Personal Development – The only reason for living

Personal Development – The only reason for living

They say that the two most important days in your life are the day you were born, and the day you discovered why you were born. Do you know both?

Why is this moment of truth so important to us? Because all living creatures be we humans, animals, birds or other species, were created for personal (individual) development...


Employee Development - What’s the point?

Employee Development - What’s the point?

Picture this scenario. It is a Friday afternoon, the time is 16.55, only 5 minutes before John finishes his shift and he can go home. John is a ‘Picker’ in a warehouse. His organisation supplies dental equipment to dental surgeries. His ‘picking’ round is almost complete. He just has to pick one more item to complete an order. The item is a syringe...


Leaderless UK - The appearance of Non-Leaders

Leaderless UK - The appearance of Non-Leaders

I suppose it is not surprising that when there is a leadership vacuum all sorts of non-leaders seek to fill it! Much has been written about leaders but what about non-leaders? Well here is my attempt at identifying non-leaders in a leadership contest. Use the following eight descriptions to weed out anyone applying for a leadership role in your organisation. I am going to focus on non-leadership language!

Here are eight descriptions...


'Politics' in Politics - Any room for ethics?

'Politics' in Politics - Any room for ethics?

Is there any honour in UK Politics? Or is it that Politics, the art of the possible, has always attracted those with psychopathic tendencies who need to win at all costs, no matter what the consequences. Do ethics matter anymore?

Perhaps this is a good moment to remind ourselves of what is involved in behaving in an ethical way. 

So how would you score a leader of a Political party you know of and possibly follow right now? Rate them on a scale of 1 to 5; 1 = Very low, 5 = Very high.  Let me know if you would like to send me your scores. I will collate them and send my findings to you. Should be interesting!


Brexit - How not to Manage Change

Brexit - How not to Manage Change

I am reminded of the famous Oliver Hardy catchphrase ‘Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten us into’ when I think of the Brexit result and its ramifications for all of us in the UK and Europe. Or perhaps I should say for all of us in Europe as I was under the impression that the UK is in Europe!


Empowering People Development

Empowering People Development

Organisations that seek to develop their people in a global environment successfully pay attention to three critical success factors...


Providing Performance Support

Providing Performance Support

Organisations are increasingly growing their people's capabilities and their organisation's capabilities through the use of virtual classrooms, and online personal development resources. 


Building Global Reach

Building Global Reach

The future belongs to those organisations, big and small, that achieve and sustain global reach. Using today’s powerful technologies this global reach need not just be an aspiration but a reality.  


Six Reasons to Include Highly Interactive Synchronous eLearning!

Six Reasons to Include Highly Interactive Synchronous eLearning!

Highly interactive synchronous eLearning (HISE) can resemble the traditional instructor-led (ILT) training.  While there are a plethora of benefits to incorporate HISE, at hand are six fundamental reasons why organizations should include HISE as part of their overall training solutions; it...


E-Learning it is time for a step change

E-Learning it is time for a step change

There comes a time in the life cycle of any product or service when the original idea behind its launch is no more ‘of its time’.  The market has moved on, customers have moved on and technology has moved on.  Such is the case with conventional e-learning.  It’s now time for a step change in how it is delivered.