Speexx Exchange Podcast – Episode 16:
Curiosity in the Digital Age and the New Normal with Simon Brown, Garrick Jones and Paul Ashcroft
About Donald Taylor
Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute since 2010, his background ranges from training delivery to managing director and vice-president positions in software companies. Donald took his own internet-based training business from concept to trade sale in 2001 and has been a company director during several other acquisitions. Now based in London, he has lived and traveled extensively outside the UK and now travels regularly internationally to consult and speak about workplace learning.
About Simon Brown
Simon is Chief Learning Officer at Novartis and author of the Amazon #1 hot new release ‘The Curious Advantage’. He is a commercially-minded learning leader with experience across a range of the World’s leading organizations. Since 2016, Simon has moved into the Development world and created the cross-divisional ‘Global Development University’, before progressing in September 2017 to take over the Novartis-wide Learning CoE and Novartis Universities, and also define the strategy for Digital Capability Building.
About Garrick Jones
Garrick Jones co-founded The Ludic Group in 2004. He is a businessman, academic and musician based in London. He is a Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science where his research is focused on organizational decision-making, the future of learning and creative economies. He is a Founding Partner of The Ludic Group where his research into cloud-based transformation consulting, digital learning programs and engagement are put into practice. Garrick is interested in how very large systems are able to transform themselves through learning and outcomes-based decision-making. Wearing his musical hat, Garrick composes for films, contemporary artists and performance.
About Paul Ashcroft
Paul is passionate about creating smarter ways of working for organisations around the world. With a background in mathematics and strategic consulting, Paul is an expert in applying principles of Innovation, Design Thinking and Digital to large-scale transformation, people engagement, and capability building. During his career, Paul has worked with many of the world’s leading companies to design strategy, align their leadership team, and engage and develop their people. As an entrepreneur and investor, Paul has a successful track record in establishing and growing innovative and technology-based businesses.
Would you like to test Speexx?
More Speexx Resources
Learning Experience Design
While access to revolutionary technology in learning is at an all-time high, many organizations still choose to implement archaic and ineffective tools for training and development. One way to close this gap for the modern learner is to focus on the entire learning experience using learning experience design principles.
Putting Humanity Back Into HR
It is time to develop a strategic view. Download this whitepaper and learn how you can support your teams during this accelerated digital transformation, providing them with the necessary skills to successfully adapt to the new way of working.
Boosting the Business Impact of Learning
A strategic approach to employee experience must combine data with human, soft skills. Only when people are able to communicate effectively with other people across teams and borders, will HR and L&D be able to demonstrate a measurable business impact of learning.