Perhaps most often (and unfairly) thought of as the team responsible for sending internal newsletters, the challenges facing internal communications teams are remarkably similar to those facing L&D teams. We look at three ways you can use their expertise to sharpen your messages about learning.Read More
Recent Posts & Articles
Stephanie Morgan Why communication is key for leading through uncertain times (and what it means for L&D)
In these uncertain times, leaders at all levels have an incredibly important role in navigating their organisations through change. At the heart of this is effective communication from leaders. We dig a little deeper into the wider benefits effective communication can bring, especially during periods of uncertainty.Read More
Stephanie Morgan Prioritising soft skills – isn’t it about time?
It’s likely you are already starting to notice a shift in demand for soft skills training in your organisation. And we think it’s about time. Organisations able to perform in areas such as communication, collaboration and emotional intelligence are likely to experience two times the growth, profitability and success compared with organisations lacking in those areas.Read More
Jackie Jamieson Maintaining employee engagement in times of uncertainty
How do leaders create an engaging environment and foster motivation during times of uncertainty? Something you could do right now to help maintain the motivation and engagement of your team(s), is to take a strategic approach to how you communicate.Read More
Stephanie Morgan How can L&D help managers get the best from their people?
One key area of focus for us all in L&D has to be helping our managers to get a lot better at having good performance conversations, giving feedback and helping their people identify learning objectives—and then sharing that with us. By using our skills and expertise to help managers get the best from their teams, we can get the best from them in turn.Read More
Natalie Lewendon Why L&D and business need to be more than just good friends
Why is it so important to be involved across all levels of your organisation? A closer union between L&D and business brings unique benefits and advantages to the in-house L&D team. Here’s how.Read More
Stephanie Evans How to be a great meeting participant
Do you know how to be a great meeting participant? Get the most out of the meetings you attend with these eight useful tips from Stephanie Evans.Read More
Stephanie Evans Meetings and the psychological contract
Meetings - do they fill you with dread? Almost everyone will encounter meetings in the workplace, but are they useful? In the first of a series of blogs, Stephanie Evans takes a look.Read More
Nigel Walpole Are interpersonal skills something you can learn?
Given they are so important, perhaps the key question for Learning and Development professionals is: are interpersonal skills something that can be learned?Read More
How effective communication is the catalyst for great engagement
L&D and HR are responsible for communicating and publishing some of the most read materials in an organisation. It is therefore one of the areas that can have the biggest impact on employee and learner engagement.Read More