Janet Tumulty

Director of Training, Certified Coach, Trainer and EQ-I 2.0, EQ-I 360 Assessor Janet Tumulty is a leading Learning and Development professional with extensive experience of collaborating with organizations, SME’s and with staff at all levels. Janet uses a practical, dynamic, solution focused approach with clients to promote the development and delivery of learning and development solutions designed to support the organization’s staff development plan. Janet is passionate about quality assurance and believes organizations should filter their staff development plans through a quality assurance lens. Janet is responsible for setting up all the internal Quality Assurance and learning management systems and her work and the standards within the business have been commended by Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI) a National Certification Authority. Janet has been instrumental in assisting companies to create their Training Department functions ‘from the ground up’ including development of policies & procedures, quality assurance, online training, content development, administration, assessment and evaluation. Janet directs the implementation of learning and development strategies and has a keen eye for identifying and responding to future trends. Prior to this role Janet worked in the retail sector at senior level and in the social care sector in both project and management roles. In these positions Janet developed her lifelong passion for training, coaching & mentoring. Janet believes that successful management and productive staff relationships rely heavily on the development of soft skills and maintenance of good interpersonal relationships. To this end she has been instrumental in designing and introducing successful team building, diversity, leadership, communications and performance management programmes to a wide number of organizations and to individual clients on a one to one basis. Janet’s professional qualifications include: BA Social Studies, Coaching Diploma, Facilitation, RPL Mentoring, IITD Training & Development.

Delegation – Empowering Leaders, Managers, and Supervisors

In this month’s blog, I will explore the subtle skills associated with delegation – in our work, we find that delegation comes naturally to some people whilst others struggle to learn this essential skill set.    Effective delegation is a cornerstone of successful leadership, it is an essential skill for managers, supervisors, and leaders who aim …

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6 Reasons to Avoid Using AI for Academic Writing

In the last few years, the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionised many parts of our lives both at work and in our homes.  One of the areas that has attracted the use of AI tools for example ChatGPT or Google’s Bard is the way learners tackle academic writing. With AI-powered tools becoming increasingly …

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Unlocking Success – Training Needs Analysis for Employee Development

The key to success in the modern workplace hinges not only on hiring top talent but also on nurturing and empowering your existing employees through continuous development. Central to the success of employee development is the critical process of Training Needs Analysis (TNA) and commitment to ongoing employee growth. From my experience of working with …

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Navigating the 21st Century Workplace – Five Burning Questions for Leaders

In this age of rapid technological advancements, shifting demographics, and evolving workplace dynamics, many will agree that leadership has taken on a new dimension.  In my work, I am lucky to meet leaders from companies of all sizes and structures including flat-structured SMEs to multi-layered national and international companies.  There is something unique happening though, …

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Six Tips to Help You Stop Procrastinating and Increase Your Productivity  

This blog is for everyone because we are all procrastinators at one time or another. Procrastination is a silent force that slows down our productivity, steals our time, and hinders our progress. We’ve all experienced the feelings of falling into the abyss by delaying tasks we hate only to find ourselves coping with unmet deadlines …

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How the BANI Influence Shapes Today’s Workforce

This blog is a little different from my regular ones because I discuss a concept that was researched and introduced by futurist Jamais Cascio.  His research certainly helps me in my day-to-day interactions with employers and learners and I hope that by reading this you will gain insights that will help you too.  People in …

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Creative and Critical Thinking Skills in an AI and Data-Driven World

At a time when the world is rapidly embracing artificial intelligence and data-driven technologies, the importance of creative and critical thinking skills cannot be overstated. In their 2023 report on future skills, the World Economic Forum (WEF) states that employers anticipate a significant disruption of skills in the next five years, with cognitive skills taking …

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The Top 5 Leadership Skills for 2024: Preparing for the Future

In an ever-changing world, leadership is not a static concept; it evolves with the times we live in and adapts to new challenges and opportunities. As we look ahead to 2024, there is a certainty that certain leadership skills are critical for success. Whether you’re an aspiring leader or already in a leadership role, knowing …

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Employee Training in 2024, emerging Trends in Learning and Development

The field of Learning and Development (L&D) is in a constant state of evolution, driven by technological advancements, changing work environments, and shifting employee expectations. As we step into 2024, several new developments are poised to reshape the landscape of employee training and development. Personalised Learning Pathways One of the most significant developments in L&D …

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