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Welcome to The Learning Hack, a podcast about the people and technologies that are shaping the future of learning.

Sep 20, 2021

This time John is talking to Laura Overton, an award-winning international speaker, author and facilitator, with multiple institutional fellowships. Laura is probably best known for helming Towards Maturity, the research and benchmarking organization, from its inception as a Government initiative, through independence and commercial success before it was bought out by Emerald Group in 2017. Does she think during her time there she really managed to bring about change in the practice of learning?
2:54 - What is ‘Emerging Stronger’?
11:30 - ‘Changemakers’ newsletter
16:43 - How did she get into learning?
24:28 - Towards Maturity: the legacy
31:02 - L&D skills and mindset
35:52 – Data in L&D
42:30 – How to get involved?
Mentioned in the discussion: Trojan mice
Contact Laura
Twitter: @lauraoverton
Contact John Helmer
Twitter: @johnhelmer
Download the new white paper from Learning Pool written by John Helmer & Ben Betts – Suite Dreams: The Past, Present and Future of Learning Systems