Andrew Barry

After working in corporate training for just over a decade, I started Curious Lion in the belief that we could do a better job creating custom digital training. Too often I had seen online training consist of hastily thrown together eLearning versions of slide decks. I knew there was a better way.

The Power of Deliberate Practice: 5 Steps to Skill Mastery

Peak book on deliberate practice

Ever wondered how experts master a new skill? In almost all cases, it’s by harnessing the compounding power of deliberate practice. In this article, I’m going to show you how to use deliberate practice to go from novice to expert in the shortest and most efficient route possible.  The inspiration for this article is the …

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Peak book on deliberate practice

My 15-year Course Creator Journey: From Quitting my Corporate Job to $350k in a Month

My Course Creator Journey

“How can I be more like Andrew Barry? How can I turn the content that I’m teaching in real-time into evergreen content? How can I show up and be the master of facilitation instead of always being the sage on the stage?” By most accounts, ODCC was a colossal success executed in only four months. …

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My Course Creator Journey

The Currency of Education Is Transformation

The future of education lies in Transformational Online Courses

Early course creators gave online courses a bad name. They were marketers shilling knowledge to maximize profit. Margins were monstrous. Business was good. But the rot was setting in. Ten percent completion rates were the norm, and the customer experience was broken.  When courses work, students are transformed. And when students are transformed, they tell …

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The future of education lies in Transformational Online Courses

The Octopus Whisperer

The Octopus Whisperer

“And then you start thinking like an octopus.” There is a moment in the captivating Netflix documentary, in between laughing and crying, that I had an epiphany. It was when filmmaker Craig Foster said, “I needed to learn everything.“ I make a living helping people create training courses, and as I watched the film, I …

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The Octopus Whisperer
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