Category: Learning and Development

How self service learning can help fill a need

Self-service is everywhere, from our banking through to will writing. We are increasingly looking at how we can be more self sufficient in what we do both in our personal lives and at work.  However, when it comes to learning and our professional development, we still have a very traditional approach to what work place […]

September 19, 2016

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Supporting and embedding E-Learning into your business

By Isobel Hallam   Employers are increasingly looking at online training courses to meet their employees learning needs. Some people, and some businesses may find it difficult to adapt their view of how training is undertaken. Some may have had a bad experience of online training in the past, or be unsure about how they […]

September 19, 2016

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How to create an e-learning course worth shouting about

Our e-learning designer, Molly, shares her thoughts on how to create an engaging e-learning course. By Molly Finnigan   Oooh you’re completing an e-learning course, how exciting! Said no-one ever… Work 9-5 Cook tea Pick kids up from school Coffee with a friend E-learning course…!?   Our to-do lists these days are never ending, there’s […]

September 19, 2016

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Managers make mistakes too!

In her latest blog, Laura explains why it’s okay for managers to make mistakes and how they can actually be a good thing! By Laura Hayden Hands up if you’re a manager and you feel an underlying expectation to be perfect all the time because you set the example for your direct reports and they rely […]

September 19, 2016

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Hands Off Management

Simon talks ‘hands off’ management and why it’s so important for creating a happy and healthy workplace culture. By Simon Underwood You’ve made it! You’re a manager! The world is your oyster and there are minions all around you ready to do your bidding! However, with great power comes great responsibility. You‘ve probably worked your […]

September 19, 2016

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Growth Mindset Que…?

Becky explains what it means to have a growth mindset, and how this way of thinking could help your business! By Becky Mee ‘I think I can, therefore I do’, ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’, ‘What you feed your mind will lead your life’ read the notebook covers on the shelf in my local stationery store. TED […]

September 19, 2016

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Why your Business Needs Superstars

Your superstar employees are valuable, so what can you do as a manager or business owners to ensure they continue to shine in your organisation? Nuhman shares his knowledge. By Nuhman Sharif The direct and indirect impact of superstars It wouldn’t be unreasonable to suggest that superstar employees have a positive effect on the business […]

September 19, 2016

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Do Leaders Need to Know…Everything?

Can we ever expect managers to have all the answers? In his latest blog, Tim discusses why we can’t. By Tim Frear As an HR Manager who manages a team of professionals and has worked as part of a senior executive team, I’m regularly asked questions outside the scope of my knowledge. As I sit […]

September 19, 2016

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Fight the Feedback Gremlins

Giving constructive feedback is harder than you think. It needs to be carefully considered, planned, and requires strong verbal communication. Here Simon explains how you avoid becoming a ‘Feedback Gremlin’! By Simon Underwood I’ve worked for a wide range of managers with various feedback styles – from those who are over eager with praise (“Oh […]

September 19, 2016

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Don’t give High Performers a ‘Get out of Jail Free’ Card

Do you let your shining stars get away with murder? Tim looks at how this could be a problem and how to deal with it! By Tim Frear Don’t you hate it when there is one rule for one and one for another, so in 2018 why are companies still allowing high performers to work […]

September 19, 2016

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