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By on February 9, 2018

Bringing vulnerability into the workplace

At the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)’s Annual Conference this year, we were lucky enough to see Brene Brown’s keynote address. The room buzzed with an enthusiastic energy before she even walked out on stage. Her talk, “The 4 Pillars of Courage” was down-to-earth, funny, and relatable as she taught us about what it takes […]

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By and on January 25, 2018

How diversity helps teams make better decisions

We recently attended a Creative Mornings session at Toronto’s Design Exchange, featuring Hadiya Roderique, a lawyer, journalist, and academic, whose talk focused on the theme of Context. In this session, Hadiya spoke about the importance of acknowledging one’s own biases, how to strip back unconscious bias to make more informed decisions, and how team diversity […]

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By on December 14, 2017

4 Things Blaze Pizza Taught Me About Teamwork

You wouldn’t expect that a pizza place would teach you a lesson in teamwork, but a recent visit to Blaze Pizza at Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square surprisingly left me feeling both satiated and inspired. When I joined the end of the long line out the doorway of the packed restaurant, I was mentally preparing for disgruntled […]

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By on July 20, 2017

Workplace Wellness: Promoting balance from an employer’s perspective

As workplaces and office environments continue to evolve, tech startups and digital companies are leading the charge with fun, flexible offices with added perks such as ping pong tables, yoga studios, smoothie bars, and more. At Learnography, we are always taking steps to make our office more flexible and supportive of each individual’s wellness. I […]

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By on May 18, 2017

Meet #Team Learnography: Jay McDowall

In a close-knit community like Learnography, it’s impossible to miss a smiling new face in the office. I sat down with our new Learning Strategies Director, Jay McDowall, to learn about his journey to Learnography and what he’s been up to so far. What brings you to Learnography? “I was at a crossroads in my career, […]

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By and on April 14, 2017

8 Things We Learned from The Art of Marketing

Last week, the Learnography team visited The Art of Marketing, an annual conference focused on improving businesses’ marketing experiences and empowering the individuals who create them. As a graphic designer, a social media strategist, and a marketing student, we were pretty excited to dig in. Here is everything we learned: “The solution often falls within […]

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By and on February 24, 2017

Instagram’s new update lets us share and learn more #ThingsLGYLikes

Our Marketing & Admin Coordinator (and our resident social media savant), Kyla Clarke, is thrilled by Instagram’s Wednesday announcement that we can now share multiple photos and videos in just one post. No longer will users be limited to choosing just one photo from every event or risk spamming their followers with a series of […]

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By , and on February 10, 2017

8 Things We Learned from Neil Pasricha at HRPA 2017

Last week, the Learnography team exhibited at the 2017 HRPA Conference and Trade Show. We had the lucky opportunity to catch Neil Pasricha‘s keynote address, “Happier People, Happier Organizations.” The author of the best-selling book, The Book of Awesome, spoke with great purpose as we relished in the personal experiences and wisdom he shared with us. […]

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By and on January 12, 2017

Why Collaboration is Key: The Intersection of Writing and Design

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog about a new generation of “hybrid creatives.” I talked about the multipurpose and multi-talented team here at Learnography. As a writer who loves great design, one of my favourite colleagues to collaborate with is our graphic designer, Martin. Together, we have had fun creating stimulating marketing […]

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By on November 10, 2016

Virtual Reality and the Future of Learning

The team at Learnography recently enjoyed a great day-and-a-half at the Institute for Performance and Learning Conference and Trade Show here in Toronto. We had a blast mingling and chatting with other learning junkies who were just like us. We made some new connections, visited with familiar faces, and we started some pretty amazing conversations. […]

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