Tag: l&d strategy

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What does an Alchemist do in 2023?

Make 2023 the year you focus on tangibly improving impact from your L&D interventions. How? Focus on learning transfer.

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How to reboot training for tangible business impact?

The 3rd edition of the ebook ‘Reboot Training for Tangible Business Impact’ has been published.
With less focus on the pandemic but concentrating on helping learning and development future proving training events and ensuring they achieve business impact.

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Catch them doing something right

Many of the ideas of management grew out of the latter stages of the industrial revolution. Do your managers seek to catch people doing something wrong, or catch them doing something right?

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We need a strategy to fix this

“We need a strategy to fix this” – But what is a strategy anyway? I notice that many people get confused between strategy and planning…

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Change can be viral

One of the most significant determinants of learning transfer is the culture of the organisation. Culture is the sea where all learning transfer activities swim.

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Webinar in support of L&D in the Ukraine

In support of L&D in Ukraine, Academy Ocean are running a series of webinars. Paul Matthews is honoured to contribute alongside so many L&D experts.

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Henry Ford was right

You are delivering a training course and your outcome is that as a result, the trainees will do their jobs better. Do the trainees believe they can change the way they do things?

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The learning stack’s five levels of reflection

The Learning Stack is a five level model by Paul Matthews. Reflection can have levels of ‘quality’ and better quality reflection supports learning transfer.

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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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Informal learning’s role in learning transfer

We have just published Paul’s latest blog. He talks about the role informal learning plays in learning transfer. Why it …

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