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Coffee Briefing: Positive psychology, learning networks & the potential of QR codes


Welcome to the first week of (questionable) British summertime! We've got another handy round-up of L&D blogs, news and opinion for you to peruse over your coffee break.

Let us know which articles you've enjoyed reading this week, and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


'Power over' and 'power to' (Anne Marie McEwan, LinkedIn)

- What does positive psychology teach us about better living & leadership? (Sukhvinder Pabial, Slideshare)

- Leadership lessons from the valley: I didn't know what I didn't know (Mary Barra, LinkedIn)

Germany's Recipe for More Women in Management Positions (Dr Anna H. Tidstam, LinkedIn)

L&D industry

- The L&D landscape is changing (ATD)

- 10 reasons every teacher needs a professional learning network (Teach Thought)

- How can health & care professionals use mindfulness? (Guardian)

- Top skills for the modern workplace (Forbes)

Social & tech

- Why L&D should lead organizational culture change (Litmos)

- It's time we turned social networks into real communities (New Scientist)

- Exploring the educational potential of QR codes (Connect Learning Today)

- Gamification: An artificial 'why' (aconventional)


- How to embed your business' vision into its everyday culture (BusinessZone)

- The do's and don'ts of company mission statements (Tiny Pulse)

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