrnchat
11:34:54 am JaneBozarth: PS Have I mentioned? I really liked my job as 1-person training dept. #lrnchat
11:34:59 am nimblecopy: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:35:02 am TriciaRansom: Q4) Difference just for difference isn’t good either… #lrnchat
11:35:06 am LaurenLK: Q5: Hang in there. Keep talking to those who speak your language. Never stop learning new stuff. #lrnchat
11:35:21 am chiefmfg_doug: Q5) Get to know as many people in as many depts as possible. Network! And what @naturalgrump just tweeted. #lrnchat
11:35:22 am TriciaRansom: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:35:23 am cellodav: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? #lrnchat
11:35:37 am LearnTribe: RT @dtssmithers Q3 – Managed time by learning the art of saying NO. #lrnchat >and recognising 1 person can only do so much
11:35:40 am c4lpt: Q5) Make the most of the opportunity to be able influence real change in the organisation through what you do #lrnchat
11:35:59 am StephanieDaul: @JaneBozarth There are times I wish I was a 1 person training department #lrnchat
11:36:01 am chiefmfg_doug: I too have to bow out….lunch and work are calling. Will probably be lurking tho! First chat for me. It was fun! #lrnchat
11:36:06 am JaneBozarth: @TriciaRansom No, but sometimes someone can say exactly the same thing as another and be heard differently/louder #lrnchat
11:36:07 am cellodav: Q5 you’re never alone – trust in your network, feel the force #lrnchat
11:36:07 am LandDDave: @TriciaRansom I think the risk is when things are so familiar that you follow the path subconsciously. #lrnchat
11:36:20 am Samantha_Penney: #lrnchat Q0) learned how to join #lrnchat
11:36:23 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat Q5 spend at least 20% of your week just walking the floor and talking to people. You’ll only be known if they know you #lrnchat
11:36:24 am JaneBozarth: Q3. Write justification to become 2-person training dept! #lrnchat
11:36:25 am LearnTribe: RT @cathyr34: Q3) Do not reinvent the wheel. Many good resources already available. Use them! #lrnchat
11:36:25 am nimblecopy: Q5) Your training is only as effective as how well you’re connected to others. #lrnchat
11:36:27 am torriedunlap: Q5) Maybe to not think of yourself as such, and instead as an important part of a large picture? #lrnchat
11:36:43 am StephanieDaul: @cellodav The network will save you. #lrnchat
11:36:47 am LaurenLK: Lunch time folks, I’m off — wonderful exchange today! Thank you! #lrnchat
11:36:48 am JaneBozarth: Q4 Part of problem with following same path is when you fail to provide self with a good PLN, develop self #lrnchat
11:36:55 am PTKLearning: Q5) Be an expert, stand tall, gain the highest respect, be persistent, be patient, do it right, be confident most of all Believe #lrnchat
11:37:00 am cellodav: RT @StephanieDaul: @cellodav The network will save you. #lrnchat
11:37:11 am 2GFred: Agreed! But challenge is ability to tell if change needed RT @TriciaRansom: Q4) Difference just for difference isnt good either… #lrnchat
11:37:14 am Samantha_Penney: #lrnchat Thanks Ellen Waggoner and Jane Hart for the lrnchat plug at IFWE.
11:37:18 am parkconsulting: @TriciaRansom @lrnchat identify your internal customers, understand their KPI’s & build your learning interventions around helping them win
11:37:27 am naturalgrump: RT @C4LPT: Q5) Make the most of the opportunity to be able influence real change in the organisation through what you do #lrnchat – Yes.
11:37:48 am naturalgrump: @chiefmfg_doug good to have met you, enjoy your lunch break! #lrnchat
11:37:52 am TriciaRansom: Good point RT @LandDDave: @TriciaRansom I think risk is when things are so familiar you follow the path subconsciously. #lrnchat
11:37:58 am JaneBozarth: Nice blog post from @InLearnings “develop yourself” http://blog.integratedlearningservices.com/ #lrnchat
11:38:15 am langholloman: RT @mpalko: If you participate in #lrnchat, then you are not a training dept of 1
11:38:16 am JaneBozarth: @StephanieDaul Srsly. #lrnchat
11:38:19 am learninganorak: RT @simbeckhampson: All this talk of ‘Training’ makes me a little squeamish… #lrnchat <= Me too!
