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August 24, 2016

Longboarding – from Onboarding to Proficiency seminar at WOL 2016

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Don't miss Paul Matthews' free seminar on  Longboarding induction and beyond at World of Learning Exhibition on Thursday 20 October 2016 at 13:00 h (Theatre 1): Longboarding - from onboarding to proficiency Longboarding – an onboarding approach that results in engaged proficiency and avoids the common mistakes that most organisations make with their induction programmes. Find out

August 22, 2016

What’s a non-iron shirt got to do with it?

I was ironing my shirt yesterday (Yes, I know!) I noticed my iron slide past a label that said [Non-Iron], and yet my shirt definitely needed ironing. I felt a bit deceived. No big deal, but disappointing nonetheless. I asked, and was told that my shirt was too cheap to be genuine non-iron. Apparently that

August 14, 2016

Your meetings are your fault

So many people I speak with complain about meetings, and more meetings. They even complain about the meetings they arranged! How your meetings turn out is down to you. So how can you change your meetings to be different, and more productive? One key action is to prepare better for your meetings, and hold others

August 7, 2016

The most important person you can ever talk to

"When we talk to ourselves, someone very important is listening!" Dr John Demartini The thoughts that make a difference are the ones you engage with, the ones you roll around and talk about in your mind. On the other hand, the thoughts you don't engage with, the ones you let go, are gone. Of all

August 3, 2016

FHRD 2016 HR Conference Performance Management Keynote

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We are pleased to announce that Paul Matthews has been invited as a keynote speaker at this year's FHRD 2016 HR Conference in Malta. His topic will be the popular "Performance Management: A new approach". The theme of the conference is "Performance Management: Ignite Success" and Paul's session tackles some important questions: Does your performance management

August 1, 2016

3 ways to increase learning in organisations full of experts

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If you want people to learn, then those people have to accept that there are things they don’t yet know.  That’s relatively easy when it’s abstract - ‘oh yes, there’s always more to learn’ - but a lot trickier if what they don’t yet know is important stuff that would make them better at the