Category Archives: Learning

How to Create Meaning at Work

How to create meaning through building a motivating context that gives direction and motivates people to perform. Purpose is all about building a motivating organisational context which gives people a sense of meaningful direction at both the business and corporate level. Key to this strategic development is clear organisational goals. What You need Work with senior management or project… Read More »

Viral Learning – A Future For Getting Ideas Across?

Why do some ideas stick and others fall by the way-side? E-learning has been a natural progression for training provision. Leading on from classroom sessions to distance learning, from one-to-one coaching to self-help manuals, the next step was to make learning available electronically either online or offline. E-learning has had mixed results. Where it has… Read More »

Making Learning Work

Organisations spend a lot of money on learning and development, most of it going on training and the purchase learning resources. Often the investment is a good one in that well designed, practical and effective learning interventions are chosen. However at Predaptive we’re increasingly talking to organisations that find themselves with more learning resources than… Read More »

Do, Review, Conclude and Plan

Peter Honey and Alan Mumford are best known for their definitions of learning styles. Knowing your learning style can also help avoid repeating mistakes by undertaking activities that strengthen other styles, for example, if you tend to “jump in at the deep end”, consider spending time reflecting on experiences before taking action. Below are definitions… Read More »

Outstanding Performance

The British Cycling Team put in a spectacular performance at this year’s World Track Championships. The medal haul included seven golds, three of them for Vicky Pendleton. Meanwhile Nicole Cooke looks to be laying the groundwork for another World Cup win. Britain’s cyclists are outstanding (and proficient). Meanwhile the British teams seem to be doing… Read More »

Structured Training Open Courses Receive CPD Accreditations

All of our Courses are now CPD Accredited (Continuing Professional Development). The world in which all professionals practice is changing. Global competition has never been more intense, clients are more demanding and technology offers new ways of working. The knowledge base of the professionals and of the sectors in which they operate has also increased.… Read More »

Everybody Can Think, Why Don’t We Do More Of It?

There is thinking concerned with conception (‘day dreaming’) and thinking concerned with action (problem solving) There is thinking that is linear (experience, logic rational analysis) and thinking that is lateral (intuition, wild thoughts, crazy ideas) We live in a world of discontinuous change, which will require discontinuous responses Thinking differently can be learnt, its not… Read More »