Member Since: 13th Jul 2000
Rod is co-founder and Commercial Director at Glasstap® (www.glasstap.com), the company behind Trainers' Library® (www.trainerslibrary.com) and Managers' Library (www.managerslibrary.com).
Rod has overall responsibility for the Glasstap brand and the day to day operations of the business.
Through its innovative Trainers' Library® service, Glasstap® provides trainers with easy access to its unique range of innovative, experiential learning materials, including detailed trainer's notes, handouts, participant briefs etc. The service is used by professional trainers in over 50 countries.
The recently launched Managers' LIbrary aims to help line managers become better at fulfilling their part in the leraning and development cycle providing loads of short training activities that can be used in team meetings and lots of self-development tools for the managers themselves.
Rod is the author of an extensive catalogue of experiental training materials, available through Trainers' Library®, which includes teambuilding games like Murder at Glasstap Grange and Jack Fruggle's Treasure. He now works with a team of authors who continue to develop new material for Trainers' Library and Managers' Library.
In his spare time, Rod enjoys creative writing, reading, walking, cycling and spending time with his horses and dogs. He's currently creating a new board game.
Commercial Director, Glasstap Limited Glasstap Limited
17th Oct 2019
Do you remember that time when we all went for a meal together? The waiter, a handsome middle-aged man, approached our table and enquired...Blog
9th Oct 2019
One of the last things I did before setting off on holiday a few weeks ago was pay the bill that would ensure that, to all intents and...Blog
30th Sep 2019
We’ve recently returned from driving around beautiful France. One of the highlights of our holiday was the two days we spent with friends...Blog
14th Aug 2019
Several times a week, I take the winding road up onto Dartmoor. Essentially the main link between Tavistock on the other side of the moor...Blog
24th Jul 2019
Two of the major political parties in the UK have gained new leaders this week. On Monday, we learnt that Jo Swinson will take over from...Blog
19th Jun 2019
Among the interesting sessions at last week’s fantastic Discovery Day was one from Ann Pemberton on the topic of resilience, which gave us...Blog
10th Jun 2019
The funfair has arrived in town, an event that still gives me a fission of excitement every year. Which is odd, because I hate almost all...Blog
3rd Jun 2019
My partner and I recently spent two amazing weeks on holiday in North Germany and Denmark, where we got married. During our trip we met so...Blog
15th May 2019
I don’t know if it’s a sign of impending middle age – I’m 52 so I’m probably nearly an adult now – but I’ve grown tired of the e-reader...Blog
16th Apr 2019
I’ll behave like one. One of the most useful tools for reviewing behaviours, particularly our own, is perhaps Transactional Analysis. It’s...Blog