Henry Ford said, ‘Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.’
With eternal youth on my mind, I started thinking more about my own learning journey. Am I making a conscious effort to learn whilst at work? Or am I prioritising what needs to be done?
Learning takes many shapes and forms. You learn things that will change your life, and you’ll learn things you don’t even realise you’re learning. That is until you recall the information and wonder where it came from.
As you start thinking about your own learning journey and what it looks like, take some time to watch these TED or TEDx videos that will inspire you and put your learning journey on the path to success.
When you’re feeling the pressure at work
18 + 26 mins
We’ve all experienced times when our work-life is feeling a little chaotic. Dr Alan Watkins shares the knowledge he imparts to CEOs and Senior Executives around the world in order to turn that chaos into coherence. It’s a winning strategy be brilliant every single day. This video walks you through the physiological symptoms you experience when you are under pressure, or during the chaos and tells you how to move from chaos to coherence.
Dr Alan Watkins - Being Brilliant Every Single Day (Part 1)
And don’t forget to tune in to part two.
Dr Alan Watkins - Being Brilliant Every Single Day (Part 2)
When you need to learn a skill, in a hurry
John Kaufman talks about his own learning journey, and his bid to reduce the time it took him to learn a new skill after the birth of his first child. Studies say it takes 10,000 hours to learn something. How much can we learn in twenty hours?
John Kaufman - The First 20 Hours - How To Learn Anything
When you've made a mistake
Diana Laufenberg has extensive experience in teaching. Her method of teaching involves allowing children to be wrong. If they're always expected to have the right answer, how will they learn? Laufenberg argues that we need to fail at tasks, process and then learn so that next time we will do better. So let’s embrace failure.
Diana Laufenberg - How to Learn? From Mistakes
When you need to get your mind back on track
Carrie Green started her own business whilst studying law at university and it became a huge success, but she wasn’t happy. In this video, Carrie shares how she turned her career around by reprogramming her mind to help her achieve her goals. Sometimes we all need a little time to make sure our minds are on the same wavelength as the rest of us.
Carrie Green - Programming Your Mind For Success
Finding your own personal way to learn
Author John Green shares his enthusiasm for learning on YouTube. He discusses how joining a community of learners helped him develop a love of learning, and how he treats YouTube as his classroom and sets his own learning goals to complete. Also, find out how the paper town of Algoe became a real town.
John Green - Paper Towns And Why Learning Is Awesome
When you’re feeling disillusioned with your learning journey
Steven Bartlett, CEO of the Social Chain group took a slightly different route to entrepreneurship. Disillusioned with the education system, he dropped out of school at 18 and later quit university but never gave up his ambition to be an entrepreneur. He pinpoints his success as his ability to challenge conventional methods and follow his instincts.
Steven Bartlett - Entrepreneurs Should Follow Their Instincts
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Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Social Media Standard
We worked with Sesame Street to deliver a variety of bespoke, private training sessions. We delivered Social Media training to provide quick wins and longer term objectives to help Sesame Street’s digital team improve their social presence. We also provided Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager training to help enhance their use of measuring, reporting and analysing data.
Google Ads (AdWords) Standard
Jellyfish were approached by Nestlé to run a bespoke, tailored Google Ads (AdWords) course. Here’s what one of the delegates had to say about the training “It's great to be able to understand paid media in simpler terms and use a live account to understand how PPC is applied. We focused on the importance of PPC within the business and now have clear objectives."
Analytics Insights, Google Ads (AdWords), Google Analytics, Social Media Standard
"The training with Jellyfish has enabled us to develop expertise across several areas of digital marketing. The trainers made sure that they were aware of our objectives for each training session and applied the content to our individual business needs and challenges. This was valuable, giving us a set of actions to take back to the team and implement." Louise Wright, Digital Optimiser.
Google Analytics, Google BigQuery Standard
Aberdeen Asset Management
Aberdeen Asset Management came to us initially for training and impressed by our expertise have since become a valuable analytics client. Here’s what Alex Pang, Marketing Research and Intelligence Manager had to say: “Training has allowed me to appreciate what capabilities BigQuery has and how it can help us better understand our data. As such I am now in the position where I can use my knowledge of BigQuery to guide the team in delivering on our marketing objectives.”
Digital Marketing Standard
"On behalf of all of the Kerry Foods gang, thank you for delivering a fantastic couple of days of Digital training. We were inspired, stretched, challenged, enlightened and occasionally bamboozled by what we saw from you… most of all though, you have opened our minds to the world that we are not yet fully immersed in every day but need to be" Strategic Marketing Director GB & IOI, Kerry Foods
Google Tag Manager Standard
“The content was pitched at the right level, the pace was spot on and it was easy to understand the concepts of the platform. The trainer did a great job covering off the basics all the way up to more advanced features and use cases. He was very personable and knowledgeable and was able to answer pretty much every question without hesitation - a true expert!" Panesh Makwana, Platforms Sales Manager
Anglia Ruskin University
Here's what Fiona Harrison had to say after we ran a tailored SEO training session with her team: “The SEO training day we had with Jellyfish exceeded all our expectations. The day was a good balance of technical and content and we were all inspired by the trainer. I would absolutely recommend Jellyfish to any business who wants to take SEO seriously. We've started to implement what we have learned with positive results in our SEO data so far.”
Social Media Training
We worked with Enfield Council to create a series of Social Media workshops for the team. The objective was to help increase the team’s confidence when using social media for business. Here’s what Julie Pocock, Online Services Manager, thought about the training: “Professional, engaging, informative and overall high satisfaction – can’t wait to implement the tips and ideas!”
Inspiring and knowledgeable trainer
Gained very practical advice that I could immediately put into practice.
Great environment for learning
The training was relevant, insightful and presented in a fun but professional manner.
They certainly know the digital world
Very useful insights that have paid off time and time again since the course.