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JOIN our Creative Circles starting in October

What is a Creative Circle? Our Creative Circles are facilitated groups of 6  people who meet online for half-day each month for 4 months. During the meetings each member has the opportunity to present a current work project to the group.Circle members ask the presenter questions and challenge (appropriately) any blocks in their thinking to […]

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***SEPTEMBER LEARNING SESSIONS***

Do you work in L&D? We are providing some skills development sessions this autumn in our FREE, closed FB group. We ran a poll recently in our FB group: Resound-ing L&D Community to find out what members would like to learn over the next 3 months. Top of the list was how to run interactive learning sessions […]

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Work with us this autumn

Do you work in L&D or HR? If so here are 3 ways we can save you time and add impact to your leadership & management programmes this autumn: 1. Forum Theatre workshops, virtual or F2F (socially distanced). These are an ideal way to support managers to explore and reflect on how to manage difficult […]

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Video resources to support the performance review

Does your organisation use the annual performance review/appraisal system? If it does how do you prepare for it? With COVID-19 and a tough business climate it’s more important than ever that staff appraisals and one to ones are Meaningful Conversations. In this clip Reena (played by Seeta Indrani )gets it badly wrong. Fortunately the full […]

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Facilitators of Freedom #onlinelearning

Carl Rogers described teaching as ‘unimportant and vastly overvalued’, he took issue with the teacher as expert, superior, authority figure model that our education system is built on, where teachers pour knowledge into the heads of their students. Teaching doesn’t automatically equal learning. In work-based learning it’s important to remember that an online course, or […]

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Returning to Freedom (To Learn) #onlinelearning

One of the positives to come out of the last few weeks for me is the focus on learning. This includes conversations we had as part of our recent research: L&D June 2020 What Matters? Interviewees working in organisations who were previously resistant to moving to digital learning, were energised and excited about the changes […]

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Compassion at work

The need for compassion at work was a theme that emerged from our recent research with L&D professionals (L&D June 2020 What Matters?). Why the focus on compassion? Here’s a couple of reasons that our interviewees highlighted: People who are working from home are working even longer hours to demonstrate commitment and may be at […]

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Coaching Wednesdays: Readiness for Coaching

An important part of the pre-contracting conversation is to establish whether the potential coachee understands coaching, particularly the non-directive style of coaching and their responsibility for taking actions towards achieving their goals. We include the following in our pre-contracting information sheet to help potential coachees consider whether coaching is the right option for them at […]

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Coaching Wednesdays: Coaching Tech – what’s the gen?

We know that there is an undeniable shift in the way that organisations are developing staff and this means inevitably big changes ahead for L&D departments. We hear about moving from a learning culture to a coaching culture with some people asking if L&D departments are under threat entirely? As we move towards a self-directed […]

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