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3 years of Stellar Labs!

3 years of Stellar Labs!

Pop the champagne! Last week, we celebrated 3 years of Stellar Labs. Here is a fast recap of what we have been up to in the last three years.

Funding round with WinWinner! We are looking for crowdfunding!

Funding round with WinWinner! We are looking for crowdfunding!

Would you like to be an ambassador and grow with Stellar Labs? We are looking for funding to fuel our growth. Join the learning revolution!

Book Review - "How emotions are made: the secret life of the brain" by Lisa Feldman Barrett

Book Review - "How emotions are made: the secret life of the brain" by Lisa Feldman Barrett

In this book review of "How Emotions are made: the secret life of the brain" by Lisa Feldman Barrett, Stella shares her experiences with the book and her favourite neuroscientific insights.

Harnessing Brainwaves at VOV 2022

Harnessing Brainwaves at VOV 2022

Stella, Jaan and Karen were at the 50th anniversary of VOV, the Belgian network for L&D professionals

Learning Technologies 2022

Learning Technologies 2022

Stella and Tina had a great time at the 2022 Learning Technologies Conference. Find out what they got up to...

5 steps to future proof your career

5 steps to future proof your career

Skills for the future, not just for now The idea that your role might be replaced by bots sounds like something from a sci-fi blockbuster. […]

How to get your brain into peak learning mode

How to get your brain into peak learning mode

In our latest edition of “Take 5 with Stella Collins” I’m going to talk to you about ‘peak learning mode’. So, grab a drink, settle […]

Digitising your face-to-face training

Digitising your face-to-face training

Digitising face-to-face training is a challenge we’ve all faced recently. This time last year we were adapting to a new way of working. We’d packed […]

What is learning agility?

What is learning agility?

learning agility is an individual’s ability to learn. It allows us to adapt to change and new things, while also to develop and grow throughout our lives. Learning agility is innate

The skills gap crisis: How to future-proof your business

The skills gap crisis: How to future-proof your business

It is said that by 2030 there will be a global human talent shortage of more than 85 million people. This talent shortage will have a significant impact on your organisation.

What does it mean to future-proof your career?

What does it mean to future-proof your career?

What will your job look like 10 years from now? The truth is, the role you’re doing today may not even exist in 10 years time. So now’s the time to future-proof your career and acquire the skills that will make you resilient to the challenges the future has in store for you and the working world.

What is the skills gap? And why should you be paying attention?

What is the skills gap? And why should you be paying attention?

The world around us is changing and advancements in technology are being rolled out rapidly. Employees are working from home more than ever, the gig economy is growing and automation is no longer a thing of the past.

Building a culture of agility and resilience at work

Building a culture of agility and resilience at work

When we look at the rigorous training that professional athletes have to undergo, we admire the commitment and diligence with which they endure this and we follow them on their journey, seeing their potential develop their skills into mastery.

Learning experiences of the future: A Stellar Labs Webinar

Learning experiences of the future: A Stellar Labs Webinar

What do we mean when we talk about Learning experiences of the future?

Combating the problem of learner motivation

Combating the problem of learner motivation

At the HR Leadership Summit 2020 we were asked about improving and increasing learner motivation, and we want to share our insights on learner motivation with you all.

Measuring learning ROI: Is it worth the hassle?

Measuring learning ROI: Is it worth the hassle?

Measuring ROI can take a long time, and it’s not always easy to do. Paul Kearns, author of ‘Evaluating the ROI from learning’ suggests you don’t need to measure what is business critical or learning because it’s enjoyable.

Is brain-friendly learning worth it?

Is brain-friendly learning worth it?

Brain-friendly learning is paramount in the modern world. The roots of what you’d consider ‘traditional’ training, i.e. in a classroom, lie in the 18th century industrial revolution.

[Free eBook] 6 reasons your training isn’t effective

[Free eBook] 6 reasons your training isn’t effective

Here at Stellar Labs we’re all about designing and delivering effective training that drives behavioural change. To do that, we believe you need to blend evidence-based learning with neuroscience, practical ideas and creativity.

The 6 learning books every leader should read

The 6 learning books every leader should read

Now more than ever, learning should be a top priority for leaders worldwide. However, many business leaders see L&D as a cost-centre, and perhaps do not realise the full potential of learning as a competitive advantage and a driver for business growth.

Bring on the learning revolution

Bring on the learning revolution

You know me, I love the chance to chat about all things L&D. So I was delighted to guest on Jane Daly’s recent Worklife Podcast.

BASIC ideas that ruin learning and what to do about them

BASIC ideas that ruin learning and what to do about them

This week my inaugural ‘Take 5’ video launched. A series of very short videos sharing our top tips on how to support your learners, build your training better and eventually help your organisation too. I start with the BASIC ideas that ruin learning

Why you aren’t getting return on L&D investment

Why you aren’t getting return on L&D investment

I’d originally titled this blog ‘the camouflaged elephant in the room’, but my marketing team vetoed it. But in this blog I’m going to talk about that elephant. The one big problem that L&D seem to avoid discussing; Return on L&D investment.

The neuroscience of engagement for effective learning

The neuroscience of engagement for effective learning

Delivering truly engaging experiences has long been a challenge for training professionals. But the world around us has changed significantly this year alone.

6 questions to ask when you hear ‘neuroscience says…’

6 questions to ask when you hear ‘neuroscience says…’

Questions you should ask yourself when you read the phrase ‘neuroscience says…’

How to train remote workers

How to train remote workers

When it comes to engaging learners in online training and how to train remote workers, Stella Collins has the tried and trusted tips you need.

Today my teacher told me…

Today my teacher told me…

If you’re a parent you may have suffered the experience of your child coming home and excitedly announcing ‘today my teacher told me …..’ when it’s something you’ve been talking about for weeks.

Who are your heroes?

Who are your heroes?

At Stellar Labs our mission is to help fill the skills gaps in technology with highly effective, evidence based training. But what does that mean?

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