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TJ Newsflash: 12 January

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 January 2018 in News

Another TJ newsflash - and we kick off with a one-two punch of woe for the poor old Apprenticeship Levy...

The wood from the trees: How to engage today's overwhelmed workforce pt2

Written by Martyn Bull on 12 January 2018 in Features

Martyn Bull concludes his piece on engaging today's workforce.

Seven storytelling techniques to master before your next presentation

Written by Barbara Davidson on 11 January 2018 in Features

Here's how you can apply storytelling theory to your next presentation.

The coaching model library: An introduction

Written by Steve Thomson on 11 January 2018 in Features

TJ and Unlimited Potential have joined forces to bring you the definitive coaching model library. Steve Thomson gives us an introduction to the initiative and a couple of simple models too.

Transform your management: Perform like Mission Control

Written by Paul Sean Hill on 10 January 2018 in Features

Former Director of Mission Operations for NASA’s human spaceflight, Paul Sean Hill, offers another excerpt from his new book, 'Mission Control Management'.

How to overcome the January blues at work

Written by Dr Leigh Neal on 10 January 2018 in Features

Dr Leigh Neal has offered some insights into beating the January Blues.

Magazine excerpt: Nature or nurture?

Written by Margot Manning on 9 January 2018 in Features

Margo Manning asks, are managers born or made?

Reluctant leaders: Clarence Thomas

Written by Paul Russell on 9 January 2018 in Features

Paul Russell looks at the reluctant leadership of Clarence Thomas.

Magazine excerpt: Behave!

Written by Ally Yates on 8 January 2018 in Features

What you say and do influences your effectiveness in business, says Ally Yates.

The wood from the trees: How to engage today's overwhelmed workforce

Written by Martyn Bull on 5 January 2018 in Features

Martyn Bull looks at generational attitudes towards engagement.

Why isn’t your leadership thriving? Communication

Written by Jackie Roberson on 5 January 2018 in Opinion

Jackie Roberson gives us some simple communication tips for leaders.

TJ Newsflash: 5 January

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 January 2018 in News

First newsflash of the new year - and we kick things off with a story realted to the big buzzword of recent weeks: Blockchain.

Magazine excerpt: Onboarding - whys, dos and don'ts

Written by Bill Donoghue on 4 January 2018 in Features

Bill Donoghue on the best ways to get your new hires happy and productive from the outset.

January 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 January 2018 in Magazine

Louise Morris is this year's L&D professional of the year. Read her story here.

Mission Control Management: Trained to be trusted

Written by Paul Sean Hill on 3 January 2018 in Features

Former Director of Mission Operations for NASA’s human spaceflight, Paul Sean Hill, offers the insider’s view with this excerpt from his new book, 'Mission Control Management'.

TJ interviews: Lionbridge's Wendy Farrell

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 January 2018 in Interviews

VR and AR are in the rise, and we talk to expert Wendy Farrell about how L&D can benefit.

Why ‘sticking things out’ from a sense of obligation is bad for your career

Written by Dr Mark Powell and Jonathan Gifford on 2 January 2018 in Features

Dr Mark Powell and Jonathan Gifford discuss elements of their new book 'Machiavellian Intelligence: How to survive and thrive in the modern corporation'.

2018: The year video takes L&D to the next level

Written by Doug Stephen on 2 January 2018 in Features

Doug Stephen says 2018 is the year of video. Read on to find out why.

2017: TJ's most popular pieces

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 December 2017 in Features

Jon Kennard reflects on his first few months at TJ and lists the most popular pieces of writing across the site in 2017.

Leadership: How to get honest feedback from your employees pt2

Written by Keren Lerner on 21 December 2017 in Features

Keren Lerner concludes her piece about honest feedback.