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A Message About Learning from the Shop Floor

I know I don't really need to say this, but I should emphasize here that the letter that follows is a fictional account , intended only as a response to a magazine article, and not a real letter I'm sending to my employer. It's true that I do draw from my own experience for some examples and touchpoints, but this article should not be interpreted as a representation of actual conditions in my own workplace. Dear Boss, Thank you for your email about e-learning , titled 'A message about learning from the C-suite' which was reprinted in Chief Learning Officer .  You asked some questions and made some comments, so I thought I'd take this opportunity to reply. Thanks for asking how I'm keeping up my skills and knowledge. You don't need to tell me that "continuous learning will be a key survival meta-skill for all of us!" When the day comes that you lay me off - and it will come, we're all sure of it! - I'm going to need to be prepared t

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