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How things change . . . celebrating my 800th post

Jan 11, 2013  

10 reasons to attend the L&D Connect Unconference

Jan 7, 2013  

What’s new for you in 2013?

Jan 3, 2013  

Happy Christmas

Dec 24, 2012  

How are we going to rethink business?

Oct 5, 2012  

A different perspective

Jul 24, 2012  2 comments

How can we reduce disengagement? #sddt

Jun 27, 2012  

The people journey at the Olympic Delivery Authority

May 15, 2012  

Delegates share their feedback from the L&D Connect Unc...

Apr 24, 2012  

Learning and development: the Sherlock Holmes function

Apr 18, 2012  

‘The hard work starts after you’ve built the lea...

Mar 28, 2012  

3 reasons why video goes viral

Mar 2, 2012  

What are employers doing on leap day 2012?

Feb 29, 2012  

In praise of blogging HR directors

Jan 6, 2012  

The role of bloggers at this year’s CIPD annual confer...

Dec 19, 2011  

Thoughts on developing more social workplaces

Nov 1, 2011  

From the Twitter stream (01.11.11 to 07.11.11)

Oct 7, 2011  

A note on creativity

Oct 6, 2011  

Delegate etiquette for 21st century conferences

Sep 29, 2011  6 comments

Why do PRs do these 5 things?

Sep 22, 2011  

Freemium Audioboo – still worth it?

Sep 21, 2011  

A few questions to . . . FixMyTransport

Aug 31, 2011  

3 more pieces of content marketing: Duck tape, Integration T...

Aug 24, 2011  

From the Twitter stream (w/e 19.08.11)

Aug 19, 2011  

Creating, collating and sharing London Riots content

Aug 11, 2011  1 comment

Two bicycle safety films

Aug 10, 2011  

Sourcing as a mindset

Jun 27, 2011  

Video 8, Audioboo 2 at #truleeds

Jun 23, 2011  

From mobile to real life Angry Birds-style

Jun 15, 2011  

Not often seen on Amazon

Jun 15, 2011  

It’s good to laugh

Jun 14, 2011  

Marriott International launches Facebook game to attract new...

Jun 8, 2011  

Learning to pass our driving test or learning to drive: what...

May 30, 2011  

Video: Doug Shaw sings connectinghr

May 5, 2011  

Video: the artists at #connectinghr

May 5, 2011  

Good storytelling and discussion matters

May 4, 2011  

10 HR manager jobs in a tag cloud

May 3, 2011  2 comments

So, you do some event coverage and look what happens

Apr 30, 2011  2 comments

A round-up of coverage from #truamsterdam

Apr 30, 2011  1 comment

Dutch recruitment content marketing – looking forward ...

Apr 26, 2011  

How businesses market themselves using social media

Apr 22, 2011  

What users think about PDFs

Apr 21, 2011  

Training Zone contract and other job stuff

Apr 20, 2011  

T-Mobile’s Royal Wedding video

Apr 18, 2011  

When classroom training is a good thing

Apr 11, 2011  

Groupon – prepare your content for all those new visit...

Apr 5, 2011  

How many models for content curation do you need?

Apr 1, 2011  2 comments

Ewan Macleod – the Big M devil’s advocate

Mar 23, 2011  

Just pulled together some posts from TFMA 2011

Mar 18, 2011  

Funny lift sign

Mar 10, 2011  

#Trulondon 3 audioboos with @billboorman @radicalrecruit @ch...

Feb 21, 2011  

Visual search with Google Goggles

Oct 8, 2010  

Human nature and design

Oct 4, 2010  

Design for Persuasion 2010 – interviews with four spea...

Oct 1, 2010  

Mention in the Interaction Designer Daily on paper.li

Sep 27, 2010  

Facebook: 7 Highly Effective Habits

Sep 22, 2010  

Video: Seth Godin – This is broken

Sep 13, 2010  

Social objects and the Internet of things

Sep 8, 2010  

Living and working without email

Sep 8, 2010  

Video: Dan Pink talks to google about Drive

Sep 1, 2010  

Presentation: The social web and travel

Sep 1, 2010  

Video: launch of the Macintosh computer in 1984

Aug 26, 2010  

Video: game coding in six minutes

Aug 24, 2010  

Video: David Shenk talks genetics and talent

Aug 16, 2010  

The transfer of skills – reality or myth?

Aug 9, 2010  

Presentation: What is social media now?

