216 episodes

Learning Uncut is about real conversations around real learning solutions and real experiences with real advice from real people.

We’re all about keeping it “real.”

Here’s an overview of our approach:

Strategy and tactics. We want to unpack the strategy and how-to’s of creating great learning solutions, frameworks and teams.

CONVERSATIONS, NOT SCRIPTED DISCUSSION
Our podcasts are professional but not so edited and polished that they lose their authenticity. We want our audience to hear real people having real conversations and sharing real examples and advice.

PROGRESSIVE
We want to showcase the “unsung L&D heroes” out there doing great work, being brave and trying new things.

PRACTICAL
We invite our guests to share tips and strategies to help listeners take their solutions to the next level. We aim to provide actionable takeaways for our listeners through show notes, links and downloads wherever possible.

Learning Uncut Michelle Ockers & Karen Moloney

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 31 Ratings

Learning Uncut is about real conversations around real learning solutions and real experiences with real advice from real people.

We’re all about keeping it “real.”

Here’s an overview of our approach:

Strategy and tactics. We want to unpack the strategy and how-to’s of creating great learning solutions, frameworks and teams.

CONVERSATIONS, NOT SCRIPTED DISCUSSION
Our podcasts are professional but not so edited and polished that they lose their authenticity. We want our audience to hear real people having real conversations and sharing real examples and advice.

PROGRESSIVE
We want to showcase the “unsung L&D heroes” out there doing great work, being brave and trying new things.

PRACTICAL
We invite our guests to share tips and strategies to help listeners take their solutions to the next level. We aim to provide actionable takeaways for our listeners through show notes, links and downloads wherever possible.

    Uniting Care Queensland – First Nations Cultural Appreciation – Peter McKenzie

    Uniting Care Queensland – First Nations Cultural Appreciation – Peter McKenzie

    In this episode of Learning Uncut, Peter McKenzie from UnitingCare Queensland joins Michelle Ockers to discuss the First Nations Cultural Appreciation course. They dive into the process of creating the four-module eLearning program including the research, story gathering, design processes and stakeholder review. Furthermore, they discuss what aspects of the program have made it so successful including storytelling, graphic design and collaboration. Lastly, they talk through the challenges such as having to condense such a rich and complex history into understandable, digestible modules.
    Host: Michelle Ockers
    Transcript and related resources: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/141/
    Podcast information and more episodes: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/

    • 49 min
    L&D Benchmark Report – The Future of L&D

    L&D Benchmark Report – The Future of L&D

    Dr Anna Barnett and Gent Ahmetaj join Michelle Ockers to discuss the third of the 20th anniversary reports from the annual L&D benchmark research conducted by Mind Tools for Business. They discuss the key megatrends forecasted to reshape the future of L&D including AI, climate change and diversity. They explain how these trends were identified, potential impacts and key takeaways. This discussion provides insightful knowledge for L&D professionals on how they can shape business transformation.
    Hosted by Michelle Ockers 
    Transcript and related resources: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/elevate-28/ 
    Podcast information and more episodes: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/

    • 27 min
    Safety Leadership: Leader-led Learning – Anthony Mitchell and Heidi Lance

    Safety Leadership: Leader-led Learning – Anthony Mitchell and Heidi Lance

    In this episode, we dive deep into how Fletcher Building, one of New Zealand's largest employers, has created a significant shift in safety culture and outcomes. Anthony Mitchell, an EHS Manager from Fletcher Building, and Heidi Lance from Real Learning share the story of how their award-winning Safety Leadership program dramatically shifted the belief that all accidents are preventable. Two key aspects we dive into are storytelling and leader-led learning.
    Host: Michelle Ockers
    Transcript and related resources:  https://learninguncut.global/podcast/140/
    Podcast information and more episodes: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/

    • 58 min
    L&D Benchmark Report - Strategic Business Alignment

    L&D Benchmark Report - Strategic Business Alignment

    Gent Ahmetaj and Dr Anna Barnett join Michelle Ockers to discuss a the 20th anniversary reports from the annual L&D benchmark research conducted by Mind Tools for Business. They discuss the key findings from analysing this year's benchmark data, particularly focusing on the importance of strategic business alignment for high-performing L&D teams. They explain how their network analysis uncovered this insight and share examples from the data. The discussion provides useful perspectives for L&D professionals on analysing data, connecting learning to business priorities, and continually improving practices.
    Host: Michelle Ockers 
    Transcript and related resources: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/elevate-27/ 
    Podcast information and more episodes: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/

    • 32 min
    Appropriate Workplace Behaviour in Construction – Karina Moon and Annaleigh McKay

    Appropriate Workplace Behaviour in Construction – Karina Moon and Annaleigh McKay

    There is a shift underway in workplace behaviour in the Australian construction industry to create a more welcoming, respectful and inclusive culture. Multiplex has embraced this change with their award-winning Appropriate Workplace Behaviour program. Karina Moon and Annaleigh McKay discuss the program which aims to equip employees with the knowledge to identify appropriate versus inappropriate behaviour, and confidence to speak up, encouraging them to be ‘upstanders’ rather than ‘bystanders’.
    Host: Michelle Ockers
    Transcript and related resources: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/139/ 
    Podcast information and more episodes: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/

    • 59 min
    Elevate Your Learning Strategy: Join the L&D Strategy Accelerator

    Elevate Your Learning Strategy: Join the L&D Strategy Accelerator

    Strategic and business alignment is a key practice for top-performing L&D teams. Creating an organisational learning strategy is an opportunity to focus intensively on alignment, deepening stakeholder relationships and getting clarity on what matters most to them. Putting a learning strategy and action plan in place that aligns with these priorities increases the impact of learning and the credibility and influence of L&D in your organisation. The L&D Strategy Accelerator is a six-month expert guided process to co-design your strategy and prepare plans to implement and sustain it, supported with Learning Uncut’s licensed Strategy Builder workbook and toolkit. Listen to this episode and/or use the link below for more information on the L&D Strategy Accelerator.
    Presented by Michelle Ockers 
    Transcript and related resources: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/elevate-26/ 
    Podcast information and more episodes: https://learninguncut.global/podcast/

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Exyogi ,

Insightful, informative and jam packed with inspiration!

Highly recommend this podcast - Michelle does a great job of bringing out the best with everyone she interviews. Always find a gem or two in every episode!

OliviaNeedsToFixPresto ,

Good insights.

Enjoyed the latest episode on HCD. Great insights and they were delivered in an entertaining way!

the_bill_wallace ,

It’s all good

Being back into the L&D space I need to get up to speed quickly. This podcast helps me do that. I started by picking and choosing episodes that I was particularly interested in but then I realised “it’s all good”! So I listen to each one now. Really concise, practical and useable. Thanks guys! Looking forward to more and, maybe, contributing one day! 👍

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