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Management strategies need to be refocused. Technology is everywhere, and it’s undoubtedly reshaped our day-to-day lives. The past two decades have shown how technology has rapidly taken over the world—so much so, that World Finance reported that all of the fastest-growing industries in the world are either reliant or closely related to technology. Advances in modern technology […]

Guest blogger, Karen Chamberlain, explains how you can become even more awesome than you already are! As a self-employed business owner for over 7 years, I recognise it’s important to stay focused, positive, resilient and to be self-motivated. My ability to do this, and to do this well most of the time, strengthens over time; […]

Guest blogger, JenVB, explores here the role of elearning as part of your organisational learning strategy. Now that so much information is available online, creating interactive knowledge based online courses is much more cost and time effective than paying people to travel to a fixed location and then listen to a presenter read out Powerpoint […]

Our 25th Birthday Blogs It is our 25th birthday and we are looking back to 1994 when The Development Company Limited first set up, to see what has changed in the world of training over the last 25 years. In this blog I shall compare training delivery in 1994 and 2019. Course Length In 1994, […]

The Development Company Limited is 25 years old now. A quarter of a century old! It is a long time since we first started so I decided to take a little look at how we had to do things “back in the day”. Life in Black and White? We are not going back quite that […]

The 5 Best Tools For Making 2019 Your Most Productive Year Yet Most people fail to realise just how hard it can be to manage a growing small business. As your business grows, hiring more employees will become essential. Failing to increase the size of your team will usually lead to problems with current employees […]

Adapting Training Design and Delivery for the Different Behaviours within the Social Styles Model There is not so much written about the use of the Social Styles model in training design and training delivery. Ok, so there’s lots of stuff available to help you design your training using Honey and Mumford Learning Styles and personally […]

How to run Training Activities Running training activities is a key part of any learning event. This blog will provide you with a ten point checklist for running successful training activities. Why are we doing this? I recently attended a learning event as a learner, and the trainer was talking and then showed a video […]

Based on a real story about brainstorming I ran a session on creative techniques recently, and I facilitated a brainstorm on how to be the best time manager in the organisation. Some of the ideas were really wacky, and one person committed to a radical behavioural change in their daily time management practice as a […]

This is a guest blog by Wendy Dessler As technology advances, Human Resources professionals are inundated with a new responsibility that’s becoming more challenging than ever: maintaining a human workplace. To create a more human workplace, an organisation must bring their people together in a way that fosters creation and collaboration. What sounds like a […]

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