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Creating A Workplace Environment Where Employees Matter

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On November 23, 2015

One of my favourite stories from the time of NASA’s Apollo space missions involves a visit by a group of guests to Mission Control. As they were walking down one of the building’s hallways, they spotted a man in a lab coat walking in the opposite direction and as they neared them, they asked him what he did at NASA....

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How centered leaders achieve extraordinary results

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On June 21, 2012

Executives can thrive at work and in life by adopting a leadership model that revolves around finding their strengths and connecting with others. OCTOBER 2010 • Joanna Barsh, Josephine Mogelof and Caroline Webb For the past six years, we have been on a journey to learn from leaders who are able to find the best in themselves and in turn...

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Survey shows employees want more workplace training

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On June 19, 2012

In a happy marrying of priorities, three quarters of employees would be keen to undertake more workplace training, while four out of five HR professionals are making staff development a key focus this year. A three-year research project commissioned by Middlesex University’s Institute for Work Based Learning among an average 4,300 workers per annum revealed that a huge 74% felt...

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Social and workplace learning through the 70:20:10 lens, by Charles Jennings (www.702010forum.com)

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On June 12, 2012

Source: http://charles-jennings.blogspot.co.nz/2011/08/social-workplace-learning-through.html There have been millions of words written and spoken about ‘informal’ and social learning over the past few years. In fact, if a martian had just arrived on earth and strayed into a meeting of learning and development professionals or into a learning conference, or even picked up a professional journal, he would logically assume that these were...

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Business people

Ten tips for successful business networking

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On May 14, 2012

Article provided by The Learning Wave – a New Zealand leadership development organisation providing management education and training. Keep in mind that networking is about being genuine and authentic, building trust and relationships, and seeing how you can help others. Ask yourself what your goals are in participating in networking meetings so that you will pick groups that will help...

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