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Leadership Qualities in a Changing World

Leadership Qualities in a Changing World

By Mike Collins on the 9th August 2013 I recently attended a workshop entitled “Getting the most from your Apprentice” hosted by the Apprentice Academy. It was an interesting session that I wanted to play back, as it looked at starting work through the eyes of 16-18 yr old. Without showing my age too much […]

Alter egos

Alter egos

By Mike Collins on the 5th March 2013 Since my last blog I’ve been reflecting on the latest and greatest #LDconnect unconference, spending a lot of time thinking about one of the topics we discussed “How do we get inside the learners heads!“. It was a very interesting discussion that we only really scratched the […]

BILD-ing for the future (Part 1)

BILD-ing for the future (Part 1)

I recently spoke at the British Institute of Learning & Development (@BILDdev) networking event, the theme was L&D : Looking to the Future. A great experience where I met some cool new people and had some thought-provoking conversations. I’ve shared the slides that I used already and wanted to follow the slides up in more […]

You can’t force social…or can you?

You can’t force social…or can you?

The picture below shows my artistic scribblings on a table cloth from the (now not so) recent Connect HR Unconference “The power of a social engaged organisation“. We were asked to write things down for the afternoon sessions that would give us some meaty topics to discuss.You can see from what I wrote the sort […]

Say what you see

Say what you see

I always remember Saturday evenings as being magical. It was family time, we’d play games and then be treated to some Saturday night telly. For those that can remember we’re talking TV gold; Beadles About, You’ve Been Framed (with Jeremy Beadle), Family Fortunes (with Les Dennis), Gladiators (with John Fashanu & Ulrika Johnson) and my […]