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L&D news round-up: 8 Jan


It's the first news round-up of a new year! We've got stories on skills, leadership and, um, Lego.

A new year’s resolution for the NHS: let’s deliver a new leadership approach - The Guardian

In anticipation of Sir Stuart Rose's report, The Guardian calls for leadership reform.

These Are the Skills You Need if You Want to Be Headhunted - Business Week

Good communicator? This way, please.

How Leadership Will Evolve In 2015 - Business Insider

Inspiring stuff from James Rosebush.

The irony of redundant skills among sector skills councils - CIPD blogs

As Skills for Logistics shuts down, the skills autopsy has already begun.

Job skills not gained at university or 'university of life' - The Herald Scotland

Soft skills - learned earlier in life than we think, perhaps.

My Biggest Leadership Win: The Day My Life Stopped Working - HuffPost blogs

Sometimes, to be the most effective leader, you have to take that crucial step back.  

Lego lost at sea 17 years ago washed up on beaches near Plymouth - The Plymouth Herald

Bringing you the big stories.

ALIEN EARTH BAKING under a RED SUN spotted 470 light years away - The Register

Tired of life on earth? A new habitat is only 2.8 times 10 to the power 15 miles from here.

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