Jul 23, 2010  

Flipboard: now that’s what I call a magazine

Jul 21, 2010  

Collaboration key to Old Spice success

Jul 21, 2010  

Internal communications – the employer landscape

Jul 7, 2010  

Video: chatting in Orkut

Jul 7, 2010  

Offline and online social networks

Jul 2, 2010  

Presentation: Twitter for marketing

Jun 30, 2010  

iphone 4 tariffs for UK consumers

Jun 29, 2010  

Who writes about what: bloggers vs traditional press

Jun 23, 2010  

When Twitter gets you in to trouble

Jun 22, 2010  

A community analytics funnel

Jun 21, 2010  

Countdown to connectingHR #2

Jun 21, 2010  

Streams vs email

Jun 16, 2010  

A guide to service design

Jun 15, 2010  

Presentation: Usability is dead

Jun 15, 2010  

Video: creating positive user experiences

Jun 10, 2010  

Presentation: design for participation

Jun 10, 2010  

Funny week: newspapers online, i-pads, funk university

May 28, 2010  

Why use a Flip Mino

May 25, 2010  

Presentation: The Guardian’s open platform

May 21, 2010  

YouTube in numbers

May 18, 2010  

Video: how to get a job

May 13, 2010  

Video training for soft skillls at the BBC

May 10, 2010  

Video: Advertiser versus consumer

Apr 16, 2010  

Transcript of the first Cameron, Clegg, Brown TV debate

Apr 16, 2010  

Presentation: The History Of The Button

Apr 9, 2010  

The evolution of online communication

Mar 30, 2010  

Learning meets social media

Mar 30, 2010  

Hopefully posts will be a bit more shareable

Mar 25, 2010  3 comments

Video: social retailing

Mar 12, 2010  

Granny DJ and the viral equation

Mar 8, 2010  

Useful look at redesigning a ‘bad looking’ websi...

Feb 25, 2010  

Great piece of content marketing for The End Of The Party

Feb 24, 2010  

Video: what is a browser?

Feb 17, 2010  

Creating a visual language for BBC online

Feb 17, 2010  

Try this for an annual report

Feb 9, 2010  

Pew’s report on social media and young adults

Feb 9, 2010  

My favourite quote that sums up the learning process

Feb 9, 2010  

UK HR and recruitment – tune into next week’s TR...

Feb 8, 2010  

Video: How to report the news

Feb 8, 2010  

A manifesto worth reading – especially if you are a pu...

Jan 27, 2010  

Links: paywalls and linked data

Jan 26, 2010  

Train operating companies: let me reschedule tickets online

Jan 19, 2010  

Keep an eye on copyright

Jan 18, 2010  

Video: The 8 principles of fun

Jan 15, 2010  

My 2009

Jan 12, 2010  

Picture: Igloo in the making

Jan 6, 2010  

Video: Chris Brogan talks Square, Twitter and real time sear...

Jan 6, 2010  

Parkatmyhouse.com – what a great idea

Jan 6, 2010  

Building audience with social media tools

Jan 5, 2010  

Hyperlocal blogs – what am I (we) waiting for?

Jan 5, 2010  

What I learned about online shopping this Christmas

Jan 4, 2010  

The future of social media monitoring

Dec 18, 2009  

Video: Terry Wogan – the best bits

Dec 18, 2009  

Video: making a splash with social media

Dec 17, 2009  

Making the most of thankyou pages

Dec 15, 2009  

Boosting blog traffic through social media

Dec 15, 2009  

Great infographics video

Dec 11, 2009  

Customer engagement survey from cScape

Dec 8, 2009  

Google’s real time search results

Dec 8, 2009  

Presentation: making video content that works for consumers

Dec 7, 2009  

Is this really why print will be here for a while?

Dec 4, 2009  1 comment

Dilbert on employee engagement

Nov 25, 2009  2 comments

Video: interesting discussion on Murdoch, Microsoft and Goog...

Nov 24, 2009  

My pictures from CIPD conference 09

Nov 20, 2009  

Travelling heavy to the CIPD conference

Nov 17, 2009  

Security concerns with signing up to wifi on trains

Nov 17, 2009  

Who is spending what on online marketing

Nov 16, 2009  

Presentation: social media in (attributed) numbers

Oct 22, 2009  

Video: What is Google Wave?

Oct 20, 2009  

10 tips to optimise your profile in Linkedin

Oct 20, 2009  

Links: call to action buttons, coming soon pages, user error...

Oct 14, 2009  

Picture: the gagging order-related trends on Twitter

Oct 13, 2009  

The power of the many lift the gagging controls of the few

Oct 13, 2009  

Future of B2B publishing looks journalism-lite

Oct 13, 2009  

Top 10 mistakes in web design

Oct 12, 2009  

From online to print

Oct 8, 2009  

Presentation: social learning and the personal learning envi...

