Almost 40 years ago I was in a band at school called Vis a Vis. We only played a few gigs before we went our separate ways – literally, i’ve not seen any of the guys since. We did one demo session (cassette), that we sent out to record labels, as Continue Reading
Sanj had a 10 year plan to write a novel. After 3 versions and 500,000 words written, the final version is with agencies. So, what did he learn from this passion project? Sanj shares his reflections on the journey and the process of both being creative and relentlessly productive over Continue Reading
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
Video of my journey to Craven Cottage where Fulham got their bi-annual promotion.
The SMART acronym maybe suggests more usefulness than it often delivers.
Do you really ever learn anything, remember anything, from those hours of e-learning modules you do when you start a new job!
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