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Diversity Training: Responding to the Voices that say it Doesn’t Work

There has been plenty of articles of over the years pointing out why diversity training does not work.  Whilst it’s not inevitable that it works, in our view, it’s equally not inevitable that it doesn’t either. Today we’re exploring the common objections to diversity training, and the ways in which you can design and deliver…

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A Simple Feedback Technique: Tips for your Managers

When your managers are giving feedback, positive or negative, how do they know that they are ‘doing the right thing’? When we receive negative feedback, our unconscious brain kicks in and can trigger memories of being told off as a kid. We can also respond negatively to positive feedback, when it challenges our own self-beliefs. And when…

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Planning an Investigation: A Confidence Boosting Technique for your Managers

There are two reasons why planning an investigation before diving into questioning is important: The investigation forms the basis of a decision that is eventually made. And these can be pretty big decisions, so a quality investigation = quality decision A fair and thorough investigation will stand up to tribunal scrutiny. Many managers aren’t aware…

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Performance Management or Bullying?

This technique is proving a hit in our performance management training. When managers begin to put more focus on managing their teams’ performance, one of the things they dread the most is that they get accused of bullying.  This tool gives them confidence that what they’re doing – and how they’re doing it – is…

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An Ageing Population: What can Learning and Development do to Manage the Impact?