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An Introduction to Abeceder Quotation Conversations

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It all started when I was given a copy of the third volume of Charles Moore’s biography of Margaret Thatcher the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as a birthday present….

4 eBook and audio titles to help you strive at work and in your personal life

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This January, we are introducing a selection of motivational and educational titles to help you be more inspired, productive and resilient at work. You will discover how humour can positively influence every aspect of business life and how Fun, Fear and Focus are needed for your brain to perform at its optimal level. Find out how to transform how you think, innovate and navigate change to lead a more creative and positive life….

Hi Tech Hi ‘Touch’

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Touch in a Covid environment means a relationship connection. Written by Bookboon Author, David Wright. 50 years ago, when technology was beginning to impact on the workplace, the vision was Hi Tech Hi Touch. This meant that as people began to stick their heads in computers (Hi Tech), they would also need good socialisation (Hi Touch) in order to sustain them in the workplace. In reality, we witnessed very little Hi Touch at the time. Many years later, employers started…

Find the Power of Virtual Teams

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Companies harness local expertise and global insight through virtual teamwork. Discover how you too can gain international reach. This article was written by author Margaret Mackay. What’s the power of a virtual team? Let’s look at three examples: 1. A cybersecurity team share their latest knowledge of encryption codes in real time across Asia. 2. An online team of experienced surgeons in the USA give precise instructions to two hospital doctors conducting an operation in Syria’s war zone. 3. A…

Bringing Digital Learning to NHS Workers During COVID-19

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Few industries have escaped the immense challenges brought on by the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, one group of people have been impacted by these changes more than any other: the UK’s hardworking healthcare workers.  …

COVID-19 Is Providing a Needed Revolution to the Learning Industry

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COVID-19 is forcing a much-needed positive revolution to the learning industry. Results from our brand-new impact study reveal a paradigm shift in the world of corporate learning. COVID-19 is creating a number of clearly positive and permanent changes to the way companies learn….

The Top 4 eBooks for L&D professionals

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If you’re like many other L&D or HR professionals, your role has likely changed significantly over the last few weeks. The pandemic has brought with it a host of changes and we could all use a bit of help adjusting. That’s why I put together this list of what I believe are must-read eBooks for L&D and HR professionals at this time.  …

Coronavirus: The Top 7 ebooks and Podcasts to Get You Through Quarantine

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During these challenging times, it can be difficult to find structure and stability, particularly when working from home. That’s why I made a list of what we believe are Bookboon Learning’s best eBooks and podcasts to get you through this uncertain time. Don’t let a little bit of self-isolation stop you from achieving your personal and professional goals! Check them out here.  …

Workplace stress: 4 types of organisational stress

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Here are the top 4 types of organisational stress and how to manage them. …

How to engage reluctant learners

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The process of nurturing proactive, self-directed learning is not the same for every employee. For many reasons, such as lack of time, lack of awareness or lack of access to relevant learning content, some employees will be more reluctant to engage in their own upskilling than others. Luckily, there are a few steps L&D professionals can take to engage even the most reluctant employees, boost engagement rates and secure a positive ROI.  …

An Introduction to Abeceder Quotation Conversations

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It all started when I was given a copy of the third volume of Charles Moore’s biography of Margaret Thatcher the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as a birthday present….

4 eBook and audio titles to help you strive at work and in your personal life

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This January, we are introducing a selection of motivational and educational titles to help you be more inspired, productive and resilient at work. You will discover how humour can positively influence every aspect of business life and how Fun, Fear and Focus are needed for your brain to perform at its optimal level. Find out how to transform how you think, innovate and navigate change to lead a more creative and positive life….

Hi Tech Hi ‘Touch’

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Touch in a Covid environment means a relationship connection. Written by Bookboon Author, David Wright. 50 years ago, when technology was beginning to impact on the workplace, the vision was Hi Tech Hi Touch. This meant that as people began to stick their heads in computers (Hi Tech), they would also need good socialisation (Hi Touch) in order to sustain them in the workplace. In reality, we witnessed very little Hi Touch at the time. Many years later, employers started…

Find the Power of Virtual Teams

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Companies harness local expertise and global insight through virtual teamwork. Discover how you too can gain international reach. This article was written by author Margaret Mackay. What’s the power of a virtual team? Let’s look at three examples: 1. A cybersecurity team share their latest knowledge of encryption codes in real time across Asia. 2. An online team of experienced surgeons in the USA give precise instructions to two hospital doctors conducting an operation in Syria’s war zone. 3. A…