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Management Training News: w/c 26th June 2011

Management Training Resources: w/c 26th June 2011

This week, we have a new newsletter for you on how to be more creative by acting like your kids. Read it by clicking the first link below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include our review of one of the best social skills sites around, The Tower of Power; round 7 of our monthly quiz; a look at one of the giants of corporate America and his love of story-telling; and the top ten tips of counselling skills.


Think Like a Child and Unleash Your Creativity

curious_children_142 One of the problems of experience is that it limits our creativity. The more we think we know about the world, the more we reject what we think doesn't, and won't, work. Someone once compared it to being given a block of marble when we are born and chipping away at it to create our view of the world. By the time we're adults, we've created a sculpture from our block but it is only one way of seeing the world. In the process, we devise a set of rules of what works and what doesn't and so limit our creativity. Learn how you can break through this barrier in this week's newsletter... more


Website Review: The Tower of Power

towerofpower02_142 It's often been said that the number one skill in any business is the ability to effectively communicate with others. If that's true, then the Tower of Power website is an absolute must for anyone wanting to succeed in business. On this site, you'll find some outstanding material that will equip you with excellent social skills. That's because website owner, Australian Joshua Ueberberg, comes at these skills as much from a social angle as a business one. Find out how you too can transform yourself into a social skills supremo... more


Quizzitch Round 7

quiz_142 We have a new set of questions for your this week in our 7th Quizzitch quiz game. We give you a random selection of 10 questions based on 10 numbers between 1 and 1000. The number of the quiz is featured in the quiz question. All you have to do is pick the right answer. Quizzitch is currently looking for a publisher to put it to market, so if you're in that business, then here's a great opportunity for fun and profit. Anyhow, have a go and see how you score. 10 MTL SkillBoosters of their choice for the first top score out of the hat... more


Thomas Watson and the Magic of Story-Telling

storytelling_142 Thomas Watson is regarded as one of the greatest business leaders of the 20th century. He turned a small company producing weighing machines, International Business Machines, into the giant of the computer industry, IBM. Watson achieved this extraordinary success by an evangelical belief in what the company stood for and how everyone in it should behave. In short, he created a culture and became its role model. He also believed in creating a mythology about the organisation through story-telling. Discover how Watson used stories to spread the corporate word... more


Top Ten Tips on Counselling

counselling_142 You don't have to be a professional counsellor to use counselling skills at work. But you do have to have the skills that professional counsellors have. When you have these skills, you have the means to help people with all sorts of work-related problems, ranging from discipline, personal relationships, absenteeism, and career development. Here are our top ten counselling tips to get you started and keep you going... more