Identity Crisis! Is Learning and Development fulfilling its purpose?

In this episode I speak to Kevin M Yates and Krystyna Gadd about how learning and development needs to align itself to business needs and focus on performance improvement – using data, or “facts” as Kevin calls them – if we, and our Learning and Development brothers and sisters, are to thrive and make a real difference!

Here’s the link to series Kevin wrote for TrainingZone. The first article, “How to collect facts before you start training”, includes the questions Kevin talked about that help L&D gain insight into organization goals and performance requirements to achieve those goals.


Krystyna Gadd is a leading authority on accelerated learning and its application in the UK. She has been training trainers since 2008, through CIPD professional programmes and her own workshops. She has published a book “50 ways to Accelerate Learning”, … read more about Krystyna

Kevin M Yates is a Learning & Development detective and just like Sherlock Holmes, he solves mysteries. The mystery he solves is, “Did training work?”   He uses facts, evidence and data to show training and learning’s impact on behavior, performance and goals … read more about Kevin here


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