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Smile Sheets – Lovable? Or Exponentially Dangerous? Curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our tweets from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on happy sheets. [View the story "Smile Sheets … Read More...

What can L+D learn from product management? Curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our Twitter highlights from the Chat2Lrn twitter chat on what L&D can learn from #product … Read More...

TED talks digesTED: The happy secret of work

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In this new series of articles, Roisin Woolnough explores the TED Talk of Shawn Achor and his … Read More...

Workers would like to use more of their creative skills, survey says


Sixty-three per cent of Britons wish they were in a career where they could make more use of their … Read More...

Curated Posts

Power of positive thinking skews mindfulness studies

Editor’s notes: It looks like there is a bias towards reporting more positive research results of studies into mindfulness. Clearly, to understand what mindfulness can do we will need to see the positive and negative results.

Critical Thinking Gives You Better Predictive Power Than Any Expert

Editor’s note: This research shows that the best forecasters are those who use critical thinking skills. So, good data to help develop critical thinking skills in your organisation.

Email Takes Up 28% of Workers’ Time [REPORT]

Editor’s note: This survey is a couple of years old but I can’t imagine much has changed – or has it? If not, a quarter of the day spent managing emails seems like a enormous drain on resources.

How nature is good for our health and happiness

Editor’s note: This big study shows the positive effects being close to nature can have on our health and wellbeing.

Curated Playlists

Editor’s note: Really interesting to see how curation is changing the consumption of music. Consumers are less interested in albums and more interested in curated playlists. Could this be a blueprint for how learners want to consume learning content?