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Trojan horses, writing ghosts, and aiming for the Moon

The posts in Week 46 were as varied as ever but with a strong emphasis on healthcare and training, with some ghosts of writing (but no ghost writing), the odd Trojan horse and bovine brain, and some sport thrown in.

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An easy way out post

It’s well worth having a quick read of the article that inspired Andrew Jacobs’s post – even if you wouldn’t normally read about rugby – because it has an interesting analysis of why the New Zealand’s rugby team, the All

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Don’t want to; Can’t make me!

In the middle of a discussion on Twitter, Andrew Jacobs was asked an important question recently – ‘are Learning & Development training the unmotivated and supporting the motivated?’ which led him to reflect on how to change people who do

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Are you using old tools?

For week 50, Andrew Jacobs is on the look out for other public sector professionals involved in Learning and Development who blog. He suggests that professionals need to look at new tools, such as blogging, to retain expertise and maintain

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