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Management Training News: w/c 5th June 2011

Management Training Resources: w/c 5th June 2011

This week, we have a new free e-book for you to download. It's "Presenting with Skill and Style" by Patti Janega, and it's a wonderful, easy-to-read, and highly practical handbook for anyone who wants to excel at presentations.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include a look at Erik Erikson and his theory of personal growth; why managing people means managing personality; part two of the top 10 icebreakers of 2010; and our new step-by-step guide to making a purchase at ManageTrainLearn.


New Free E-book: "Presenting with Skill and Style"

presentingwithskill_142 Patti Janega has over 20 years' experience as a teacher, trainer, learning facilitator and course designer. Her specialisations include communications and management skills. For the past 14 years, she has been working with the International Labour Organisation and 12 years with the United Nations System Staff College in Turin. Her book on "Presenting with Skill and Style" is one of the most accessible and easy-to-use handbooks on presentation skills and it's free to download from ManageTrainLearn... more


Management Gurus: Erik Erikson

erikerikson_142 Erik Erikson (1902-1994) was a German-born psychologist who developed the idea of Lifespan Psychology as a way of showing how each of the major changes in our lives is accompanied by a quality that can promote personal growth. When used in any helping relationship, such as training, mentoring, coaching, and counselling, these conditions are the keys to successful outcomes and personal growth... more


Why Today's Managers Need to Know What Makes People Tick

managingpersonalities_175 In the past, the study of human personality was the preserve of trained specialists. Understanding what makes people tick was felt to be too complex a subject for most lay people. Yet, today, there are more people than ever who manage the work of others. Without an understanding of personality, many of the decisions managers make will be based on hunches. But this doesn't have to be so. By understanding personality, personality types and personality interactions, managers can take some of the guesswork out of people managing... more


The Top 5 Icebreakers of 2010

icebreakers02_142 Last week we brought you the bottom half of the top 10 Icebreakers in 2010 as chosen by the users of the Continuing Education section of About.com. This week it's the top 5 starting with that all-important top spot. Take a look at them. Did you guess them right? Do you agree with the list and order? Why not find out why they are the top icebreakers by using them on your next training events... more


Buying With Confidence from ManageTrainLearn

onlinepurchase_175 In response to numerous requests from customers, here is our step-by-step guide to making a purchase at ManageTrainLearn. Whatever your purchase, the system is the same: secure, quick, and easy. At every stage you know where you are and what your options are. Then when your purchase is complete, we've arranged for you to access your products immediately so that your downloads really are instant. See the full steps here... more