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Color hacks to help you work smarter

Scientists claim that colors influence us on a mental, physical and emotional level. [1] The right shade, they argue, can even enhance our cognitive performance. But are they being colorful with the truth?

June 2020 | Alastair Roy

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Podcast 198 — Storytelling in the Workplace

We've talked on this podcast about how L&D professionals can use storytelling techniques to create more engaging, memorable learning experiences. But what about the stories we tell ourselves every day? How do these stories shape our identity at work?

June 2020 | Ross Dickie

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Difficult Conversations FREE bundle

<p>50% of managers say difficult conversations are the biggest challenge they face in their role.</p> <p>So, we&#39;ve developed the ultimate pack to help. Featuring six key resources to give you the courage &ndash; and equip you with everything you need &ndash; to handle those difficult conversations.</p>

June 2020

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Podcast 197 — Shaking up the conference format

Learning and development conferences tend to follow a predictable format: an exhibition hall full of vendors, hour-long sessions from experts, and fringe events where people can socialise. The introduction of social distancing has disrupted that format, but might it also create an opportunity to try something different?

June 2020 | Ross Garner

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New COVID-19 Support Pack launched to help learners and businesses adapt to return to work

With almost 350,000 learners accessing its first suite of free online learning resources, Emerald Works launches COVID-19 Support Pack 2.0

June 2020 | Emerald Works

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