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Why the Paralympics are really the main event

Why the Paralympics are really the main event

The Olympic Games …were a wonderful celebration of sporting effort, achievement (often against the odds) and excellence: a great success in every way that has inspired young and old alike to get out and get involved in sport. But...

30 October 2015
Which is the toughest team sport? Why?

Which is the toughest team sport? Why?

Which is the toughest team sport? Or put another way, which sport requires the most demanding and diverse range of team skills in the field of play? To win any competition, you need to understand the criteria for success:...

31 July 2015
Can we learn about performance from racing cyclists?

Can we learn about performance from racing cyclists?

MTa Learning’s Founder Martin Thompson explains how cycling has introduced him to a new type of team working, which set him thinking… I started cycling recently, so decided it was time to enter a race. Race against the clock...

16 July 2015
Stimulating thought through social media

Stimulating thought through social media

My positive experiences and challenges faced through using Twitter as a tool to promote thinking In June 2011, I was persuaded to start writing Tweets for @MTa_Learning. My aim was to stimulate thought about personal development in general and...

15 May 2015
Pinpoint Facilitation’s Technique Development Course

Pinpoint Facilitation’s Technique Development Course

“It is important that we give ourselves chances to take time out from working with others on their learning to focus on our own development.” We have developed some fantastic friendships with other businesses including Oxfordshire based Pinpoint Facilitation,...

20 April 2015
Pinpoint Facilitation's Technique Development Course

Pinpoint Facilitation's Technique Development Course

“It is important that we give ourselves chances to take time out from working with others on their learning to focus on our own development.” We have developed some fantastic friendships with other businesses including Oxfordshire based Pinpoint Facilitation,...

How to encourage learning and development, lessons from parenthood!

How to encourage learning and development, lessons from parenthood!

Much of my understanding of facilitation has been gleaned from parenting As a parent I wanted my children to make ‘best use’ of their potential. I had over 30 more years of experience in this world than them: 30...

Shearing sheep and facilitating experiential learning are similar. Why?

Shearing sheep and facilitating experiential learning are similar. Why?

I spent a couple of days working in a shearing shed recently, as a helper not a shearer I hasten to add. At first sight, the contrast between shearing sheep and my day-job of facilitating learning could hardly be...

17 April 2015