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Guest post: The role of wireless power in future learning

Guest post: The role of wireless power in future learning

There was a time, perhaps as little as 20 years ago, when the most high-tech thing in a classroom was the blackboard or if you were lucky, a whiteboard. Computers were available, but tended to be bulky, clunky and archaic things that simply took up a lot of space. These days, following the dawn of […]

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The importance of training in…Pharmaceuticals

The importance of training in…Pharmaceuticals

Written by on June 2, 2014 in elearning, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

It’s easy to talk about the importance of training in general terms, but only once we see the effects of different types of training and, more importantly, the consequences when people are not properly trained, do we fully appreciate the importance of getting yourself and your staff truly up to speed. As part of a […]

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engagement

Infographic: How to increase your likeability?

Infographic: How to increase your likeability?

  In 2011, Guy Kawasaki releases his tenth book, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Actions, which became a New York Times best seller shortly after its availability. In the Book enchantment, he explains how, the Pillars of enchantment such as likeability, trustworthiness, and a great cause are factors which bosses and employees […]

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Guest Post: 5 Myths about Employees Motivation

Guest Post: 5 Myths about Employees Motivation

Written by on June 12, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app with 0 Comments

The most troublesome employees for a manager are those that have the potential but refuse to use it to the fullest. In a typical workplace on an average only 29% employees are actually motivated enough to perform their roles and the rest are either disengaged or not challenged enough to push themselves to do more. […]

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leadership

UK survey: Which jobs rank highest for job satisfaction

UK survey: Which jobs rank highest for job satisfaction

Written by on June 27, 2014 in Leadership, Learning and Development, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

There have been a lot of blogs and reports in recent years looking at what supports job satisfaction. Most recently, the UK Cabinet Office conducted a survey this year to assess the relationship between jobs and levels of job satisfaction. The survey was published by the University of Kent, who outlined the following observations: 1. […]

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Come face-to-face with other professionals at a Terrapinn Training event

Come face-to-face with other professionals at a Terrapinn Training event

Amazing – four workshops in a week! “Terrapinn Training is very credible to organize 4 workshops in a single week!” says one of the attendees who participated in the 5 Day MBA in Leadership workshop. The interesting mix of topics arranged by Terrapinn Training has attracted lots of participants from all over Asia. One of […]

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learning and development

Interview: David Chiu, 5 Day MBA in Leadership

Interview: David Chiu, 5 Day MBA in Leadership

Written by on June 20, 2014 in featured on app, Leadership, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

In a new series, we’ll be interviewing Terrapinn Training course attendees to find out what they really think of the workshops they’ve attended. First up is David Chiu of Philippine Airlines, who recently attended the 5 Day MBA in Leadership in Singapore. Read on to find out why he chose the workshop and what he […]

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Mindfulness: 10 benefits of becoming a more mindful leader

Mindfulness: 10 benefits of becoming a more mindful leader

Written by on June 13, 2014 in featured on app, Leadership, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

The Financial Times recently published an article on Mindfulness in relation to London’s stressed-out bankers, reporting a new trend in the financial capital. According to the article, over-worked finance professionals are increasingly turning to “mindfulness”, an ancient Buddhist concept that embraces meditation, to tackle stress and promote wellbeing. In the article, Sally Boyle, head of […]

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featured videos

How to engage your employees – Part 2 : 5 ways to engage your employees

How to engage your employees – Part 2 : 5 ways to engage your employees

Written by on May 29, 2014 in Engagement, Featured Videos with 0 Comments

  Does employee engagement by the company equate to how engaged the employees actually feel? How much does your company value employee engagement? Below are 5 ways to engage your employees. 1. Ensure employees know their organization’s vision, mission and values By ensuring your employees are aware, they would have a better idea on what […]

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Top Employers Institute: The Return on Investment of Human Resources

Top Employers Institute: The Return on Investment of Human Resources

Written by on January 29, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Featured Videos with 0 Comments

I hope you will enjoy this video developed by the CRF Institute (now Top Employers) about the tangible return on investment in human resources – namely employees. As the video explains: “CEOs often claim that “Our Human Capital is our most important asset….” But if human capital truly is an asset, why doesn’t it appear […]

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events

Download – Free Human Capital Manual

Download – Free Human Capital Manual

Written by on March 20, 2014 in Engagement, Events with 0 Comments

On 25th February 2014, Terrapinn Training hosted a Breakfast Briefing for Leaders of People to present the essential concepts of investing in the human capital in a business. Workshop leaders Julian Read and Malcolm Lewis explained the increased importance of human capital as a measurable asset for a business and highlighted how developing this asset […]

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Terrapinn Training at the L&D EXPO 2014 JAKARTA

Terrapinn Training at the L&D EXPO 2014 JAKARTA

Written by on February 11, 2014 in Events, featured on app, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

Terrapinn Training was invited to the L&D EXPO 2014 in Jakarta last Wednesday, held at the SKK Migas office, where members of staff were meeting and greeting SKK Migas employees and upstream HR professionals from the oil and gas industry across the country. Visitors were given the opportunity to get full information on topics, materials, […]

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Guest Post: Negotiation as a skill at the workplace

Negotiation techniques can be used for the right purposes when they’re not considered a debate, but a conversation that could lead to a constructive relation with other people. In business, negotiations get tough; debaters are after annihilating opponents to win the bigger share of the pie. At the workplace, negotiations can be used by leaders, […]

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Guest post: 5 steps for managers to have effective feedback conversations

As managers and leaders you may often find yourself avoiding giving feedback to staff. Particularly when it concerns performance or a similarly prickly issue. The problem is that we all like to be liked. But you must be prepared to be cruel to be kind where giving feedback is concerned. What’s the problem? By not […]

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How to engage your employees – Part 1 : The importance of employee engagement

Occupational dislike is a problem faced by many companies in the world and many companies struggle with keeping their employees satisfied with their jobs. In the article “ A cup of tea may be the best way to engage employees” by Lucy Kellaway, mentioned that studies have shown that a high percentage, “77 percent of […]

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