Category: L&D Tips and Musings

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Where is the leadership pointing?

Very few organisations are satisfied with where they are, and any leadership team worth its salt will have a vision of where they want to be instead.

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A checklist for when you think about managers

First Monday of the month = L&D Monday The local line manager, and their input into the learning transfer process, …

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How can you put salt in their oats?

First Monday of the month = L&D Monday You know, don’t you, that managers are critical for helping people apply …

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Is culture your friend or foe?

“You don’t get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results.” Mike …

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Three things needed for change

First Monday of the month = L&D Monday David McClelland’s team at Harvard summarised the requirements for any significant change …

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It’s not the message that matters

First Monday of the month = L&D Monday I will do an L&D tip from now on the first Monday …

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And the circus came to town

I was talking with someone last week about the need for marketing within L&D to get the various stakeholders engaged …

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It’s not the message that matters

First Monday of the month = L&D Monday I will do an L&D tip from now on the first Monday …

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Face-to-face training has wriggly mortis

I remember a long time ago in a land far away I visited a marine park and watched a performance …

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