Latest Blog Posts

Getting started with learning analytics

Posted on: 4 October 2017

Last week in this blog series I asked big questions from learning analytics.

Big questions from learning analytics

Posted on: 26 September 2017

Ross Garner's started a new course in digital education, and he's reporting his progress for TJ.

How to create a company culture that boosts morale

Posted on: 26 September 2017

Nick Gold's latest blog tackles company culture.

Managers are your engagement trendsetters

Posted on: 19 September 2017

Stephanie Morgan has more ideas to get managers championing L&D.

The learning curve is really a staircase (with a trap door in it)

Posted on: 19 September 2017

Grant Cullen tells us how to really make learning stick.

The problem with authenticity

Posted on: 18 September 2017

Paul Matthews isn't happy with the continued focus on 'authenticity'.

Talent acquisition: Is there a Brexit effect?

Posted on: 15 September 2017

Lizzie Crowley kicks off TJ’s new series of blogs on Brexit and its impact on business with a look at immigration policy.

The future is now

Posted on: 13 September 2017

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here and learning has a part to play, says Barry Johnson.

Learning Live 2017: A recap

Posted on: 11 September 2017

Our editor gives his take on this year's event.

Four steps to employee engagement

Posted on: 8 September 2017

Want your learning programmes to hit the spot? Follow Liam Butler's four-point plan.

Is the Apprenticeship Levy that new a concept?

Posted on: 7 September 2017

It's making all the headlines, but Margaret Burnside has seen the Apprenticeship Levy before. 

Home thoughts from abroad #2

Posted on: 5 September 2017

Brain-friendly training expert Stella Collins continues her correspondence following a recent move to Spain.

How to have a difficult conversation

Posted on: 29 August 2017

We all to have them at some point. Nick Gold makes a difficult situation more bearable.

16 mentoring definitions

Posted on: 24 August 2017

What is mentoring? Andrew Gibbons gathers a few definitions together for us.

Strong communication skills underpin business agility

Posted on: 22 August 2017

Business agility needs strong communication skills, says Armin Hopp. 

Is Maslow’s hierarchy of needs still relevant in the 21st century?

Posted on: 16 August 2017

Jo Cook asks if we need Maslow and his hierarchy of needs anymore.

Is engagement really just a learning problem?

Posted on: 15 August 2017

Bray Leino Learning's Stephanie Morgan digs into the engagement issue.

Rabbits and elephants, and their role in leadership

Posted on: 9 August 2017

Management, leadership, rabbits and elephants.They're all connected, says Paul Matthews.

Race equality: great progress comes from great discomfort pt2

Posted on: 1 August 2017

Tracie Joliff concludes her piece on why working through discomfort can achieve great progress when striving for race equality.

How to ask for a pay rise

Posted on: 31 July 2017

Nick Gold gives us pointers for one of the trickiest work conversations. 

What can you learn from an adventure?

Posted on: 28 July 2017

Home thoughts from abroad - neuroscience in learning author Stella Collins shares her learning through an adventurous time in her life...

The best decisions often need a contrarian

Posted on: 25 July 2017

Sometime you need someone to disagree with, says Andrew Gibbons.

Do you need help to improve your writing to ensure people learn better?

Posted on: 24 July 2017

Jo Cook shares some highlights from the evidence-based book by Patti Shank.

Junior doctors: Leadership development starts at medical school

Posted on: 20 July 2017

Junior doctor Rebecca Crosby discusses why leadership is so crucial in critical situations.

Race equality: Great progress comes from great discomfort

Posted on: 18 July 2017

Tracie Jolliff explains why working through discomfort in pursuit of insight and understanding can achieve great progress when striving for race equality.

Winning with an inclusive workforce

Posted on: 17 July 2017

Here's how to win with an inclusive workforce, says Armin Hopp.

Drop the Mehrabian communication pie charts, now

Posted on: 11 July 2017

Jo Cook tells us why we shouldn't be quoting that famous 'only 7% of our communication is the words' research.

How long should a training course be?

Posted on: 10 July 2017

A one-day training course is never enough, says Paul Matthews.

What does compassion mean to me? pt2

Posted on: 4 July 2017

Clare Price-Dowd concludes her piece on compassion in healthcare.

Cross the digital language divide

Posted on: 30 June 2017

English can only get you so far on the global stage, says Armin Hopp.