First L&D Network Session for 2017

This morning we had our first Brisbane L&D Network session for the year. The topic was ‘Elements to a successful Program in Leadership and Development’ delivered by Greg McMahon, Principal of ‘Adair Leadership Australia’. We had a great turnout and look forward to announcing the details of our next L&D Network Session to be held in Sydney next…

How to Select a Training Outsourcing Company

Written by: TOM CURRY, CPTM – Tom Curry, CPTM is the principal and founder of the Aquinas Sourcing Group. He has over 30 years of experience in the sourcing and procurement profession working for multinational organizations in the telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, utilities and media markets. Tom has a degree in economics from the University of Arizona…

The Critical Leadership Skill for 2017: Emotional Intelligence

Written By: Gia Ganesh. Gia is a career and leadership development coach, speaker and author of the soon-to-be-released book “The Business of You.” She is a member of the prestigious Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only group. She works with high achievers and teams on career management, leadership development and emotional intelligence. Thanks to technological advances,…

Personality Traits: Are You a Giver or a Taker?

An interesting TED Talk by Adam Grant, author and a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, on the ‘Giver’ and ‘Taker’ personality types and how they can positively or negatively impact on an organisation’s culture, productivity, and success.   FOLLOW FOR FREE – To receive the free ‘Learning Matters’ daily news via email, simply click on the ‘Follow’…

Soft Leadership Training

Written by: M.S. RAO, PH.D. “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Soft leadership is a new relationship-oriented leadership style that effectively blends soft skills with leadership. This style emphasizes transformation of people more than transaction of tasks. It…

High Performing Jerks = Culture Crushers!

By Matthew Francis Award Winning HR Professional; Change Architect; Passionate About Talent & Leadership We’ve all worked with them… people who achieve outstanding results, but leave a trail of destruction behind them in the process! While their ‘results’ (typically financial) might bring short-term gains, these individuals can cause a long-term world of pain culturally (and therefore,…

Adaptive Learning for Today’s Evolving Workforce

by John Ambrose “Ultimately, the goal learning and HR leaders have is to be able to leverage HR and learning analytics to understand what training has been most effective. Using that information, they then can implement the programs that drive better personal and organizational performance. In the current competitive landscape, adaptive, individualized learning will be…