Oct 6, 2009  

Video: BJ Fogg on simplicity in web design

Oct 2, 2009  

Design for Persuasion conference – Brussels

Sep 29, 2009  

Bicycle friendly Eurostar? You must be joking

Sep 29, 2009  2 comments

Presentation: usability lessons using fail blog images

Sep 28, 2009  

Like the sign-up at Subscriptionsiteinsider

Sep 22, 2009  

Video: Friday and Monday attitudes

Sep 22, 2009  

Social media disasters

Sep 21, 2009  

Video: News search and SEO from Google

Sep 14, 2009  

Tools: Trends on consumer behaviour and technology from Goog...

Sep 11, 2009  

Twitter used to enhance customer service at Debenhams

Sep 10, 2009  

I’m a Virgo, I’m a perfectionist

Sep 9, 2009  

Presentation: review of What Would Google Do?

Sep 9, 2009  

Normal use at the BBC or 70, 643 visitors?

Sep 8, 2009  

A reading list from dconstruct09

Sep 7, 2009  

If you have a book in you then self-publish

Sep 2, 2009  4 comments

Netiquette (or just email) challenges for employers

Sep 1, 2009  

Video: three ways the brain creates meaning

Aug 28, 2009  

Presentation: designing for social traction

Aug 27, 2009  

Presentation: user design, usability and design thinking

Aug 26, 2009  

Car hire: the one way rip-off

Aug 26, 2009  

Young family and old parents: the caring challenge

Aug 25, 2009  

Video: the social media revolution

Aug 21, 2009  2 comments

Definition of a meme

Aug 19, 2009  1 comment

Video: Seth Godin talks at Google in 2006

Aug 19, 2009  

Presentation: social media one year on

Aug 11, 2009  

Presentation: culture at Netflix

Aug 6, 2009  

On a break for paternity leave

Aug 6, 2009  

Making money from social media

Jul 13, 2009  

Video: a novel way of promoting unions

Jul 10, 2009  

Video: Twinity’s virtual world (Berlin)

Jul 7, 2009  

First Great Western: start talking to your customers

Jul 6, 2009  

Video: bringing data alive

Jul 3, 2009  

Video: the employment law singalong

Jun 30, 2009  

Video: Habitat’s failed use of Twitter

Jun 24, 2009  

Technology is the great leveller

Jun 24, 2009  

Video: devices that interact with our surroundings

Jun 23, 2009  

Know why customers leave your website

Jun 19, 2009  

Video: Wired’s Chris Anderson on technology and disrup...

Jun 16, 2009  

Why it is hard work being a new starter

Jun 15, 2009  

5 differences between web and print

Jun 15, 2009  

Delegate ideas into action in a training context

Jun 11, 2009  

Five-a-day management fundamentals

Jun 11, 2009  

Video: Google Wave developer preview

Jun 10, 2009  

Working from home

Jun 10, 2009  

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Jun 9, 2009  

What happened to succession planning?

Jun 8, 2009  

One benefit of being ill . . .

May 27, 2009  

How good are journalists at marketing their content?

May 20, 2009  

Foreword to the People 1st State of the Nation survey

May 19, 2009  

Developing a new business proposition

May 18, 2009  

Video: Time Berners-Lee talks linked data

May 11, 2009  2 comments

Pulling all your feeds together

May 8, 2009  

The challenge of ageing populations

May 6, 2009  

How much longer for old world B2B publishing rivalries?

May 1, 2009  

Fraud prevention service CIFAS slips up on member details

Apr 29, 2009  

Video: Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger on future of journali...

Apr 28, 2009  1 comment

Don’t judge success on what you did yesterday

Apr 28, 2009  

Video: 40 inspirational speeches in 2 minutes

Apr 27, 2009  

The death of local journalism debate

Apr 27, 2009  

Where do journalists add value?

Apr 24, 2009  

Journalists: what are you doing differently?

Apr 23, 2009  

What would you rather look at – map or hundreds of wor...

Apr 22, 2009  

UK budget 2009 – skills and training pledges

Apr 22, 2009  

The need for quality journalism

Apr 22, 2009  

Video: What is cloud computing

Apr 22, 2009  

UK budget 2009 visualisation

Apr 22, 2009  

Video: managing change

Apr 21, 2009  

My guest post on One Man and his blog

Apr 21, 2009  1 comment

New job: User experience editor on XpertHR

Apr 21, 2009  1 comment

Picture: Charlcombe Valley

Apr 21, 2009  2 comments

Thetrainline.com sucks

Apr 8, 2009  

How about this for customer relationship management?

