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Building a culture of learning: Allianz – a case study

This post is written by Simon Wood, Principal Consultant, Be Learning  As a learning and development consultant one of the things you tend to worry about sometimes is whether the interventions and programs you create have long-lasting impact on your client organisations. Whilst most of us in this industry consult, design and deliver based on […]

Actors in adult learning; a reflection

By Tenille Halliday, Principal Consultant at Be Learning. There are parents everywhere, I am sure, who dread hearing the words ‘Mum and Dad, I am going to be an actor’. The perceived instability; low employment rates; the transient nature of a career; and potential rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle all pose a very real threat to the financial […]

Elevate your conversation by Unmasking Authenticity

“…but how do I demonstrate empathy?”                                     – A coachee preparing for a difficult conversation I often work with leaders who want to improve the way they handle difficult conversations. We do this thing called “Rehearse for Reality” […]

Building Self-Efficacy for Performance Discussions.. A topic no organisation should ignore

Last night in Melbourne, Be Learning delivered an engaging and interactive session on ‘Building Self-efficacy for Performance Discussions’.  The event was co-hosted with Cliftons as part of the ‘Catalyst for Change’ program. To a room full of HR Managers, L&D Specialists and Organisational Alignment Professionals, Simon Wood delivered a highly engaging session which provoked thought and provided […]

Creating a Learning Atmosphere

At the 2012 ASTD (American Society for Training and Development) Conference, I had the pleasure of listening to leading social psychologist, educational consultant and academic author, Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson speak about the importance of creating a learning atomsphere. She posed many great and relevant questions that impact what we do at Be Learning. Are […]

Self-efficacy – an Empowering Learning Catalyst for Change

One of the most empowering paths to growth and learning is self-efficacy. Claire Jones is a Principal Creative Consultant at Be Learning and a leading facilitator on the journey towards self-efficacy in the workplace. Claire recently inspired a group of clients at a joint networking event in Sydney for Be Learning and Cliftons, a leading […]

It’s not saving lives but we can make a positive difference

Be Learning has been working on a client project with a guest speaker from Bondi Rescue, Corey Oliver. Corey is a typical laidback Aussie with 15 years’ experience as a lifeguard on Bondi Beach. In the height of summer there can be 20-30,000 people per day visiting the iconic Sydney beach and only 6-7 lifeguards […]

Be Learning experiments with music and songs for learning

Did you know that one of the oldest human artefacts ever found is a Slovenian bone flute from an extinct European bear carbon dated at an impressive fifty thousand years? Music, like education has been around since the beginning of time and one of the reasons that Be Learning is interested in exploring music and […]

Inner Life, Outer Results – March Edition

A Brett Wood Blog exploring the relationship between inner work, performance and well being   “Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.” – […]

Work/Life Balancing Act Part 2

Addiction… I wonder more and more these days whether there exists some kind of mental or even physical addiction to work.  I was training a workshop recently in which one of the participants was constantly checking his Blackberry, even though I had asked everyone at the beginning of the day to turn off their phones […]