Blog and News
May 1, 2019

Article: Is learning the right focus for Learning & Development people?

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In the May Better Business Focus, Paul Matthews asks if learning is the right focus for Learning & Development people... The goal of the learning and development person is to help people learn. That makes sense doesn’t it? After all that is their job title. But what does the organisation really need? Organisations need

October 10, 2018

Paul Matthews’ new book has finally been published

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Today is a big day! It's the official launch of Paul Matthews' new book 'Learning Transfer at Work: How to Ensure Training >> Performance'. It's been a long journey and I'm grateful for the many contributions that have added a richness of thought I could never have achieved on my own... I hope you

September 6, 2018

Getting ready for World of Learning 2018

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*** World of Learning Exhibition and Conference on 16 - 17 October 2018 has been an gone. It was a great show for us and the topic of Learning Transfer is certainly heating up in the L&D arena. If you missed it, Jon Kennard did a brief Training Journal podcast with Paul Matthews during

July 4, 2018

Magazine excerpt: The weakest link

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Paul Matthews, CEO and L&D expert was recently invited to write an article for Training Journal magazine. He argues that to deliver performance improvement we must focus on training transfer. "Learning transfer underpins the whole notion of training, and yet too often we focus on the transmission of information from the trainer to the

February 22, 2018

I am surprised… and disappointed

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Well over six years ago, a friend asked me what to pay attention to in her new more senior role in Learning and Development. She had already spent some time in HR and L&D, so what she was really asking was what was new, what were people not doing that they should be doing, and

September 6, 2017

Seminar: Learning transfer from classroom to workplace

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Join Paul Matthews for his free seminar at World of Learning on Learning transfer from classroom to workplace It seems Learning & Development are increasingly paying attention to learning transfer. Anyone who has ever attended a training course themselves (that's everybody, right?) is well aware that little of what is learned in the classroom gets embedded

April 13, 2016

Performance Consulting – the easy way (Webinar)

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      Performance Consulting - the easy way, webinar with Paul Matthews on 13 / 14 July 2016 We are pleased to announce that our friends at Bloom Learning Solutions have invited Paul Matthews to run a Learning & Development breakfast networking event on Performance Consulting - the easy way. Many people are making performance consultancy into something