[Infographic] Maximise your career potential

Most people never realise their career potential – they have an average career shaped by circumstances, and not by their own actions to influence outcomes and events. Is there a better way?

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08 November 2016

Tips from a corporate headhunter #1: Start with a sound career management strategy

Contrary to common practice, maximising your career potential is not primarily about dusting off your old resume, adding your latest job description, and applying for advertised jobs en masse.

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03 November 2016

[eBook] Turning Technical Experts into Great Communicators

Strategic communication specialist Davina Stanley suggests that "using structure and logic to clarify your thinking before you communicate is hands down the best way" to appeal to your business(...)

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26 October 2016

Communication for technical experts: #4 Bonus questions and answers

Yesterday, I thoroughly enjoyed presenting a webinar hosted by Velpic to a very responsive group online. Our participants raised a number of great questions, and here is the essence of my answers.

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19 October 2016

Communication for technical experts: #3 Beyond analysing, communicate!

In this blog, I will focus on the importance of stepping back from your analysis early enough so you have time to think through your communication.

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17 October 2016

Communication for technical experts: #2 Explain what your data means

Data is the lifeblood of any research, and the bedrock of credible fact-finding. Why wouldn’t everyone be interested in data? Evidence is important, right?

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13 October 2016

[Infographic] Why Good Communication is Great for Business

When it comes to getting ahead in business, communication may be more important than you think. Here's a snapshot of facts and outcomes related to improving communication skills. 

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11 October 2016

Communication for technical experts: #1 Put your audience first

Technical experts, who specialise in analytical professions such as technology, finance and engineering, often don’t think of themselves as great communicators.

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04 October 2016

[eBook] 3 powerful ways to create brain-friendly training

Laurie Kelly, Director of Mindworks, suggests that "Training can be fun, uplifting and empowering when it is based on good principles of brain-friendly learning." 

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29 September 2016

Five big mistakes made in learning design

Do you spot any of these common mistakes in your current training program? Learn to design more brain-friendly programs by addressing the following tendencies. 

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27 September 2016

Get them doing: A great rule for brain-friendly learning

A great learning design rule for brain friendly learning is to spend 30% of the time on giving out information and 70% of the time on the learner doing something with that information. Read More
20 September 2016

You're ready to teach, but are they ready to learn?

Get ‘em early and get ‘em interested. Learn 5 ways to switch on learning readiness right from the start.

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15 September 2016

[Infographic] Upskilling with the brain in mind

According to CEB Global, 87% of training content is forgotten in just a matter of weeksOftentimes, it isn't an issue with the training material itself but rather how that material is delivered. 

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14 September 2016

Tapping the potential of the learner's brain

Impact is created. It doesn't ‘just happen’...

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06 September 2016

The foundation of a new brand

Working with great brands, managing brand equity and developing exciting identities is something we love doing.

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27 July 2016