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Episode 97 - The Professional Toolkit

Join the Fabulous Learning Nerds as they discuss the essential elements of the "Professional Toolkit." This episode focuses on the unspoken, yet crucial soft skills that professionals need to thrive in today's dynamic work environments. 


From interpersonal communication to problem-solving, the Nerds discuss how these skills influence daily work life and explore strategies for their development and mastery.

Episode 96 - Talent and Fit with Dan Fantasia

Join us for another insightful episode of the Fabulous Learning Nerds, where we dive deep into the world of talent and fit with our special guest, Dan Fantasia. In this episode, Dan shares his extensive experience in recruiting and training, exploring the delicate balance between the two and how they intersect to create a thriving workplace culture.

Dan Fantasia has been a leader in sales recruiting since 1997, founding Treeline, Inc. in 2001. With a focus on building elite sales teams, Dan has changed the careers of over 3,300 sales professionals. His unique approach emphasizes a positively charged culture and innovative recruiting technologies, setting him apart as a leader who thrives on positivity and adeptness in identifying opportunities in challenging times.

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.

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.