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Aug 20, 2019

The modern office, based largely on a 'factory' model, is constantly being re-organised in a bid to optimise output. But how far have cubicles, hot desks and pods been effective? What principles should guide these design choices?

On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, Ross G, Ross D and Owen are joined by author and...


Aug 13, 2019

You may have seen headlines claiming that the average human attention span has dropped below that of a goldfish. But what does the evidence actually tell us, and how should we apply it to learning design?

This week on the podcast, Ross D is joined by Owen and Jonathan Marshall, Head of Learning at the UK's Diplomatic...


Aug 6, 2019

Many learning interventions start out from the position that people would perform much better in their roles if they just did what we told them. But what if this approach is misguided?

What if the mistakes that people make aren't due to a lack of awareness, but because of a host of environmental factors that incentive...


Jul 30, 2019

The range of emotions we are allowed to show in the workplace is fairly limited. We can be happy, we can be passionate, we can be enthusiastic. But anything beyond that is often seen as unprofessional or inappropriate. Is it time we rethink the role of emotion at work?

This week on the podcast, Ross D and Ross G are...


Jul 23, 2019

As a function, HR has a role to play in developing talent and protecting employees. But it's also responsible for disciplining and dismissing staff, as well as implementing and enforcing top-down policies. Does this put it in an ethically precarious position?  

This week on the podcast, Ross D is joined by James and...