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What do you mean I have no charisma! Moi? You can’t say that to me! Then again, maybe you can. You’re my boss.
In this short series of blogs, Nick Gold offers expert advice and top tips on how to hone your public speaking skills to ensure you give a speech which the audience remembers for all the right reas
In an era when change is the new constant, organisations need a flexible learning culture if they are to survive.
A piece of research in the 90s asked successful senior leaders in a range of different organisations where they thought they had got their skills and knowledge from.
Learners as consumers: How does L&D need to change to keep up with the evolving needs of their audience?
People love to learn. They are doing it all the time in their personal lives, and this lust for learning and the pick and mix approach is quickly spilling over into the professional realm.
Conor talks us through education and costs.
How can we get to the point where people operationalise what we give them in the classroom?
Learning often fails at communications. We seem to often suffer from the 'if you build it, they will come' school of thinking. Which we know doesn’t work.
There is a significant gap between what organisations actually want from workforce education programmes and what they achieve, according to the ‘Towards Maturity’ November 2016 report.
EVERYTHING. That’s what it feels like. I have had lists of lists. Lists which seem to grow. A brain with simply too many tabs open!
Despite 30 years of investment, the equality and diversity agenda hasn’t moved forward at anywhere near the pace we would have liked. Indeed, many colleagues have lost sight of the value this work brings. Tracie Jolliff explores the need to go back to basics.
Issy Nancarrow shares some tips on getting people to click on your e-learning courses.
To equip our organisations with high calibre project managers we need responsive, learner-centric development tools. Russell Kenrick looks at the statistics and offers some insights
I’m prompted to write this piece by two seemingly unconnected events. One was extremely sad and one simply infuriating.
Anyone who has ever had to manage an LMS seems to talk about it with a resigned sigh. We in L&D usually don’t love them, so how can we expect our learners to?
TJ's new editor, Jon Kennard reflects on being back in L&D
Clare Edwards explores the brain’s programmed reactions to change in her latest neuroscience blog.
This week the L&D field will be talking, tweeting, Periscoping and blogging about the Learning Technologies 2017 conference and exhibition.
Andrew Gibbons looks at the number of years a person has been doing something and if there is a difference to the impact that they can actually make.
In the first of regular blogs from the NHS Leadership Academy Chris Lake explores why the talent pipeline of chief executives and executive directors in the NHS is critically low
Reading through the December issue of Raconteur, a supplement of The Times, a particular sentence jumped out from the article, “With the ramifications of leaving the single market
Paul Matthews tells us his experience of helping clients work out what the best performance solution is and how to move away from focusing on the wrong solution.
Corporate education programmes are vital to organisations seeking to attract and retain talent in a competitive marketplace. Millennials, for example will soon account for more than 50 pe
Why do learners forget almost all information from training? Issy Nancarrow discusses what you can do about it.
Effective L&D isn't about a knowledge dump to your attendees, it's using the best points of 70:20:10, Moments of Learning Need and Performance Support to ensure people get the best support they can. Jo Cook tells us more.
Internal communications is an integral part of a campaign. Issy Nancarrow shares some points to help with your Campaign Learning approach.
Large organisations have tested the skills of potential employees at recruitment stage for many years.
Paul Matthews asks managers what their role entails but rarely gets the answer he is looking for.
I recently read in an article that only “25 per cent of change projects show any type of successful implementation” and that “when you communicate change within your organisation people a
Organisations that embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their business statistically outperform their peers.