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Artificial Intelligence

Harnessing the power of AI: A practical organisational guide

Explore practical strategies for integrating AI into learning initiatives, empowering both learners and L&D professionals. Steve Macaulay and Sarah Cook provide expert insights for success The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace is rapidly gaining traction and little wonder that L&D is adopting the opportunities it presents. As the use of AI in…

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Communication

The direct impact on your people’s mental health and performance with a strategic wellbeing strategy

Wellbeing strategies beyond benefits and gimmicks, creating impact through behaviour and culture – from Petra Velzeboer A wellbeing strategy may be filled with vision and action plans but unless it’s brought to life through behaviours, habits and culture, it’s just a dusty document sitting in the cloud. Firstly, if you want your wellbeing strategy to…

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Creativity & Innovation

The future belongs to the curious

In a world of AI and constant change, it’s the curious that will outperform others. Thomas Bergen shares with us about developing meta-skills Traditional training methods that neatly separate hard and soft skills are often inadequate. They do not address the multifaceted challenges of contemporary learning and knowledge management in the workplace. Emphasising meta-skills empowers…

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Culture

The future belongs to the curious

In a world of AI and constant change, it’s the curious that will outperform others. Thomas Bergen shares with us about developing meta-skills Traditional training methods that neatly separate hard and soft skills are often inadequate. They do not address the multifaceted challenges of contemporary learning and knowledge management in the workplace. Emphasising meta-skills empowers…

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Cultivating trust: The foundation of strong relationships 

Explore the profound impact of trust in workplace dynamics with practical insights, takeaways and tips. Karen Carey explains why trust isn’t just a buzzword; it’s the lifeblood of robust relationships Trust, the elusive elixir of relationships, is a dynamic force shaped by personal experiences. In the professional space, the impact of trust is significantly influencing the…

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Leadership

Cultivating trust: The foundation of strong relationships 

Explore the profound impact of trust in workplace dynamics with practical insights, takeaways and tips. Karen Carey explains why trust isn’t just a buzzword; it’s the lifeblood of robust relationships Trust, the elusive elixir of relationships, is a dynamic force shaped by personal experiences. In the professional space, the impact of trust is significantly influencing the…

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Professional Development

Strategy

The missing link in L&D: Why action-learning deserves a comeback 

Isobelle Keith looks at the learning intervention that time forgot  The learning and development profession faces many challenges. Learning transfer from traditional training hovers at a dismal 12% (Collins 2023), and despite the billions spent on leadership development, the results don’t always bear out (Haslam et al 2024). Add to that the pace of technological…

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Leading beyond the pyramid: Crafting a culture of agile, empowered decision-making

Henrik Ekelund champions a shift towards decentralised decision-making in today’s fast-paced business environment  Organisations today are struggling with decision-making more than ever before. In an era where technological innovations and global macrotrends are redefining the way we do business, the traditional hierarchical models of corporate governance are proving to be not just inadequate but a…

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Talent & Skills

Will the end of non-competes spell the end of training and development? 

Changes to restrictive clauses could reshape employee development, leaving L&D concerned about potential budget cuts. Marie Unger delves into the potential impacts of evolving non-compete agreements on workforce investment and growth  Non-competes – a type of ‘restrictive clause’ in employees’ contracts to stop them working for a competitor for a specified period after leaving their…

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Bootcamps and apprenticeship programmes for skills development 

Bootcamps and apprenticeship programmes can provide a fast, flexible and inclusive path to high-demand careers. Paula Fryer explores their impact on career growth and industry innovation  Bootcamps and apprenticeship programmes have risen in popularity as effective pathways for people seeking to gain specialised skills. In the United States, the number of apprentices has increased by 64%…

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Technology & Future of Work

The future belongs to the curious

In a world of AI and constant change, it’s the curious that will outperform others. Thomas Bergen shares with us about developing meta-skills Traditional training methods that neatly separate hard and soft skills are often inadequate. They do not address the multifaceted challenges of contemporary learning and knowledge management in the workplace. Emphasising meta-skills empowers…

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Wellbeing & Mental Health

The direct impact on your people’s mental health and performance with a strategic wellbeing strategy

Wellbeing strategies beyond benefits and gimmicks, creating impact through behaviour and culture – from Petra Velzeboer A wellbeing strategy may be filled with vision and action plans but unless it’s brought to life through behaviours, habits and culture, it’s just a dusty document sitting in the cloud. Firstly, if you want your wellbeing strategy to…

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