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
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 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
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
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
Home alone or with others (constantly) over the next weeks and months, our personalities are going to play a big part in how we adapt to this experience. [Yes, it’s a Howard Jones LP in the video] Occupational Psychologist, Rory Fidgeon talks through the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality Continue Reading
This fascinating interview was recorded with Rich Egan founder of Rich Learning Solutions. Rich describes how he has used snakes in training and is currently developing a management programme that will work with ex-gang members to deliver an authentic and profound learning experience for managers. At the heart of this Continue Reading