In the UK, it's the end of the first week of school closures. Suddenly everything is uncertain. Leaders, managers, employees, parents, teachers, children...everyone is facing up to a new normal and with that comes a deluge of questions as we all struggle to figure out how to continue learning - at whatever stage of our lives we are - when the offices, training departments and schools are closed. So Training Managers, L&D departments and trainers themselves are facing the question: how can we best support continuous development for the foreseeable future?
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In the shadow of Covid-19, all around the world teams large and small are now having to deal with the challenges of virtual meetings as they continue to work from home. You may already engage in virtual meetings as part of your everyday workflow, but how to make them truly effective can be a bit of a challenge. Getting a clear understanding of how and why remote meetings work, and how to make them work for you, is really important.
When we meet people where they are, we bring the kind of coaching that fits their role and experience. The 'how to guide' will empower you to do just that by helping you to identify where they are in their learning journey and how you can best support them.
Posted in: Coaching, Continuous development, Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, Leadership, Learning Culture, Management Skills, Motivation,
Self-directed learning has been around for a long time, but in light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, it’s fast becoming the 'go-to' option to keep employees engaged and motivated whilst working remotely. Here are 3 tips to bear in mind for successful self-directed learning...
Posted in: Bite-Size Learning, Continuous development, Learning Culture, Motivation, Online Learning, Productivity, Remote Working, Technology,
Today, there is a plethora of learning opportunities out there from e-books to executive coaching, from podcasts to productivity workshops, so wouldn't it be nice to have a headstart? A few simple things we can all do everyday to become better learners...
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What’s the single most important thing you wish you had known as a new leader? These top answers may seem simple but they can be hard to put into practice, so we’ve added some HOT TIPS to help. (Part 2)
Lots of training companies say they are different, but how many really are? We started life in a farmhouse in a field in Perthshire; the result of our Founder's passion for all things training. We're an extraordinary team of people doing things that matter. We partner with clients and associates across the Central Belt of Scotland and beyond all so that you can be, do and get the extraordinary you need.
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If you're one of the many businesses taking on new employees - school leavers, graduates or someone making a career move - then you might want to read on as we summarise the top onboarding tips you can introduce to ensure your new team members are made to feel welcome from the very start.
Despite a hefty price tag, research shows that leadership development programmes are not providing good value for the money. So new thinking, a whole new paradigm is perhaps just what’s needed. After all, leadership development that doesn’t deliver change and improvement is analogous to holding a map but navigating in the dark. It’s is pretty much useless if you can’t see where you’re going.
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