learning and development
Who wants to feel angry or upset at work?! Life is hard enough without added stress at work. So, what if you could control
Despite all the talk of a fresh political landscape and the dawning of a new era of government by coalition, here we are
These are just some of the trends I predict for the coming year. But the L&D world is constantly evolving, with so many innovative ideas, and it will be very interesting to look back at the end of 2015 and see what really turned out to be the biggest trend.
The Power of Crowd Learning and Development Strategists: The Heroes and Heroines who Strive to Make Vital Information, Training, Mentoring and Networking Accessible to All
I firmly believe the Alzheimer's Society is a 'learning organisation' at its best. Their model fully integrates and supports its staff, volunteers, sufferers and their families. And the Press Office's skill, hard work and mentoring of volunteers has led to triumph after triumph in the improvement of the lives of sufferers and families.
In general I'm about as fond of boxing as I am of packing and unpacking boxes. But if you were seeking an example of what resilience might look like in action, you could do worse than watch Muhammed Ali at his peak. Ali, of course, famously spoke of his capacity to "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee," and there's no denying his ability to meld grace with power.
I've spent the past few weekends renovating the Victorian brickwork on our house. The bricks are a lovely warm shade of orange
It may never be possible to iron out every scoundrel with wayward principles, but using values as the basis for learning and development could ultimately count for much more than a few thousand quid on swindled expenses.
The divide between education and work finds its echo in the divide between young and established workers. It seems optimistic to assume that as the number of workplace generations increases these divisions will heal organically.
When the great Pete Seeger died last month the world lost a truly authentic individual. Seeger combined music and activism
By implementing formally structured experiential learning programmes, the combined forces of CR and L&D could maximize the value of experiences, enabling colleagues to return to the workplace with fresh self-awareness, insight and focus. It's an opportunity not to be sniffed at.