Taking learning and development seriously

When you were a teenager, chances are, you sat in a sterile room on a weekday morning with a few of your compatriots, answering a long list of driver safety questions. The State government of the day wanted you to attain a certain level of knowledge before proving...
FREE External validation of your TAE16 materials

FREE External validation of your TAE16 materials

The new text book for the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment went to print on Friday 20th May, 2016. The new requirements for RTOs with the previous TAE10 on scope include an “external validation” of the four assessment units (below) as a minimum,...
Are you a leader? Then maybe you should work alone?

Are you a leader? Then maybe you should work alone?

I’ve often wondered why groups of seemingly intelligent and powerful people find it so hard to come to a decision. Government question time comes to mind, as do boards of directors I have had dealings with. But anecdotes aside, there is now real evidence...
How do you measure EQ in your managers?

How do you measure EQ in your managers?

For around 30 years, Emotional Intelligence (EI or EQ) has been slowly but surely gaining popularity as a means by which to identify the human skills that some people seem to have as an innate quality, while others don’t seem to have at all. While I’m not...