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Creating belonging in your organisation

Belonging is an essential element of feeling included. But how do you ensure every member of your team feels like they belong? Just because you or someone else in the team feel included – doesn’t mean that this is how everyone feels, and you may not know or even understand why someone doesn’t feel like… Read more »

Why corporate wellness is an important part of your learning strategy

Prioritizing corporate wellness can improve workplace performance Employees can’t perform at their best if they don’t feel their best. Poor work-life balance, low nutrition, over-exhaustion, and a lack of stress management could all contribute negatively to employees’ productivity and ability to engage at work. Burnout is costing some companies billions of dollars every year due… Read more »

Business relationship building

Business relationship building is everyone’s job

It does not matter what business you are in: Relationships are everything. Not even the most technical, data-driven employee operates in a vacuum. Employees with good relationships are healthier, happier, and more likely to advance in their careers. Employers benefit through increased engagement, improved productivity, and a workforce that is less likely to leave. I… Read more »

Be on Trend

Be on trend

Now more than ever, it is critical that your business strategy is on trend with what customers want and need.  Things are changing rapidly for so many businesses you must be flexible and adapt or your business might just disappear.   Start by identifying the trends that are on fire right now (they might be COVID… Read more »

Levelling up with gamification

Leveling up with gamification

There’s no denying that gamification is a term that’s been kicking  around the industry for some time now. But aside from netting you a few points at buzzword bingo, what does it actually mean? Gamification is when you take elements that you usually come across in games. This might be things like point scoring, competition… Read more »

Tips for software developers using OWASP Top 10 in 2020

Many software developers and web application security professionals have heard about the postponement of the 2020 planned release of the OWASP Top 10 Most Critical Web Application Security Risks. The OWASP Foundation recently cited several reasons for the delay, primarily related to the Coronavirus pandemic. The OWASP Top 10 is a critical resource for developers… Read more »

A great business story starts with you

As you find ways to articulate your vision for the business, don’t forget the central character – you. As the founder, your business story is compelling, and you should be prepared to step into the spotlight as the face and voice of your brand.  Sharing your vision and inspiration for the enterprise gives potential investors,… Read more »

“I’m not creative“ Oh yes you are!

Most people believe that they are not creative. Or that creativity is only associated with artists and musicians. “I can’t draw. Therefore, I am not creative.”  This is a major misconception about creativity – and absolutely false. You were born into this world with everything you needed to create. You are wired to be creative.… Read more »

The top two reasons why brainstorming sessions fail

When brainstorming fails, one of these reasons is usually why.  The good news? They are easy to fix.   Reason #1:  Most teams don’t follow the directions.   Think about this analogy. The following are directions for riding a bicycle. Grab the handlebars of the bicycle with both hands. Place your right leg over the top of… Read more »

Working and learning in the age of digital disruption

Global access to the internet and the resulting digital tools that’ve been developed have transformed society. We’ve seen powerful trends emerge that are reshaping business, with a shift in human behavior and a new set of expectations around talent. Will these changes affect you?  Chart Learning has been mapping the trends that impact private and… Read more »

3 Easy Ways to Distinguish Between a Gift and a Bribe

You know the problem with ethics education?  It’s virtually impossible to talk about it without sounding pedantic or preachy.  And since none of us like being lectured to, we usually drown out conversations about ethical behavior because we don’t like feeling like we’re being talked down to.  However, ethics training is important in order to… Read more »

4 questions to ask before choosing discrimination and harassment training for your organization

In 2020, workplace culture matters more than ever. Organizations that can demonstrate a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workplace have a competitive advantage in attracting top talent and strengthening relationships with customers, partners and vendors. As part of a comprehensive strategy, choosing the right compliance training program, one that focuses on behaviors, rather… Read more »

Training is key to protecting your organization from bribery and corruption

In today’s connected, global business environment, bribery and corruption are evolving risks that organizations should keep permanently on their radar.  Companies without clear anti-corruption policies and training can face costly legal, financial and/or reputational damage. In 2019, companies paid $2.9 billion to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases brought by the U.S. Securities and… Read more »

Microsoft Teams is coming- are you ready?

It’s been a long time, over two years since Microsoft first announced that Teams would be replacing Skype for Business, but it’s here! Teams will be the way that Microsoft wants you to communicate and collaborate. But this is no minor undertaking, which is why Microsoft has continually pushed the retirement date for Skype forwards.… Read more »

What employees need to know about GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation replaced the Data Protection Act on 25th May 2018 and explicitly required all companies that deal with or collect personal data from anyone within the EU to have staff training in place.  The GDPR means that if you collect and use personal data belonging to someone in the EU, your… Read more »