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Why “Sheep Dipping” is wrong as an approach to training management

Nationwide, many employees are still being subjected to the outdated training practice of ‘sheep dipping’. We’ve all been there, stuck in a room sitting through compulsory training, feeling like your...
22 February 2016

Why communication skills are crucial to industry

We’re all customers at one point or another. And as customers, we’ve all had a bad experience with one company or another. It is practically impossible to forget that encounter once the negativity...
01 October 2015

The benefits of management development training

“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”  Richard Branson. Anybody with an account on LinkedIn will have seen the above sentiment at one point or...
28 July 2015

Why opt for tailored training courses

At Develop Training Ltd (DTL), it is becoming more than often the case that our clients are looking for solutions that are tailored to their specific requirements. The ‘one size fits all’ approach is...
25 June 2015

The importance of mindfulness in the workplace

Henry Ford once said “You can’t build your reputation on what you’re going to do” Reputations are built in the present, moment by moment. You might be remembered for the things that you have done in...
12 June 2015