For many employees, the board of directors of a company or organisation, can seem very distant from the day-to-day life of the organisation. While the traditional legacy model of a board of directors “away in an ivory tower” and filled with “Nine white men with an average age of 62” has slowly
Does it make you cringe when you are being presented to by someone who thinks they are a really great communicator and really isn’t?
It didn’t always feel like a revolution then, but how far we’ve come.
It's twenty years since Martyn Sloman gave us his excellent book, The e-learning revolution.
We look forward to the day when Inclusion and Diversity are so high on the corporate agenda that we will no longer have to work hard to get them understood.
Almost a year out from the moments when all our lives started to change in ways we had never imagined, we decided to take stock of how our core values have held out through the turbulence.
Can't to Can®. If you think you CAN'T do something, play this and see how you CAN turn your thinking around.
I have been listening to a great friend of mine, who works in sales (and as we all know 2020 has not been brilliant for retail and business sales). Over the last couple of months, huge pressure has been applied to the sales team to close business for the year end and this is not landing well, as there is no incentive to do so (positive recognition/reward), just a daily rant and a weekly name and shame on calls, appointments (virtual) and orders.
CPD or Continuing Professional Development is the maintenance and development of the knowledge and skills that are needed to perform in a professional capacity. This could be keeping professionals contemporary and up to date with current skills, polishing them or taking them to the next level.
Learning from experience - be very careful, especially now.
For thousands of years, we have known that humans learn from experience. In the last hundred years, we have found out a lot more about the neuroscience behind this and why it is such an effective way to learn. If we want to learn to do something, we should definitely try to get stuck in and experience it.
Nick Drake-Knight, creator of Continue & Begin Fast Coaching® on two areas where training too often falls down.
The emphasis on improvement in training sounds like a positive thing. When we’re looking to help people perform well though, we need to tread carefully.