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Training skills for invisible conflict conversations

Written by Anna Shields on 21 July 2021 in Features

Conflict at work causes significant organisational and personal costs. The solution lies in developing leaders and managers who can spot problems early and tackle them before they escalate, says Anna Shields.

We need to change how we teach innovation

Written by Chris Locke on 21 July 2021 in Opinion

Recent research clearly shows that innovation is crucial to organisational success. Chris Locke reviews the evidence and concludes that we need to properly develop these skills in our people.

In conversation with Thinqi: Part two - learning design

Written by Jon Kennard on 20 July 2021 in Podcast

Part two of a three-part special: Join TJ editor Jon Kennard as he carries on his conversation with Steve Finch, head of customer success at digital learning experts Thinqi, and Krystyna Gadd, founder of How to Accelerate Learning and author of 'How Not To Waste Your Money On Training'.

How to create a more environmentally friendly working life

Written by Amanda Murray on 20 July 2021 in Features

Amanda Murray underlines the importance of an environmentally sustainable work life.

What will a day in the life of an office worker look like in the future?

Written by Nikolas Kairinos on 16 July 2021 in Opinion

Crystal ball time! What will work look like in 2040? Nikolas Kairinos is looking forward.

Time for honest reflection

Written by Leanne Hamley on 16 July 2021 in Opinion

Leanne Hamley is asking some important questions about your company culture. Can you answer them, honestly?

Working with 'artiste' creatives

Written by Alastair Pearce on 15 July 2021 in Opinion

Alastair Pearce continues his series on creatives, this time looking at the 'artiste'.

 

TJ Newsflash: 15 July

Written by Jon Kennard on 15 July 2021 in News

Stories from the Government, FE Week, Vanguard and more in this week's newsflash.

Improve business value by broadening your learning metrics

Written by Ian Rawlings on 14 July 2021 in Features

Ian Rawlings is advocating for a data-led approach to L&D initiatives.

In conversation with Thinqi: Part one - collaborative and social learning

Written by Jon Kennard on 14 July 2021 in Podcast

A three-part special: Join TJ editor Jon Kennard as he chats to Steve Finch, head of customer success at digital learning experts Thinqi, and Krystyna Gadd, founder of How to Accelerate Learning and author of 'How Not To Waste Your Money On Training'.

How lack of critical challenge undermines your team's decisions

Written by Steve MacAulay and Sarah Cook on 13 July 2021 in Features

Steve MacAulay and Sarah Cook examine groupthink and how it can undermine teams’ decision-making capability. 

How do we tackle discrimination in a post-COVID-19 world?

Written by Romanie Thomas on 13 July 2021 in Opinion

Romanie Thomas has ideas to create a more flexible, equal workplace in future.

Let’s talk about feedback

Written by Jules MacMillan on 12 July 2021 in Opinion

In our latest TJ long read, Jules MacMillan has some great ideas for better feedback. 

Introducing the changemaker: The next-gen leader of the new work ecosystem

Written by Ashwini Bakshi on 8 July 2021 in Features

Ashwini Bakshi says it's time for change - and changemakers.

TJ Newsflash: 8 July

Written by Jon Kennard on 8 July 2021 in News

Online learning, talent management and yes, football. All in the week's newsflash.

Why staff retention is the key to success in haulage and logistics

Written by Richard Bird on 7 July 2021 in Opinion

Richard Bird has ideas to get the logistics sector back on track.

The future of training must embrace machine learning

Written by Allan Pettman on 6 July 2021 in Opinion

Allan Pettman sees machine learning as a permanent part of training's future.

How to overcome the fear of other people’s opinion

Written by Petra Blancas on 6 July 2021 in Opinion

Petra Blancas gives TJ an important lesson in reframing differences of opinion. 

Why training in hospitality and tourism has never mattered more

Written by Jane Rennie on 5 July 2021 in Opinion

Jane Rennie tells TJ about an important resilience training programme for hospitality staff.

Five things you need to know to encourage disability inclusion

Written by Eleanor Goichman Brett on 5 July 2021 in Features

Eleanor Goichman Brett outlines five tips for disability inclusion - and they're easier than you think.