Latest Blog Posts

Management apprenticeships: Some early learning

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 26 October 2017

Andrew Gibbons chronicles his experience with some recent management workshops.

AI in learning: An introduction

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 25 October 2017

Barry Johnson gives us some AI definitions.

We are innately good at both healing and learning

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 23 October 2017

Paul Matthews says L&D could learn something from the healthcare experience.

Why most of us get stuck

Written by: Fay Sharpe
Posted on: 19 October 2017

Fay Sharpe gives us some simple tips to get out of a rut and in the groove.

Social network analysis for learning and development

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 12 October 2017

Ross Garner enters week three of his new course.

Principles of learning leadership

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 5 October 2017

Why do we need to think through learning leadership? Barry Johnson explains.

Getting started with learning analytics

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 4 October 2017

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

Big questions from learning analytics

Written by: Ross Garner
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

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 26 September 2017

Nick Gold's latest blog tackles company culture.

Managers are your engagement trendsetters

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
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)

Written by: Grant Cullen
Posted on: 19 September 2017

Grant Cullen tells us how to really make learning stick.

The problem with authenticity

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 18 September 2017

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

Talent acquisition: Is there a Brexit effect?

Written by: Lizzie Crowley
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

Written by: Barry Johnson
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

Written by: Jon Kennard
Posted on: 11 September 2017

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

Four steps to employee engagement

Written by: Liam Butler
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?

Written by: Margaret Burnside
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

Written by: Stella Collins
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

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 29 August 2017

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

16 mentoring definitions

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 24 August 2017

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

Strong communication skills underpin business agility

Written by: Armin Hopp
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?

Written by: Jo Cook
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?

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 15 August 2017

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

Rabbits and elephants, and their role in leadership

Written by: Paul Matthews
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

Written by: Tracie Joliffe
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

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 31 July 2017

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

What can you learn from an adventure?

Written by: Stella Collins
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

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
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?

Written by: Jo Cook
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

Written by: Rebecca Crosby
Posted on: 20 July 2017

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