Future skills

by Darren on March 6, 2015

As trainers we are training people for the future, often without knowing what that future really looks like. Below are the most important skills for 2020. Maybe we should be training these skills?

Important Work Skills for 2020
Source: Top10OnlineColleges.org

 

 

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Your Bloody Brain

by Darren on March 4, 2015

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Here is an interesting article on how your brain is sabotaging your efforts to learn. Click here.

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Productivity assessment

March 2, 2015

I work on and in a large number of projects during any year. According to the assessment that I just took I am a Planner and I am good at planning and organising. You to can take the test at the following webpage – click here. You do need to give them your email address […]

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Sunday Zephyr – Retirement

March 1, 2015

Have you thought about retirement? Have you thought about what you will need to retire? Are you prepared to wait until 67 to retire so you can collect your super? Personally I want to retire way before 67. I might do some work but not the sort of workload I currently have. Up until last […]

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Your Song

February 27, 2015

I forgot to put this post up last week when it was my birthday. A fun little website that tells you what song was number one when you were born. It could be a fun way of saying happy birthday to a participant in your group. It also links to the song on Youtube if […]

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Toxic Leadership

February 25, 2015

I was talking to a number of groups last week about poor leaders, toxic workplaces and lousy employees. I am doing a great MOOC at the moment on inspiring leadership through emotional intelligence and thought that some of you would benefit from a video I watched awhile ago on Toxic Bosses. Can’t see the video […]

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Better Person, Better Trainer

February 23, 2015

Logically follows that if you are a better person then you will most likely be a better trainer. Watch the video below to see how you can become a better person and trainer. Can’t see the video – click here

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Career Choice

February 20, 2015

My last post was about my 25 years in training but that is not where I started. I didn’t have a clue when I left school what I wanted to do and even though I eventually got into the career that was right for me there were many wrong turns and diversions. Check out the […]

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Twenty Five Years of Training and 11 Tips

February 18, 2015

Yesterday I turned 52 and realised that I have been training in some shape or form for about 25 years. That has ranged from Infants school to Primary to Secondary school, to outdoor education and wilderness training to corporate, not for profit, public, government training, years of instructional design, elearning design, development and facilitation. And […]

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Real Psychology

February 16, 2015

I am fascinated by people, what they do and why. I was close to doing psychology at one point but went down the training/education path which did involve some psychology. I have read many books and blogs on psychology and I am often confused as to what is right and what is myth. The video […]

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