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Management Training News: w/c 22nd July 2012

Management Training Resources: w/c 22nd July 2012

This week, we start off with a new series of Smart Learning Lessons, taken from our series of free email lessons. Read it at the first link below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include our 3-point guide on managing unauthorised absence; a quiz on playing to people's strengths; a great adaptable teambuilder for any course; and our spotlight on the MTL Mini-Courses Bumper Bundle.


Free Management Training Lesson: "Positivity"

positivity_175 It's truly amazing how much you can learn in little snippets of time that otherwise go to waste. For example, if you're stuck waiting for a train or bus or plane. Or when your boss suddenly delays that meeting for which you cancelled everything else. Instead of twiddling your thumbs, or fuming at the unfairness of it all, whip out your laptop, iPad, or other learning device, and power up one of our new series of Smart Learning Lessons. The first one in this new series is on "Positivity" and it comes from day 9 of our series of free email lessons on "Maximising Your Potential"... more


Our 3-Point Guide to Managing Sickness Absence

takingasickie_142 This week sees the start of the Olympic Games in London. Many employers, both in the UK and around the world, may well be making special arrangements to allow their staff some flexibility in working so that they can watch some of the key events. But for others the Games may present a perennial problem: how to deal with staff who call in sick when they and you both know they are perfectly well. Where many employers shrug and say it's unmanageable, the Games may be your chance to sort out the problem of "taking a sickie" once and for good. Why not start here with our 3-point guide... more


Quiz for w/c 22nd July 2012: Play to their Strengths

quiz04_175 Do you know how long it takes the average person to achieve brilliance in a personal skill? Can you say what personal strength makes the best sales people? Do you know what to do when faced with one of your team's weaknesses? Do you know how to get the best out of two people's strengths? And can you say how you would spot a strength in yourself or others? All of these and more are in this week's management training quiz on Play to their Strengths. It's free to enter and you could win a prize. For fun and learning, try this week's quiz here... more


Management Training Exercise: "Order of Importance"

top10ranking_142 Whenever we run training courses, we always make sure we get feedback on what people like about our exercises. Over the years, we find that there are 5 things that people say they consistently like. First, they like exercises that are easy to understand. Second, they like to learn something new. Third, they like to work with others. Fourth, they like to practise new skills. And, fifth, they like to be able to take the learning points back to the workplace. Which all goes to explain why our game of "Order of Importance" is one of the most popular we run... more


Spotlight on the MTL Mini-Courses Bumper Bundle

05minicoursesbundle03_175 What are the 3 things you want in a management training product? Great learning content? Of course. Great experiences? Even better. Great value? Then it's a winner. The MTL Bumper Bundle collection of Mini-Courses does all these and more. It's a library of 80 short and succinct management training courses that are attractively designed and easy-to-navigate. And they'll cost you under £100 which is just over £1 each. Take another look at one of the best sets of management training materials from the world's leading supplier... more