L&D Lowdown - April 2021

Welcome to your round-up of L&D news, hacks and hints.

Written by Emerald Works
Published 15 April 2021
L&D Lowdown - April 2021

Feeling the burn? To mark Stress Awareness Month, we’re bringing you tips to better manage stressors – and the burnout they can lead to. In you, your learners and your organization.

Research & Insights

How to De-Stress at Work

Working from home has made it much harder to switch off. And moving back to the office brings its own pressures. Here’s how to de-stress – wherever you work from.


Developing Mental Toughness

In this interview we discussed mental toughness with Professor Peter Clough. And discover ways to build the assertiveness you need to get your voice heard at work.


Top Tips for Tackling Employee Burnout

Stress already sunk in? You’re not alone. Three-quarters of us experience burnout from too much of it. Here’s how to identify and tackle burnout in your people.


Coping with Uncertainty

Things change fast, and dealing with uncertainty can be stressful. In this animation, you’ll find practical steps to help you cope better in these strange times.


Upcoming webinars


Same team, different sides? Business leaders’ thoughts and perceptions of L&D

22 April, 08:00 PDT, 11:00 EDT, 16:00 BST
Join Senior Researcher Gent Ahmetaj and Head of L&D Community of Practice Nahdia Khan as they take a deep dive into our latest global insights data, gathered from 260 executive managers.

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Using learning content strategy to enable change at AstraZeneca

Discover how AstraZeneca is transforming its approach to learning using on-demand content.

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Mind Tools

Overcome stress and avoid burnout

Join the Mind Tools Club before April 29 and get your free stress management workbook.
With it you'll learn powerful strategies for coping in times of stress and pressure that often come with a heavy workload and a busy home life. Invest in your health and happiness today!

Learn more >

Latest Podcasts

Tune into our latest podcasts. This month we look at how best to approach compliance training and supporting apprenticeships.


Supporting apprenticeships

If your organization had a pot of money that could either be used to fund apprenticeships or paid to the tax man, how would you choose to spend it?

Listen to podcast >

Crazy about compliance

The quality of compliance training is, let's face it, variable. So how do you get across the dos and don'ts so that they transfer into safe and effective practices?

Listen to podcast >


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About the author

Emerald Works

Emerald Works

At Emerald Works, we’re committed to helping individuals and organizations around the world realize their full potential by using evidence-led learning solutions that work.

We work together to build learning cultures that empower people to bring about real change for real impact.

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