In previous roles as Head and Learning and Development over the last decade, I’ve always had a mental health / wellbeing action as part of the HR strategy. Sometimes a nod from and employee engagement survey, but increasingly a conscious recognition of challenges facing the workforce and how they were Continue Reading
“More natural, less scripted!”
“No problem. I’ve got 20 years of facilitating workshops behind me!”
In lockdown 1, I made a video to promote a couple of webinars about ‘working from home’ and ‘returning from furlough’. The webinars never happened, but I thought I would share, as it’s quite interesting to compare thinking between then and now.
In this podcast with Ian Perry, founder of Emerge OD Consultants, we compare the old model of leadership development with the new Covid-fast-tracked digitised version.
In this episode with Dan Barnfield, Director Developing Potential (UK) and an outdoor training specialist (one of many talents), we discuss the benefits of experiential learning. Dan uses Kolb’s experiential learning cycle model to explain how experience is vital component of learning – and this can be enriched away from Continue Reading
On a typical, good day, people get to see our best side – our bright side. Under times of stress, pressure, or even self-indulgence, however, people might get to see the more extremes of our personality. Our derailers. Our dark side. In this podcast, Gillian Hyde, Chief Psychologist at PCL Continue Reading
How do you develop the board of a company to meet the needs and challenges of a business? The role of boards came under scrutiny in the aftermath of the financial crisis in 2008. When the official inquiry was leaning toward procedural failings in governance at the heart of the Continue Reading
In the time before coronavirus there was a time before PowerPoint. Paul Hammond, the owner of audio & visual company, Select Brief retells how his business has always had one foot in the future and has evolved from producing 35mm slides for events to delivering virtual conferences and VR solutions. Continue Reading
“La più consistente scoperta che ho fatto pochi giorni dopo aver compiuto sessantacinque anni è che non posso più perdere tempo a fare cose che non mi va di fare.”
On the Football Focus TV show prior to the 2021 FA Cup Final Kasper Schmeichel made an implicit distinction between the owners of Leicester City Football Club and those of the ‘big six’ in the premier league, who were part of a group of 12 leading clubs across Europe that Continue Reading
Ian Day describes the journey with John Blakey to developing the FACTS coaching model, which controversially gives the coach a more more active role in the coaching process.
In this episode, Tracy Hill, Director of Jigsaw Safety Training, describes how an effective health & safety culture is much more than having a policy and delivering statutory training. It takes leadership commitment, involvement of employees, monitoring and opportunities to learn from events. While most organisations have had to put Continue Reading
In this episode James Bolle of PRPSFUL explains the importance of organisational purpose in driving employee engagement and ultimately financial profitability. He describes purpose as something different to corporate social responsibility (although not mutually exclusive), where individuals achieve real psychological meaning in their work and working through the organisation. James gives the Continue Reading