Making the most of a launch event

Making the most of a launch event

More and more clients are recognising the value that a good launch event can bring to any development programme.  So, what are the 5 key things you should consider that ensure it makes the best possible impact: Get the backing right – make sure that a very senior...
How to choose the right training provider

How to choose the right training provider

As Sales Director at Phoenix, I spend a lot of my time talking to potential clients about the various merits of all types of training and development.  Whilst those of us who work in this industry are pretty well-versed in what makes a ‘good’ development partner,...
Developing leaders across the world

Developing leaders across the world

Whilst there are always some nerves jingling before any leadership development event, this is magnified when to be delivered overseas. Two recent and very successful trips to different parts of the world confirmed what I had probably already, subconsciously, believed:...
How L&D can help initiate cultural change

How L&D can help initiate cultural change

Traditional training tends to focus on a relatively small group of people within any organisation.  The best example of this is to provide specific training for the sales team.  Logical, sure, but effective? – not always.  The training understandably focuses on the...