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Recently we hosted a ‘wellbeing and performance’ webinar for UN leaders, inviting them to stand back from their day to day pressures to reflect on their resourcefulness and expand their options for keeping resilient. It seems as humans we need a certain level of pressure to perform. But - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 22.08.16

Interestingly, there is this multinational company whose training explicitly explores boredom. They start with the scenario: “You are at work. You have had no break. What you are doing seems meaningless to you. You notice an unpleasant feeling slowly rise within.Your - Read More...

 
Posted by Guest Author on 10.08.16
A catalyst for change in workplace learning An apprenticeship levy comes into force in April 2017 that will have significant financial implications for most businesses so it makes sense to prepare early. So what is it? The Levy is effectively a tax to fund and - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 02.08.16
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The bed is on the agenda. Opinion leaders are encouraging you and your organisation to pay attention to your bed behaviour, your ‘sleep hygiene’. It was certainly a topic of conversation with a group of senior leaders on a retreat recently. Leading lives busy with - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 19.07.16
For some time now the business pundits have been talking about the speed of change, its exponential nature and how we are all living in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world. ‘Unprecedented’ seems to be used more and more to describe everything from the weather to the threat of - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 11.07.16
With the July 4th holiday still fresh in our minds, I began thinking about freedom and what it means to feel free. To be free in the sense of our Founding Fathers was the desire to be free of British rule. The most quoted passage from the Declaration of Independence states, “we hold - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 07.07.16
The joy of coaching something you don't understand What knowledge do you need to be a good coach? Is being an expert yourself important? What if knowledge was a hindrance, that made you judgemental, stopped you asking the right questions, prevented you from listening and closed you off - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 22.06.16
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Now in its fourth year, Learnfest has taught us that learning, like achieving, is done best when you’re outside your normal environment and comfort zone. The comfort zone, as defined by Lifehacker - Read More...
 
Posted by holly on 16.06.16
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