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Many industries, including healthcare, accountancy and law, mandate that practitioners complete a set amount of continuing professional development (CPD) each year to retain their licences to work.
This is by no means universal, but I have come across it far too often.
In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, CEOs are setting aggressive agendas for fast change.
Research reveals that an alarming nine out of 10 line of business leaders face communication skills gaps within their teams.
Middle management can sometimes be seen as corporate concrete, set in its ways, and with a vested interest in the status quo.
Are you familiar with the phrase yet? It evolved from ideas around social learning, embedding behaviours and developing engaging platforms.
Traditionally in business, assessing the value of anything usually comes down to pecuniary outcomes, with figures being used to answer the question; ‘is it worth the investment?’ But wh
The continued existence of any organisation is entirely dependent upon learning.
As projects continue to grow in complexity and continue to fail – project and programme delivery capabilities are in the spotlight.
HR departments traditionally hold most of the data available on the organisation’s key resource – its people.
Many organisations desperately want to attract the best new talent. How can they do it better?
I didn’t realise until the “congratulations” messages started popping up in my LinkedIn notifications, that I had been running my own company for three years.
I recently attended a talk given by a data mining company who work with some pretty big brands.
Last week, like I suppose 85 per cent of Learning and Development folk, I was ‘aware’ of the Charles Jennings 70:20:10 model.
Half of projects fail to deliver the expected business benefits.
There is much discussion online about the future of Learning and Development and how teams can support their workforce to build capability during a time of constant change and volatility.
Transforming learning is the number one priority for delivering business impact, according to a survey unveiled this month by global research and benchmarking organisation, Towards Maturity.
A lot of modern companies are looking to increase workplace flexibility by allowing their workforce to work from home occasionally if they need to.
Owners, MD’s and Marketing Managers at training companies regularly tell me they are constantly under pressure to “do more with less” and having to come up with new and innovative ways to deliver t
Jo Cook writes about needing the time for self development.
Halfway through 2008, I was given a supplementary role that enabled me to run a zero-budget Business Unit selling health and safety offerings to, well, every customer segment out there within a rad
Speaking more than one language can improve a person’s job prospects, potentially opening up opportunities for roles in global business.
Lots of people get home from work every day and say “Hi honey I’m home”, or something similar, but in a few cases it is different, and very special.
Mobile learning, virtual and e-Learning and Apps are all continuing to grow across corporate learning, but contrary to popular belief, classroom training is not dead and it still has a pl
Organisations are constantly seeking cost effective and significant sources of competitive advantage.
After 34 years in the helping people to learn business, I still love the role of nudging people to develop potential and to achieve more, quicker than if left to themselves.
I’m a huge fan of common sense. That’s possibly because I tend to find that, contrary to its name, it’s far from common and often tragically missing, disregarded or undervalued.