Resources for You

Ongoing Updates:
More resources of different types will be added.

Types of Resources (Click to Select):

L&D Tools (Return to Top)

Below are the L&D Tools I created.  You're welcome to use them--just remember to mention the attribution to Randy Yang at YanginDesign.

Infographic: How Training Helps Your Organization

Context:
The premise for these benefits is that the "Training" mentioned here refers to a complete and organized training program with consistent follow-up.  (That is, it is not merely a "knowledge-dump" situation.

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Tool for Teachers & Coaches: Reflection

How to Use This:
For teachers, coaches, ILT trainers, etc.
At the end of your session, use this tool to help your learners reflect on what they have learned.

For: ILT (Instructor-led training), coaching, discussion, mentorship, etc.

How to Be a Rockstar on Your Digital Job Interview

How to Use This:
This course (simulation style) teaches you how to be a "Rockstar" on your digital job interview!

For: Anyone

FREE L&D Book: Prior Knowledge in the Constructivist Learning Theory

How to Use This:
This is a free, short L&D book I created to introduce the highly influential and useful Constructivist Learning Theory, with its concept of "Prior Knowledge".  This theory is highly useful to instructional design and learning architecture.

For: L&D professional development reading material.

My Blogs (Return to Top)

is for L&D.
is for UX/UI.
is for Leadership Development.
L&D
Why Your SOPs are "inadequate" for your training needs. 
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L&D
Four "facets" of Organizational Training and Development.
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LEAD
All Process Improvements should stay grounded in reality.
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L&D
K12 Education can have both "Safety" and "Innovation".
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UX/UI
Create a "Grocery Shopping List" with UX/UI & Design Thinking.
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LEAD
When things are "Not Easy", that is the defining moment!
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LEAD
Don't judge a book by its cover.
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LEAD
Anyone can be "dismissive", but the WISE seeks to UNDERSTAND.
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LEAD
Don't judge a book by its cover.
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LEAD
Anyone can be "dismissive", but the WISE seeks to UNDERSTAND.
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L&D
Your "Users" is the Most Important person in the Room.
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L&D
Including "Self-Reflection" in the Learning Design
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L&D
Avoiding Survivor-ship Bias in Learning and Development 
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L&D
Confucius Advice on Learning and Development, Part 5
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L&D
Confucius Advice on Learning and Development, Part 4
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L&D
Confucius Advice on Learning and Development, Part 3
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L&D
Confucius Advice on Learning and Development, Part 2
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L&D
Confucius Advice on Learning and Development, Part 1
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LEAD
Wisdom from Eddie Jaku, a 98-year-old Holocaust survivor.
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L&D
What is "Human Factor Engineering" in L&D?
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LEAD
Never Join the "Dark Side".  Choose Goodness.  Always.
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LEAD
Use "Root Cause Analysis" to Get the Right Cure.
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L&D
How to "Lecture" More Effectively and Why Lectures Often Fail.
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LEAD
How INTEGRITY Leads to Trust and Safety in Teams.
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L&D
Using "Verbs" in Learning Objectives
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L&D
Learners Ask: "What's in It for Me?"
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L&D
Jolly Ranchers: An example of Extrinsic Motivation.
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L&D
Play a game on the "Constructivist Learning Theory".
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L&D
The Heart of L&D: Helping people thrive.
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UX/UI
When doing UX, never drop the "U".
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LEAD
Active Listening: (1) Ask... (2) Explain... (3) Ask Again!
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LEAD
How to Give Constructive Criticism? Here's a formula.
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LEAD
About: INtrinsic Motivation
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LEAD
About: EXtrinsic Motivation
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L&D
Assessment: "Weighing a pig does not make it fatter."
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L&D
Learning Priority: "If everything is important, then nothing is."
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