Listen and learn

Join hosts Ross Garner, Nicola Boyle and Ross Dickie as they chat with podcast regulars Owen Ferguson and James McLuckie. Together, they discuss and dissect our industry’s hot topics.

Each week, we talk to special guests and tackle big questions. How do people learn? Why should we care about behavior change? What’s growing in Owen’s garden just now?

Our podcast is available online to listen to at your desk, or download for the commute home. Enjoy!

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Podcast 168 - Inside "messengers": Are attractive people more believable?

How effective are we at separating the 'messenger' from the 'message'? Do we truly listen to what people have to say, or are we overly focused on how they say it and who they are?

October 2019 | Nicola Boyle

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Podcast 167 - In defense of the course

The humble course was once the go-to solution for learning and development teams across the world, but in recent years it has suffered from a damaged reputation.

October 2019 | Ross Garner

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Podcast 166 - Chief Energy Officer: What does that mean?

For many of us, working life is based around five days of energy depletion, followed by two days of recharging. But does it have to be this way?

October 2019 | Ross Dickie

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Podcast 165 - Level up L&D: Organization development

Not quite L&D, not quite HR, OD sits somewhere in between (or perhaps above?) the two. But what does 'organisation development' actually mean, and what skills do you need to do the job effectively?

October 2019 | Ross Dickie

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Podcast 164 - Challenging a face-to-face mindset

We know that in a lot of organisations, learning and development still means training, and training still means classroom. How do we overcome resistance to the alternatives? Should we overcome that resistance?

September 2019 | Ross Garner

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