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  • LMS

    8 benefits to using an LMS

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    Using an LMS can help to generate return on your learning and training investment, improve results and create a better experience for users too. It is a simple and effective way to structure development in any organisation. Investing in an LMS provides a number of key benefits. 1. Blended learning…

  • Workplace Environment

    Does workplace environment really impact your employees’ motivation levels?

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    A positive working environment can help to improve staff engagement and motivation, generating better results and a healthier atmosphere to work in. Physical surroundings, as well as the way that staff are managed, will both contribute to the kind of workplace environment that your business has. Dedicating time and resources…

  • USA Learning

    The USA’s training culture leaves them ahead of the UK in terms of productivity

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    A new survey has found that the UK’s top performing businesses have one thing in common: prioritising employee learning and development. The survey said that 94% of the businesses in the best performer category identified learning and development in the workplace as a critical component in success of the business…

  • Collaborative Working

    How to create a culture of collaboration in the workplace

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    A collaborative working environment is often what marks a really successful workplace out from those that are just good or ok. Genuine teamwork and the sharing of ideas sound like the simplest of solutions but the reality is that collaboration can be hard to achieve. At the heart of it…

  • Learning in the Workplace

    How can learning in the workplace improve confidence?

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    How do you improve your confidence? Confidence is complex and there is no quick fix solution for any of us. The way we feel about ourselves, and how we think we are received by the world around us, can have a huge impact on our experience of life. A lack…

  • Productivity

    Challenges for small businesses to overcome to motivate employees and boost productivity

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    Productivity is often viewed as something of a mystery by employers struggling to see it in their business. However, far from being a mystical combination of unknown factors, the productivity equation is quite simple: motivated and engaged employees = improved productivity. You don’t need to have a huge budget or…

  • Hourglass

    What the forgetting curve means for your business

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    ‘The Learning Curve’ is a phrase that many of us use every day. However, it’s not the only measure of memory and performance that is worth looking at. Where organisations are investing in training and learning development there is another key metric to consider: The Forgetting Curve. For any business…

  • Millennial Workers

    5 techniques to help your millennial employees to engage and learn effectively

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    Millennials increasingly make up larger proportions of every workforce. They provide a particular challenge to any organisation used to working with Generation X, or older, because they engage and learn differently. This generation, born between the 1980’s and 2000, is the first to have grown up with digital culture truly…

  • Memory Techniques

    Memory techniques to help retain knowledge

    Published by Shona Fletcher

    Knowledge retention is the foundation of development and growth, on an individual and professional basis. However, it can be difficult to achieve. And it may even be faulty – multiple studies have proven that retention in the human brain is often partially inaccurate and not totally reliable. Not only that…

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