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The 4 Key Components of Quality Learning Materials

The 4 Key Components of Quality Learning Materials

This new online learning explosion; awesome, isn’t it? The ability to learn anything, at any time. A heavenly new combination of accessibility, few regulations, and an abundance of information – put all your IP online! Make everything digital! Get your induction procedure online! Throw a few quizzes in, and record yourself speaking for a few hours, […]

Using Statistics To Improve Safety

Using Statistics To Improve Safety

Safety is often touted by companies as their number one priority, but it is not an easy thing to improve and maintain. People, by their nature, have free will and are prone to making decisions or mistakes that affect their safety and the safety of others. People are also naturally prone to injury. After all, […]

Confessions of a 30 Year Change Agent Consultant

Confessions of a 30 Year Change Agent Consultant

GREAT FAILURES I HAVE MADE – LESSONS IN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT It’s now over 30 years since I entered this profession of consulting, conference speaking and business performance transformation. It’s time to come clean.. It’s not that I have been hiding this information, but, like many of the ideas that have suggested I change course or […]

Public Speaking and Mindset

Public Speaking and Mindset

“I’m scared of audiences. I get shitty scared. One show in Amsterdam, I was so nervous I escaped out the fire exit. I’ve thrown up a couple of times. Once in Brussels, I projectile-vomited on someone.” – Adele For many of us, even exceptionally talented performers like Adele, just the thought of speaking in front […]

The 4 Keys to Building Resilience: Key #1 – It’s all about mindset

The 4 Keys to Building Resilience: Key #1 – It’s all about mindset

When the going gets tough…  The 4 Keys to building Resilience: Key #1 – It’s all about mindset In my introduction to “The 4 Keys to building Resilience”, I mentioned that the keys were as follows: Key #1: Thinking – It’s all about mindset Key #2: Doing – Get moving and set some goals Key […]

Three Essential Elements of Building Flow In A Workplace

Three Essential Elements of Building Flow In A Workplace

If you are a manager interested to boost efficiency, it’s important for you to build an environment where there is a flow to work processes. There are three main areas that you’ll need to think about. Build Environments That Support Consistency Build an environment where a process can happen consistently, and people can get through work […]

What to consider before digitalising your learning content

What to consider before digitalising your learning content

More and more so, organisations and professionals are seeing the benefits of digitalising their intellectual property (IP) – professionals want a bank of knowledge online so they don’t have to keep recreating the wheel for each client, and organisations want the same thing for their induction materials, on-boarding procedures, professional development sessions, workplace training and […]

Why Too Many Sales Teams are Underperforming

Why Too Many Sales Teams are Underperforming

Who would agree with these observations? #1. Over 50% of sales teams are working with nonexistent or weak, unstable sales systems. #2. Another 20% are working in unproductive, sick, anaemic work environments that sap the energy from the sales people. #3. As a result, sales people aren’t happy, Sales Managers and Business Owners are stressed […]

Is ‘learning styles’ a myth that has finally been debunked?

Is ‘learning styles’ a myth that has finally been debunked?

If you’re delivering professional development or training to adults, you’ll want to make sure it’s going to work effectively for all your learners – if you don’t have extensive experience or qualifications in education and training, you may be a bit confused about learning styles and whether you should still be trying to cater for […]

Value Stream Mapping and PICK Charts to find the Big Issues

Value Stream Mapping and PICK Charts to find the Big Issues

One of the reasons for mapping your current state value stream is to visually represent where issues are within the process. Often, we can get too bogged down in the details and the daily operations of a business, so seeing the entire value stream and where the constraints, issues and wastes are is important to […]

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