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L&D News & Opinion Roundup

A selection of 10 of the most popular or thought-provoking L&D opinion pieces, research and ongoing developments in the field of L&D that you may have missed in the last couple of months from both Australian-based and international blogs and websites...

Mar 27, 2015

Topics: Learning & Development- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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L&D Myth: Learning Styles (Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic)

In the field of neuroscience, there are a number of "neuromyths" — a term that is now being used to describe misconceptions and inaccuracies about brain functioning. These are myths that pervade popular culture, education and business, including many L&D departments.

Mar 25, 2015

Topics: Learning & Development- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Most Popular Articles of 2014

Last year we added over 50 articles to our blog on topics covering leadership, recruitment, emotional intelligence, employee engagement, coaching, psychometric testing and more. Below are some of our most clicked articles of 2014. 

Jan 13, 2015

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Science of Self: Assessment Information

After receiving your Science of Self Accreditation, you will gain access to a total of 6 assessment tools: 3 single-science assessments (DISC, Motivators, and EQ), 2 double-science assessments (Talent Insights and Behavioural Intelligence), and 1 triple-science assessment (TriMetrix EQ). 

Jan 1, 2015

Topics: HPT By DTS News & Updates- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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In a Nutshell: Active Listening

The origins of Active Listening, also called Reflective Listening, can be traced back to Carl Rogers, one of the founders of the humanistic psychology movement and a highly influential figure in therapy and counselling. 

Dec 11, 2014

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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In a Nutshell: The Golden Circle (Simon Sinek)

Simon Sinek is a bestselling leadership author perhaps best known for his TEDTalk, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action,” currently the 2nd most watched TEDTalk of all, which popularised the idea of The Golden Circle. His most well known books are “Start With Why” (2009) and “Leaders Eat Last” (2013).

Nov 27, 2014

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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Die Empty (with these 5 new leadership books)

Over at the Leadership Now Blog, they’ve examined five of the best new leadership books coming out over the next month.

Sep 24, 2013

Topics: Leadership- Motivators & Drivers- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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The No. 1 Quality of the Best Employee Ever


Inc. Magazine asked their readers to define what makes the Best Employee Ever.” The words that came back most frequently included trustworthiness, reliability, dedication, enthusiasm, humility, passion, a sense of humour, and being a team player.

Sep 18, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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