Apr 8, 2009  

Managing the Facebook generation

Apr 1, 2009  

Picture: is downloading security software this good?

Apr 1, 2009  

Elevenses training at RBI: polls and surveys

Mar 27, 2009  

The beauty of disruption on traditional businesses

Mar 25, 2009  

The power of Twitter hashtags

Mar 25, 2009  

Step back and look at how journalism is changing

Mar 19, 2009  

Presentation: using news to drive SEO

Mar 19, 2009  

Time to get your CV online

Mar 18, 2009  

Are managers up to the current change management challenge?

Mar 17, 2009  

When you want something changed quickly . . .

Mar 16, 2009  

Training: the medium can be an important part of the message

Mar 13, 2009  

Trainers beware: Twitter lets delegates give real-time feedb...

Mar 13, 2009  

My Twitter mosaic

Mar 12, 2009  

Presentation: a content strategy for your content

Mar 12, 2009  

Learning from work experience students

Mar 11, 2009  

How people respond to a downturn

Mar 11, 2009  

Social media tools for HR and training

Mar 8, 2009  

Web 2.0 impact on HR and training

Mar 4, 2009  

Emerging theories around learning and social media

Mar 4, 2009  

Web 2.0 in learning

Mar 4, 2009  

Teaching and learning in Second Life

Mar 4, 2009  

Blogging from learning lab @ Wolverhampton Uni

Mar 4, 2009  

Twitter as a learning tool

Mar 2, 2009  

Picture: responses to the NUJ ‘effing blog’ post

Feb 27, 2009  

NUJ training storm follow-up

Feb 25, 2009  

Top 10 social media sites 2008

Feb 20, 2009  

Identity crisis time for publishers

Feb 20, 2009  

Siftables – transforming technology

Feb 19, 2009  

Legal training at RBI – can we learn from the BBC?

Feb 18, 2009  

The NUJ training conversation continues . . .

Feb 18, 2009  

Do’s and don’ts of downsizing

Feb 18, 2009  

NUJ should be focussed on training

Feb 17, 2009  5 comments

Making money from content

Feb 11, 2009  

Video: how to create a Google map

Feb 11, 2009  

Change consultants needed for UK banking sector

Feb 11, 2009  

New places to complain about the boss

Feb 10, 2009  

New world employee engagement

Feb 6, 2009  

Picture: Online training session at RBI

Feb 5, 2009  

Career advice: the three things about me to market to others

Feb 5, 2009  

UK snow: what I learned today

Feb 2, 2009  

Guerilla training

Jan 30, 2009  

Effective brainstorming

Jan 28, 2009  

Training needs analysis for media law

Jan 22, 2009  

Timeline: UK redundancies

Jan 21, 2009  

Press release: Train to Gain cash for leadership and managem...

Jan 21, 2009  

Links

Jan 20, 2009  

Resources for team exercises

Jan 20, 2009  

Take note of what the kids are doing online

Jan 20, 2009  

Facilitation skills a must for managers

Jan 19, 2009  

More training tools

Jan 14, 2009  

Your laptop is your office

Jan 14, 2009  

A guide to online PR and social media

Jan 14, 2009  

Trainer tools: features and benefits games

Jan 13, 2009  

Video: UK pay settlements for 2009

Jan 13, 2009  

UK recruiting bodies merge

Jan 12, 2009  

The CIPD is on MySpace

Jan 8, 2009  

Managing the cost of training

Jan 7, 2009  

Behold – some social media tools for HR people

Jan 7, 2009  4 comments

Training rises up the agenda for 2009

Jan 7, 2009  

Social media for HR and learning and development

Jan 7, 2009  

Picture: Last day at Woolworths in Sutton

Jan 6, 2009  

Paul Mason on the future role of the journalist in a recessi...

Jan 6, 2009  

Indicators to show a company does not want social media

Dec 15, 2008  

Top 10s on blogs.com

Dec 9, 2008  

New content ideas – new revenue potential

Dec 8, 2008  

BBC Innovation Labs

Dec 8, 2008  

Tips on engaging with media professionals from Daryl Willcox...

Dec 4, 2008  

Tweet, tweet and Twitter yourself to the top

Dec 3, 2008  

How the world of work is changing

Dec 1, 2008  

A great time to be teaching journalism

Nov 24, 2008  

Training’s high profile in a downturn

Nov 19, 2008  

Do you spend too much work time in meetings?

