How we learn – and making it work for us With regards to learning are we evolving or regressing Some years ago I was asked to speak at an international conference on elearning. What I was talking about is not relevant, but what I learnt from the keynote speaker has changed my approach to training and learning and development. The speaker concerned was Professor Heinz Wolf from Brunel University (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinz_Wolff) . What follows is not ‘word for word’ but roughly … [Read more...] about Learning – are we evolving or regressing – Things Trainers wont tell you! #hrblog
Some events are public, some are private. Sometimes we are lucky to be allowed to attend a private event and share. This is a blog on marketing excellence from a trade event somewhere in the South East of England for a group of elite professionals in the marketing space. For commercial reasons I cannot say where this marketing excellence event is happening, or who it is for, but I can share some of the great learning taking place. Marketing Excellence Speakers The lead speakers … [Read more...] about Marketing Excellence #TDAD13
It's not going to happen here! - change management psychology Change management psychology - Death, Taxes and change - some say are the only consistants in life Some people love and welcome change - not all change - but a partuicular change at a particular point in time. The change may be instigated by our partner, boss, peers, suppliers, technology etc. These are all factors of change management psychology. Having the skills to effectively manage the effects of change management should be … [Read more...] about Its not going to happen here! – change management psychology
Is it the method or the result that is important? Having watched a professional discussion about the pro's and con's of NLP and other psychology based tools for HR, OD and people development (training & coaching) activities, it got me thinking... Call the plumber we have a problem... Remember when you phone for a plumber you want that person to install a shower or stop a leak... you don't want to hire or contract on the name or brand of the tools they use... does it matter what type of … [Read more...] about People don’t care about NLP, TA, and other tools and methods – why do we get so besotted by them?
Do Athletes Excel At Everyday Tasks? A coaching opportunity Published earlier this month is a fascinating article on some research looking at the perception skills of those people good at athletic compared with other academics. (View the article ) Who can cross a busy road more effectively, a footballer or a psychology student? The experiment: In a virtual reality environment standing on a treadmill, students found themselves parachuted into an alleyway between two buildings. … [Read more...] about What change & business leaders can learn from athletes
In our industry we're unique I read an interesting post yesterday entitled "We're Unique". the full title of the piece was "We’re Unique” (Sure You Are)" and the intro that led me to read this was interesting, however when I went to the blog I was disapointed that the actual article was no much longer than the initial introduction. In itself the article stated the obvious but did not give any hints tips or ideas on how to change the situation. There was me expecting to read some … [Read more...] about But we are different