All posts by Harry Bundred

A Big ASK

Life, Learning and Leadership The mantra in the learning and development field when I did my own professional training was to focus on some variation of ASK – the Attitude, Knowledge and Skills needed to do a job well. The conversation and language has moved on since to performance, competencies a...
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iTOL Questions – Can you tell me a way to grow the L&D department in my organisation?

iTOL Questions is a series of mini-blog posts that aim to answer common L&D related questions and provide help and support for L&D professionals. When you assume a managerial role within an organisation, you generally find that companies are always cutting, changing and rearranging things. B...
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iTOL Questions – How do I make my training initiatives attractive?

iTOL Questions is a series of mini-blog posts that aim to answer common L&D related questions and provide help and support for L&D professionals. The Issue: Imagine that you have been in your company for a while now, you are well established and you understand every one of the staff and thei...
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iTOL Questions – How do I get the managerial staff on board with Learning and Development?

iTOL Questions is a series of mini-blog posts that aim to answer common L&D related questions and provide help and support for L&D professionals. The Issue: As we highlighted in one of our previous posts, managerial staff within an organisation can make or break the training experience. The ...
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iTOL Questions – How do I find out how people learn and what they need to know to do their jobs properly?

iTOL Questions is a series of mini-blog posts that aim to answer common L&D related questions and provide help and support for L&D professionals. The Issue: When you enter a new role in L&D it will often be in a completely new organisation which has a completely different purpose, direct...
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iTOL Questions- How do I establish if training is the right course of action?

iTOL Questions is a series of mini-blog posts that aim to answer common L&D related questions and provide help and support for L&D professionals. The Problem: This is an all too familiar scenario in the L&D profession, organisations are split into different divisions and the managers of ...
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iTOL Questions- What are the reasons why an employee can’t carry out their job properly?

This is the first in a series of mini posts in which we deconstruct the answers to important L&D related questions. The aim is to produce a comprehensive guide for L&D practitioners who can then use these answers in their own training roles. Today’s Question: What are the reasons why an em...
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Why Training is Undervalued- pt 3

This is the final installment of Why Training is Undervalued and follows on from our previous blog post which explained how many trainers have inadequate training and ways to recognise professionals who are properly qualified. As perceptions of the training industry have changed over time for both ...
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