LCP articles and e-newsletter archive

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We also write articles on leadership, employment and learning & development issues for other publications and we exchange guest blog posts; please contact us if you are interested in us writing a piece for your blog or publication.

Browse this page to view all of our past newsletters and publications for other websites. For useful learning and development resources and our research papers, see our research & free resouces page.

Past LCP e-newsletters

Picture_002 Inside the Head of UK Managers - A report from GoodPractice For May's recommendation we have chosen GoodPractice's report on what UK managers are citing as their biggest challenges.  The report is designed to explore what managers are finding challenging at work in order to help L&D professionals unders...





Picture_002 The future workplace - what will it look like? This post is a summary of the key points raised by author Jeanne Meister of Future Workplace in Blessing White’s webinar The Future of Leadership: Preparing for the Future Workplace aired in January this year. You can watch the hour-long webinar a...





Picture_002 Learning Now TV Our recommended resource this month is Learning Now TV, a free TV programme for anyone involved in organisational learning and development.  On their website it states: "LEARNING NOW tv is a live-streamed internet tv channel bringing you inspira...





Picture_002 June's Recommendation - How to Read your Boss from FutureLearn FutureLearn is running a free online course developed by the University of Nottingham. The course title is 'How to Read your Boss'  and it runs for two weeks starting on 7 September 2015. The overview states that it requires a commitment of thr...





Picture_002 How the General Election could impact upon higher education With the General Election only a couple of months away we thought it would be topical to look at what’s being said about its impact upon higher education. One of the key election messages is about funding and student fees. Labour’s pledge last...





Picture_002 What does the future hold for learning technologies in higher education? Rather than write another article about learning technologies covered in this previous LCP newsletter  I thought this month we would try a different approach and direct you to some useful material relating to how technology is being used within High...





Picture_002 Quiz with answers Here is a quiz you can run with your teams over the festive period.   1. The Naked Civil Servant was the story of whose life? Quentin Crisp 2. Who wrote about the 'bear of little brain'? A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Poo) 3. Which actor p...





Picture_002 Leadership and talent management in higher education   Over the last few years there has been increasing pressure on universities and other higher education institutions to become more competitive. With increasing fees, greater student demands and ever changing technology, both academic and support ...





Picture_002 Engaging the 'overwhelmed' employee Leaders across the global are facing urgent leadership, talent and workforce issues, but their organisations are largely not ready to respond. So says new research by the professional services company, Deloitte. The research highlights 12 trends ...





Picture_002 The impact of higher education on employment, mobility and local economies What impact does a university have on its surrounding area in terms of employment possibilities and economic growth? How does that impact vary from area to area? Where do students go after they graduate? The Higher Education Funding Council for En...





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Past LCP articles around the web

LCP bullittBuilding trust must not become a gimmick – it’s a necessity
Conscious-Business.co.uk: February 2012

LCP bullittThe law or us: who’s responsible for improving UK workplace discrimination?
The Urquhart Partnership: September 2011

LCP bullittHow I learn
Training Zone: June 2011

LCP bullittExploring Mindfulness in the Workplace
Connecting HR: May 2011

LCP bullittHow to give an effective presentation online
Mighty Meeting: March 2011

LCP bullittThe argument to increase the retirement age
HR Zone: February 2011

LCP bullitt How do I get listed in LinkedIn Skills?
Business Computing World: February 2011

LCP bullittOrganisations – not government – found responsible for skills shortages
Training Zone: January 2011

LCP bullittEmotional Intelligence and dealing with stress
Recover Your Balance: January 2011

LCP bullittA new economy means new skills requirements
Recrion: November 2010

LCP bullittIf I could change one thing about HR…
Xpert HR: October 2010

LCP bullittAppraisals are popular (PDF)
South East Business: December 2008

LCP bullittAlchemy for managers (PDF)
Cadia Update Magazine: August 2008

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