All the latest Mind Channel news, updates and tips on how to get the most out of microlearning.

Remote Employee Onboarding

By Andrew McFarlane | May 12, 2021

You’ve gone through a lengthy recruitment process, identified the right candidate and made an offer that has been accepted. It’s now the employee’s first day, and it’s time to start the onboarding process, with one small difference from your routine – there will be no handshake introductions, office tours or stopping by their desk to…

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Managing A Remote Team

By Andrew McFarlane | January 6, 2021

You have a fantastic team of people under your managerial eye. They’re committed, skilled, and hardworking and… all in separate locations. Welcome to the new normal, where leading a remote team is an essential skill you’ll need to acquire.   The face-to-face interaction that we previously relied on has now been replaced by virtual connection…

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What is Microlearning?

By Andrew McFarlane | December 15, 2020

The work environment is awash with buzzwords. But there is one that is taking the Learning and Development world by storm. Microlearning. Although this has been around for a while now, people are just only now starting to realise the potential of this style of learning. “But what is this microlearning you speak of?”, I…

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Optimise Your Workspace for Maximum Productivity and Comfort

By Andrew McFarlane | November 18, 2020

We all spend hours upon hours at our desk every day – even if it is a makeshift desk at home. There can be a lot of distractions nowadays – but you’d be surprised how much the layout and set up of your workspace can also affect your productivity. You’ve no doubt heard the term…

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Active Listening in the Workplace

By Andrew McFarlane | November 11, 2020

What’s the one thing that could enhance all our lives? No, it isn’t money. I mean, that wouldn’t hurt, sure, but it’s not the most important thing. What is even more important is the skill of active listening. What is active listening? We all know how to listen. We do it every day. So then…

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SMART Goal Setting

By Andrew McFarlane | October 28, 2020

We all have goals. In both our personal or professional lives we all have things that we’d like to do or achieve.  Whether it’s getting a 5-star performance review from your manager, expanding your business or running the London marathon one day, setting SMART goals will help us get there. What is a SMART goal…

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Stress Busting with Mind Channel

By Andrew McFarlane | October 14, 2020

“There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full.” ­ Henry Kissinger Do you often find yourself overwhelmed by stress? You’re not alone. We all experience stress and deal with it in different ways. In the short-term stress can actually act as a motivator, but in the long-term it is bound…

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Inclusivity in the Remote Workplace

By Andrew McFarlane | October 7, 2020

The professional world has experienced dramatic changes in the face of the global pandemic. The shift from the central work office to the remote workplace can definitely be considered one of the more significant changes. However, thanks to the aid of video and communication technology, businesses around the world have been able to continue on…

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Cultivating a Growth Mindset

By Andrew McFarlane | October 2, 2020

In an ever-changing world, our ability to learn and grow is constantly being tested. But the ability to keep progressing, learn new skills and adapt to new situations is vital. It can also be scary. So we thought we’d share you some insight into why some people struggle to accept change while some “old dogs”…

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Protecting your mental health during the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Andrew McFarlane | September 30, 2020

There’s no denying that COVID-19 needs to be taken seriously. However, there’s also no denying that allowing the effects of the pandemic to consume all of your thoughts and energy has a huge effect on your mental health. You might be asking: What’s the deal with mental health anyway? How do I ensure that I’m…

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