11:38:39 am TriciaRansom: @JaneBozarth Yes, I agree. sometimes someone else can say same thing in a different way and be heard. #lrnchat
11:38:39 am LandDDave: Q5) another risk of familiarity: Many people don’t recognize when they are in a rut. As a department of one, who tells you that? #lrnchat
11:38:47 am LearnTribe: RT @LandDDave Q3) I also have a constantly evolving Mind Map entitled PROJECTS that I review and update every Monday. #lrnchat >I like that
11:38:49 am kasey428: RT @JaneBozarth: Again: Appoint yerself some deputies… train them use as guest/support faculty & facilitators #lrnchat
11:38:54 am learninganorak: Q5 Don’t think you have to do it all alone. You are surrounded by experts. Involve them. #lrnchat
11:39:14 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Embrace the opportunity to be a dept. of 1! You’ll learn more and do more than you ever thought possible #lrnchat
11:39:17 am RyanJSegrist: RT @LandDDave: Q5) another risk of familiarity: Many don’t recognize when they are in a rut. who tells you that? #lrnchat
11:39:22 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? < Get a helmet. #lrnchat
11:39:35 am jmass: Q5) Take lunch, socialize with experts in other non-learning departments. #lrnchat
11:39:39 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department?
11:39:40 am learninganorak: RT @LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What advice do you have for others in a one-person training department? < Get a helmet. #lrnchat <= LOL!
11:39:46 am naturalgrump: @LandDDave LOL! #lrnchat
11:39:51 am TriciaRansom: @LandDDave This was one of my Cons in an earlier question. I like to learn from the #lrnchat tribe
11:40:01 am learninganorak: RT @jmass: Q5) Take lunch, socialize with experts in other non-learning departments. #lrnchat <= YES! Don’t be a martyr
11:40:12 am dtssmithers: Q5) My advice: sell SoMe & get access #lrnchat
11:40:20 am Samantha_Penney: #lrnchat q3) a really good calendar. I would be totally lost without mine. I put in everything from project time to meetings.
11:40:21 am learninganorak: RT @MJK60631: Q5) Appoint ambassadors who will help spread the message. Peer groups are powerful in influence and far reaching. #lrnchat
11:40:22 am JaneBozarth: RT @jmass: Q5) Take lunch, socialize with experts in other non-learning departments. #lrnchat
11:40:26 am nimblecopy: Q5) Don’t be an unreasonable boss in your department of one. #lrnchat
11:40:31 am c4lpt: Q4) Get rid of the term Training Dept and become a Business Performance Consultancy and really help pple to do their jobs (better) #lrnchat
11:40:39 am JaneBozarth: Make your job easier: Help others in org understand uses of training http://bit.ly/al5msv #lrnchat
11:40:43 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Talk to everyone in your org and be open to actually hear what they are saying. And implement their suggestions if possible #lrnchat
11:40:51 am 2GFred: RT @nimblecopy: Q5) Dont be an unreasonable boss in your department of one. #lrnchat
11:41:12 am learninganorak: RT @C4LPT: Q4) Get rid of the term Training Dept and become Business Performance Consultancy and help pple do their jobs (better) #lrnchat
11:41:18 am 2GFred: RT @c4lpt: Q4) Get rid of the term Training Dept and become a Business Performance Consultancy <– Like this! #lrnchat
11:41:26 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Learn to say No. Practice it. “Yes, of course I’ll do that. Let me just tell Executive VP that their request may be delayed…” #lrnchat
11:41:27 am olliegardener: Back again! q4) Engage the talent and enthusiasm in your org. If you are doing it all, you are doing it wrong! #lrnchat
11:41:29 am LandDDave: TweetChat… slowing… to… a… crawl…….. Watching… each… character… I… type… slowly… appear… on… screen… #lrnchat
11:41:39 am LandDDave: Q5) Realize that if you look at yourself as a 1-person department, you’re already behind the 8-ball. #lrnchat
11:41:40 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Be realistic in your capabilities. #lrnchat
11:41:51 am learninganorak: Q5 Ask a LOT of questions. Especially “What is it FOR?” #lrnchat
11:41:54 am PTKLearning: Q5) The most amazing thing about the L&D ind – you learn (fast) from the mistake and errors – important that YOU learn too #lrnchat
11:42:04 am TerrenceWing: I tried my hardest to participate in #lrnchat today. Deadlines are keeping my tweets quiet right now. Dang priorities.
