As part of her wellbeing strategy, line managers still need help with absence management, which is one of the key focuses around our recent talk of mindfulness, given that an estimated 70 million working days lost to sickness absence due to mental illness in 2014.Read More
Recent Posts & Articles
/Deryl Dix Six ways to introduce mindfulness into your organisation
Introducing mindfulness into the workplace has outstanding benefits, but it's important to be clear what sort of mindfulness based intervention you would like to use. We highlight six ways you can do this.Read More
/Stuart Ford Is your learning in the dark ages?
As ever, the New Year starts with a fresh sense of optimism. For L&D departments, some will be continuing with their current programmes of learning and some will be striving to bring a modern and fresh approach to their offering to keep them out of the ‘dark ages’.Read More
/Stephanie Morgan Five excuses that are holding your learners back
Many companies tell me how hard it is to engage learners. When I probe a bit deeper, I often come up with the same old reasons as to why their learners don’t engage, but are they just smokescreens and excuses?Read More
/Deryl Dix Is there a place for mindfulness in the workplace?
I was recently part of a group of leadership and management trainers and one turned to me and said - 'I can't get into all this mindfulness stuff, I just can't see how it is of any use for managers. Managers need tools they can use'.Read More
/Rachel Matthews Merry Christmas from all at Bray Leino Learning
It's that time of year again and the team at Bray Leino would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.Read More
/Rachel Matthews The Apprentice - Business research is essential
The final episode of The Apprentice aired on Sunday, and the remaining two finalists battled it out with a presentation to industry experts and Lord Sugar.Read More
/Rachel Matthews The Apprentice - How well do you know your personal brand?
The penultimate episode of The Apprentice aired this week, and the remaining five candidates went through the four toughest interviews of their lives in a bid to make it to the final two.Read More
/Stephanie Morgan The number one secret to career success
It is almost the end of 2015 and I am wondering how you are feeling? Satisfied, energised, engaged and looking forward to 2016 or slightly disappointed, tired and despondent that you are no further forward now than you were at the start of 2015?Read More
/Nigel Walpole Will 2015’s best L&D practices carry over into 2016?
At this time of year, we have loads of discussions with fellow L&D professionals – customers, contacts and connections - and inevitably the conversation turns to ‘what do you expect to happen next year?’Read More