Tips for innovating on longer L&D programmes

Tips for innovating on MAC programmes On longer L&D programmes, such as Manager as Coach (MAC), there are a range of ways you can innovate.  For example, if you have the capacity,  you can factor in a small amount of ‘scaffolding time’ – this is extra structure that enables you to shape and facilitate an […]

Reflecting

Taking time to step back and reflect,  is essential for good decision-making. As well as for learning from your work experiences. It’s an approach that supports you to listen deeply to your intuition too. Several years ago,  I was learning on a theoryU programme. There was focus on deep listening, journalling, reflective practice. And creating space to find out […]

Making learning stick

We’ve been working with student advisors, supporting them to learn coaching skills. That way they can flex between advising and coaching in a conversation with learners. We’ve been using our ‘scaffolding techniques’ to build on the impact they encounter on the workshops and action learning sets: pre-programme conversations with participants guidance for managers on how […]

Learning from Burnout

 Join the free L&D group  I’m not sure if you have heard about the  free moving L&D group I lead (next meeting 7th June 10.00am).  It’s a supportive online space to discuss how L&D is changing, what we are working on in our organisations and to discuss a special L&D theme ‘Burnout’ and ‘making learning stick’!  […]

Our mini learning manifesto

We work hard at making learning be fun and successful.   This is our Learning Moment mini manifesto, that we do our best to live by. We believe that learning is essential for a thriving, healthier, more successful and happier workplace.  We are dedicated to creating learning spaces that ignite different thinking, innovation and enable […]

Capturing feedback on learning

The Learning Moment team are experimenting with programme follow up. So we can help you better feedback and impact about the programmes we lead with you. What we are piloting Padlet on Standard programmes With standard  programmes e.g. two half day modules,  we are experimenting with Padlet follow up, especially where we repeat the programme […]

Discussing burnout at work

I’m not a medical professional,  but burnout I hear is on the increase, in work and in life. I sometimes coach staff at work who reach the realisation that they were burnout, or are heading towards it. Burnout is in essence the persistent feeling of total mental, emotional, or physical exhaustion. In  mentoring and coaching conversations, […]

Who’s up for the OSKARS!

        No not those Oscars! OSKAR is a coaching model that comes from a Solutions Focused context. More conversation, less film! It’s a fantastic appraoch to use to guide you in coaching conversations, systemic coaching and team coaching.   Using OSKAR well, enables your client (or staff if you are manager as coach) […]

Emotional Intelligence Tips

Quick tips – Emotional Intelligence for Leaders and Managers Emotional Intelligence –  popularised by Daniel Goleman –  is proven to help your career development, leadership and management skills. In my first EI blog,  I’ll help you discover what techniques improve the Self-Awareness aspect of  EI.  So whether you are looking to shift to a new […]

A fast track to learning: recording a coaching session

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(2 min read) With a coachee’s permission, I recently recorded part of a coaching session and shared it with my supervisor for discussion. It was one of the most important and yet nerve-wracking coaching activities I’ve taken part in! So, here’s some information on why having your supervisor reflect on a coaching recording is a […]