âUnderstanding and quantifying Scrap Learning is important. However, telling an executive you saved money is not exciting, and in some cases will result in a reduction of budget. Sure, saving money for the company can be the right thing to do, but what if there was a better way to repurpose savings to help the company make more money, and make you look like the hero!
One of the biggest L&D obstacles is getting executive buy-in and funding for learning initiatives, tools, and experiences. One of the best skills a learning practitioner can have is to influence without authority. It is also one of the toughest to master.