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Mobile Learning Has Never Been Easier

Everyone has a smartphone, so for the managers and employees who complain that they are too busy at work to attend training, how about providing them training in bite-size chunks that they can watch on their phones? If learning is short and sharp, most people won’t mind investing a small amount of time discovering new […]

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Change Is Inevitable. Growth Is Optional.

Within your organisation, I’m sure that your senior managers strive to keep improving your products, services and value. But what about improving your people? Ongoing learning ensures every one of your employees is highly knowledgeable and has the right skills. Would your people benefit from becoming even better at: Time management Customer service Conflict Management […]

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Does Your Team Learn Together?

Collective learning can be very useful. Training in a small group not only teaches team members new skills, but offers real-time support in the form of feedback, question and answer sessions, and group discussions. Many forward-thinking organisations that want to cultivate a culture of professional development have what’s called ‘Learning Hours’, or ‘Learning Fridays’. For […]

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One-on-One Coaching Conversation

When you have a one-on-one coaching conversation with your team members, encourage them to: Develop their own learning goals. Explain how they will apply the lessons they have learned from past experiences to new situations. Try new ways of doing things. Recognise their preferred learning style, for example, learning by seeing, hearing or ‘hands-on’ doing. […]

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The 4 Stages of Learning

Unconscious incompetence – “I don’t know what I don’t know. I am completely ignorant about this subject or skill.” Conscious incompetence – “I know that I need to learn this subject and develop this skill, but I don’t know how to do it. Someone needs to show me.” Conscious competence – “I know what to […]

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How Your People Can Apply Continuous Learning

Teach them to… Identify their strengths and areas where they need to improve. Ask questions when they do not understand something. Seek feedback from more experienced colleagues. Identify training courses that are currently available from HR. Learn by observing experienced coworkers. Look for learning materials from the Internet, podcasts, YouTube clips, and to read articles […]

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Give Your People Ownership Over their Professional Development

Giving your managers and employees the tools and resources to continually learn new, exciting and useful skills will provide them with ownership over their knowledge bank. As a result, they’ll be more willing to develop themselves. Knowing they can learn something useful on their computer or mobile device means every team member can learn at […]

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What Should Be Included in an Annual Personal Development Plan?

What if you don’t conduct annual performance appraisals within your organisation? You can encourage your people to write their annual development plan and discuss it with you. An annual personal development plan should include: Their specific goals (get them to set SMART goals). The knowledge and skills they’ll need to reach those goals. Any activities […]

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What Are Your People Being Fed?

Sure, your people get to eat lunch every day, which fuels their bodies. But what about fueling their minds? Stimulating your people’s brains by learning new, exciting and job-relevant skills not only enhances their cognitive ability but also increases their problem-solving skills, memory and judgement.