Learning Skills Blog Posts

October 30, 2018

Let's Talk L&D – #MTtalk Roundup

"The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice." – Brian Herbert, U.S. author About This Week's Chat When I facilitate training at large organizations, or lecture to business school students from big corporates, I often hear the same complaints. For example: team […]

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October 25, 2018

Your Tips for Making Time for Learning and Development

Work, commute, family, friends, grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, admin… do you ever feel like there aren't enough hours in the day? When it's a struggle to complete the essential tasks in life, it can be a challenge to find the time for self-improvement and learning. This National Learning and Development Month, we decided to ask […]

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September 13, 2018

Become a Learning Dynamo and Forget Failure

How can today's organizations keep up with the pace of change? For Bradley R. Staats, the answer is easy: we all need to keep learning. Most people would agree that sounds sensible. The hard part is making it happen. "That's really where, organizationally, we run into trouble," Staats says. He describes how this problem nagged […]

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August 30, 2018

Your Top Tips for People Starting Out at Work

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give yourself when you were first starting out at work? Few of us forget our very first job. It’s often an exciting, yet nerve-wracking time. And whether you loved or loathed the experience, we bet you learned a lot from those first few years […]

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July 26, 2018

Jason Garner: How to Build Success With a "Mosaic of Mentors"

Why All Great Leaders Need a Mentor It's never easy to admit to yourself that your career may be going in the wrong direction, or that you've lost your "mojo," motivation or drive. But many of today's most successful business leaders once needed guidance from mentors. For example, technology titan Bill Gates credits business magnate […]

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June 26, 2018

Three Secret Ingredients of Emotional Agility

According to Christine Comaford, we all need to feel three things in order to thrive: that we're safe, we belong, and we matter. In her new book, "Power Your Tribe," she states that, "Without those three essentials, a person or team cannot perform, innovate, feel emotionally engaged, agree, or move forward." So it's a big […]

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May 15, 2018

Wisdom at Work – #MTtalk Roundup

"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe." – Marilyn vos Savant. Knowledge and Wisdom What's the difference between knowledge and wisdom? When someone shares knowledge with you, you might comment on how interesting it is. You might even have a conversation about it with them. But when someone shares wisdom […]

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May 1, 2018

Creating a Learning Culture – #MTtalk Roundup

“Knowledge is power, but has little value unless it can be accessed and put into practice.” – Melany Gallant Making Lasting Changes Have you ever tried to make a significant lifestyle change? If you have, you'll know that it's not always easy! You may also know that you have a better chance of succeeding if you […]

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February 8, 2018

18 Ways to Be the Best You Can Be

We all want to be thought of as good employees, but if we really want to fulfill our career aspirations, then we need to push ourselves to be the best that we can be! After all, if we only do the minimum required of us, we probably won't get very far. So, if you've set […]

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January 4, 2018

How Digital is Your DNA?

"Digital" has been creeping up on us. I remember when typewriters became electronic, and then they gave way to word processors. Memos were replaced by emails, and phone calls were superseded by instant messages. Each small change made communication a little bit easier, and now a large part of our lives has been transformed into […]

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