Keeping in contact is a key factor in helping an absent member of staff return after long-term absence. This can be a complex topic as every situation is different.Read More
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Stephanie Morgan Are your strengths holding you back?
Quite often you will find that any strength put under pressure will have a dark side, one which does not serve you well. What’s important is to know when you are about to step over to the dark side and how can you save yourself!Read More
Nigel Walpole 10 key steps to effective absence management
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
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
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
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