Latest Blog Posts

Why most of us get stuck

Written by: Fay Sharpe
Posted on: 19 October 2017

Fay Sharpe gives us some simple tips to get out of a rut and in the groove.

Social network analysis for learning and development

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 12 October 2017

Ross Garner enters week three of his new course.

Principles of learning leadership

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 5 October 2017

Why do we need to think through learning leadership? Barry Johnson explains.

Getting started with learning analytics

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 4 October 2017

Last week in this blog series I asked big questions from learning analytics.

Big questions from learning analytics

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 26 September 2017

Ross Garner's started a new course in digital education, and he's reporting his progress for TJ.

How to create a company culture that boosts morale

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 26 September 2017

Nick Gold's latest blog tackles company culture.

Managers are your engagement trendsetters

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 19 September 2017

Stephanie Morgan has more ideas to get managers championing L&D.

The learning curve is really a staircase (with a trap door in it)

Written by: Grant Cullen
Posted on: 19 September 2017

Grant Cullen tells us how to really make learning stick.

The problem with authenticity

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 18 September 2017

Paul Matthews isn't happy with the continued focus on 'authenticity'.

Talent acquisition: Is there a Brexit effect?

Written by: Lizzie Crowley
Posted on: 15 September 2017

Lizzie Crowley kicks off TJ’s new series of blogs on Brexit and its impact on business with a look at immigration policy.

The future is now

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 13 September 2017

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here and learning has a part to play, says Barry Johnson.

Learning Live 2017: A recap

Written by: Jon Kennard
Posted on: 11 September 2017

Our editor gives his take on this year's event.

Four steps to employee engagement

Written by: Liam Butler
Posted on: 8 September 2017

Want your learning programmes to hit the spot? Follow Liam Butler's four-point plan.

Is the Apprenticeship Levy that new a concept?

Written by: Margaret Burnside
Posted on: 7 September 2017

It's making all the headlines, but Margaret Burnside has seen the Apprenticeship Levy before. 

Home thoughts from abroad #2

Written by: Stella Collins
Posted on: 5 September 2017

Brain-friendly training expert Stella Collins continues her correspondence following a recent move to Spain.

How to have a difficult conversation

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 29 August 2017

We all to have them at some point. Nick Gold makes a difficult situation more bearable.

16 mentoring definitions

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 24 August 2017

What is mentoring? Andrew Gibbons gathers a few definitions together for us.

Strong communication skills underpin business agility

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 22 August 2017

Business agility needs strong communication skills, says Armin Hopp. 

Is Maslow’s hierarchy of needs still relevant in the 21st century?

Written by: Jo Cook
Posted on: 16 August 2017

Jo Cook asks if we need Maslow and his hierarchy of needs anymore.

Is engagement really just a learning problem?

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 15 August 2017

Bray Leino Learning's Stephanie Morgan digs into the engagement issue.

Rabbits and elephants, and their role in leadership

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 9 August 2017

Management, leadership, rabbits and elephants.They're all connected, says Paul Matthews.

Race equality: great progress comes from great discomfort pt2

Written by: Tracie Joliffe
Posted on: 1 August 2017

Tracie Joliff concludes her piece on why working through discomfort can achieve great progress when striving for race equality.

How to ask for a pay rise

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 31 July 2017

Nick Gold gives us pointers for one of the trickiest work conversations. 

What can you learn from an adventure?

Written by: Stella Collins
Posted on: 28 July 2017

Home thoughts from abroad - neuroscience in learning author Stella Collins shares her learning through an adventurous time in her life...

The best decisions often need a contrarian

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 25 July 2017

Sometime you need someone to disagree with, says Andrew Gibbons.

Do you need help to improve your writing to ensure people learn better?

Written by: Jo Cook
Posted on: 24 July 2017

Jo Cook shares some highlights from the evidence-based book by Patti Shank.

Junior doctors: Leadership development starts at medical school

Written by: Rebecca Crosby
Posted on: 20 July 2017

Junior doctor Rebecca Crosby discusses why leadership is so crucial in critical situations.

Race equality: Great progress comes from great discomfort

Written by: Tracie Joliffe
Posted on: 18 July 2017

Tracie Jolliff explains why working through discomfort in pursuit of insight and understanding can achieve great progress when striving for race equality.

Winning with an inclusive workforce

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 17 July 2017

Here's how to win with an inclusive workforce, says Armin Hopp.

Drop the Mehrabian communication pie charts, now

Written by: Jo Cook
Posted on: 11 July 2017

Jo Cook tells us why we shouldn't be quoting that famous 'only 7% of our communication is the words' research.