The Scott Bradbury Blog

News, tips and topical comment on key learning issues

Purpose Driven

1st February, 20245 min read

How can we use the energy and commitment associated with ‘drive’ to engage people, so they embrace learning ‘on purpose’?

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Performance Topics for 2024

2nd January, 20248 min read

When your people make choices about what they want to improve, you get important insights into how to engage them in learning. The following ten popular topics illuminate learning needs for 2024.

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When People Don’t Have Time

1st December, 20235 min read

How often do you hear, ‘But I don’t have time’? Here we explore the underlying reasons for this ‘too busy’ mindset and provide tips for what to do when someone says they don’t have time to learn.

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Performance Conversations

1st November, 20235 min read

Whatever you call them, conversations about someone’s performance are important. Here we explore how to participate in valuable performance reviews and personal development discussions.

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Marketing Your Learning

1st October, 20237 min read

Scott Bradbury Founder Catherine de Salvo shares 15 practical tips for you to use when promoting your learning messages. Tap into her many years’ experience and valuable insights into marketing to learners.

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Courageous Coaching

1st September, 20234 min read

Sue Stockdale shares courageous coaching experiences in the latest Sound Advice episode and her passion for improving personal behaviours in the workplace.

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Hybrid Happiness?

1st August, 20234 min read

Despite hybrid working being more of the ‘norm’ there are still challenges facing many companies and their employees. Are we all embracing a happy hybrid working culture?

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Taking a Break

1st July, 20233 min read

The benefits of taking some time out from the day job are proven, but do we, and those around us, really switch off when we are away from the office?

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Understanding Teams

1st June, 20233 min read

Our experience of working with different teams builds an understanding of what great teams look like. There is often challenge, diversity of opinion, but ultimately there is cohesion and a sense of self-awareness.

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Developing a Reading Culture

1st May, 20234 min read

We all know that reading is good for us. There are studies on how it provides focus, improves memory, and increases our communication skills. But do we, in L&D, encourage a reading culture in our organisations? And if we don’t, should we?

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DE-STRESS to Deal with Distractions

1st April, 20235 min read

To coincide with #StressAwareness month, the focus of our April blog is how to deal with distractions. Those little, or big, distractions that occur when you’re trying to focus on a task not only impact on our ability to complete work but also impact our stress levels.

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Loving Learning Pathways

1st March, 20234 min read

We've curated more than 200 bespoke learning pathways for our customers over the past couple of years and seen the positive impact this personalised approach has had on learning engagement.

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