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TJ Newsflash: 5 August

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 August 2021 in News

Talent management, Disney, Twitter - a quick trip around this week's newsflash.

Languishing: The new idiom in wellbeing

Written by Dr Nick Earley on 4 August 2021 in Features

Dr Nick Earley explores the term being used to describe the feeling of low morale for many in 2021, and looks at how this impacts businesses.

Wellbeing: Five trends for the future

Written by Naomi Humber on 4 August 2021 in Features

Naomi Humber outlines different ways of supporting wellbeing in the workplace.

The key to effective training: Trust

Written by David Horsager on 3 August 2021 in Opinion

Trust - often hard to earn and can be lost in an instant. But it's essential for good training, says David Horsager.

The last laugh: Leadership lessons from Gareth Southgate

Written by Stephanie Davies on 3 August 2021 in Opinion

This month Stephanie Davies asks: What we can learn about leadership from the beautiful game?

Stop building racist technology

Written by Raafi-Karim Alidina on 2 August 2021 in Opinion

Raafi-Karim Alidina takes on the biases in technology.

Six ways managers can drive sustainability in the workplace

Written by Gemma Hart on 2 August 2021 in Features

TJ’s popular contributor Gemma Hart returns this month to explore the value of sustainability to organisations.

The TJ Podcast: July 2021

Written by Jon Kennard on 22 July 2021 in Podcast

Jon, Jo and Kate chew the fat over some great content, a sprinkling of acquisitions news and a future personnel change at TJ.

TJ Newsflash: 22 July

Written by Jon Kennard on 22 July 2021 in News

We go heavy on the blend this week in the newsflash - and why not? 

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.