Browsing: Curated

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Editor’s note: This article presents a counter-argument to the notion that innovation has to start with a problem to be solved and end up with a solution to that problem. The alternative should be to create an organisational system that has a purpose, is motivated to do new and different things and has a process to develop and discard new ideas. As the author says, “Artists don’t solve problems. Neither do real innovators. Did the iPhone start with solving a problem? Did Amazon ? Did Facebook? I don’t think so.”

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2 minutes (plus report)

Editor’s note: The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has produced a report on the impact of technology on the employee experience. Now that technology is playing an even greater part in working life it is important to consider its impact on well-being, job quality and engagement. This report shares research findings on these factors.

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3 minutes

Editor’s note: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/your-elearning-broken-mark-berthelemy/
This is a fitting piece to share at a time when organisations are rushing to turn learning content and events into digital formats. Mark Berthelemy provides a great example of the need to create accessible resources versus great elearning courses.

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30 minutes

Editor’s note: Deloitte’s annual human capital research continues the theme of the social organisation, something it highlighted in its 2018 report. This year’s research identifies some interesting trends – ones that might not have been in your agenda in 2019. Lots to think about here.

Curated Racial Bias Word Cloud
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3 minutes

Editor’s note: This is a really powerful piece by Sukh Pabial. Why in 2020 do we have systems, organisations and individuals who dehumanise people because of the colour of their skin? Is it too much to ask that we are all equal? Sukh sets out many ways in which L&D professionals can challenge their own practice and that of those around them.

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2 minutes

Editor’s note: If we are going to do do things differently in a post-Covid 19 world then we will need new thinking. The question is, how will we get to that transformational thinking? I’m a big fan of Nancy Kline’s Thinking Environment and in this piece, Kline describes why encouraging thinking in the right way can help generative – and transformational thinking to occur.

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7 minutes

Editor’s note: In this short TED Talk, Julian Treasure shares some great tips to improve your listening skills.

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8 minutes

Editor’s note: This guide from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development defines reflective practice and how it can be used in learning. It provides some practical examples, including free writing and drawing and critical analysis.

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5 minutes

Editor’s note: Kindness is the theme of this week’s Mental Health Awareness Week. As a part of its support for the week, the Mental Health Foundation carried out research of more than 4,000 adults in the UK to get their thoughts on kindness and its impact on them.

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