Pamay Bassey answers our rapid-fire questions.
The most important part of learning is:
Take responsibility for it. Own your own learning and development. Learn like an owner. Seek out high-impact learning experiences, and once you read an article or take a course, find ways to apply it in your day-to-day so the information becomes a part of you. If you approach life and your career as a lifelong learner, it will serve you well.
I am not a big fan of gamification
The most overrated trend in L&D is:
I am not a big fan of gamification, but I know that it works for others, so I try to keep an open mind because it is all about the learners, not about me!
Learning is essential to an organization because:
In today’s business environment, a commitment to lifelong learning is a competitive advantage. When you have an organization full of lifelong learners, it will be easier for that organization to face any challenge, disruption or change that happens along the way.
The biggest industry misconception is:
That people prefer face-to-face learning to online learning. The issue is not the delivery method, per se; it’s how well-designed the learning experience. And can I take what I learned and apply it to my day-to-day when I get back to my desk?
I got into the L&D space because:
I am a lifelong learner, and I think that learning can be your superpower.
I am a lifelong learner, and I think that learning can be your superpower.