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Coffee Briefing: Recognition, language and the benefits of Slacking


Have you been keeping up to date with the latest L&D goings-on? Fear not if you've been too busy to scroll through Twitter or your favourites blogs and websites, we've done the hard graft for you!

Here are our picks of the weeks news and opinion from across the industry - feel free to let us know what you think in the comments below, or let us know about any other articles worth reading.


- Should L&D try and abandon all hope? (David Hayden, LinkedIn)

- Establishing a habit of learning (Degreed)

- The amazing benefits of peer-to-peer recognition programmes (TinyPulse)

“How do we shift a healthy social network that is not focused on work to one that is?” (Mark Britz, LinkedIn)


- The caveat emptor of curation (Association for Talent Development)

- I'm Slacking as a modern learning practitioner (Sukh Pabial)

- How to make your not-so-good visual design better (Jasmine Friedl, Medium)

- 3 big myths about workplace learning (Chief Learning Officer)


- Language matters (Change Effect)

- 4 tools to help you identify the skills you need to grow (HBR)

- Why language matters to female entrepeneurs (The Guardian)


- To survive, the game of business needs to update its rules (Tim O'Reilly, LinkedIn)

- Run meetings that are fair to women and introverts (HBR)

- Why work doesn't happen at work (TED)

- Do you need a mental health first aider in the office? (BBC News)

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