203 episodes

The Good Practice podcast from Emerald Works is a must-listen for anyone involved in Learning and Development or Human Resources. The weekly show, featuring regular appearances from members of the Emerald Works team, plus the occasional special guest, gets right to the heart of issues affecting the L&D and HR communities. From learning needs analysis and evidence-based practice through to the impact of technology on work and hot topics at industry conferences, get critical insights into the world of work, learning and performance.

The Good Practice Podcast Emerald Works

    • Management
    • 4.7, 43 Ratings

The Good Practice podcast from Emerald Works is a must-listen for anyone involved in Learning and Development or Human Resources. The weekly show, featuring regular appearances from members of the Emerald Works team, plus the occasional special guest, gets right to the heart of issues affecting the L&D and HR communities. From learning needs analysis and evidence-based practice through to the impact of technology on work and hot topics at industry conferences, get critical insights into the world of work, learning and performance.

    203 — Down the rabbit hole, on the web

    203 — Down the rabbit hole, on the web

    Consulting duo Albina Shashyna and Chris Watt use the story of Alice in Wonderland to create disruptive learning experiences that break from the norm. But like many practitioners, they had to quickly pivot to online when lockdown was introduced in March 2020.

    This week on The Good Practice Podcast, Albina and Chris join Ross D and Owen to share their experiences.

    • 42 min
    202 — Farewell to Peter

    202 — Farewell to Peter

    In this special episode of The Good Practice Podcast, we say farewell to retiring CEO Peter Casebow.

    Joined by Nicola, Owen, James and Ross G, Peter reflects on what's changed in workplace learning, and what hasn't.

    • 36 min
    201 — COVID-19 and changing approach to L&D

    201 — COVID-19 and changing approach to L&D

    In the past few months, many organisations have completely changed their approach to L&D because of the COVID-19 situation. But to what extent were these changes already in the pipeline? What has worked and what hasn't? And how long-lasting will these changes be?

    This week, Alan Brown, Learning and Design Consultant at Standard Life Aberdeen, joins Nicola Boyle and Owen Ferguson to share his team's experiences.

    • 35 min
    200 — The future of work

    200 — The future of work

    Covid-19 has had a huge impact on organisations. We're constantly told that things won't go back to the way they were, rather that there will be a 'new normal'. So, what will that ‘new normal’ look like for L&D?

    This week on the 200th episode of the Good Practice Podcast, the team are joined by Andy Lancaster, Hannah Gore, Kenny Temowo and a live Zoom audience to discuss the future of work.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    199 — Becoming a change superhero

    199 — Becoming a change superhero

    In the past few months, we've all become fast friends with the concept of 'change'. But do you resist change when it occurs, or do you ask probing questions to shape your understanding - then act as a change superhero?

    In this episode of The Good Practice Podcast, author Lucinda Carney joins Ross G and Owen to discuss her new book: How to be a Change Superhero.

    • 39 min
    198 — Storytelling in the workplace

    198 — Storytelling in the workplace

    We've talked on this podcast about how L&D professionals can use storytelling techniques to create more engaging, memorable learning experiences. But what about the stories we tell ourselves every day? How do these stories shape our identity at work?

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Purpleluce ,

Brilliantly hosted

I really enjoy this podcast, I think it’s really well hosted by natural presenters and love to hear the rapport and humour between them and the guests.It’s intelligent thought-provoking and entertaining keep up the great work.

LuciusCavell ,

Fantastic!

A very interesting and thought-provoking podcast. Highly recommended.

listener_jkc ,

Important resource for L&D professionals

This podcast is a must-listen for anyone in the field of learning and development and anyone interested in supporting their people to perform. The topics are well-presented, the comment and analysis is varied and rigorous... and it’s all delivered with joy and humour which makes it a fantastic listen. Thanks to the team at Good Practice for their dedication to bringing us the latest thinking and buckets of food for thought.

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