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Coffee briefing: Mentoring, neuroscience and the future of video


It's time to gather round and hear our picks of the week's L&D news and opinion - so get yourself a coffee and set aside 10 minutes to have a read-through.

Let us know what you've enjoyed reading this week, and what you think of the articles we've shared below.


The new frontier for L&D: from DevOps to LearnOps (LogicEarth)

Mentoring Skills: using your experience to help others (Mind Tools)

- How to speed up your feedback cycle before you lose employees (Fast Company)

7 talent community truths that took me years to learn (Eremedia)


Fascinating MIT research gives a new way to interact with future videos (Mashable)

- Top 21 elearning communities (Sponge)

- The unintended consequences of 70:20:10 (The Simple Shift)


- Why it's better to work with someone who is your polar opposite (Fast Company)

- Brain-based learning and neuroscience - what the research says! (Will at Work Learning)

- The jobs we'll lose to machines, and the ones we won't (TED)


- Do we really have skills shortages? (Mervyn Dinnen)

- Learning needs analysis and personal CPD (Good Practice podcast)

- College won't train you for a job, and that's fine (Wired)

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