Why mission-critical thinking trumps passion

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Should L&D teams help employees pursue their passions or focus on meeting business needs? Robin Hoyle suggests you curb your enthusiasm and get on with mission-critical plans.

Could AI coachbots replace human coaches?

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We’ve already seen an explosion of AI-enabled services in every area of business, education and training that have the potential to radically change how we work. Coaching is one such area that is following suit… but how effective could a coachbot really be?

Is leadership development broken?

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The leadership development industry is rife with generic courses that show little evidence of changing behaviours. So what’s the solution? Nigel Paine urges us to ditch the courses and experiment with collective decision making and extended conversation.

The future-focused CLO: Building capabilities for tomorrow

silhouette of woman near shoreline. The future-focused CLO: Anticipating and building capabilities for tomorrow

As technology and global markets are evolving, so too is the role of CLO. This article explores the pivotal role CLOs play in steering their organisations towards future success, focusing on the skills and strategies that will define the next generation of L&D leadership.

Transforming L&D from ‘nice to have’ to ‘need to have’

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In the ever-evolving landscape of organisational dynamics, learning and development (L&D) often finds itself relegated to the status of a ‘nice to have’ department rather than being recognised as the operational imperative it truly is. It’s time for a paradigm shift.

There is no innovation without intrapreneurship

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Established organisations are increasingly recognising the significance of intrapreneurship as an attractive skill but when it’s hard to quantify it can be difficult to foster without purpose behind it.


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