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People like us listen to things like this

  • Posted by Luke Sumich
  • On November 8, 2019

With the exponential impact of technology on business, how prepared are you and your organisation for the future of work? ‘How can Business Leaders make the new world of work better for people?’ This podcast speaks with two leaders at the forefront of applying AI techniques such as automation and machine learning in the business world. And asks How can...

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Book Review: Life Is So Good

  • Posted by Luke Sumich
  • On September 16, 2019

Adele Holmes one of our superstar Account Managers has written our blog post for this month. Adele shares some of her key insights and thoughts about the book ‘Life Is Good’ a memoir of George Dawson. One of the most beautiful memoirs I have ever read, George Dawson hasn’t gone out and changed the lives of many à la Nelson...

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Re-defining Literacy in the Workplace

  • Posted by Priya Prakash
  • On September 6, 2019

What do you think of when you think of literacy? The ability to read, write, spell, listen, speak…? According to the Google definition, congratulations, you are correct. These have always been considered the foundation skills required to effectively operate in the community (socially or professionally). Luckily for Google, the definition continues to include ‘having competence or knowledge in a specific area’. Why...

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Our Newest Shareholder…

  • Posted by Priya Prakash
  • On August 30, 2019

At the Learning Wave, we’ve seen incredible growth in our 14 years of existence, and we plan on continuing that growth for years to come. However, it wouldn’t be possible without the people who have joined the TLW family along the way, and inspired us to continue challenging the way organisations engage and empower their people to perform better. In...

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People Like Us, Read Things Like This….Essentialism – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

  • Posted by Priya Prakash
  • On August 13, 2019

This month’s blog for People Like Us…was written by Matt – our resident technology, finance and strategy whizz! He shares with us his key takeaways and thoughts about the book Essentialism – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. 1. The “pre-mortem.” Jump forward to your goal’s due date and imagine that you haven’t achieved it. What were the things that went...

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UPDATE ON THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION REFORM

  • Posted by Priya Prakash
  • On August 8, 2019

Further to our post a couple of months ago advising of the Government’s Review of Vocational Education in NZ, I just wanted to reconnect following Minister Hipkins announcement last week about the Government’s final decision on the proposed reforms.    From our seat, as our focus has always been on ensuring that any learning is relevant to our clients’ workplace and...

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People Like Us, Read Things Like This….

  • Posted by Priya Prakash
  • On July 23, 2019

I was inspired to pick this book up for one reason – to understand the mechanics of what makes the All Blacks one of the greatest sports teams in history. It did not disappoint! There were 15 lessons, each one more valuable than the last, but here’s my golden nugget: There’s no individual glory – you succeed as a team...

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How to talk to your team after a crisis

  • Posted by Elysia Arnold
  • On March 20, 2019

When an event as catastrophic as the recent Christchurch terrorism attack on March 15th occurs, we are all impacted. The people in your workplace will be feeling a range of emotions. You can help simply by using a process that will enable them to talk about how they feel and find ideas for ways the team can help each other...

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