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The Best Icebreaker for L&D Facilitators (Animal Personalities)


This is one of the most versatile icebreakers for L&D facilitators, which can be used in any kind of workshop, regardless of the actual training topic being delivered. It's called "Animal Personalities" and is guaranteed to get people talking.

Nov 19, 2014

Topics: Learning & Development- DISC Profile

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The Importance of Mentors: A Tribute to Jim Rohn

For those who remember the late Jim Rohn (1930 – 2009), you will remember a man with a passion for personal development. His was the quintessential American success story of rags to riches. “A farm boy from Idaho,” he told us in his motivational talks, “raised in obscurity, broke at 25.”

Nov 12, 2014

Topics: Learning & Development- Coaching & Mentoring

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In a Nutshell: Four Stages of Competence

The four stages of competence model does not have a single, definitive title and may also be referred to as the four stages of learning, the conscious competence model, or the competence learning matrix.

Oct 15, 2014

Topics: Learning & Development- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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HR L&D Roundup (June-Sept 2014)

In case you missed them, below is a selection of 10 of the most interesting and/or most shared HR/L&D articles that have been trending on social media in recent months from around the globe.

Sep 8, 2014

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development

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In a Nutshell: 4-Level Model of Training Evaluation

Donald Kirkpatrick (1924-2014) was Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, an author, consultant, and a former president of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) who has become almost a household name to learning and development professionals.

Aug 18, 2014

Topics: Learning & Development- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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40 Must-Know HR, OD, L&D Models & Concepts

From a large pool of over 200 Human Resources (HR), Organisational Development (OD) and Learning & Development (L&D) models and concepts, we are highlighting a list of 40 "must-know" business models and ideas across these fields.

Feb 24, 2014

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

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14 Fun Icebreakers for L&D Facilitators


Have you ever sat in a meeting bored out of your mind and thought to yourself, "This is the worst presentation in the world ... why are you sooo boooring?"

Jan 5, 2014

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Culture & Organisational Development

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