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Just Culture in La La Land

Originally posted on Humanistic Systems:
Photo: Steven Shorrock CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 https://flic.kr/p/Rpf4za It was always going to happen. The wrong Best Picture winner was read out live on air at The Oscars. Someone had to take the blame. Attention first turned to Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. They, after all, ‘touched it last’. But they had mitigating…

LDInsight: A personal learning network of: 3128

Originally posted on L&D connect:
Welcome to our first blog post of 2017, written by Craig Kaye. This is the first in a short series of blogs from people who are passionate about the L&D Connect network and who are happy to share the benefit this brings them. As #ldinsight chats start up…

A great piece on case studies & conferences

Good Practice Case Studies, You’re Doing It Wrong – http://wp.me/p1DQg2-Na

‘O’ Team Ventures is here !

Fascinating insight into the future potential of Learning & Development, both the people and the practice!

Small Wins – Why Disability awareness training is so important

Originally posted on Workplace Learning, Development and Vocational education:
This post is a little bit different to my usual posts but not to far from my usual topics. I saw this video yesterday and really felt the need to share this everyone.  It shows that even small things can have a big impact on people’s…

The power of a well-chosen image; EEG measures of brain activity and exercise

Originally posted on NeuroBollocks:
This picture: …occasionally does the rounds on Twitter, often spurred by tweets from the kind of evidence-phobic accounts that publish whole lists of mind-blowing ‘facts’, at least 50% of which are made up. This picture has also spurred about a billion blog posts (like here, here and here), somewhat unsurprisingly, written…

My open letter to Audrey

Originally posted on Blogging about Life:
It is easy to get caught up with things. At the end of last year I started some virtual coaching with Audrey. I have not yet met Audrey but I wanted to work through some things, and one thing in particular. Work-Life balance. Being a single mom and passionate…


Originally posted on 101 Half Connected Things:
Leadership isn’t the big things, it’s 1000 small actions Business is all about the people If it can’t be measured then it can’t be improved If you aren’t on social media you aren’t embracing change There is no place for hierarchy anymore Everybody should be working flexibly The future…

HR and Diversity

Originally posted on Thinking About Learning:
After an enjoyable couple of days at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, I’m quite buoyed about the growing understanding amongst HR professionals to innovate their practice, and how to make their practice more human centred. There were great stories from companies who insist on their managers being of…

Music and change

Originally posted on 101 Half Connected Things:
Over a decade ago I was starting my career in HR. I was so far down on the organisation chart you probably had to turn it over to find me. I was working in an office with lovely people but, nevertheless, it was pretty sterile. I spent as much…