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December 10, 2015

The invisible element that can affect you and your team’s performance by Dawn Bentley

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The invisible element that can affect you and your team's performance All teams have an energy about them. You get a feel for how it would be to work with them and you can pretty soon decide whether you want to ‘be on their side’ or not. This ‘energy’ is best described by mood. How

December 1, 2015

“Managing Performance: An Alternative Approach” Webinar on 14 January 2016

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Paul Matthews is running a BrightTalk Webinar  on "Managing Performance: An Alternative Approach" on Tuesday 14th January 2016 at 11.00 h The traditional performance management approach of ratings and annual appraisals is under fire, and rightly so. But what do you do instead? This webinar is a shortened version of Paul's all day workshop at December’s CIPD

October 27, 2015

Seminar: Why your strategy should start with behaviour change at eLN Conference 2015

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Behaviour Change at eLN Conference - Beyond 'click next'…digital learning solutions come of age on 11th November 2015 - London We are happy to announce that Paul Matthews, MD, has been invited to speak at a session at the first eLearning Network (eLN) one day conference. The eLN wanted to create an event that has a friendly and informal feel and one that

October 5, 2015

CIPD Performance Management 2015: Alternative Approaches to Managing Performance

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We are very excited to announce that Paul Matthews, our MD, will be running an all day workshop at this year's CIPD Performance Management Conference on Wednesday 2nd December. The focus will be on how to coach line managers to conduct effective performance management conversations and how you can remove the barriers to performance.

July 22, 2015

Seminar: Unlocking Hidden Capabilities at CIPD ACE 2015

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At the CIPD Annual Conference industry leaders and organisations across all sectors share ideas and solutions you need to transform your HR strategies. We are very excited that Paul Matthews, MD, joins the panel of speakers for the first time this year. His masterclass on Capability and Performance Management takes place on day 2

February 13, 2014

Managing poor work performance

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Do all your employees meet all of your workplace standards most of the time? If the answer is “no”, there's work to do. Poor work performance is a common complaint. It's usually not very well addressed, often because it's so minor that managers feel that to deal with it is petty. It's like a tiny

July 16, 2013

Recommended reading: Informal Learning at Work

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In ask GrapevineHR July’s book review, Karly Olsen-Haveland, Head of People and Organisation Development (Sales) EMEA at Google, says: ‘Welcome to the learning ecosystem, or “learnscape”, of Informal Learning at Work that is Paul Matthews’ fresh approach on a well-known theory that informal learning has more impact than classroom, or formal, training.’ Grapevine Book Review

May 21, 2013

HR magazine review: Formal training out the window

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Informal learning at work: How to boost performance in tough times Ken Batty, executive director of HR, Lenovo Group, Asia Pacific, says for L&D professionals the concept of Informal Learning at Work is a no-brainer. Paul Matthews' book is aimed at learning and development professionals. As such, it is full of information on how people

November 19, 2012

Business Executive feature article: Conquering the Forgetting Curve

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You know how it is. You spend lots of money on training. The delegates are all fired up and making promises to themselves to do this and change that. And then people go back to their desks and the overflowing in-tray kidnaps their attention. After a few weeks, the fading memory of those new tools