11:42:09 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Utilize your network. Ask them questions…trust me…these guys are an AMAZING resource #lrnchat
11:42:18 am 2GFred: RT @LandDDave: Q5) Realize that if you look at yourself as a 1-person department, youre already behind the 8-ball. #lrnchat
11:42:29 am kasey428: RT @TriciaRansom: Q5) Be realistic in your capabilities. #lrnchat
11:42:29 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Learn something new every day #lrnchat
11:42:36 am dtssmithers: Q5-as a 1 man team, u can’t do everything. grassroots & social learning is the fastest way to grow, become a facilitator #lrnchat
11:42:48 am bschlenker: RT @LandDDave: Q5) Realize that if you look at yourself as a 1-person department, you’re already behind the 8-ball. #lrnchat
11:42:50 am LearnTribe: RT @learninganorak: Q5 Don’t think you have to do it all alone. You are surrounded by experts. Involve them. #lrnchat
11:42:53 am cellodav: RT @learninganorak: Q5 Ask a LOT of questions. Especially “What is it FOR?” #lrnchat
11:43:05 am 2GFred: @TerrenceWing Review this transcript! #lrnchat
11:43:11 am TriciaRansom: Q5) I told someone once: Set boundaries and be RUTHLESS in enforcing them. Its that or your sanity. #lrnchat
11:43:19 am learninganorak: RT @dtssmithers: Q5- u can’t do everything. grassroots & social learning is the fastest way to grow, become a facilitator #lrnchat
11:43:32 am RyanJSegrist: RT @TriciaRansom: Q5) I told someone once: Set boundaries and be RUTHLESS in enforcing them. Its that or your sanity. #lrnchat
11:43:42 am kasey428: RT @jmass: Q5) Take lunch, socialize with experts in other non-learning departments. #lrnchat
11:43:48 am LandDDave: Q5) Know what a PLN is, and start developing yours! #lrnchat
11:43:50 am capz: @lrnchat Q4 review like hell
11:43:53 am PTKLearning: Q5) for elearning – don’t let the technology take over. Keep learning at the forefront #lrnchat
11:43:59 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Be flexible, and don’t fight the fight you can’t win. And learn to say No. #lrnchat
11:44:09 am RyanJSegrist: @learninganorak Me too. I never disconnect except when I’m sleeping or reading a cheesy scifi novel. #lrnchat
11:44:18 am Samantha_Penney: #lrnchat Q4) Change things up a bit. Always holding webinars from organizations, do one yourself instead or invite a guest speaker.
11:44:28 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Finally, teach your learners how to learn, and where to go to get info. You can’t do it all, and they can help you. Trust them #lrnchat
11:44:40 am davedawes: Q2) Pros: Autonomy, flexibility and control Cons: Capacity, overwork, lack of support #lrnchat
11:44:56 am kasey428: RT @c4lpt: Q4) Get rid of term Training Dept & become a Business Performance Consultancy & really help pple 2 do jobs (better) #lrnchat
11:45:14 am LandDDave: Q5) Realize that as long as your internet connection is online, you have access to most of the resources you will ever need. #lrnchat
11:45:24 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Accept that you’ll make mistakes…big ones. Learn from them quickly and don’t obssess over them. #lrnchat
11:45:27 am StephanieDaul: RT @TriciaRansom: Q5) teach your learners how to learn, and where to go to get info. they can help you. Trust them #lrnchat
11:45:38 am PTKLearning: RT @kasey428: RT @c4lpt: Q4) Get rid of term Training Dept & become a Business Performance Consultancy & really help pple 2 do jobs (better) #lrnchat
11:45:53 am RyanJSegrist: @learninganorak LOL Awesome! If you don’t mind I’ll adopt the word too!πŸ™‚ #lrnchat
11:46:23 am learninganorak: Q5 Empower people to learn from other sources. Encourage them to teach each other (‘bloke at the next desk’ methodology) #lrnchat
11:46:26 am davedawes: Q5) Network and build up a group of associates for support, delivery and new ideas #lrnchat
11:46:38 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Follow @CatMoore for great ID tips #lrnchat
11:46:39 am olliegardener: Q5) Involve employees in peer-to-peer support and social learning. That way you have a HUGE dept! #lrnchat
11:46:42 am RyanJSegrist: RT @learninganorak: @RyanJSegrist I don’t have boundaries either. It’s all just: my life. #lrnchat
11:46:45 am LearnTribe: Battery almost out – thanks for a great #lrnchat people!
11:46:53 am Samantha_Penney: #lrnchat Q5) Work closely with those who can influence your attendees. By getting the higher ups to buy into the program, others will come.
