ted Learning Podcast
Actively Anti-Racist

Actively Anti-Racist

July 24, 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Actor Josette Simon OBE & People Director Aggie Mutuma around racism they have experienced, the black lives matters movement, their experiences growing up in the UK and the challenges they have faced in a work environment.  This podcast contains content that some might find upsetting.

Recruitment & Outplacement in the new normal

Recruitment & Outplacement in the new normal

June 26, 2020

The UK economy is expected to take the biggest hit since records began, and recruitment will for many simply not happen. But some companies are recruiting and in this podcast, we explore the changes in approach. Also, as the furlough scheme comes to a gradual end, redundancies are being commonplace. We also explore the support that can be provided via outplacement and the way those affected need to market themselves for new opportunities including what skills will employers be looking for, post-covid-19.

The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening

June 25, 2020

With face to face interaction almost impossible for many of us, we are all having to use virtual meeting rooms to meet up with colleagues. But has the art of listening suffered during a lockdown? In this podcast, Justin Smith-Essex speaks to Ed Clark around the art of listening and how despite digital barriers this skill is as important as ever.

Learning and Development in the new normal

Learning and Development in the new normal

June 24, 2020

In part 2 of our podcast on Learning & Development in the new normal, we look at how companies need to re-build team dynamics as employees either return to the office or from furlough. Darren Wingham speaks to Justin Smith-Essex around the training and support that should be provided.

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 7

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 7

June 24, 2020

In this final part of our 7 part series on the art of influencing in the new normal, we explore the challenge of how we influence away from the office and with many of our colleages, clients and stakeholders in different locations and unable to be face to face with them, what approach should we take. Justin Smith-Essex from ted Learning speaks to Matt Hayden.

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 6

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 6

June 24, 2020

Scarcity is the last of our 6 principles of influencing and is covered in this podcast. Justin Smith-Essex speaks to Matt Hayden around what this means, and how we utilise this in the current climate.

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 5

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 5

June 24, 2020

In part 5 of our series on influencing in the new normal, we explore the need for authority in how we influence and how we can use this via digital methods given the challenge of being face to face. Matt Hayden talks us through this principle.

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 4

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 4

June 24, 2020

Is it important to like someone you need to influence? No, but it helps! In this episode of our podcast series 'influencing in the new normal', we explore the need to find common ground with the people you meet and how this will help you influence them.

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 3

Influencing in the New Normal - Part 3

June 24, 2020

People rely on social cues from others on how to think, feel, and act in many situations. This is more difficult in the current climate where we aren't face to face and need to influence via a digital platform. In part 3 of our podcast series, we explore the principle of liking. Matt Hayden speaks to Justin Smith-Essex on what this means and looks like.

Learning and Development in the new normal

Learning and Development in the new normal

June 23, 2020

In part 1 of this two-part podcast, we explore the challenges facing employees and employers as lockdown eases and how a different type of training will be required for Managers to ensure anxiety and returning from furlough need to be managed.

Darren Wingham speaks to ted Learning MD Justin Smith-Essex on how training needs to be part of the new normal focus.