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Management Training News: w/c 29th July 2012

Management Training Resources: w/c 29th July 2012

This week, we bring you the second in our new Smart Learning Lessons series. It comes from our Stress Management e-course and is based on Ken Keyes' "Pathways to Growth" model. Read it at the first link below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include a management model from Aristotle; a quiz on problem-solving; a fresh look at arguably the best ever book on personal change; and our round-up of management training resources for July 2012.

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Smart Learning Lessons: "Managing Perceptions"

01perception_142_01 Last week we brought you the first in a new series of management training lessons from our free e-course series. We call them Smart Learning Lessons because they're short, to the point, and packed with great learning content. In this week's lesson, we show you how to manage your stress by changing your perceptions. The lesson is based on "Pathways to Growth" by Ken Keyes, one of the most valuable models of personal development we know... more

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Management Model: Aristotle's Three Appeals

02aristotle_175 One of the things we love about bringing you these weekly sets of management training materials is the discoveries, and re-discoveries, we make of some of the classic ideas from history. Our oldest management guru, so far, is the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. But not far behind in the antiquity stakes is Aristotle. His model of the "Three Appeals" is as fresh and relevant today as it was 2300 years ago in Ancient Greece. Don't dismiss this management model. It's as good as anything you'll get on a modern management training course. Find out more here... more

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Quiz for w/c 29th July 2012: Problem-Solving

quiz04_175 Do you know the steps in the classical approach to problem-solving? Can you define what a problem is? Do you know what the most important factor in successful problem-solving is? Can you tell the difference between right-brain solutions and left-brain ones? And do you know the name of a Japanese approach to problem-solving that gets to the root of a problem? All of these and more are in this week's management training quiz on Problem-Solving... more

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Free Management Training Materials: "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"

covey_142 "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" is one of THE classics of management and personal development. It's been a regular best-seller all over the world since its first release back in 1989. Author Stephen Covey seemed to hit on something that resonated with people just at the moment in history when people were starting to understand their own potential and take responsibility for developing it. Recently Stephen Covey published a sequel to the book called "The 8th Habit". So we thought it was time to take another look at what is one of the best books ever on personal change... more

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Our Round-Up of July 2012's Management Training Resources

review_175 It's end-of-the-month time again and here's our pick of July 2012's management training resources. We continue our love affair with management training models, this month bringing you 4 more from the Conscious Competence ladder to Aristotle's 3 Appeals. We gave you free e-books, free e-course lessons, and free teambuilders. We celebrated our 18th book with bookboon. And we gave you 4 new quizzes from "Playing to People's Strengths" to "The Art of Listening." Plus of course our usual mix of new newsletters, exercises, and how-to features. See the full list of online and free management training materials for July 2012 here... more

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