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Personal Development vs Skills-based Training – Which should you choose?

2024-06-18T13:07:56+01:00

Choosing the right solution for your needs - we explore the personal development vs skills-based training conundrumOne of the questions we get asked a lot is why choose personal development programmes over skills-based training? Investing in skills is very important, but technical competency must be supported by personal effectiveness and be sustainable over the longer term. As such, they are both equally important and should be invested in together.We understand how difficult it can be to organise training and budgets, against the varying demands from different stakeholders, restrictions, perceived outcomes and finding the right partner that fits the right programme."Around 77% [...]

Personal Development vs Skills-based Training – Which should you choose?2024-06-18T13:07:56+01:00

The Key to Reducing Staff Turnover: Invest in Personal Development Programmes

2024-05-21T16:01:32+01:00

The revolving door of staff turnover is a familiar sight for many HR professionals. But what lies beneath the surface of this seemingly endless cycle? It's not just disgruntled employees seeking greener pastures. Often, the root causes of staff turnover are internal issues that can be addressed. Every year, an average of 16.8% of UK employees leave their jobs (Capacity Insights). Staff turnover is a pressing issue for many organisations, affecting productivity, morale, and the bottom line. As an organisation, you're likely all too familiar with the challenges of retaining top talent. One effective solution is investing in personal development programmes. [...]

The Key to Reducing Staff Turnover: Invest in Personal Development Programmes2024-05-21T16:01:32+01:00

How To Unlock Success Through Coaching in the Workplace

2024-01-23T16:52:21+00:00

Achieving success isn't just about climbing the traditional ladder. It's about navigating a complex ecosystem where talent, potential, and individual strengths intersect with diverse perspectives and equal opportunities. Regular coaching acts as a powerful tool to unlock success through coaching, empowering individuals from all backgrounds to thrive. Here's some proof why from LinkedIn: 80% of coaching clients say that they improved their self-esteem or self-confidence thanks to coaching. 73% of coaching clients say that coaching helps them improve their relationships, communication skills, interpersonal skills, work performance, work/life balance, and wellness. 51% of companies with a strong coaching culture have higher revenues [...]

How To Unlock Success Through Coaching in the Workplace2024-01-23T16:52:21+00:00

Soft Skills Supercharge Your Career: The Essential Guide to Soft Skills for Professional Success

2024-01-26T15:39:28+00:00

In the competitive job market, technical skills are undeniably important. But what separates the truly successful professionals from the rest? The answer lies in a set of often overlooked yet crucial: soft skills. Soft skills are the interpersonal and intrapersonal traits that enable us to effectively navigate the complexities of professional life. They encompass communication, teamwork, emotional intelligence, problem-solving, and adaptability, among others. While these skills may seem intangible, their impact is undeniable. Why Soft Skills Matter: Enhanced Communication: Strong communication skills allow you to clearly articulate your ideas, actively listen to others, and build rapport with colleagues and clients. This [...]

Soft Skills Supercharge Your Career: The Essential Guide to Soft Skills for Professional Success2024-01-26T15:39:28+00:00

Harnessing the Power of Coaching & Personal Development to Foster a Culture of Success

2023-12-08T14:44:09+00:00

In today's competitive business landscape, organisations are constantly seeking ways to enhance their workforce, optimise productivity, and achieve their strategic objectives. Within employee development practices, coaching and personal development stands out as a powerful tool that can significantly impact employee performance and overall organisational success. Understanding the Essence of Coaching Coaching is not about providing instruction or training. It's a collaborative and ongoing process that empowers individuals to reach their full potential. A skilled coach acts as a guide, facilitator, and mentor, providing support, encouragement, and valuable insights to help employees identify their strengths, overcome challenges, and achieve their goals. How [...]

Harnessing the Power of Coaching & Personal Development to Foster a Culture of Success2023-12-08T14:44:09+00:00

Environmental Champion: Lisa Baines, Environmental Technical Lead at National Grid Shares her Spring Forward Experience

2023-11-27T17:23:09+00:00

In the heart of the United Kingdom's energy sector, amidst the intricate network of power lines and substations, stands Lisa Baines, a woman of unwavering commitment to environmental National Grid. As an Environmental Technical Lead, Lisa plays a pivotal role in ensuring that the company's operations align with the highest standards of environmental sustainability. Her experience is an inspiring story of the transformative power of our personal and professional development programme, Spring Forward. Read Lisa's story below to learn first-hand the transformative power of Spring Forward... Lisa Baines Environmental Technical Lead at National Grid Spring Forward Did you have any expectations [...]

Environmental Champion: Lisa Baines, Environmental Technical Lead at National Grid Shares her Spring Forward Experience2023-11-27T17:23:09+00:00

Unlock Potential: The Power of Personal & Professional Development in Employee Investment

2023-10-16T12:32:50+01:00

In today's competitive job market, organisations are constantly seeking ways to attract and retain top talent. It's not just about offering competitive salaries and benefits; it's also about investing in your employees' growth and development. This investment pays off in numerous ways, including improved job satisfaction, reduced staff turnover, increased productivity, and motivated employees. At Springboard Consultancy, we understand the importance of personal AND professional development, and we're excited to invite you to a special, free-of-charge, Discovery and Taster Event for our Springboard women’s development programme that can kickstart this transformative journey for you and your employees. Why Personal Development Matters [...]

Unlock Potential: The Power of Personal & Professional Development in Employee Investment2023-10-16T12:32:50+01:00
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