10 Steps To Be More Assertive

Assertion is standing up for ourselves in such a way that we also respect the rights of others. It may not guarantee good behaviour in others, but it is the only possible starting point in a constructive exchange. This is definitely NOT the correct starting point for an assertive exchange […]

Moving Forward During Change

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The “process of transition” and “the change curve” or the change “roller coaster” are all variations of the same model, which are all very useful, but we go one step further in this guide to give practical tips on how help employees through that process of change. CONTENT The  7 […]

The Secrets of Managing Reactions to Change

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This guide exposes the most common mistakes around managing employees during change” and takes you through the different reactions to change and how help people move forward. CONTENT The common mistakes that managers make The strategy for getting it right The “How To” checklist Other useful resources THE COMMON MISTAKES […]

How To Manage People in Uncertain Times

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…The 7 Key Steps It’s difficult when you don’t know how changes might impact on people, or even what the changes might be. What is certain is that in times of change people feel insecure with substantial reason. It’s our job as managers to have a constructive discussion about the […]

The 6 Steps Of A Basic Coaching Conversation … and why most managers forget number 2

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I have coached many managers who have been in the organisations a long time but their boss has got to the end of his/her tether with them. Problems in the way they behave have finally got too much to bear, senior leaders have a low opinion of them, their staff […]

Flip Learning….So what’s that all about then?

Now this I like. Apparently it all the rage in the US – is that really true? Do let me know if you use it. But just to set the record straight, it’s not a US approach, it started here in Oxford and Cambridge way before the US was a […]

Omni learning is the new blended learning. What’s that all about then?

  What do we really think about the new approaches to learning? Is there really a new way or just old ways re-packaged to sound different? The old-timer in me is always slightly cynical but I have dragged myself kicking and screaming to understand the possibilities of new learning technologies. […]

Elconsulting partners with leading learning technologies consultancy

elconsulting has announced the appointment of Learning Light, the Sheffield based e-learning and learning technologies consultancy, to showcase the eltalking platform consisting of 20 scenario-based streamed film clips around the subject of ‘difficult conversations’ with employees. The platform streams to PC, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone. Downloadable checklists and resources provide […]

Learning and Development Needs

With the emergence of smart phones and the iPad, elearning is becoming increasingly important and relevant for growing businesses today.  Training employees is a developmental process and integral to business strategy – whether this is to teach and learn or to support and aid. But are you currently meeting individual […]