Imagine being asked this question and think about the first thing that comes to your mind.
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Learning Specialist. Inspired by an early career as Skills and Development Advisor for Costa Coffee, I moved agency side to the role of Learning Specialist. I bring positivity, passion and a fresh perspective, to deliver the very best learning solutions to our clients.
Empathy and sympathy are often used synonymously, however, there’s a big difference between them. Confusing the two could create missed opportunities to support others and build strong relationships.
To understand the difference, we need to master each individually.
'I really wish I’d said…’
‘If only I hadn’t been so quick to say…’
We’ve all been there!
After years of studying, attending inspiring lectures and seminars, creating memories, University, for most, becomes a safe space. A space where you can experiment, learn, and thrive safely in the knowledge a network of support is present.
Then, graduation arrives, and very quickly the realisation that it’s time to step outside of the comfort zone and into the world of work.
We put a lot of pressure on ourselves to do things perfectly and get things right first time. But do we really learn anything by achieving perfection on our first attempt? Or is learning by making progress – having a go, reflecting on the outcomes, adapting the approach and trying again more effective?
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.
Learning in the flow of work is one of the most valuable methods of learning – particularly when onboarding new colleagues. A lot of the time we do it without realising – a short video, a quick online module, asking a colleague a question.