I’m currently working in a climate of change, (though I say currently, I can’t help but resonate with this quote from Heraclitus “The Only Constant is Change…”) Nonetheless it got me thinking and reflecting about change management theories I’ve come
Richard Thaler won the Noble prize in economics for his work on ‘nudge theory’ this week. Is nudge theory something we should be applying in HR and L&D? Maybe you already are?
Nudge theory involves affecting a person’s behaviour and choices based on
There has been a lot of change in my life recently, and through that process I have found myself reflecting on a fabulous model I came across a few years ago, when facilitating a change workshop.
The concept is called ‘The Path of the Everyday Hero
My colleague Sylvia Kelly a Career Consultant / Coach at Hays Career Transition has recently published a great article about the Career Change and Transition, that I thought to share, as this might be of interest to someone else.
A video I came across recently was this one from David Brailsford, manager of Team Sky, the Cycling Team. It's not necessarily the case that I'm a huge cycling fan (put me on a bike and I'll prove it). It's more I'm fascinated behind the work that ha
There are sometimes when you plan for things to happen in a training workshop and they do. Other times you don't plan and something quite unexpected happens. A few weeks ago, I was running a Learning Loop workshop for an organisation in York.
So I’ve been thinking.
I’ve been in few conversations of late with folk who work in organisations and whose job seems to be about delivering/ improving people development
In true DPG style we are constantly developing to improve the quality of our learning, so as well as introducing the new DPG Community, we are also making some changes to the Learning Pathway login process from Autumn. If you are an existing Pathway
Change brings Opportunity
With a history of success, why would a business want or need to change? The simple answer:
All organizations, no matter how large or small, need to change:
- To keep ahead of the competition
- To stay fresh and open to new i
My drive to work is a pleasant enough 35 minute drive through the Dorset countryside. I rather enjoy it - it gives me time to shift into/out of work mode, and there are always deer, buzzards, egret and the like to make it all the more interesting.
I recently attended a workshop entitled “Getting the most from your Apprentice” hosted by the Apprentice Academy. It was an interesting session that I wanted to play back, as it looked at starting work through the eyes of 16-18 yr old. Without showin
In a comment to Niklas Angmyr’s post on the subject of learning, corporate learning and the article Making Corporate Learning work by Shlomo Ben-Hur and Nik Kenley, Niklas get one of the authors to comment, namely Nik Kenley, and a very interesting
I was recently asked to run a short 10 minute energiser for the Level 5 HRD course in London I am taking.
I always enjoy the challenge of coming up with something new that gets people motivated and awake for an afternoon session.
An energiser to me i
I have worked in the Military as what they call a HR Administrator for approx. 10 years and I have recently taken the plunge and left a very well paid, stable job in the Army. I have gone over to the Dark Side, joined the ranks of Civvy Street! Thi
It was brought to my attention a little while ago that I was a member of something called ‘Generation Y’. Who knew? Moreover, I was informed that as a member of this exclusive and occasionally taboo faction, my brain has developed in such a way
Beliefs are powerful mental filters that can have a significant effect on how you make sense of the world, how you behave, how you feel and how you communicate. Beliefs can be the difference between failure and success, happiness and unhappiness, bet
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