Month: October 2017

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Big news! How England Rugby are developing the next generation

Today’s press release from England Rugby. We’re so proud to be part of this: England Rugby are helping develop the future stars of the game with a series of unique activities. Over the past year England Rugby, in partnership with Mitsubishi Motors, have exposed selected players from their age-grade sides to a number of off-the-pitch

Effectiveness v’s Efficiency in the World of Learning

I attend events like the World of Learning Conference like Patrick’s dog Barney approaches meeting new dogs (so he tells me -Patrick not Barney!) I bound off with bags of enthusiasm about the possibilities and often return with my metaphorical tail between my legs, slightly deflated by my expectations not being met So today I

A new muscle to flex: Mindful Coaching

Mindfulness is one of those concepts that many of us nod to having heard about.  It seems to have replaced Wellbeing (last year’s corporate buzzword) and has a Marmite-like ability to divide L&D professionals into Lovers and Haters. I was intrigued to receive an invite to a CIPD Branch event entitled Mindful Coaching this week…