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Management Training News: w/c 24th April 2011

Management Training Resources: w/c 24th April 2011

This week, we have a new free email course for you to add to your 10-Day E-Course library. It's "Maximising Your Potential" and you can subscribe right now by following the link in the first item below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include the right way to compliment someone including your boss; the Thomas-Kilmann model of conflict resolution; top ten tips on becoming an effective facilitator; and our spotlight on MTL Bumper Bundles.


New Free E-Course for Self-Developers

maxpotential04_175 We're adding to our hugely popular series of 10-day Email Courses this week with a new programme that will teach you how to make the most of your strengths. The e-course is "Maximising Your Potential" and it's completely free for you to take while we are building up the series. In this 2-week-long course, you'll get daily emails giving you the very best tips and techniques from our award-winning management training courses on self-development. Learn the secrets of personal success by taking this free e-course now... more


Compliment the Thing, not the Person

compliments_142 Paying compliments is an important way to make others feel valued at work and let them know they're doing a good job. But there is a right way to do it and a wrong way. The wrong way is to compliment someone in a way that sounds as if you are flattering them, ingratiating yourself, or simply practising that motivation technique you learnt at the last management seminar. When such compliments don't chime with what people know to be true themselves, they invariably see through such compliments and dismiss them as meaningless. They also learn not to believe you again... more


The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Model

thomaskilmann_conflict_model_142 The Thomas-Kilmann model was designed by two psychologists, Kenneth Thomas and Ralph Kilmann, to illustrate the options we have when handling conflict. There are two dimensions in the model. The first dimension, the vertical axis, is concerned with conflict responses based on our attempt to get what we want. Thomas and Kilmann call these the Assertiveness options. The other dimension, the horizontal axis, is concerned with responses based on helping others get what they want. Thomas and Kilmann call these the Co-operativeness options. This creates 5 basic types of response... more


Top Ten Tips for Effective Facilitators

facilitation_142 For those who aren't practised facilitators, the idea of facilitation is at first strange. It means turning the usual styles of leadership upside down. Instead of laying down the direction you want a group to go, facilitation helps others to chart their own path. Instead of telling them the outcomes you want, it lets them decide. And instead of getting people to reach your goals, you encourage them to reach theirs. So, here, for those who want to become effective facilitators, are our top ten tips on facilitation... more


Spotlight on... MTL Bumper Bundles

bumperbundles_142 The MTL Bumper Bundles are your chance to own full collections of ManageTrainLearn product series and make significant savings over normal catalogue prices. By downloading full sets of our product series, you can create instant libraries of outstanding, original, and useable training material. These management training collections are ideal for corporate training departments, training consultants, and trainers who want to offer their clients cutting-edge learning products and services... more