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Owners, MD’s and Marketing Managers at training companies regularly tell me they are constantly under pressure to “do more with less” and having to come up with new and innovative ways to deliver t
Jo Cook writes about needing the time for self development.
Halfway through 2008, I was given a supplementary role that enabled me to run a zero-budget Business Unit selling health and safety offerings to, well, every customer segment out there within a rad
Speaking more than one language can improve a person’s job prospects, potentially opening up opportunities for roles in global business.
Lots of people get home from work every day and say “Hi honey I’m home”, or something similar, but in a few cases it is different, and very special.
Mobile learning, virtual and e-Learning and Apps are all continuing to grow across corporate learning, but contrary to popular belief, classroom training is not dead and it still has a pl
Organisations are constantly seeking cost effective and significant sources of competitive advantage.
After 34 years in the helping people to learn business, I still love the role of nudging people to develop potential and to achieve more, quicker than if left to themselves.
I’m a huge fan of common sense. That’s possibly because I tend to find that, contrary to its name, it’s far from common and often tragically missing, disregarded or undervalued.
A progress report published this year by The National Audit Office, found that the Government Major Project Portfolio totals 149 projects worth £511bn.
It was a cold, almost snowy day. Damp and grey. I didn’t want to go, but I was under instructions.
In the Speexx Exchange 2015-16 Survey, we spoke to 220+ HR and L&D professionals who told us what’s happening in their organisations right now with regard
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Creating a robust business model that succeeds throughout the length and breadth of the UK is one of the first and most important steps for an Owner / MD of a training
Having delivered hundreds of women’s development programmes to thousands of women around the world over the years, I’m always amazed and horrified at how many of our issues (I include myself in thi
Well, that depends what the problem is.
In my last blog, ‘Practice
Time and money for employee training is always tight.
I was visiting a client recently with whom I have worked for a few years, but this time armed with a new piece of information that I had picked up on quite by chance.
The global mobile learning market is forecast to hit $8.7 billion by the end of 2015 and looks set to reach $12.2 billion by 2017.
Liz Willis reveals the value of assertiveness in a trainer.
For most people, the word “tension” doesn’t elicit good feelings. The word connotes urgency and pressure, friction and nerves.
The gaming industry arguably leads the way when it comes to creating and maintaining high levels of engagement.
“When I was in school the teachers told me practice makes perfect; then they told me nobody’s perfect so I stopped practising.” Comedian - Steve Wright
Lyndon Wingrove, discusses the importance of change management and how to get your staff on board.
Jim Collins wrote a couple of leadership best sellers called ‘Good to Great’ and ‘Built to Last’.
What if I told you that almost every admin task in your training business could be automated – saving money, creating resource and delivering exceptional learner experiences? Well, it can.
Jo Cook writes about the difference between knowing something, and really experiencing it.