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Episode 95 - Failure is Awesome

In this week's episode  Scott, Dan, and Zeta dive headfirst into the often-overlooked world of failure and why it's a crucial element in the learning process. Join us as we embark on a candid conversation about the benefits of failure, debunking common misconceptions, and exploring the science behind making mistakes as a catalyst for more effective learning.

Tune in for valuable insights, actionable tips, and inspiring anecdotes that will transform your perspective!

Episode 94 - My L&D Journey with John Hardy

Join us in our latest episode "My Learning Journey" featuring the insightful John Hardy, a global business leader with a decade of experience spanning various domains including People Experience, Learning and Development, Culture, and Operations. John shares his profound insights on his journey through the realms of Learning and Development (L&D), shedding light on the essence of serving others.

In this engaging conversation, John unravels the secret sauce of L&D, emphasizing the paramount importance of serving individuals and their development. From his humble beginnings in the nonprofit sector to his thriving career in the corporate world, John's journey is a testament to the transformative power of learning and leadership.

Tune in as we discuss the intersection of faith, personal and professional development, gleaning valuable insights from John's enriching journey.

Episode 93 - Organizational Capacity with Allison Rodman

Join us on the Fabulous Learning Nerds as we discuss Organizational Capacity with our special guest, Allison Rodman. Allison Rodman, the driving force behind The Learning Loop, specializes in coaching individuals and organizations to leverage their time effectively and create impactful professional learning experiences. With a background that spans across various educational roles, Allison aims to make learning an ongoing journey that strengthens individual and organizational capacity. Allison shares her insights on moving from traditional professional development to dynamic, personalized learning environments. 

This episode is a must-listen for educators, leaders, and anyone interested in continuous learning within their organization.

Episode 92 - The Culture of Leadership

This week, the Fabulous Learning Nerds dive deep into the complexities of leadership, exploring what makes a great leader, the impact of leadership on employee tenure, and practical steps to enhance leadership skills. Zeta and the team shed light on the vital link between leadership quality and organizational success, emphasizing the significant costs of poor leadership and the high returns of effective leadership development. The conversation pivots around the transformation from individual contributors to leaders, the essential traits of successful leaders, and the difference between managing tasks and leading people. 

Listen in for an enlightening discussion on good leadership, the nuances of emotional intelligence, setting clear expectations, and the value of building high-performance teams.

Who are the nerds?

With over 25 years of experience in the learning and development field, Scott is passionate about inspiring others. His mission: to rescue them from their own limitations and bring them into a new world of growth and impact. He and his team bring relevant and impactful change-making tools to audiences young and not-so-young. Utilizing a wide array of solutions such as micro learning design, device neutral mobile learning, distance learning solutions, augmented, and virtual reality learning. 


As a certified Master Trainer and Leadership Coach, Scott places as much emphasis on developing and caring for human capital as he does for financial capital. Engaging in accountability and mentorship conversations is one of his greatest pleasures. Through those conversations, he unlocks others’ superpower so they too can grow, improve, develop a healthy work/life balance, and positively impact their families and communities. 

Zeta's a seasoned fantasy illustrator and graphic designer with over a decade of expertise. She brings that eye for visual impact to how she designs compelling assets for educational materials and engaging learning experiences.  

She has overseen projects for a diverse range of clients, managing all aspects of project development and stakeholder relations.

Now as a dedicated learning nerd, she brings that skillset to help others in their never ending journey for learning and development. 

Why is Daniel a Fabulous Learning Nerd?  Well for starters, because he's on the podcast.

Well that and over a decade of experience in the L&D industry.  

Daniel is an experience focused instructional designer, and learning consultant with a decade of experience in the L&D industry.  Daniel's passion is helping people to grow and develop, and each week on the show he gets to grow and develop himself with a multitude of interesting and exciting guests.