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5 Best Practices for Learning Journeys

It’s time to start rethinking how leadership training is delivered (if you haven’t already done so). Naturally, it’s good practice for these programs to evolve and continuously improve, and hopefully that’s occurred in your business. But it’s the learning journey that needs to be addressed so that it can align to the current times. 

Oct 25, 2022

Topics: Leadership- Learning & Development

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9 Popular Terms HR Professionals Must Know

There is little doubt that the role of Human Resources (HR) is evolving massively right now with advancements in technology and digital tools, the transition to hybrid working, and the availability of people analytics.

Apr 6, 2022

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development

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HR Priority: Building Critical Skills and Competencies

The Human Resource (HR) profession faced a number of challenges over the past two years since the onset of Covid-19. While many of those ups-and-downs were unexpected, new data is highlighting the trends, priorities and expected challenges of 2022. With this insight, HR (and related fields) can take action now. 

Nov 2, 2021

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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The Difference Between HR, OD and L&D

There's occasionally some confusion about what the difference is between Human Resources (HR), Organisational Development (OD) and Learning & Development (L&D). All three are concerned with people, but each has a slightly different traditional core focus.

May 17, 2021

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development- Culture & Organisational Development

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Audience Expectations in Virtual Facilitation

How have audience expectations changed following the surge in virtual learning? Building audience expectations in the lead up to a virtual event can determine whether or not that event is ultimately deemed successful or mediocre. 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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The Virtual Facilitator versus The Virtual Producer

Are you still using the first 5 minutes of every virtual meeting getting technology set up correctly? “Lisa, Can you hear me? Can you see my screen?” Or perhaps it’s the most common phrase from 2020: “You’re on mute!” 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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Psychological Safety for Learning Behaviour & Development

What is one of the most critical factors in a fast-paced and ever-changing workplace? The answer is learning behaviour because it indicates how an employee can make sense of what is happening, learn and adapt, take action and advance the business in its journey. One of the best indicators of learning behaviour is psychological safety.

Nov 24, 2020

Topics: Psychology- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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Maslow’s Hierarchy: 6 Myths

Most Psychologists have a general familiarity with Maslow's hierarchy of needs. I wanted to dig deeper into the model to determine whether it truly has sufficient validity to still be considered useful in today’s business environment.

Aug 12, 2019

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Psychology- Learning & Development

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