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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 156 - What is the role of emotion at work?

The range of emotions we are allowed to show in the workplace is fairly limited. We can be happy, we can be passionate, we can be enthusiastic. But anything beyond that is often seen as unprofessional or inappropriate. Is it time we rethink the role of emotion at work?

July 2019 | Ross Dickie

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Podcast 155 - Is HR unethical?

As a function, HR has a role to play in developing talent and protecting employees. But it’s also responsible for disciplining and dismissing staff, as well as implementing and enforcing top-down policies. Does this put it in an ethically precarious position?

July 2019 | Ross Dickie

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Podcast 154 - How do you know your interventions are working?

Learning interventions are typically evaluated based on metrics like attendance and completion. But how much does this actually tell you? How do you know if your interventions are effective?

July 2019 | Ross Garner

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Podcast 153 - How can we embrace neurodiversity at work?

When we talk about diversity and inclusion, we often frame it in terms of gender, ethnicity, age or social class. But what about diverse ways of thinking?

July 2019 | Ross Garner

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Podcast 152 - How can we support remote workers?

Technology is making it easier and easier for people to work remotely. But what challenges does that pose for learning and development?

July 2019 | Ross Dickie

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