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There is No Evidence To Prove That Dynamic/Pressurised/Stimulation Training Works

There is No Evidence To Prove That Dynamic Pressurised Role-Play Training Works

“There is no evidence to prove that pressurised/stimulation/dynamic training works” The above was something someone recently said to me, and the person who said it told me that they were quoting something said to them by someone else Apparently, according to the person I spoke to, “There is no research evidence that proves that pressurised/stimulation/dynamic training works”, but there is … Read more

Why Situational Awareness Fails

Why Situational Awareness Fails

Why Situational Awareness Fails “Situational awareness” is the term used to describe the capacity of an individual or a team to keep track of the multiple factors that together impinge on safety. An example of this can be found in personal safety/self-defence training courses where individuals are taught to become more aware of their environment and what is going on … Read more

The Pareto Principle – Success Is Only 20 Percent Skill [Video]

According to the Pareto principle, 80 percent of our success is down to possibly less than 20 percent skill?

I was recently following a thread on someone’s Facebook profile in relation to an article called Intelligence Is Overrated: What You Really Need To Succeed’ that was published by Forbes in April 2012, and I have linked in to at the end of this post.

The article cites research that was carried out by the Carnegie Institute of Technology, which stated that 85 percent of your financial success is due to skills in “human engineering,” your personality and ability to communicate, negotiate, and lead. Shockingly, only 15 percent is due to technical knowledge.

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Can School Teachers Refuse To Restrain Children?

Can School Teachers Refuse To Restraint Children?

Can School Teachers Refuse To Restrain Children? Can school teachers refuse to restrain children? Let me re-frame the question. If a child or a fellow teacher was seriously injured or died because a teacher made the disastrous mistake of not intervening when they should have done, can you imagine the catastrophic series of events that would follow? The school and … Read more