What does CPD and Pathe News have in common?

What does CPD and Pathe News have in common? read on, and I'll explain Firstly get your CPD recording automated. You can download apps to record these or buy a small learning diary to document your learning. CPD is either structured or unstructured - structured is formal learning such as online courses, workshops. Unstructured is general reading, podcasts and videos that keep you up to date. For unstructured, you need to choose your mediums and plan to consume them every week/month without fail. Determine your learning style - VARK works…

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We talked about everything else but…tips for running online breakout rooms

We talked about everything else but… Is a common retort following a Zoom breakout room drill. You did everything right. You set up an exercise and made it crystal clear what they needed to do and gave them plenty of time. When they returned from the activity, you began your feedback session. “Sorry Paul, we didn’t have enough time, we were busy chatting for the first few minutes.” And you can’t blame them. Don’t fight the problem, work with it and here are some tips for doing so: When setting…

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Debunking a Coaching Myth

We all love a sacred cow, especially those involved in training and coaching, and I'm one of those. When coaching, the coachee or client has all the answers. So ask questions around some structure like GROW, and the client must answer. That way, they own their ideas and will create action. Makes sense until you come across the client/coachee/person who doesn't have an answer. At that point, GROW no longer works unless you provide a context or a subject to base your question around. A bridge won't work without a…

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