What do parenting and leadership have in common?

Written by Nadim Saad on 25 October 2016 in Opinion
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Nadim Saad urges us to look at leadership practice to inform our child-rearing skills.

Coaching and connectivity

Written by James Flanagan on 21 October 2016 in Opinion
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When we connect, we create the conditions that allow coaching to take place, says James Flanagan.

What does a 21st century L&D leader look like?

Written by Tina Seth on 30 September 2016 in Opinion
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Tina Seth reflects on her career in learning and organisational design and development and asks how does L&D and OD connect?

TJ Awards 2016 – winners announced

Written by Debbie Carter on 6 December 2016 in News
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TJ Awards 2016 concluded with 45 winners being announced at a fabulous Gala Dinner in the City of London

Singapore to be centre of new learning technologies event

Written by Jonathan Owens on 6 December 2016 in News

CloserStill Media enters the Asian market by acquiring LEARNTech Asia for an undisclosed sum

Three steps for developing effective first-line managers

Written by Matt McIntyre on 5 December 2016 in Feature

Developing first-line managers gives you productivity and engagement benefits – and the highest return on your training investment, says Matt McIntyre

December 2016

Written by saleem khawaja on 5 December 2016 in Magazine
TJ December 2016 Cover

Charles Jennings, champion of the 70:20:10 model, on technology and learning

Dishonest organisations and training suppliers jeopardise success of the apprenticeship levy

Written by Jonathan Owen on 2 December 2016 in News
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A new report warns that employers and training providers might plan to use the levy funding but not provide the expected training

What do US employees want from their learning at work?

Written by Jeff Weber on 1 December 2016 in Feature
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What are the top three changes in workplace learning that employees from across the Pond want from their organisations? Jeff Weber gives us a summary of some recent research.

Poor productivity due to lack of sleep is costing the UK economy billions

Written by Jonathan Owen on 30 November 2016 in News
Sleep, performance, engagement

New research shows that our economy is suffering because of the poor sleeping habits of our workforces.

Google embarks on a major training initiative to reduce the UK’s digital divide

Written on 29 November 2016 in News
Technology, digital skills

Jonathan Owen reports on the digital skills crisis and Government delays that has prompted some of the biggest organisations in the UK to take action.

TJ speaking about webinar conversations at Online Educa Berlin

Written by News on 26 November 2016 in News
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Read about the focus of the session that TJ are delivering at European conference Online Educa

Listening to music makes you better at your job

Written by Jonathan Owen on 25 November 2016 in News
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A report shows why listening to music can benefit your performance at work, and what do some L&D professionals listen to?

Coaching: not a solution for all problems

Written by Vicky Roberts on 24 November 2016 in Feature
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Vicky Roberts tackles the tricky discussions that L&D often need to have with other internal departments when training or assistance is requested, focusing particularly on coaching.   

SMEs could suffer from lack of funding once the new apprenticeship levy is launched

Written by Jonathan Owen on 24 November 2016 in News

The AELP warns that small and medium-employers, who supply more than half the country’s apprenticeships, could struggle once the new tax comes into force in April next year.

Why is training such a dirty word? It’s time to embrace the chance to learn while we work

Written by Frances Jackson on 23 November 2016 in Opinion
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Is the view of 'needing training' one that isn't helpful? Frances Jackson looks at the impact.

Are you really a good communicator?

Written by Tania Coke on 23 November 2016 in Feature

Thinking about your communication with others is an important skill to continuously develop. Tania Coke shares some tips.

The hazards of learning out loud

Written by Marie Duncan on 22 November 2016 in Opinion
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When does learning out loud lead to inadvertently exposing your personal or organisational vulnerabilities?

Are you unlocking your potential by actioning the latest Towards Maturity research?

Written by Jonathan Owen on 22 November 2016 in News
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The highlights of current needs and landscape in L&D through the latest research report are reported by Jonathan Owen

Innovate UK awards £50,000 each to 15 female entrepreneurs

Written by Jo Cook on 18 November 2016 in News
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Female entrepreneurs are brought to the forefront with a tailored business support package

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