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February 24, 2013

The secret to changing your life

Do you want to change something in your life, in your work, in your relationships; your health, weight, happiness, job, confidence...? Here's the secret. You can change your life only to the extent that you can tolerate a little discomfort. That's all. And it is that simple. As soon as we start to try and

February 17, 2013

It’s not over until you quit

Have you given up on something you still want? Some of us could write a long list of abandoned goals! Did you quit? What was the barrier that stopped you? Look at that barrier again... ...How is it now? ...Changed? (It has probably changed since you last really thought about it because you have changed)

February 10, 2013

Great managers play this bigger game

All managers should be making use of individuals' talents, but great managers play a bigger game; they understand the potential of entire teams. A great manager needs the skills to manage 'combinations' more than 'people', and the skills to plan for the short term and long term development of these combinations. How could you switch

February 6, 2013

ILM article: Switched-on Learning

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Karen Higginbottom interviews Paul Matthews* as part of her feature on ‘How organisations are embracing e-learning as an effective way to spread knowledge’ and discovers that the e-learning environment has indeed changed dramatically since the late 1990s. The word ‘e-learning’ used to conjure up images of a bored looking employee sitting at a desk, dutifully

February 4, 2013

Would you want to have a boss like you?

When was the last time you stopped and tried to get in tune with what it feels like to work for you? Go on. Stop right now and imagine that you have a boss who is just like you... What does that feel like? Are you motivated? Dismayed? Engaged? Ignored? Grateful? You need to ask