Articles

Achieving productive outcomes from difficult conversations

Written by Johnson Wong on 19 October 2018 in Opinion

The game-changing part of having a successful difficult conversation is how you approach it, says Johnson Wong.

TJ Newsflash: 18 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 October 2018 in News

If humility is so important, why are (some) leaders so arrogant? A good question HBR, a good question...

We can do more to attract diverse talent into digital and tech roles

Written by Sarah Kaiser on 18 October 2018 in Opinion

New emerging technologies are fundamentally changing the way we work and engage with businesses, says Sarah Kaiser.

How a physiotherapist can help boost staff productivity

Written by John Doyle on 17 October 2018 in Features

You don't have to work in a physically demanding job to feel the benefits of a physiotherapist, says John Doyle.

The TJ Podcast: October 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 15 October 2018 in Features

New co-host Kate Graham of Fosway joins Jon to discuss some recent news.

What to do with hurtful feedback

Written by Elva Ainsworth on 15 October 2018 in Opinion

It's never nice to hear, but there are ways you can cope with bad feedback, says Elva Ainsworth.

Magazine excerpt: The art of the written word

Written by Grace Carter on 15 October 2018 in Features

Grace Carter provides her top tips for improving your business writing skills.

TJ interviews: Author and coach Robin Kermode

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 October 2018 in Interviews

Robin Kermode gives TJ his best tips for good body language, both real world and virtually.

Why these companies are the best for freelancers - and four lessons employers can learn from them

Written by Peter Johnston on 12 October 2018 in Features

Follow these four simple rules and your freelancers will keep coming back for more, says Peter Johnston.

TJ Newsflash: 11 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 11 October 2018 in News

We start strong this week with an age-old question.

The importance of promoting creativity within the workplace

Written by Sara Gordon on 11 October 2018 in Opinion

Sara Gordon looks into the factors that you need to consider when looking to recruit people in the creative industry.

Richard Stubbs: "Your reputation is the conversation that happens when you’re not there"

Written by Jon Kennard on 10 October 2018 in Video

Richard Stubbs tells TJ that when it comes to reputation it's not about control, it's about influence.

How to turn managers into coaches

Written by Agata Nowakowska on 9 October 2018 in Features

Agata Nowakowska gives TJ some practical steps to turn managers into coaches.

Fourth industrial revolution training shake-up: Developing leadership in a gig driven world

Written by Professor Bernd Vogel and Obiageli Heidelberger-Nkenke on 8 October 2018 in Features

Professor Bernd Vogel and Obiageli Heidelberger-Nkenke make some bold recommendations based on recent research.

Magazine excerpt: Secrets of engagement

Written by Dr Sue Mitchell on 8 October 2018 in Features

Sue Mitchell on how to engage your people and boost performance

Magazine excerpt: L&D needs to communicate more

Written by Donald Taylor on 5 October 2018 in Features

Communication is a key skill for L&D but I fear we don’t give it enough attention, says Donald Taylor.

October 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 4 October 2018 in Magazine

Rebecca Stromeyer tells TJ about her L&D inspiration and the remarkable development of the events she runs. 

TJ Newsflash: 4 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 4 October 2018 in News

It's not too rosy in the world of chatbots. For Google, anyway...

#TJwow October webinar teaser: Carolyn Blunt on customer experience

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 October 2018 in Features

Webinar host Jo Cook chats to MD of Ember Real Results, Carolyn Blunt, about the importance of customer experience.

 

Gustaf Nordback: "The number one executive priority is cybersecurity"

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 October 2018 in Video

Learning News and Learning Now TV were at the launch of the Pulse Report 2018 to interview Gustaf Nordback, CEO of the FT-IE Corporate Learning Alliance