11:46:56 am LandDDave: Q5) “Give the power to the learners” is the right strategy anyway, but even more important for a 1-person shop. #lrnchat
11:47:02 am olliegardener: RT @learninganorak: Q5 Empower people to learn from other sources. Encourage them to teach each other #lrnchat
11:47:11 am PTKLearning: Q5) use #lrnchat to learn for similar like minded people
11:47:20 am mpalko: Q5 Use @Ginaschreck ‘s idea of WINK videos (What I Now Know) #lrnchat
11:47:23 am StephanieDaul: RT @LandDDave: Q5) “Give the power to the learners” is the right strategy anyway, but even more important for a 1-person shop. #lrnchat
11:47:31 am lrnchat: Qwrap) Time to reintroduce yourself. Links, requests & shameless plugs welcome, too. #lrnchat
11:47:35 am KtownChristine: Signing off now. Thanks to all for the lively discussion and fantastic ideas! #lrnchat
11:47:38 am nimblecopy: RT @learninganorak: Q5 Empower people to learn from other sources. Encourage them to teach each other (‘bloke at the next desk’ methodology) #lrnchat
11:47:42 am learninganorak: Q5 Don’t turn yourself into a bottleneck or a gatekeeper #lrnchat
11:47:50 am TriciaRansom: Q5) Listen to @LandDDave! You can’t do it all, and you’re SMEs come from your learners, right? So give them the power to share #lrnchat
11:47:53 am paulfloss: RT @mpalko: Q5 Use @Ginaschreck ‘s idea of WINK videos (What I Now Know) #lrnchat
11:48:14 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Qwrap) Time to reintroduce yourself. Links, requests & shameless plugs welcome, too. #lrnchat
11:48:20 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat thanks very much for my first time venture into #lrnchat today all. It’s been a good chat.
11:48:34 am kasey428: Was multi-tasking during #lrnchat. More than two tasks….tough. Not enough time.
11:48:39 am TriciaRansom: Qwrap) This is Tricia in FREEZING Chicago saying thank to the #lrnchat nation for another great session!
11:48:47 am cellodav: RT @lrnchat: Qwrap) Time to reintroduce yourself. Links, requests & shameless plugs welcome, too. #lrnchat
11:48:55 am learninganorak: Qwrap Karyn Romeis, Northampton, UK. Passionate about learner empowerment and embedded learning. Happy to chat any time. #lrnchat
11:48:57 am TriciaRansom: @naturalgrump This was your first time? Well done! Hope to see you again! #lrnchat
11:49:13 am RyanJSegrist: Qwrap) This is Ryan Segrist in DC. Thank everyone! I’ll be blocking #lrnchat into my calendar from now on. This was just too cool!
11:49:20 am 2GFred: Fred Stevens, avid learner. Business Performance Consulting & Personal Growth Coaching. This grp helps my learning! Thanks! #lrnchat
11:49:30 am PTKLearning: Qwrap) Patrick Fitzpatrick PTK Learning, eLearning Innovators — looking forward to sharing (nw) our Christmas eLearning Animation #lrnchat
11:49:34 am torriedunlap: QW) Torrie, San Diego, Thanks everyone for the great discussion! I❀ #lrnchat
11:49:40 am cellodav: David Macdonald – Thorneloe University http://thorneloe.ca DE and Ed Tech Coordinator #lrnchat
11:49:42 am LandDDave: QWrap) David Kelly, Training Director from NYC. Looking for next opportunity, so referrals are appreciated. #lrnchat
11:49:52 am JaneBozarth: Qwrap Raleigh-Durham, author “Social Media for Trainers” , ruler of Planet Jane, Lurker-Outer, font snob #lrnchat
11:49:53 am EduTechSmith: would love your feedback for how you incorporate digital comm w/ your students & why you feel it is important #edchat #lrnchat #elemchat
11:49:53 am jmass: Justin Mass, Adobe, NY. Sr Learning Technologist. Blog at http://practitionersperspective.com/ #lrnchat. Thanks for another great x-change!
11:50:02 am naturalgrump: @lrnchat I’m Sukh Pabial, L&D mgr at LBi Ltd. enjoy all things L&D/OD, and I grump. And here’s today’s blog http://bit.ly/f3KtB0 #lrnchat
11:50:08 am learninganorak: @RyanJSegrist And you didn’t lurk! ;o) #lrnchat
11:50:14 am PTKLearning: #lrnchat Great conversation, until next week
11:50:33 am olliegardener: Qw: Ollie Gardener, Oslo. Entrepreneur and social learning enthusiast. Building an app to enable social learning #lrnchat
11:50:39 am JaneBozarth: Twitter book club discussion of John Seely Brown’s “Power of Pull” starts next Wednesday! Details http://lrnbk.blogspot.com #lrnchat
11:50:39 am nimblecopy: Signing off #lrnchat. Jennie/Nimble Copy/Oregon. Thanks for the discussion!
