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Management Training News: w/c 17th July 2018

This week, we have a new newsletter on a story that will leave you shocked at how someone can die at their desk and not be noticed for 5 days. Read it in the first feature below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include 3 techniques of persuasion; a guest article from our friend, Steve Goodier, called, "Stoop and Drink"; a look at one of our most popular-ever teambuilders; and how you can sign up to 32 of our books on the world's largest online publishing company.


"Worker Dead at Desk for Five Days"

turklebaum_02 It may seem shocking but a recent report from the New York Times has sent waves of indignation around the world that, in the heart of New York City in the 21st century, a male worker could die of a heart attack while sitting at his desk and not be noticed for 5 days. The firm has ordered an immediate enquiry and the American Health and Safety Inspectorate have been called in... more


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3 Ways to Win an Audience Over

the art of persuasion Over the years, we've become convinced that the value of any set of management training materials lies in whether you can use them in your job. That's why, week after week, we bring you practical skills, tips, and techniques, rather than academic theory. This week is a case in point as we pull out 3 of the best persuasion skills you can learn. The next time you have to give a presentation, incorporate these 3 skills and you'll have your audience eating out of the palm of your hand... more


Guest Article: "Stoop and Drink" by Steve Goodier

stoopanddrink_175 In this inspiring article on personal development, our guest author for this week, Steve Goodier, says, "I heard of a hotel that has a water fountain in the lobby that is operated by an infra-red beam of light. When a thirsty person wants a drink, he or she simply bends down and the water automatically turns on. There is a sign above the water cooler that reads, "Stoop and drink." What an interesting metaphor for a life attitude." Read the article in full here... more


Management Training Products: The "Broken Squares" Teambuilder

broken_squares If you're clever, you can find ideas for management training materials all around you. Take teambuilders for example. All you need to do is to find an object that you can break apart. Then divide the parts amongst the team and set them the challenge of putting the parts back together again. Add in a few obstacles to make the task more challenging such as a no-speaking rule and leave them to it. You can see how this works to great effect with the "Broken Squares" teambuilder and why it remains one of our most popular management training products... more


Sign Up to the World's Largest Online Publishers

Bookboon-assertiveness It's a while since we gave you an update on our books at Bookboon, who are confirmed as "the world's largest online publishing company of eBooks." (Wikipedia). They now offer a range of over 900 textbooks for students and 600 eBooks for business professionals in many different languages. Topics include personal development, marketing, management, accounting and computer software skills. As of now, we, at ManageTrainLearn, have 34 books on Bookboon and you can see them all listed here and here.


Free Product of the Week

Discover 2000 hints, tips, and tricks for modern managers in this fantastic pdf book from MTL E-Books.


Article of the Week

With the World Indoor Athletics competition finishing today, here's an article on achieving your goals that we wrote back in 2012 at the time of the London Olympics. It has a perennial appeal. It's called "Seven Programming Techniques for Success".


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