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Coffee Briefing: Reflection, global elearning and creating a speak-up culture


It's time to get cosy, set aside 10 minutes and take a look at our picks of the week's L&D news and opinion.

Let us know what you think of the articles below, as well as what you've enjoyed reading this week.


Big data and design thinking (IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub)

- Robots beat academics in research challenge (Times Higher Education)

Why online talent platforms are not just a recruitment opportunity (Barry Flack, LinkedIn)


- Global elearning on no budget (Training Journal)

- How we learn (Nick Shackleton-Jones, LinkedIn)

- Learning styles: understanding learning preferences (Mind Tools)

- Why always-on learning is essential to the employee experience (Workday)


- A complete guide to learning through reflection (Emma Weber, LinkedIn)

- Learning isn't collecting; it's connecting (Mike Sturm, Medium)

- No need to clique here (Learning Professional Network)

- SMART goals have never existed (Armin Trost, LinkedIn)


- Creative thinking and empathy in HR (Sukh Pabial)

- Connecting unemployed youth with organisations that need talent (HBR)

- Creating a speak-up culture (The People Development Network)

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