Stakeholders: Who Really Has a Slice of the Pie?

Recently I was asked to record a mini series for Learning Now TV on engaging conversations, due to be broadcast shortly. In the first episode I discussed the importance of stakeholder analysis and mapping. It’s all too commonplace that when we consider stakeholders that we presume their authority and slice of the pie is alignedContinue reading “Stakeholders: Who Really Has a Slice of the Pie?”

Going Solo: The Canonbury Consultancy Group

The advent of COVID-19 saw many changes in the world of L&D, the rapid movement from face-to-face learning, the advent of many new home workers getting to grips with Zoom/Teams/etc. and, the creation of The Canonbury Consultancy Group. I decided in this life-changing year to step out stop and launch my own limit company. IContinue reading “Going Solo: The Canonbury Consultancy Group”

The Nice To Have And The Need To Have

L&D traditionally has been seen as the ‘nice to have’ department in an organisation, not necessarily the ‘need to have’, and it’s really taking the biscuit. I make no bones about it, I absolutely love working in L&D, the passion to help people become who they want to be is what gets me out ofContinue reading “The Nice To Have And The Need To Have”

Socialist L&D: Developing a Community as a Whole

For many years I’ve felt that L&D has been herded into three set fields; face-to-face, online, and blended. Whilst it is fine to categorise the type of learning that is being delivered, what is usually not identified, discussed, or strategically planned for is the learning culture needed to participate in L&D. Some companies talk aboutContinue reading “Socialist L&D: Developing a Community as a Whole”

The Butterfly Effect

Every day we in L&D make changes that can have significant impact at a later date. A change or update in content, a new method of delivery, a new platform, the use of mobile technology, a targeted training plan to address specific issues, the list goes on. In my last blog post, I spoke ofContinue reading “The Butterfly Effect”

The Evolution of ‘The New Normal’

Evolution usually occurs over successive generations, it rarely happens overnight. The Covid-19 global pandemic of 2020 has forced Learning and Development across all sectors of industry to rapidly evolve. Many believe that this pandemic-enforced evolution is complete, I counter that is not, and that in fact the evolution of ‘the new ‘normal’ will occur inContinue reading “The Evolution of ‘The New Normal’”