Nov 17, 2008  

Time to get a grip on this blog

Nov 12, 2008  

Training digital natives

Nov 11, 2008  

Effective meetings session – the research

Nov 10, 2008  

Trainer feedback

Nov 7, 2008  

Links

Nov 7, 2008  

Creating a sense of urgency in the workplace

Nov 5, 2008  

Are experiential activities learning activities?

Nov 4, 2008  

Will Luddite journalists ever embrace online tools?

Oct 30, 2008  

Death by Powerpoint

Oct 24, 2008  

Online resources to save journalists time

Oct 22, 2008  

World Values Survey

Oct 17, 2008  

Martin Couzins looking and sounding serious . . .

Oct 13, 2008  

Facilitation workshops at Bath University

Oct 13, 2008  

Training budgets healthy despite economic gloom

Oct 10, 2008  

How to evaluate training

Oct 10, 2008  

Off-the-shelf training

Oct 2, 2008  

Training qualifications explained

Sep 30, 2008  

Greg Dyke’s view of change management

Sep 29, 2008  

A great place to find online tips and tricks

Sep 22, 2008  

Jobsite creates interview resource

Sep 22, 2008  

Funny redundancy letter

Sep 17, 2008  

Blogging on training and skills in the travel sector

Sep 15, 2008  

Restorative approaches

Sep 11, 2008  

Qualifications or experience – what’s the best o...

Sep 8, 2008  

Employees want right to ask for training

Sep 8, 2008  

A sporting lesson business won’t borrow

Sep 6, 2008  

Gold stars keep employees motivated

Sep 6, 2008  

Loving Evil HR lady

Sep 2, 2008  

HR queries are a sign of tough times

Sep 2, 2008  

The psychology of the newsroom

Aug 27, 2008  

Shaping editorial strategy

Aug 26, 2008  

Tips and tricks for journalists #1 – RSS readers and n...

Aug 26, 2008  

Managing through a divestment

Aug 19, 2008  

Doing fewer things better

Aug 18, 2008  

Journalism summer school opens for business

Aug 15, 2008  

Illegible advice on starting up a business

Aug 11, 2008  

Management consultants who are Twittering

Aug 11, 2008  

Lifelong Learning UK

Aug 6, 2008  

One company, many cultures

Aug 6, 2008  

An apprenticeship to be king

Aug 5, 2008  

Editorial training needs analysis

Jul 26, 2008  

Thirst Thursday at Computer Weekly

Jul 15, 2008  

Time saving tips and tricks for journalists

Jul 14, 2008  

Idea: summer school for journalists

Jul 10, 2008  

The importance of bespoke training design

Jul 9, 2008  

Learning needs analysis

Jul 9, 2008  

Training budgets cut as economy falters

Jul 8, 2008  

Praise for aspiring editors’ group

Jul 2, 2008  

Coverage of aspiring editors’ group

Jul 2, 2008  

Time to design a time management course

Jul 1, 2008  

Facilitation at Advantage Travel Centres

Jul 1, 2008  

The right to request training, please. You must be joking

Jun 25, 2008  

Feedback from LCC digital journalism workshop

Jun 24, 2008  

Next iteration of the Aspiring Editors’ Group to kick ...

Jun 23, 2008  

Domain mapping etc

Jun 23, 2008  2 comments

Digital journalism workshop, London College of Communication

Jun 18, 2008  

Learning NOT training

Jun 1, 2008  

Career development workshop #2

Jun 1, 2008  

A grim view of homeworking

May 25, 2008  

Helping with Relate’s media strategy

May 25, 2008  

City and Guilds 7303 – worth a look?

May 16, 2008  

Communities of practice

May 15, 2008  

SMART objectives and Bloom’s taxonomy

May 15, 2008  

Getting ready for train the trainer course

May 10, 2008  

Persona workshop

May 8, 2008  

The end of a training department

May 1, 2008  

Train the trainer course decided

Apr 19, 2008  1 comment

Setting up the Aspiring Editors’ Group at RBI

Apr 18, 2008  

Domain names sorted

Apr 16, 2008  3 comments

Monitoring a divestment

Apr 14, 2008  

Getting print journalists excited about shooting video

Apr 11, 2008  

More than half of UK managers want to leave their jobs

Apr 9, 2008  

Diary of an HR consultant

Apr 9, 2008  

HR jargon buster #1 talent management

Apr 9, 2008  

Media Guardian focusses on journalism training

Apr 7, 2008  

Engaging journalists in the digital world

Apr 4, 2008  

Heathrow Terminal 5 mess down to poor training

Apr 3, 2008  

Managers as coaches

Apr 1, 2008  

The search for training and development blogs begins

Apr 1, 2008  

Career coach John Lees wants your interview horror stories

Apr 1, 2008