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The Language of Change

“Change” is talked about & experienced so much in many organisations that for some people the word itself is a barrier. Just using that word “change” can create a level of resistance that defies direct scrutiny but all the same prevents engagement. I happen to think that’s also a very human dynamic – don’t we all … Continue reading

The Learning Facilitators Charter

We will endeavour to facilitate the best learning experience, appropriate for your needs. If at any point this endeavour fails to meet your expectations or satisfaction then we will confront this deficiency, together, as it happens. We will make every effort to avoid raising failure or deficiency after the event when there is nothing we … Continue reading

Leader of the band?

There’s a quite common analogy that compares the role of leadership to the conductor of an orchestra or a band. You’ve possibly even heard of leadership development programmes that ask senior leaders to actually conduct an orchestra. [Yes I do have a very old video of my leadership/conducting skills, and no you can’t see it … Continue reading

Learning Dialogue

It doesn’t seem like it’s only 1 week ago that we were kicking off the 2nd L&D Connect Unconference (#ldcu)… If you missed it there’s a Storify you can read and my good friend Sukh Pabial (@sukhpabial) wrote a pretty comprehensive piece here with links to other post-LDCU blogs. For reference, I wrote the post … Continue reading

Purposeful Fun

Have you been following the recent series of guest blogs over at Trainers Kit Bag about “The best learning experience I ever had…“? If not, do take a look, there’s some great posts and even a contribution from me! Reading through these diverse experiences I’m struck by a common theme. Purposeful fun. It’s not a … Continue reading

The one where the "Boot" was on the other foot – Part 4 "The Art of Giving"

Last week I was invited to join a demonstration day with TrainersKitbag (@trainerskitbag) and in this week’s series of blogs I’ve talked about my reflections from the day.  In today’s final blog I’d like to share my reflections regarding Generosity. Part 4 “The Art of Giving” By Christopher Smart, via Wikimedia Commons I’m sure none of … Continue reading

The one where the "Boot" was on the other foot – Part 3 "The Way we Act"

Last week I was invited to join a demonstration day with TrainersKitbag (@trainerskitbag) and in yesterdays blog hereI talked about my reflections from the day focussing on “The Way we Think”.  In today’s blog I’d like to share my reflections on how we act. By Herzog Hans, Pfalzgraf, Graf zu Spanheim, via Wikimedia Commons* Part 3 … Continue reading

The one where the "Boot" was on the other foot – Part 2 "The way we think"

Last week I was invited to join a demonstration day with TrainersKitbag (@trainerskitbag) and in yesterdays blog here I talked about my reflections from the day focussing on “The Roles we Play”.  In today’s blog I’d like to share my reflections regarding Intuition. Part 2 “The way we think” I have to say that I had … Continue reading

The one where the "Boot" was on the other foot – Part 1 "The Roles We Play"

Last week I was invited to join a demonstration day with Trainers Kitbag (@trainerskitbag).  They’re a great organisation providing a range of innovative games, events & simulations. The day was designed to try out their “Property Trading Game” product and spend quality time with the Trainers Kitbag team and other practitioners.  Although I’ve used games … Continue reading