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With Online Educa Berlin fast approaching us in early December 2015, it’s hard to believe that the event is now in its 21st year.
There is much talk of aligning our learning interventions with business priorities, but much of it, in my experience, is just that – talk.
The World’s most progressive organisations constantly evolve to remain ahead of the curve. Extending your course portfolio, hounding prospects on the telephon
Employee engagement is a hot topic right now, more and more companies are investing time and money into finding out a) if their employees are engaged, b) why they are or not, and c) what they
Three value conversations define the sales cycle. To win, your reps need to excel at all of them, says Tim Riesterer
Attending the Training and Development Show Middle East 2015 last week in Dubai, gave me the chance to
This 26th September marks the 14th annual European Day of Languages.
Few people who work in the world of project management can have missed the on-going debate about the use of Agile and its suitability for projects of different types.
Recent figures released by Adzuna.co.uk suggest that retention is becoming a priority for UK businesses.
The crux of social learning is simply about people learning from each other, but within the business world, and the L&D context in particular, social learning is undergoing something of a revol
Salespeople lack confidence and competence in engaging executives. Here’s how to change that by Tim Riesterer
Gamification, it’s a word that seems to be gaining more and more traction in business, especially when it comes to skills, training and engaging with staff.
In my last blog, I dealt with the counterintuitive notion that change—even in the context of high stakes business-to-business deals—is an emotional and visual process rather than a rational or anal
If there’s one thing that will keep your organisation on the right track, its employee engagement. There are many definitions of engagement in the workplace,
With the rise of social media there are significantly more ways to raise your personal profile. You can set up and maintain your LinkedIn
Someone told me the other day that 70:20:10 is just the current fashion. Indeed, these days, L&D is considered underdressed if it is not wearing the 70:20:10 label.
Numerous studies have shown that people remember things far better when the information is presented visually, says Tim Riesterer
Remote working is becoming much more prevalent in organisations throughout the UK, with greater demands for workplace flexibility made by employees across all industries, says Lyndon Wingrove
Sitting in HR, as an L&D specialist, has shown me that you benefit from being at the heart of the people agenda and understanding how the people puzzle fits together, says Carrie White
E-learning can provide an ideal environment as it gives learners the opportunity to practice speaking the language and to hear it spoken with correct pronunciation, Donavan Whyte says
Stuart Banbery gives his advice on the importance of upgrading your training management software
Motivation can be affected by any number of factors, from how much sleep participants have had to their understanding of why they have been sent on the training, Alice Withers says
Leadership is one of HR’s greatest challenges, given the growing gap between what leaders want and what HR is able to offer with the resources at hand, Armin Hopp says
Visitors descended in their thousands for London Technology Week in June. It’s a spectacular week of events that celebrate London’s pivotal role in technology, Donavan Whyte says
The answer seems to be related to the locus of control. If we feel that we are fully in control of the situation, and the change, then we can ‘make’ it go well, and avoid any loss, Paul Matthews says
High performing teams require balance in many ways and in particular a balance of personality types. Some people will like action, some people will be creative, Eddie Kilkelly says
By conducting reviews across all members of a team you will quickly be able to identify any problem areas and take the necessary steps to resolve them, Alice Withers says
Making learning and skills more fluid and accessible will ultimately benefit the company in terms of reduced recruitment costs, Armin Hopp says
Emotionally intelligent organisations put working relationships above technical ability, Eddie Kilkelly says
If you can master the art of sharing content deemed to be of considerable value by your target market, the ROI can be huge, Stuart Banbery says