Latest Blog Posts

Nothing to be cheerful about

Written by: Martyn Sloman
Posted on: 4 September 2013

We are paying the price in an increasingly alienated workforce, says Martyn Sloman

The future of training evaluation

Written by: Richard Griffin
Posted on: 4 September 2013

Narrowing down the factors that really matter will make life a lot easier when evaluating training, saysRichard Griffin

If everything is now virtual why am I still travelling?

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 29 August 2013

Despite the virtual means of communication, face-to-face contact is still crucial in business, Armin Hopp says

Don’t ask me about education

Written by: Peter Honey
Posted on: 27 August 2013

Peter Honey takes a look at Michael Gove's plans to place more emphasis on learning facts rather than project-based work

Lots of deep concerns

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 27 August 2013

It will take a lot of really hard work to bring teetering organisations around, says Andrew Gibbons

Do we need to rethink productivity in organisations?

Written by: Tim Baker
Posted on: 21 August 2013

We need to engage in more problem-based learning interventions, says Tim Baker

The leaving do

Posted on: 21 August 2013

A thoughtful personal touch is much better than a collective ritual, says Martyn Sloman

Training evaluation in this new world

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 21 August 2013

There is a great deal of difference between effective training and training effectiveness, says Paul Matthews

Are we expecting too much of workplace learning?

Written by: Richard Griffin
Posted on: 14 August 2013

There seems to me a lot of tensions and contradictions within skills policy and practice, says Richard Griffin

Avoiding a video nasty

Written by: Martin Addison
Posted on: 14 August 2013

Creating your own video learning content may be easy but good planning and production are key, says Martin Addison

Closing the gap between opportunity and technology

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 24 July 2013

Talent is further enhanced by developing creative and target-driven learning strategies from the ground up, says Armin Hopp

Has this ever happened to you?

Written by: Peter Honey
Posted on: 17 July 2013

Education is a great way to stop prisoners re-offending, says Peter Honey

Sacred cows?

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 17 July 2013

Performance is what the business, customers and workers want, says Paul Matthews

A case study in conversing, learning and turnover

Written by: Tim Baker
Posted on: 10 July 2013

A thorough and thoughtful developmental approach to a workplace dilemma can be very effective, says Tim Baker

Joining the culture club

Written by: Martin Addison
Posted on: 10 July 2013

The starting point for cultural sensitivity is to recognise that 'we' are part of the problem, says Martin Addison

The challenges of informal learning

Written by: Richard Griffin
Posted on: 4 July 2013

Organisations need to think about whether there are opportunities for staff to feedback and reflect, says Richard Griffin

The trainable and the non-trainable

Written by: Martyn Sloman
Posted on: 4 July 2013

The important trait of integrity is innate and cannot be trained or developed, says Martyn Sloman