Developing staff personnel is crucial for any organization's success. It helps to improve their skills, knowledge, and abilities, leading to increased productivity, better decision-making, and enhanced performance. Additionally, investing in staff development promotes a positive work culture, increases employee satisfaction and retention, and prepares them for future leadership roles.


Major points regarding Staff/Personnel development are as follows:
  • Improves employee morale and motivation
  • Increases productivity and efficiency
  • Enhances job satisfaction and engagement
  • Reduces staff turnover rates
  • Develops new skills and knowledge
  • Boosts organizational performance
  • Promotes a culture of continuous learning
  • Enhances team collaboration and communication
  • Facilitates succession planning and career growth
  • Increases competitiveness in the marketplace


How To Build A Culture Of Learning (
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Points made:
  • A report by Harvard Business Publishing found that 54% of the workforce will need upskilling or reskilling by 2025.
  • Personalize the learning experience by aligning organizational needs and learning resources with employees' interests and development needs.
  • Make learning a habit and proactively encourage employees to invest in it.
  • Enhance the learning experience through social learning opportunities, such as coordinating groups and facilitating online collaboration.
  • Measure progress through data analysis and employee engagement metrics to identify where more learning resources are required.
Effective Employee Development Starts with Managers ( Effective Employee Development Starts with Managers (
Harvard Business Review - Media Bias/Fact Check ( RATING HIGH CREDIBILITY
Points made:
  • Involve managers in training and developing employees to increase team engagement.
  • Quantify training needs from managers to create more effective training initiatives.
  • Have designated time and space for learning to encourage employee participation.
  • Explicit roles for managers in training programs can achieve greater participation.
  • Have managers help team members apply what they learn.
Build Learning into Your Employees’ Workflow (
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Points made:
  • Contextualize the Learning: Learning in the flow of work, and contextualizing the knowledge within the organization boosts retention and application.
  • Nudge, Nudge, Nudge Short reminders sent via email or push notifications to help learners retain and apply the content they learned.
  • Build in Time for Reflection: Reflection is a critical component of the learning process and should be built into learning experiences.
  • Foster Social Learning: Incorporating opportunities for employees to learn from one another through collaboration, feedback, and mentorship is key to effective learning.
  • Provide Opportunities for Application: Providing opportunities for employees to practice applying what they’ve learned in real-world scenarios helps reinforce learning.
Create a Better Performing Workforce (
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Points made:
  • Better leadership sets the tone for a company's culture and significantly influences employee engagement.
  • Regular and meaningful feedback on performance management can improve engagement and motivation.
  • Actively encouraging professional development and career progression can increase employee engagement.
  • Empowering employees to be effective in their roles can make them feel valued and engaged.
  • Rewarding employees fairly for their work and loyalty is crucial for engagement, and perks beyond salary can help.
  • A culture of positivity and shared values can make employees more enthusiastic and engaged, which can be supported by digital experiences.
Creative skills will be crucial to the future of work. They should take centre stage at the jobs summit (
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Points made:
  • Creativity is identified as the key to our future economies by the World Economic Forum and the International Monetary Fund.
  • Developing creative skills requires a sophisticated approach to education and training.
  • Policy priorities across the previous government’s nine-year term resulted in the diminution or closure of art, design, and humanities schools all over Australia.
  • The ways our imaginations are trained and supported are vital to the skills and jobs of the future.
  • The best way to secure the jobs and skills of the future is to understand how artists train, and invest in the most creative approaches to education and professional development.
Mature Entrepreneurs Know When To Be A Hedgehog And When To Be Fox (
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  • The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.
  • Hedgehogs are defined by their adherence to a single overarching idea.
  • Foxes tend to draw on many diverse and occasionally only tangentially-connected concepts.
  • Discipline and focus of the hedgehog mentality is key to success.
  • The skills of foxes result in a superior ability to accurately forecast the future.
  • To be a good leader, you must combine elements of both a fox and a hedgehog.