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Coffee Briefing: Slack, machine learning and why we should think slower


We've spent another week (well, two - everyone needs a holiday) trawling the internet for the most interesting and thought-provoking articles we can find.

Let us know what you've been reading recently, and tell us what you think of the pieces we've shared in the comment below. 

Pull up a chair, here are our picks for the best news & opinion from across the world of L&D...


Tailoring your onboarding strategy for different types of learners (Undercover Recruiter)

How your leadership skills will determine your company culture (Entrepeneur)

Up Close and Personnel: Culture - Why Bother? (Benefex)


- Women need mindfulness even more than men do (HBR)

- Why constant learners all embrace the 5-hour rule (Inc)

Neuroscientists say multitasking literally drains the energy reserves of your brain (Quartz)

- Think Slower: How behavioral science can improve decision making in the workplace (Deloitte University Press)


Infographics for teaching and learning (E-Learning Educators)

Five secrets of accelerated learning (Trainer Tools)

- How to become a better e-learning designer (E-learning uncovered)

- Could Slack be the next online learning platform? (EdSurge)

Future L&D

- How machine learning and AI will impact our lives - and how to plan for it (Anthony Onesto, LinkedIn)

What will be the Top Tools for Learning in 2016? (Learning in the Modern Workplace)

Firms must embrace AI or risk being left behind (Raconteur)

“Women in Technology” - Acknowledging a problem exists is the first step to finding a solution (Amber Coster, LinkedIn)

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