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TJ Newsflash: 7 January

Written by Jon Kennard on 7 January 2021 in News

First newsflash of 2021 - dive in for a few curated stories from the world of L&D.

How to create a safe space for your team to share ideas

Written by Julia Shalet on 6 January 2021 in Features

Empowerent and failure are all part of the ideation process, says Julia Shalet.

2020: It’s behind you!

Written by Pam Hamilton on 6 January 2021 in Opinion

Pam Hamilton is looking to take the best bits of last year forward with her for a better 2021. 

Are you hindering 95% to stop the 5% that break the rules?

Written by Steven van Belleghem on 5 January 2021 in Opinion

Focus on the majority and make it easy for them to achieve your best results, says Steven van Belleghem.

Book excerpt: Move the Needle

Written by Shelley Brander on 18 December 2020 in Features

We take an excerpt from the first chapter of Shelley Brander's new book that starts with examining the value of empathy and creativity.

How to manage virtual social anxiety

Written by Pablo Vandenabeele on 18 December 2020 in Features

If you’re worried about any upcoming social events, help is at hand. Pablo Vandenabeele provides the best self-help strategies you can use to help manage your virtual social fears.

The last laugh: Embrace your bubble

Written by Stephanie Davies on 18 December 2020 in Opinion

Stephanie Davies’s Christmas message to TJ readers is to be kind to yourselves and revel in your bubble!

What’s the role of the manager in a hybrid working world?

Written by Paul Jewitt-Harris on 17 December 2020 in Opinion

Paul Jewitt-Harris warns that motivation and trust maybe lost if managers are not supported as organisations continue a remote working culture.

TJ Newsflash: 17 December

Written by Jon Kennard on 17 December 2020 in News

It's the last one of the year - here are a few stories from the week.

The TJ Podcast: December 2020

Written by Jon Kennard on 16 December 2020 in Features

Jon, Jo and Kate cast a critical eye over an extraordinary year.

2020: Rounding up and looking forward

Written by Jon Kennard on 16 December 2020 in Features

Editor Jon Kennard looks at the most popular pieces TJ has published this year.

Creating psychological safety

Written by Dr Tony Humphreys on 16 December 2020 in Features

Tony Humphreys asks: do you have charge of yourself before you take charge of others?

What can L&D learn from the US Presidential transition of power?

Written by Faris Aranki on 15 December 2020 in Opinion

Faris Aranki on how L&D’s skills can be deployed to best effect during time of change.

Reset before you rebuild

Written by Julie Cameron on 15 December 2020 in Features

Julie Cameron provides a self-reflection checklist to ensure we prioritise purpose as we start to get back to normal.

Virtual Reality: Cutting cost, reducing isolation and attracting talent

Written by Damian Collier on 14 December 2020 in Opinion

Immersive technologies are changing our work experiences. Here, Damian Collier looks at its impact on the talent agenda.

How to feel festive when working apart

Written by Wendy Carter on 14 December 2020 in Features

How do we celebrate to raise spirits and engagement with our people? Wendy Carter provides some ideas.

Book excerpt: Work Matters

Written by Francesca Cardona on 11 December 2020 in Features

In an excerpt from her new book, Francesca Cardona uses coaching to reconcile people's personal and professional lives.

Sometimes it’s about style

Written by Dr. James J Lynch on 10 December 2020 in Features

Dr. James J Lynch on the leadership lessons learnt from the E-Street Band.

TJ Newsflash: 10 December

Written by Jon Kennard on 10 December 2020 in News

Sending too many emails? Stop, save the planet. More great advice in this week's news round-up.

Outputs versus outcomes

Written by Pam Hamilton on 9 December 2020 in Opinion

Pam Hamilton provides one simple tool to boost your goal setting and teamwork.