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Social & Workplace Learning through the 70:20:10 Lens

Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh

Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The shift in focus to workplace and social learning by HR and Learning professionals over the past few years is an significant one. And it’s not just a passing phase or fad. It is reflecting a fundamental change that is happening all around us – the move from a ‘push’ world to a ‘pull’ world, and the move from structure and known processes to a world that is much more fluid and where speed to performance and quality of results are paramount.

Provides background, commentary, and roadmaps around the (wise) L&D proposition that “…lessons learned by successful and effective managers are roughly:

70% from tough jobs

20% from people (mostly the boss)


10% from courses and reading”