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Darren Winterford — Making learning easy with 35k lessons taught A DAY

33 minutes

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This is the future of learning

Our next guest on The Make It Happen Show has cracked the formula to make employee training engaging and rewarding. Darren Winterford is the Founder of EdApp, a revolutionary app that is used by hundreds of companies in 24 countries to deliver training to their employees, in short, sharp bursts. In fact, while traditional courseware has an engagement rate of 15%, EdApp is sitting at a whopping 80%. Amazing, right?

Learn what it takes to deliver education and training that increases retention and makes learning fun, why peer creation is important to the survival of a business, and how EdApp has become a category leader in their industry. Here's how Darren made that happen.

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"If we can make authoring easier and if we can make the experience for the learner better, everyone's going to win."

— Darren Winterford

In this episode, you will learn:

  • 1:37 - How Darren is able to serve 35,000 lessons a day on EdApp
  • 4:37 - How EdApp saw the opportunity in presenting training in a more compelling way
  • 13:35 - The business benefits people get with EdApp
  • 16:38 - The data behind what makes good content
  • 19:53 - Why management teams should know who the data hubs are in their team
  • 22:35 - How EdApp is using the $4M raised to expand their business
  • 24:29 - The enterprise sales process
  • 27:45 - The future of education
  • 28:51 - Make It Happen In A Minute




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Bruce Casanovic

Amazing guests, great insights into their journey and what has helped make their businesses successful. Great to hear how some of the guests have navigated challenge as well. Loads of good practice takeaways.

Perfect for the Monday commute


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Amazing guests


Loved the episode with Tim Fung, Airtasker CEO! You guys are getting some awesome guests in! Thank you!

Entourage on point again!

Adz Rodger

Great content again from The Entourage! Particularly like the 1st episode and the points Tim Fung made about making sure you make time to map out the future and don't get stuck on day to day 'work', as well as the observation that you really need to be strategic about your people management and not just try to save money. Two awesome take homes I have already taken action on!

For entrepreneurs and non-trepeneurs alike


Well this was one of the best things I’ve heard in a while. I’m by no means the target demographic, having zero business or entrepreneurial experience at all. Luckily the advice given for business growth and success is remarkably applicable to personal growth and success. Loved the conversational style, by the end of the podcast I felt like I knew both Tims personally, which is a great mark of engagement. And I loved hearing about the humble beginnings of Airtasker from the founder himself. Give this a listen if you’re craving a bit of personal or professional inspiration.


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