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October 3, 2022

Black History Month U.K. Reads

This year’s Black History Month is about moving beyond a focus on the past by taking action against racism and celebrating the stories and achievements of Black people from all walks of life

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July 19, 2022

David Robson's Expectation Effect: My Expert Interview

Rachel Salaman talks to science writer David Robson about "expectation effects," and why we may need to change our approach to happiness

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March 15, 2022

Lessons Identified Vs. Lessons Learned – #MTtalk Roundup

Yolande Conradie looks back on how an ill-fated car ride convinced her that she needed to learn her lesson

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December 30, 2020

Teachers – The Good, the Bad, and the Unwilling

Good teachers have the power to inspire and empower. But bad teachers are just as memorable and influential – though for all the wrong reasons

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August 27, 2020

The Power of Gratitude: Our Expert Interview With Adrian Gostick

In our latest Expert Interview podcast, author and consultant Adrian Gostick tells us why everything gets better when gratitude gets better

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August 4, 2020

Change and Opportunity in the World of Learning – #MTtalk Roundup

What is the future of learning and development? Yolande Conradie presents her roundup of our recent #MTtalk Twitter chat

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October 29, 2019

Do. Learn. Improve. – #MTtalk Roundup

Are there really things that you only can learn by doing – like bike riding, or falling in love?

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July 25, 2019

Help Yourself: Our Expert Interview With Marianne Power

There's a reason why self-help is a multibillion-dollar industry. It offers a magical commodity – the shot at a better life. Read this, attend that, and before you know it, look! You're poised, confident and successful. It’s a beguiling promise. But does it work? The British journalist Marianne Power decided to find out. Picking 12 […]

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June 20, 2019

The Psychology of Learning - Secrets of the Magicians!

Have you ever been astonished by a magician's trick, and then tried to work out how they did it? Maybe, in the cold light of day, you found yourself wondering why it was so easy for them to fool you! If so, then you've done more than just try to solve a particular bit of […]

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April 18, 2019

Making Time for Learning When There's No Time to Think!

Learning at work can be a serious struggle. If you're stretched to the limit, and struggling with all the stuff that's already in your head, how can you possibly learn anything new? In one organization I worked for, learning came to feel downright impossible! Maybe this rings a bell for you. Information was coming thick […]

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