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The 6 Themes that will Impact the Future of L&D in New Zealand

The 6 Themes that will Impact the Future of L&D in New Zealand

As a profession, L&D is undergoing extraordinary change. L&D professionals must determine how best to manage these seismic transformations both personally and professionally. A recent gathering of over 40 L&D professionals in locations across New Zealand was the ideal setting for reflection, brainstorming and sharing of how individual organisations are shaping their responses and strategies to manage the impact of technology and other agents of change in the industry.Read more

The Global Impact of Digital Transformation in Asia

The Global Impact of Digital Transformation in Asia

Asia has experienced phenomenal growth over the past 50 years and now represents over one-third of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a trend the experts expect to continue. For example, BMI’s Cedric Chehab believes, “By 2030, Asia will account for the largest share of global GDP at around 40 percent.”  As a result, what happens in Asia will significantly impact the global economy, so it is in everyone’s interest to have a keen awareness of the business trends that are shaping the Asian market.Read more

What Has Corporate Training Got To Do With Pride Month?

What has corporate training got to do with Pride month?

A lot actually.

June is Pride month.

June was chosen to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots which effectively kicked off the LGBTQ rights movement.

We have come a long way since then, but the fight is far from over and recent global events suggest now more than ever we need to remember that everyone deserves equal rights and the workplace should reflect the true diversity of the human race.Read more

An Inside Look at Women in Sales

An Inside Look at Women in Sales

There are few jobs more maligned than that of the salesman. Images of fast-talking, oily fellows in cheap suits automatically spring to mind, as well as adjectives like untrustworthy or intimidating.

Furthermore, this shady character is always imagined as male, and yet I’ve worked in sales for over 20 years, and I’m neither male nor would you ever find me in a cheap suit.Read more