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As Jon mentioned in the Editor's Blog, you may have noticed some changes following TrainingZone’s big upgrade. The most major of these changes is the removal of Discussion Groups. If you previously ran a group, we want to apologise for not making you aware of this sooner. Unfortunately, while we’ve been seeing more and more excellent content from members on the site, groups were very quiet when compared to other areas, especially Any Answers and Blogs.

Double strollers for twins or siblings

Picking double strollers can be harder than it sounds. There are many factors to consider when buying a double stroller: Do you have twins? Do you have a toddler and a newborn? Perhaps you have an infant and you are planning a second child in the near future. Maybe you want double strollers that can grow and change with your family or maybe you prefer the simplicity (and sometimes bulk) of a side-by-side double stroller.

I’m a coach…. Get me out of here! The tension of entering the ZOUD

I was once climbing the Eiffell Tower and this guy near to me froze three-quarters of the way up. He stood like a human statue poised to make his next step. But he couldn’t make that next step because he’d just found out that he was scared of heights. Everyone was looking at him silently urging him on but he was paralysed by fear.

Don't scare your clients at halloween or anytime!

We've just finished quite a few projects and along the way, like with most business projects, we've overcome a few hurdles and challenges. When completing an eLearning project, often the client's availability, and the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in particular, can be tricky to manage. And most of us in the eLearning industry know that the input of a good SME throughout the project is vital to success.

So what can we do to help our clients manage this availability? Here are our top 5 tips - remember...


Fire Your Cash Register

So you have this employee, and while they’re dependable, they don’t really do all that much except show up every day. They can’t give you much information about how sales went, or tell you what’s running low in stock, or do much except take orders, and in some cases all they do is take up space. They’ve been with you since the beginning, but it’s as if they’re just incapable of evolving to meet the needs of the company. It’s time to fire your old cash register.

When it’s Time for a Change

What do you want to talk about in a Performance Review meeting?

I don’t get to put bold and italics into a blog post title, so let me say that the emphasis in that question should be on the “want”.  If you are a manager – what do you want to talk to the employee about in a performance review meeting? If you are the subject of the meeting what do you want to talk about with your manager?


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