Ian Stewart

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Post date: March 1, 2017
Having being born and raised in Scotland, I have been reminded many times that the Scots have invented most things in the modern world: the steam engine, the bicycle, the telephone, and television, to name a few. While I don’t think we can attribute the 360 survey to fellow Scot Robert Burns, my...
Post date: June 9, 2017
By Ian Stewart In October and November 2016, Kaplan surveyed more than 280 UK-based human resources and leadership and professional development professionals to determine the role that learning and development would play within their organization in 2017. With Brexit, commercial uncertainty and...
Post date: December 21, 2016
As we approach the 170th birthday of Thomas Edison this February, how can we not acknowledge him as the father of intelligent risk-taking?  After all, Edison summed things up quite well after numerous failed attempts on the electric light bulb and said: “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ...
Post date: July 6, 2017
For many people, just making a decision can be hard enough. But convincing others of an idea and its merits and getting support can be even tougher. Let’s start with basic definitions:   Persuading. The ability to convince others to take appropriate action. Negotiating. The ability to discuss and...