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Management Training News: w/c 3rd April 2011

Management Training Resources: w/c 3rd April 2011

This week, we have a new e-book for you called "Management Training Bites". This is an amazing resource of 1000 short, succinct, and self-contained skills summaries that you can implement at work right now. Find out more below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include tips on how to say "No" assertively; a collection of quotes from our free e-book, "The Alchemist"; a model of Brain Waves and what happens when you are in alpha, theta or delta states; and our review of this week's website of the week, trainingzone.


Get Bitten By 1000 Learning Bites!

learningbitespic_175 "Management Learning Bites" is a unique collection of 1000 short, succinct, and self-contained skills summaries that will take you just seconds to read but can be applied and practised for the rest of your professional life. These skills topics are taken from our years of classroom training that we know work for both new and experienced managers. They will simply transform the way you manage yourself and others and result in improved performance of your team, better relationships with others, and a confidence that comes from knowing how to skilfully handle every situation you face at work. Find out how "Management Learning Bites" can help you and your team now... more


Learn to Say "No"

sayingno_175 People often agonise over saying "No" to others about things they are pressured into doing that they don't really want to do. This is often because they fear the consequences of saying "No", in upsetting others, and so prefer to take the easy route against their better judgment and say a reluctant and embittered "Yes". The solution to saying "No" without feeling bad lies in handling the situation skillfully and assertively. Find out how in this short but valuable skills article... more


Quotes from "The Alchemist"

thealchemist_175 For those of us who are following their dreams, one of the best companion books that will help you on your journey is Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist" written in 1988 and still a top favourite of millions around the world. Paulo Coelho is not just one of our favourite writers, he is also one of the special contributors to the ManageTrainLearn site with his annual Christmas gifts. "The Alchemist" is one of the books that MTL readers put in the top 5 of all-time great self-improvement books. Here are some of our favourite quotes from the masterpiece that is "The Alchemist". Read them and then download your free personal copy of the book from MTL E-Books... more


Brain Waves and Your State of Awareness

brain_and_head If you want to increase your levels of intuition and creativity, you need to use your brain better. Not by thinking harder and quicker as we are usually told to do in business, but, paradoxically, by thinking lighter and slower. In this MTL SkillBooster, we'll show you how to work with the four kinds of brain wave that we can all create, from the fast beta level, to the dreamy alpha level, the sleeping theta level, and the deeply unconscious delta level. Understanding what brain waves are and how you can access them are the first steps into a new way of thinking and creating... more


Website of the Week: TrainingZone

training_142 Last week, we led with the news of the new shop at trainingzone where you can buy most of the ManageTrainLearn products at discounted prices. This week, we take a detailed look at the Trainingzone site itself. Trainingzone is one of the premier UK websites for training professionals and has a membership of some 40,000. It is a site where you can research items of interest, pick up on the latest training news, and connect with others. The site has a wealth of material for the modern training executive and uses the most up-to-date technology to make access to what you want easy and enjoyable. In short, for the UK training professional, trainingzone is a one-stop resource stop... more