The annual NHS Staff Survey states that only 36 per cent of NHS staff said that communication between senior managers and staff is effective.Read More
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Stephanie Morgan Career Change: How To Rewrite Your Old CV
Recently a friend told me she had received a very disturbing email at work. A contract had come to an end and out of the 36 people working on that contract only 12 roles would remain. The way the organisation chose to tell everyone the roles were ‘at risk’ was to attach an organisational chart to that email. If your role was shaded green you were fine, if it was amber you were at risk. I have assumed those at risk also had a one to one conversation beforehand, but I am not completely certain. Either way, time to dig out that old CV…Read More
Nigel Walpole What’s the Definition of Agile Working?
I came across a dictionary definition of ‘Agile’ the other day: “Characterised by quickness, lightness, resourcefulness and adaptability, and ease of movement” It’s interesting that these are exactly the notions that arise when the question is, “What is Agile Working?”Read More
Anna Macwilliam My Top 10 Social Learning sources on Twitter
As I’ve mentioned before in my blogs I think we can learn so much from reading on Twitter, yes there is a lot to trawl through before we find the nuggets but once you’ve identified the right people to follow it can make all the difference.Read More
5 Checklists That Will Make You A Better Leader
Unless the leaders of an organisation connect and collaborate effectively, culture change programmes are a waste of time and money. Too often culture change programmes are delegated to management while the top leaders stay in their ivory towers and wonder afterwards why the programme didn’t work. Culture change and collaboration is an outcome, not a process, and it has to come from the top.Read More
5 Principles for Strong Business Relationships
The quality of client relationships is often seen as the most important aspect of running any business, but why is that so? What do clients value?Read More
What Does Your Ideal Learning & Development Strategy Look Like?
I am fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with many talented people from the Learning & Development world. I believe this dialogue, in combination with my own research into learning trends, allows me to gather an accurate insight into the L&D field.Read More
Finding the Value in People's Resistance to Change
Change happens all the time, but we don’t always resist it. For instance, the weather, what you eat each day, how long it takes for you to get to work and installing an update to your computer are all changes that we tend to take in our stride.Read More
Kerry Pascall What goes into selecting a voiceover artist?
Often eLearning projects will require us to source a voiceover artist. This can be a complex task, but with years of experience, we’ve honed the process carefully. We talk to a number of agencies with a set of initial criteria, produce a shortlist and then present it to the client; providing advice on the final decision making process.Read More
I never make new year’s resolutions, but…
I never make new year’s resolutions. But as a new year begins, I always I take the time to look back at what I’ve accomplished in the past 12 months. In work, at home, and socially.Read More