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Pause. Touch (The Flipchart), Turn (Back To The Audience), Talk…

19 February 2021 16:06:06 GMT / by Ian Luxford posted in Communications

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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?

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Looking Back At What Took Us Forward

05 February 2021 11:10:07 GMT / by Ian Luxford

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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.

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Inclusion And Diversity Is A Topic Woven Through Our Values

01 February 2021 17:14:01 GMT / by Amber Orchard-Webb posted in Inclusion and Diversity

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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.

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In Tough Times, Values Matter More Than Ever

28 January 2021 16:29:41 GMT / by Ian Luxford posted in Communications, Employee Engagement

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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.

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Yes You Can

19 January 2021 14:36:49 GMT / by Siobhan Orchard-Webb posted in Communications, Coaching, Gamification

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Can't to Can®. If you think you CAN'T do something, play this and see how you CAN turn your thinking around.

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Incentives Aren’t A New Idea!

19 January 2021 14:02:41 GMT / by Hugh Lawson

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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.

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The True Value of CPD

12 January 2021 10:13:02 GMT / by Siobhan Orchard-Webb posted in Communications, Coaching, Employee Engagement

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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.

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Myths, Legends, Stuff We Need To Re-think

11 January 2021 12:41:07 GMT / by Ian Luxford posted in Communications

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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.

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Strong and Sustainable

05 January 2021 15:10:07 GMT / by Nick Drake-Knight posted in Coaching

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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.

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Rewarding Performance Is Not About Where On The Planet You Take People

05 January 2021 13:38:10 GMT / by Chantal Orlik posted in Coaching, Reward and Recognition

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The future of incentive trips is understandably exercising the event industry at the moment and there are some great ideas on how to transform the traditional incentive trip/awards night into an engaging virtual experience.

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