Vlog

Purpose Of 360 Degree Feedback

  360 degree feedback has proved itself to be a reliable tool to help develop the leadership and management capability of this country’s larger organisations – it’s used by about 80 per cent of them.   But up until now, its take-up in small to mid-tier enterprises has been pretty sporadic. We’re not sure why this…

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5 Ways Better Influence Millennials

  Recently, Simon Sinek’s video on Millennials, the generation born between 1980 and 2000, has been creating a buzz online.   In the video, he talks about dealing with Millennials in the workplace with some astute wisdom. If you haven’t seen it yet, it will be a few minutes very spent.   After watching this…

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Briefing 360 Degree Feedback

  Hi there!   Welcome back!   The stimulus for this vlog has arisen from our long-term experience in running 360 degree feedback implementations off our click-360 platform.  And it seems that we’re not alone, a recent literature search throws up similar findings.  My specific focus this time is how do you set up 360…

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Key Cutting or Cutting Edge?

  I was recently at an HR conference and was fortunate enough to watch a keynote speech from John Timpson, the chairman of the family-owned retail chain of the same name.  His son James is the MD.  He later agreed for me to interview him and this video blog or vlog reveals some of the…

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360 Myths Exposed

  Hello everyone, Colin Newbold here with the latest in our series of video blogs or vlogs!   The subject of this vlog is really a challenge to all you HR and L&D practitioners out there, including independent trainers and coaches, who may be missing out on so much of the potential offered by a…

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Measuring Return on Learning Investment

  If you know much about what we stand for at TLC, you’ll know that we care passionately about measuring not only the commercial impact of what we do, but just as importantly, the cultural impact as well. It’s our company promise, in fact!   What fascinates me however is how some members of the…

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The Tender Trap

  Hi there!   This week’s subject might be considered a little controversial…I’ve taken a departure from the norm and instead of writing about 360 degree feedback or behaviour I want to write about the tendering process. And what’s wrong with it! For larger buying organisations, especially in the public sector, there has always been…

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Positive Feedback Loops

  Hi there! The subject of this week’s video blog is all about the compound interest of success.  Now I’m sure you’re aware of the compound interest of money where you put money in a bank account, you earn interest on that money, then that interest adds to the principal, and then you earn interest…

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360 Questionnaire Design

  This week’s vlog focuses on 360 questionnaire design intervention.   Let me start by clearing something up: the confusion between 360 and psychometric testing. The word psychometric is formed from the Greek words for mental and measurement. Psychometric tests attempt to objectively measure aspects of your mental ability or your personality. You are most…

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The difference between ‘Facilitation’ and ‘Training’

  As you probably know, we are part of the facilitation and coaching company TLC – The Learning Curve.   For historical reasons, a lot of Human Resource and Learning & Development practioners still refer to our space as “Training”. And the people who carry out the work as “Trainers”. So companies like ours are…

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