8 Future Skills for L&D Professionals

8 Future Skills for L&D Professionals


Make no mistake, our profession is needed now more than ever, but not in its current form. This illustrated guide explores 8 skills for Learning and Development professionals that will help transform L&D and future-proof your career.

These 8 skills for Learning and Development professionals won’t solve all our woes, but they will play an important part in enabling this change and, in the process, future-proofing your career:

(Note – I wrote the illustrated guide that I’ve linked to above a while ago and it has received over 1.4k shares. Thank you for those who have shared it and I certainly hope its popularity reflects that it’s been of some use.)


I’m a Learning & Performance Geek with a passion for helping to empower people and solve challenging problems.
I’ve created an app called Learn2Learn to help people future-proof themselves with the super-skill of learning.
In my day job at DeakinCo, I use design thinking to take the lead creative role delivering 70:20:10 performance solutions for some of Australia’s largest companies.
In my spare time, I’m an award-winning fiction writer and hobbyist multimedia designer. Most importantly, I’m a proud dad to 3 eccentric small individuals who, along with my wonderful wife and life partner, have taught me more than anything else in the world.

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