June 22, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Bring Your Dog to Work

June 26th2020 is this year’s Bring Your Dog to Work day – a concept that many would have believed would never have got off the ground. However, since its inauguration in 2014 it has grown into something that has caught the attention of many celebrities and last year reached the #1 Trending spot on Twitter.…

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June 16, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

7 Top Tips for Online Learning

The popularity of online learning has seen a surge in recent years, with more people than ever opting to improve their education and skill set via online courses rather than traditional classroom learning.  But what makes online learning different from traditional classrooms? Taking online courses allows people from all across the world to learn skills…

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June 2, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Masterclass in Preparedness – getting ready to return to work after COVID

Foreword We asked one of our DPG facilitators and human resources subject matter experts to share with us strategies and tips that might help all HR professionals with the challenges over the next few weeks and months. Theresa Mayne chose to offer some thoughts around preparedness and VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) – concepts she has…

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May 27, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Self-beliefs, Success, and Fleas

Our beliefs have a profound influence on our success in work and in life – whatever our goals. Our beliefs are the foundation upon which we build many of our thought patterns, our attitudes, and our actions. Unfortunately, these beliefs, particularly self-beliefs, can be limiting in nature. If these are coming from your family or…

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May 19, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Techniques to Read People – Making Sense of Truth and Lies in an L&D Setting

What is it that we see and hear from others that helps us believe they are being truthful? A successful coach or L&D practitioner needs to be able to accurately read the information or feedback given off by their coachee or learner in a variety of settings. Current CIPD qualifications tend to stay away from deception;…

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May 14, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Meet Our HR Record Breaker Robert Pender

Robert Pender completed the Level 5 HR Diploma with DPG in record breaking time, beating our previous record holder Richard Spencer by 28 days. It took Robert just 93 days to complete his Human Resource Diploma including all assessments and marking from DPG’s expert facilitators. We interviewed Robert about his DPG experience and we hope…

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May 1, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Should We Forget Learning and Focus on Performance?

As we try to come to terms with the ghastly implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, how we measure the performance of our organisations has never been more important. We wanted to share what has been happening with our Kirkpatrick Partners to address the performance issue. The New World Kirkpatrick Model has turned Don Kirkpatrick’s original four…

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April 29, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Online Learning Advice in a Webinar World

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” Benjamin Franklin Over 300 years ago Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, recognised that as a learner himself he needed to be involved in the process of learning. 300 years later what…

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