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Coffee Briefing: Digital detox, resilience training and learning how to programme your colleagues


We hope you're sitting comfortably with your favourite beverage, because it's time for us to walk you through our picks of the week's L&D news and opinion.

Let us know what you think, and feel free to tell us what you've also enjoyed reading this week.


- How technology benefits learning (eLearning Industry)

- 6 misconceptions about blended learning (Getting Smart)

- A digital detox sounds great, but using the internet mindfully is better (The Guardian)


- Why managers need to start producing talent (JM Consulting)

- When it comes to evaluation, stop being an ostrich (Kineo)

- The fastest-growing job categories for flexible working may surprise you (Fast Company)


- Why cognitive empathy matters, and how it works in tandem with reason (Conversation Agent)

- Programming your colleagues (Fever Bee)

- How to speak to senior management about change (Jasmine Gartner blog)

- About skills shortages (T Recs)


- How to help team members celebrate differences in the workplace (BusinessZone)

- Wellbeing, resilience and coaching (Challenging Frontiers)

- Why bother training and educating employees if they're just going to leave? (Forbes)

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