Speak First Blog

23 November 2022

Announcement: Speak First acquired by Dutch edTech scaleup, Lepaya

We are excited to announce that Speak First has been acquired by Lepaya, a rapidly expanding Netherlands-based Learning and Development scaleup. They work with enterprises to upskill their workforce ...

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27 October 2022

Do as I say, not as I do: Why L&D professionals need more L&D

As the organisers and figureheads of workplace learning, sharing the benefits and advocating training for others, one would expect Learning and Development professionals to be the first in line for ...

29 September 2022

Why you shouldn’t be resigned to the Great Resignation

This article is from our new series 'One small step for Management: The L&D guide to the giant leap in employee expectations.' We've been publishing  all the articles but if you don't want wait, ...

15 September 2022

Why it’s impossible to avoid bringing your troubles to the workplace

This is the second article from our new series 'One small step for Management: The L&D guide to the giant leap in employee expectations.' We'll publish the rest over the next few weeks, if you ...

8 September 2022

Modern culture for a modern workforce: What your people want from you

This is the first article from our new series 'One small step for Management: The L&D guide to the giant leap in employee expectations.' We'll publish the rest over the next few weeks, if you ...

21 July 2022

The buck stops with you: Why leaders must make themselves accountable

Leaders don’t have absolute power, and they’re not infallible – even if many would like to think they are. But, they are the ones in charge, and the success or failure of a project or team often ...

14 July 2022

The art of being yourself: The role of authenticity in leadership

When people look to their leaders, they’re weighing up the many different elements of their skills, style and personality to understand them and start anticipating what they’ll want. Different people ...

7 July 2022

The leadership mindset: having a positive outlook

There are many facets to great leadership: a clear vision, charisma to inspire others and the drive to make things happen. But there’s one thing that’s often overlooked – positivity. It’s a simple ...