Claire Walsh

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Name: Claire Walsh
Date registered: April 25, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Inside the Head of UK Managers – A report from GoodPractice — May 31, 2016
  2. Workplace Wellbeing Index & Happiness Study — March 31, 2016
  3. The future workplace – what will it look like? — February 23, 2016
  4. Immunity to Change – a model to support personal insight and change — January 5, 2016
  5. 7th Global Drucker Forum ‘Managing in the Digital Age – Reclaiming our Humanity — November 20, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Handling difficult conversations – survey results and guide for managers — 18 comments
  2. Caption competition: training problems — 17 comments
  3. Caption Competition: adult apprenticeships and on-the-job training — 17 comments
  4. Caption competition: the future — 14 comments
  5. Caption competition: apathy — 14 comments

Author's posts listings

May 31 2016

Inside the Head of UK Managers – A report from GoodPractice

Tweet 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 understand the support they need as well as providing a template for a learning needs analysis.  The survey summarises …

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Mar 31 2016

Workplace Wellbeing Index & Happiness Study

Tweet With organisations increasingly focusing on employee wellbeing this post explores two things: a TED talk by Robert Waldinger in November 2015 about the key findings from the longest study of human happiness spanning over 75 years and the upcoming Workplace Wellbeing Index from Mind. The Harvard study of Adult Development followed two groups of 724 boys …

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Feb 23 2016

The future workplace – what will it look like?

Tweet 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 and download the slides here. The themes raised are based on research (cited on …

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Jan 05 2016

Immunity to Change – a model to support personal insight and change

Tweet Firstly, we would like to wish you all a happy new year and great success in 2016. At LCP we work hard to keep abreast of the latest ideas in learning, development and well-being. We network with some of the leading thinkers in our field and follow up on our passions. For any development …

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Nov 20 2015

7th Global Drucker Forum ‘Managing in the Digital Age – Reclaiming our Humanity

Tweet How technology can enhance lives became obvious to me this month when I had the privilege to remotely watch Charles Handy present live at the 7th Global Drucker Forum “Managing in the Digital Age – Reclaiming our Humanity” in Vienna. I’ve always been a fan and I am eager to read his newest book The …

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Aug 21 2015

Apps to help you practise mindfulness

Tweet Those who read this blog will know I’m a great advocate of mindfulness practice although I don’t do of much of it as I would like.  It allows us to take time out of our busy schedules and appreciate what we have in the here and now, which can have an incredible calming effect …

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Aug 17 2015

Are we too hard on ourselves?

Tweet I’ve been in learning and development now for a good many years and I’ve seen more than a few changes in the sector, some of which have been fast and furious and others, which have evolved over time. Recently, the discussion around learning and education has been loud and, for me, at times overcrowded. …

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Jul 23 2015

Is there a better way to organise work to make people happier and more productive?

Tweet Unfortunately I had to pull out of an event this week named ’Why aren’t organisations shifting?’ by Caterfly . For quite a while now I’ve been interested in the idea that organisations can work in a different way from our traditional command and control top-down hierarchy. Two approaches which appear to be gaining popularity and …

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Jul 07 2015

TED talk on how to develop a growth mindset for learning

Tweet It’s no secret that I love TED talks and I have recommended them to colleagues, clients, friends and family over the years. This week’s recommendation came from Paul Matthews founder of Alchemy Performance Assistant , a breakthrough support resource that provides day-by-day support on every area of workplace learning. The talk is by Carol Dweck who …

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Apr 07 2015

The joy of learning

Tweet Every now and then there’s a lesson in daily life that comes along which reminds me how special it is to be human and have such an extraordinary capacity for learning. Yesterday, I was walking along a road in Hove with a few shrubs and weeds growing from the pavements, when I saw two …

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