I'm a learning professional with a curiosity about the principles and practices that make for authentic learning. Tom Peters has said that Design is the soul of the new enterprise, and this sums up my ethic and approach to all that I do: only by deeply understanding the needs and requirements of our customers can we craft solutions that work.
Each project brings an opportunity for growth and I look for it in whatever work engages me. I've had the occasion to develop content for all manner of media, and on the large projects I've managed, I have a knack for getting the right talent on the team and keeping them happy and productive. With over 15 years of management experience in the learning industry, I'm also nearing completion of my education degree, a Master of Science in Instructional Technologies at Bloomsburg University.
I host The Learning Circle podcast, the show I produce for the Defense Acquisition University, interviewing leading lights in our field on an array of topics—authors and experts helping us master the process we call Learning. To quote Jay Cross, "human conversation is our most powerful learning technology." Accordingly, my interest in podcasting spans a decade, to the format's infancy. One of my projects, Design Guy, has garnered listener praise and the attention of Apple, who featured it multiple times as an iTunes editorial selection. It has been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times and was recently named one of the best programs of its kind by Creative Bloq, a leading design website.
On a more personal note, I enjoy writing (mostly non-fiction) about a variety of subjects. When I'm not spending time with my family, I have an old garden tractor that's fun to ride, but which sorely tests my mechanical abilities.
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