Start the week being happy

by Darren on June 26, 2017

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I am very happy at the moment. All is going well. I am not working as much and have had some time to do other things that I have neglected. I think it shows in my training style. I’m happy and so are my participants. Here’s a fun way to look at how to be happy. Swearing alert – but only mild. Some excellent wisdom as well.

Be happy this week.

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Sunday Zephyr – Learn, teach, run.

by Darren on June 25, 2017

How is your Sunday going? I stumbled on this video during the week. Great speech with many interesting and diverse ideas. Key points are learn, everyone should be a teacher and run. I like all three of those ideas.

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Brain Stuff

June 23, 2017

A good video to update your knowledge on how the brain really operates. Can’t see the video – click here

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Work Life Balance

June 5, 2017

I have been doing some sessions around the topic of work life balance recently and this video just popped up. It provides a really good explanation to why this concept is a problem. My favourite video on this topic is below the first video. Great presentation and sound message on WLB. Can’t see the video […]

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Difficult Conversations

May 29, 2017

Photo by Marcus Neto I have been delivering a lot of training lately around the topics of conflict and difficult conversations. It is a tough area for most people but especially for managers. The article below provides a simple approach to difficult conversations. Read the article here

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Learning Principles

May 22, 2017

Photo by William Bout What are learning principles? Do you know that there are 12? Read the article below to find out what they are. Read the article here.

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Sunday Zephyr – Diversity and conflict

May 21, 2017

How is your Sunday going? I showed this video (see below) this week for the first time and it went over exceptionally well. Great message and provoked a lot of interesting discussion. Try it out. Can’t see the video – click here  

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What should L&D Depts really be doing

May 8, 2017

Photo by Joshua Earle I’m quite confused by most L&D departments. That don’t really seem to promote learning and they really have very little to do with development. They do seem to manage rooms and catering and often create a fantastic array of rules which make it difficult for an employee to engage with learning that […]

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Sunday Zephyr – Happiness Report

May 7, 2017

Photo by NASA How is your Sunday going? I forgot to post this a while ago. If you have some time today check out the World Happiness Report. You can also watch the short summary video below. Have a great week. Read the report here. Can’t see the video – click here

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Teams!

May 3, 2017

Photo by Olga Guryanova Delivering some training this week on teams and the types that make up teams. Typically I use DiSC to assist with this process but here is another view provided by Harvard Business Review. Similar but some differences. Read the HBR article here.  

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