Stuart Laing is Games Without Frontiers’ resident expert on Experiential Learning and designing simulations. Experiential learning is at the heart of everything we do at Games Without Frontiers. We work from a simple principle: “…if you want someone else to completely believe in your idea, you must make them believe that it was their own […]
If you can’t make great decisions in your organisation, there’s not much point in getting out of bed. The quality of your decisions are dependent on the quality of your decision makers and their understanding of the whole of the organisation. Hence, investing properly in training them and hiring your team is essential. There’s no […]
What are your top 5 challenges as a learning and development professional in 2019? After discussion with several L&D Leaders we know, we share some of their priorities.
Title Page Photograph: Loic (Lemur) le Meur, interviewed by Richard Branson Don’t forget to be extraordinary. Loic says so. It’s a tough ordeal, to be a leader. There are expectations, prying eyes and an assumption that deliverables should be set and met.
Do people love to work for ‘Purpose Driven Companies’? Purpose = “an aspirational reason for being which inspires and provides a call to action for an organisation and its partners and stakeholders and provides benefit to local and global society” This week we added our purpose statement to our website. OUR PURPOSE To influence the […]
Culture. What does it mean? Why do some companies ‘have it’ and others don’t? What does this mean for Digital Transformation?
Does anyone actually find these so-called “motivational pictures”, well, a motivator? Last week I mentioned Dan Pink (and what motivates us) and then I wondered where you can find great examples of businesses like this. A good a place as any to start was job website Glassdoor’s award for the 50 UK Best Places to Work […]
“We want to change but the culture here is just too deeply embedded”. A more traditional approach to tackling the problem of change within an organisation could be some encouraging words from senior management, a selection of PowerPoint slides detailing the company’s new Aims & Objectives or a departmental team building session… which we all […]
An abundance of new research has been undertaken looking into the benefits of neuroscience upon leadership training. AGES Neuroleadership is one technique that suggests science can make leadership stick. How? Well, neuroscientists know how the brain works. Grey’s Anatomy’s McDreamy proves this. Leaders know how businesses work. But how can learning stay constant? Let’s become […]
We are delighted to announce that we were the winners of the ‘Innovation in Business’ award at the 2018 Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. The ceremony was held on the 8th February at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, and it was an impressive event that paid homage to the innovators and entrepreneurs who are […]