A while back I wrote about 8 transferable lessons from my Fitbit that I’ve applied to my L&D practice. As part of that post, I complained that the Fitbit sometimes gave me data, but I couldn’t do anything with it. Specifically, I was talking about my sleep pattern.
A typical night could look like this:
FORTY-ONE TIMES RESTLESS! That’s a lot of restlessness. It’s not good. But what am I supposed to do about it? It reminded me of my post-training evaluation scores.
Sometimes learners would give my sessions an average of 4.2. And sometimes those same learners would give a colleague’s presentation an average of 4.1 or 4.3 (even though I knew in my heart of hearts that my presentation was more engaging!!). But what could I do with these post-training evaluation scores? I’ll come back to this point in a minute.
As for my restlessness, my wife suggested something and suddenly my Fitbit sleep tracker looked a lot different. Continue reading