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Some tips to gain a sound return on your investment in learning

value for moneyQuarter of workers receive no training

This is a bold statement we hear you cry, and one with far reaching consequences in terms of growing and developing UK businesses and their employees.

“One in four employees does not receive any training opportunities at work beyond their onboarding process” – the CIPD has highlighted a poll recently conducted on behalf of the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

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Tips for choosing a reputable Business Coach

There are a number of myths associated with working with a Business Coach

The first is that a coach is only used by ‘underperformers’ who are struggling!  The reality is that many successful people from all walks of life use coaches.  With the exception of Bubba Watson (apologies non-golf fans) you would be hard pressed to find an elite sportsperson who doesn’t use at least two performance coaches.

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Tips on writing a job description

How do you go about creating an effective job description to attract the right kind of talent? 

Many of us start with getting into the detail very early on in a job description, as opposed to focusing on the outcomes required once the job holder is in post. 

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How does Cognitive Neuroscience impact on Coaching?

BLOG Cog N ScienceOk so it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but ‘Cognitive Neuroscience’ is one of the buzz phrases more frequently linked with coaching, because of the important role it is argued it can play.

What is it?

Cognitive neuroscience is the scientific study of neural mechanisms with a specific focus on the human brain.  It looks at how cognition, (how we acquire and understand knowledge), is affected and controlled by neural circuits in the brain.   

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