Sunday Zephyr – What makes a good life?

by Darren on February 7, 2016

How has your week been? Mine was very satisfying. Back at work, doing things I wanted to do, things I like doing. Is that a good life? Not really according to the long term research conducted by Harvard. This is a video you must watch. The end result of the study is what makes a good life (Photo above is a hint). Watch below.

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Virtual Reality and Training

by Darren on February 5, 2016

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2016 has been declared by tech experts as the year of virtual reality. Will this have an impact on training, teaching and education? Of course it will – but not straight away. I think for training it will have a bigger impact on assessment with the trainers ability to assess an individual from a distance in a virtual workplace, which for once, will actually be a true simulated workplace. To understand more about virtual reality and training read the article below.

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What work are you suited to?

February 3, 2016

It took me a long time to work out what sort of work I was suited to. Basically for me that is working for myself, generally by myself. If you want to fast track the process of finding out what work suits you try the assessment below. My assessment came up with the classification Independent […]

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Being Civil

February 1, 2016

Of course as a trainer you need to be civil. There does appear to be a lot of uncivil behaviour around us at times. Why? No one is really sure but things like social media and mobile phones have been indicated as possible causes. Test you civility below with this quick quiz. I scored 86 […]

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Sunday Zephyr – Last Post for January

January 31, 2016

2016 charges ahead. Already January is done. How is your year going so far? I thought I would include some inspirational quotes to finish my posts for Jan particularly of you have had a tough start to 2016. A Rainbow of Inspiration: Quotes to Hack Your 2016! from Paul Brown  

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Social media statistics

January 29, 2016

I have been doing a little bit of research for a program on social media that I am conducting for NSW Health next week and I came across this gem of stats regarding digital, social and mobile for 2015. Even if your not going to be delivering a program like me it is worth scanning […]

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Excellent writing

January 25, 2016

As trainers, we all need to be able to write. Hopefully we should be able to write clearly and concisely. If you want to test your writing skills out copy some of your lesson text into the website below and see how it scores. How good are you? (I got a good rating with this […]

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Sunday Zephyr – Productivity Tools

January 24, 2016

On Friday I posted a productivity assessment. Hopefully you undertook the assessment and worked out where you need help. The article below contains 29 apps that might help you to become more productive. Today is a good day to check out the ones you are interested in and try them out. Have fun and enjoy […]

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Productivity Assessment for 2016

January 22, 2016

Time to get productive for 2016. take the simple assessment below from Harvard Business Review and find out what you nee to do to get productive for 2016. Take the assessment here

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Future of Effective Learning

January 20, 2016

I honestly believe that everyone knows what the best type of learning process is. Do I need to spell it out? Just so you can confirm your own thoughts it is great instruction, train to true mastery (lots of practice) and one on one mentoring and coaching. So you were right! How often does this […]

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