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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.

    The impact of Covid on L&OD

    The impact of Covid on L&OD

    Covid has meant inescapable alterations to our lives. Some changes have allowed us the space and time to build more positive habits; others have been plain restrictive.

    Our Head of Research has been monitoring the effect of Covid on learning and L&OD teams across the globe. In this podcast, Owen and Gemma discuss Gent's findings - the good and the somewhat troublesome. 

    • 36 min
    Start your Learning Health Check now

    Start your Learning Health Check now

    Sorry everyone, there's no podcast today! Instead, Ross G is here with a brief reminder to complete your Learning Health Check.  
    Show notes
    For more from us, including access to our back catalogue of podcasts, visit emeraldworks.com. There, you'll also find details of our award winning performance support toolkit, our off-the-shelf e-learning, and our custom work.
    You can find a link to the Emerald Works Learning Health Check by following this link:
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    • 1 min
    Weekly learning science for your inbox

    Weekly learning science for your inbox

    Do you find learning science dry, academic and inaccessible? Then fear not: Learning Science Weekly is an email newsletter that provides short and practical advice... every seven days.

    This week on The Good Practice Podcast, Learning Science Weekly author Dr. Julia Huprich (Vice President of Learning Science at Intellum) joins Gemma and Owen to share her insights into the role of science in learning.

    • 35 min
    The GP Book Club: Remote (Office Not Required)

    The GP Book Club: Remote (Office Not Required)

    Back in 2013, Basecamp's Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson published Remote (Office Not Required), a beautifully concise insight into how remote working had shaped their business.

    Seven years and one global pandemic later, remote working has become a lot more common. But are we making the most of the opportunities that remote working presents?

    In this edition of The GP Book Club, Ross G is joined by Gemma and Owen to share their thoughts.

    • 30 min
    Overcoming learner pain points

    Overcoming learner pain points

    Where do learners and managers experience 'pain points' at work, and how can organisations take steps to remove these?

    This week on The Good Practice Podcast, Emerald Works Senior Research Analyst Gent Ahmetaj joins Ross D and Owen to share practical insights from our 2020 Learner Insights research.

    • 36 min
    Building empathy through video

    Building empathy through video

    Being able to empathise helps us to better connect, communicate and respond to each other. It's a skill that can be developed through practice. This week on the Good Practice Podcast, Gemma and Ross G speak to Mark Davies from See Learning about using video to build empathy.

    • 32 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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