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The ultimate checklist before buying new learning tech

A simple checklist of what you should do before embarking on the sometimes painful journey of acquiring a new piece of learning technology for your business.

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Leadership lessons: Where’s your empathy?

Welcome to the latest entry in my long running leadership lessons series.

In these posts, I break down the most valuable skills, traits, behaviours and more that leaders need to succeed.

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Why emotions matter in workplace performance

When someone is not performing as expected in the workplace, it’s quick to pass judgement.

You might think they’re lazy, incompetent or just not capable of completing the tasks they’ve been set. All of these things might be true but they might not be too.

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Are you the Amazon Prime of learning?

Ethical issues aside, it’s hard to argue with the speed and efficiency of Amazon’s Prime delivery model.

Got a need for an item immediately – don’t worry Amazon’s got you!

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The problem with KPI’s and learning cultures

I’ve spent most of my career being tasked with “building a learning culture” or “getting more of our people to be learners” – these have been continual threads throughout my whole career.

The funny thing is, there is no such thing as learners 😱, they’re only humans aka us. You don’t choose whether to be a “learner” or not. Much like you don’t choose to be a human.