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How music can boost your productivity

Can Hot Chip help you hit deadlines? Bach make you better at research? Does the Wu-Tang Clan work wonders with spreadsheets? Let’s explore how music affects your brain – and whether the right tunes can boost your productivity.

June 2020 | Alastair Roy

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Emerald Works launches Learning Health Check 2020 to include questions on the impact of COVID-19

Emerald Works has launched its Learning Health Check for 2020 and this year it includes additional questions to collect insight on the impact that COVID-19 has had on the L&D industry.

June 2020 | Emerald Works

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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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