Rachel Burnham

31 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Following | @RachelBurnham | I help L&D professionals become even more effective.  I write a blog 'L&D Matters' and can be found @BurnhamLandD

Digital L&D pt 4: What Happens To Classroom Training With ‘Resources-First’?

If you’re supporting workers in the workflow with context-specific resources, based on what your organisation’s internal ‘experts’ <i>know</i> and <i>do,</i> then …

6 Ways to use Neuroscience in Training #3 Create a Brain Friendly Learning Environment - Make Your Message Sticky

There’s plenty of research to show that our environments can predict how we feel and how we behave; sometimes more reliably and accurately than …

Toffee Pudding or how to make learning stick

<b>Toffee Pudding or how to make learning stick</b><p><b>Rachel Burnham writes:</b> Learning & Development in organisations is all about the impact on performance. Or …

Encouraging SMEs to Show Their Work

I drafted this blog post on an aircraft flight. I was on my way to spend a half day with a small group of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to run a …

Training design: First make sure training is the best solution!

Here’s a flowchart that will help you identify the best solution to a performance problem, whether it’s a job aid, a workflow improvement, training, …

Questions, Questions, Questions?

<b>Questions, Questions, Questions?</b><p><b>Rachel Burnham writes:</b> A common misconception I notice amongst many people new to designing & delivering training is …

How to present when you would really like to curl up in a ball and die

By onApril 29, 2014 in Confidence, Preparation, support<p>So here is the thing. You need to stand up in front of a group and deliver a presentation. …

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Blueprint for a Great North Plan

In 2015 IPPR North and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) issued a call for evidence, and organised 11 roundtable discussions in six northern …

The Northern Powerhouse – Seizing the opportunity

<b>The Northern Powerhouse – the government initiative to ‘rebalance’ the economy by creating greater synergy between northern English cities – has</b> …

Watch: Video aims to attract global investment to the Northern Powerhouse

A new video raising the north’s profile as a destination for investment is being shown around the world.<p>The three-minute film promoting the Northern …

Northern Powerhouse? First we need the talent

<i>by Samantha Cullen, online content journalist at DiginMMU.</i><p>If you live in any Northern city it has been difficult to avoid the term “Northern …

'Northern powerhouse' depends on productivity not rail links: thinktank

Centre for Cities says plan is too focused on intercity transport rather than improving performance of individual cities<p>Cities in the north of England must become more productive if the chancellor is to realise his vision of a so-called “northern powerhouse”, a thinktank has said.<p>The Centre for …

What is the Northern Powerhouse?

<b>A minister for the "Northern Powerhouse" has been appointed. But where exactly is this powerhouse of northern England to be based, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.</b><p>Nearly a year ago Chancellor George Osborne stood up in Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry and announced the country's need for a …

The state of the North 2015: Four tests for the northern powerhouse

Even prior to the idea of the northern powerhouse gaining common currency, no witness to the north of England's evident resurgence could defensibly …

Northern schools: Putting education at the heart of the northern powerhouse

There is growing recognition that improving schools is a crucial component of efforts to create a ‘northern powerhouse’. Our analysis of education …

City systems: The role of small and medium-sized towns and cities in growing the northern powerhouse

The north of England’s big cities have thus far been viewed as the primary means of rebalancing the national economy: the growth of Manchester and …

#FeedbackCarnival – The Curation!

Wow! What an amazing month April’s been for fabulous feelings and philosophies on feedback! 33 posts all together! Impressive stuff and a great …

YemBees A story about performance management

Once upon a time in Yemen, there were two beekeepers who each had a beehive. The beekeepers worked for a company called YemBees Ltd. The company’s …

The Five Conversations Framework

Five top tips to get ready for performance reviews

Do you find performance reviews nerve-wracking, or are you excited to give and receive feedback?<p>Many employees think of a performance review as a …

When to do what you're worst at

In my previous blog post, I encouraged you to do what you’re best at as playing to your strengths means that you do a better job, are happier and …

Do what you're best at

‘Each and every day, do what you’re best at. Play to your strengths and value other people for theirs. Everyone shines given the right lighting.’<p>When …

HR needs to reinvent performance management

Insightful piece and hit the nail on its head. Thanks for sharing. While a critique is useful , what's even more useful is to share the case studies …

What's the evidence for... performance management?

I think PM is a waste for a very large percentage of the management workforce. Most management employees are working in structured disciplines that …