Episode 18

How to Grow Skills and Identify Learning Needs with Phylise Banner

How can a simple exercise help develop your skills, find gaps in your learning, and motivate you to progress to the next level?

It might sound too good to be true, but the simplicity of the “maturity matrix” is what makes it so effective. Anyone, from teams to individuals, can use them to help grow any skills – that’s right, any skills.

In this episode of The Visual Lounge, join host Matt Pierce as he interviews guest Phylise Banner, Learning Experience Design Consultant, about this innovative tool and how you can start using it today. Listen as Phylise shares her expert, innovative advice for designing learning experiences and finding solutions to learning challenges.

Learning points from the episode include:

  • How to approach skills development
  • What is a maturity matrix?
  • How to design your own maturity matrix
  • How to use a maturity matrix for teams, performance reviews, and personal development

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About the Podcast

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The Visual Lounge
Discussions about the power of visuals and videos and how to make them even better.

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Matthew Pierce

Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created videos for learning and marketing for over a decade. He is the lead behind TechSmith Academy, a free platform teaching video and image creation for business, which has been used by tens of thousands of users. He is the host of The Visual Lounge Podcast from TechSmith, which streams live on Youtube and LinkedIn weekly. Matthew is a regular speaker at multiple learning and development-focused conferences and is a regular contributor to various training publications. Connect with him on LinkedIn.