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 »

The Practical Application Of Leadership Behaviour

Leading in troubled times is a common business theme at present, with the usual emphasis on charismatic, hugely successful entrepreneurs telling us (it’s always telling) how we should be doing things differently. However, we thought we would offer a different perspective on how anyone in your organisation can add significant value by demonstrating leadership behaviour.… 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 we’re increasingly talking to organisations that find themselves with more learning resources than they know… 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 »

12 New Year Resolutions Any Self Respecting Sales Manager Should Follow

The worse the figures are the more you should analyse them (see how in point two). Avoiding bad news is never a good idea. The better your figures are the more you should assume it’s temporary. Try to identify the reasons why you are succeeding, try to see the reasons why and when it might… Read More »