11:50:41 am mpalko: Michael Palko Raleigh NC: trainer (in the largest training dept in the world thanks to #lrnchat), community mgr Thx for the RTs
11:50:44 am RyanJSegrist: @learninganorak That’s right! i didn’t want to be outed by @janebozarth!! #lrnchat
11:50:52 am hjarche: Advice for 1 person training dept: stick to only training where it’s warranted, OR become performance consultant & outsource #lrnchat
11:50:57 am JaneBozarth: Happy holidays from the Bozarth-Underwood house! #lrnchat http://twitpic.com/3ee82g
11:51:02 am TriciaRansom: @RyanJSegrist Try the evening one some time too… #lrnchat
11:51:04 am learninganorak: RT @RyanJSegrist: @learninganorak That’s right! i didn’t want to be outed by @janebozarth!! #lrnchat <= Fate worse than death ;o)
11:51:07 am c4lpt: @naturalgrump You’ve done well for your first time; many too easily give up #lrnchat
11:51:11 am blue1015: @JaneBozarth what is Lrnchat
11:51:13 am LandDDave: If you missed it, here a link to the holiday blog post mentioned earlier: Twas the Night before Social Media: http://bit.ly/gKHnfJ #lrnchat
11:51:27 am learninganorak: RT @C4LPT: @naturalgrump You’ve done well for your first time; many too easily give up #lrnchat <= hear, hear.
11:51:38 am JaneBozarth: @RyanJSegrist See it’s really better this way. Own it. Good to see you here! #lrnchat
11:51:41 am StephanieDaul: Checkout @LandDDave holiday poem http://bit.ly/9qsYg4 Nice job! #lrnchat
11:51:46 am olliegardener: Join me for an interactive session on techn. potential to engage employees in social learning. London 15th Dec http://ow.ly/3gTg6 #lrnchat
11:51:58 am TriciaRansom: RT @LandDDave: Here’s a link to holiday blog post mentioned earlier: Twas the Night before Social Media: http://bit.ly/gKHnfJ #lrnchat
11:52:01 am RyanJSegrist: @JaneBozarth Thanks Jane. Good to see you too! #lrnchat
11:52:04 am mpalko: Instant Classic RT @LandDDave: here a link to the holiday blog post: Twas the Night before Social Media: http://bit.ly/gKHnfJ #lrnchat
11:52:13 am JaneBozarth: @blue1015 https://lrnchat.wordpress.com/
11:52:14 am RyanJSegrist: @learninganorak LOL too true! #lrnchat
11:52:23 am KristiBroom: Kristi Broom, Minneapolis, MN, learning technology. Great chat today! #lrnchat
11:52:47 am StephanieDaul: QWrap) Stephanie Daul, Instructional Designer, Chicago, everything learning #lrnchat
11:53:24 am Rsuominen: And how is this prevented?πŸ™‚ @learninganorak: Q5 Don’t turn yourself into a bottleneck or a gatekeeper #lrnchat
11:53:32 am StephanieDaul: RT @lrnchat: Qwrap) Time to reintroduce yourself. Links, requests & shameless plugs welcome, too. #lrnchat
11:53:50 am naturalgrump: @C4LPT @TriciaRansom @learninganorak @LandDDave thanks folks. I’m not shy in chats like this, and it was good fun. #lrnchat
11:54:03 am learninganorak: @Rsuominen By empowering people to learn from other people and not trying to do it all. Happy to chat 1:1 if you like #lrnchat
11:54:50 am c4lpt: @MJK60631 Next step is to Perfomance (Learning is a means to an end not the end goal) #lrnchat
11:55:04 am learninganorak: @naturalgrump Because you chose to enjoy it. #lrnchat
11:55:19 am StephanieDaul: @RyanJSegrist Hope you had a good chat! See you next week! #lrnchat
11:55:57 am RyanJSegrist: @StephanieDaul I sure did! I hope yours was good too. And I can’t wait till the next one!πŸ™‚ #lrnchat
11:56:50 am BenWillisSF: RT @c4lpt: Q4) Get rid of the term Training Dept and become a Business Performance Consultancy and really help pple to do their jobs (better) #lrnchat
11:57:07 am RyanJSegrist: @TriciaRansom I will! I might even try tonight:) #lrnchat
11:59:34 am lrnchat: Thank you for joining us on #lrnchat. Pls invite others next week & tell us if you blog about the conversation. http://lrnchat.com
12:01:58 pm lrnchat: Big news! Next week @pistachio will guest host #lrnchat. Founder of @oneforty & @dummies. Pls send ur Qs to @lrnchat

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