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
Recent Posts & Articles
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
Nigel Walpole Dear Santa, I work in L&D...
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” Charles Dickens – A Tale of Two Cities.Read More
Anna Macwilliam Have you ever considered Pinterest as a great source for Social Learning?
No, I hadn’t either until I read someone else’s blog recently, but as well as a fantastic array of images of everything from the perfect recipe to ideas for nail art, there are also thousands of snippets of information, clips, quotes and infographics saved on Pinterest.Read More
Do MOOCs have a place in your Corporate Learning & Development strategy?
I’ve worked on the business side of Learning & Development for over 10 years and in that time have witnessed ever-tightening training budgets and increasingly strict rationalisation of any spend, yet there seems very little discussion on the cost-saving potential of using Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) within corporate L&D strategies.Read More