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TLC (WhereShiftHappens) becomes a theatre at Learning & Skills 2014

Learning NewsThe Learning Curve is the new exhibition brand for TLC-The Learning Curve at Learning & Skills 2014. To launch the brand, it is hosting regular interactive sessions on its stand, including: Coaching Evaluation; Equine-Assisted Learning; Mindfulness to Develop Resilience; Leadership Cafes for Appreciative Enquiry; Revolutionary 360 Process; TA to Manage Difficult Conversations. is the new exhibition brand for TLC-The Learning Curve. Its new identity allows it to showcase some exciting new products and services for the 2014 Learning & Skills Exhibition.

TLC is hosting regular interactive sessions on its stand at Learning & Skills, led by TLC subject matter experts. Topics include:

Coaching Evaluation: TLC has devised a powerful methodology for managing and evaluating coaching programmes. This was built for E.ON UK, for which TLC provided all its executive coaching in the UK. This programme is currently showing an ROI of around 1200%. A similar approach is also used to measure TLC leadership and management development programmes. A presentation of its coaching evaluation methodology is on stand 332 during the show.

Equine-Assisted Learning: following a successful taster session in August, and a one-day workshop for E.ON UK in September, TLC is now planning sessions for a number of its clients. Using horses raises participants’ self-awareness as well as equipping them with a greater sense of awareness of the impact of their behaviour on others. In this way, TLC is able to work with teams and individuals at a much deeper level than previously possible. A video of its work is showing on the TLC stand during the show.

Mindfulness to Develop Resilience: Mindfulness is fitness training for the mind. Used by Google, Facebook and Apple, it creates more effective teams and helps develop leadership skills and emotional resilience. Evidence is fast growing that mindfulness ultimately enhances productivity. A taster session is available on the TLC stand.

Leadership Cafes for Appreciative Enquiry: an adaptation of the world cafe model, TLC creates a space where senior, middle and junior managers come together to work on real workplace issues and find solutions that move their client organisations forward. The cafes have become an integral part of the programmes TLC runs for emerging leaders/talent pools. Visitors can participate in the cafe format on TLC's stand.

Revolutionary 360 Process: an end-to-end methodology for making much more of 360 programmes, resulting in meaningful and lasting behavioural and cultural change. Based on the award-winning click-360 tool, the only one with a simultaneous rating feature. Learn how to apply the click-360 methodology by attending a presentation on the TLC stand.

TA to Manage Difficult Conversations: TLC is a world-leader in the application of a blended approach which marries Transactional Analysis with Emotional Intelligence and Unconscious Bias to enable people to have the challenging conversations in the workplace. Such conversations are typically avoided or done really badly, resulting in staff feeling under-valued, bruised and wounded. The same approach can help participants become more impactful and influential. This TA/EI/UB golden thread is woven into many of the TLC coaching and leadership programmes. Part of a training session is available on the TLC stand during the show.

In addition to the on-stand presentations, TLC is sponsoring a showcase presentation by the head of its talent assessment practice, Sarah Linton. The presentation is scheduled for 29th January 2014, 10.45am, Theatre 7: HR and Talent in the 21st Century. Sarah will summarise 40 interviews identifying the challenges faced by Global HR Directors and Talent Directors. Her talk also examines their responses, trends, gaps, differences and risks. Topics include:

  • The challenges and changes faced by Global HR Directors and Talent Directors, what are the differences and similarities?
  • How are these HR and Talent Leaders responding to these challenges and changes? What actions are they implementing? What are the patterns, similarities and differences?
  • What types of leader are successful as HR and Talent leaders? What types of leader are less successful in HR? How is the population of HR split in terms of these types? Why?
  • What questions are internal customers and stakeholders asking when it comes to talent, what questions are they are not asking that they should be asking?
  • What is the focus for Global HR and Talent for 2014 and beyond?

A full copy of the paper is available on the TLC stand after the presentation.

TLC-The Learning Curve is re-branding under the name of to differentiate itself from the many other organisations in the UK and beyond which have copied the Learning Curve name.