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The Future of Training

 14th July 2017 by gihan

In the past, workplace education was done mostly through training courses. But digital disruption has transformed the education industry, and there are now so many other ways to learn and teach. The best organisations use a combination of learning More ...

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The Training Fix That Builds Skills Fast

 27th June 2017 by gihan

When a team member needs some training and development, consider an online course as an option.

Although we’re still in the early days of online training, it’s still advanced far enough to be valuable. It’s also fast, accessible More ...

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Use Case Studies to Accelerate Learning

 8th June 2017 by gihan

One of the best ways to deliver learning in a workplace is through a well-designed case study.

Think of a case study as a training course that’s more interactive and embedded than most courses. Instead of sitting quietly and listening passively, More ...

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Stretch Your Training to Extend the Learning

 16th May 2017 by gihan

Even with greater access to social, mobile and online education, in many organisations – and maybe even yours – the default tool for learning and development is still the traditional training course. Traditional training courses do More ...

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The Future of Learning

 16th February 2016 by gihan

The Future Of Learning

Accelerate the experience curve. In the past, the most common development choice was a training course, but now there are many other options. By tapping into a variety of ways to accelerate learning in your organisation, you cater to individual More ...

“What If This Was More Social?”

 2nd February 2016 by gihan

My partner Nikki’s daughter, Abbey, is just starting Year 12 at school this week. I help her with her Maths and Chemistry study, and she’s a hard-working, disciplined and very competent student. In short, a pleasure to teach.

To help her More ...

What to Expect from Off-Site Meetings – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

 20th November 2015 by gihan

You might call them strategy retreats, away days, or off-sites, but these multi-day meetings have become common in the business world. Many of them are aimed at senior executives, but they are also common at other levels of leadership and management More ...

Use Mentoring to Extend Training

 18th November 2015 by gihan

Use Mentoring to Extend Training

Traditional training courses still have value, but they have two big weaknesses: They teach skills rather than experience, and they tend to be “one size fits all” processes. If you want to extend the value of the training course, look to a More ...

The Future of Conferences

 13th November 2015 by gihan

Videoconferencing, online meetings, telepresence and other collaboration technology are gaining traction. Does that mean the in-person conference is obsolete?

No – not by a long way! But its role has changed. Some of the benefits of coming together More ...

What’s In Your Personal Learning Network?

 19th October 2015 by gihan

What's In Your Personal Learning Network?

Do you feel overwhelmed by information overload? If so, get over it! If you’re an expert, your clients and audiences expect you to consume vast quantities of information, pick and choose the bits that are most relevant to them, More ...