I’ll Do It Myself

Earlier this week I was asked to host a Learning Clinic by LPI, for the 40 minute session I received almost 200 questions in advance, and then additional questions in the live chat whilst the clinic was running. During the clinic I made the pledge that any attendees that didn’t have their question answered couldContinue reading “I’ll Do It Myself”

We Are Going To Need A Bigger Boat

For many we are in uncharted waters. And it will be a choppy ride. Our learning and development roles are changing I don’t mean to the extent of the nautical metaphors I have flooded this blog post with (even I inwardly groaned at that one), but in terms of how drastically our learning and developmentContinue reading “We Are Going To Need A Bigger Boat”

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”