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Management Training News: w/c 21st August 2011

Management Training Resources: w/c 21st August 2011

This week, we add to our policy of giving you the best in free management training materials with a new 10-Day E-Course. It's "Teambuilding" 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 a new coaching anecdote on goal-setting; our top ten tips on rapport-building; putting the spotlight on the Communications mini-course series; and 3 techniques to make your meetings more effective.

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New Free E-Course on "Teambuilding"

puzzle 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 build a winning team. The e-course is "Teambuilding" and it joins our other sets of free management training materials for you to enjoy 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 turning groups into teams. This series is guaranteed to give you all the skills you need to create successful, productive, and happy teams... more

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Coaching Anecdote: "The Mexican Fisherman"

themexicanfisherman Over the years, we have collected some of the best online management training materials around and here we add to them with an insightful coaching anecdote called "The Mexican Fisherman". This anecdote has a number of coaching lessons on goal-setting and goal-achievement and you can use it for yourself or on any appropriate courses. It's almost certain that, once you have read your way through this story, you'll have a smile on your face. Enjoy this tale, its message, and its ending and find out how to get more management training materials in the same vein... more

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Top Ten Tips on Building Rapport

rapporttop10tips_175 One of the things we like to bring you in these weekly sets of management training materials is some quick-working ways to build your skills. And that's what you'll get in our series of Top 10 Tips. This week, we're giving you 10 things you can do to build rapport with others. All you have to do is study this list and then apply them the next time you need to deal with a customer, sort out a problem with a colleague, or sell something to your boss. You'll be astonished at the effect they'll have on you and the other person... more

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Spotlight on the Communications Mini-Course series

communicationsminiseries_142 This week we turn our spotlight onto one of our most original and popular sets of management training products in the MTL Mini-Course series: the 5 programmes in the Communications collection. If you don't yet know this series, the mini-courses are a set of Flash-based courses that give you a bird's-eye view of the key points of a particular skill. Attractively designed and easy-to-navigate, these mini-courses are ideal for those who want to develop their skills in a quick, inexpensive and effective way. Learn more about the 5 programmes in the "Communications" set and download your set of free samplers now... more

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3 Techniques for Better-Managed Meetings

teammeetingstechniques Team meetings are often regarded as one of the biggest drains on a team's time and energy. According to surveys, a typical corporate meeting can waste $17,000 a year per attendee based on the amount of time wasted through wandering off the subject, people being unprepared and not listening, and the amount of padding. There are many obvious things you can do to save money on wasteful meetings such as deciding if they are really necessary in the first place and, if they are, managing them efficiently. But this still may not improve the effectiveness of the meeting. So here are 3 meeting techniques that might... more

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