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Management Training News: w/c 9th September 2012

Management Training Resources: w/c 9th September 2012

This week, we've picked another set of free management training materials for you: 100 of the greatest quotes in "Counselling Skills". Plus an original training room exercise to go with it. Get them both from the first item below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include how to handle tricky questions from a tricky audience; this week's quiz on managing physical responses to stress; a second look at John Adair's "3 Circles" model on teambuilding; and our spotlight on the MTL Online Courses.


Free Management Training Materials: "Counselling Skills" Motivators

counsmotivators_142 Here is the 13th in our series of free MTL Motivators and it's on "Counselling Skills". This collection of 100 quotes is the best you'll find on the Internet and an indispensable addition to your library of online management training materials. When you click the link below, you'll not only learn how these quotes will develop your expertise, you'll also get a unique training room exercise to use the quotes. We call it "The Tower of Bable". It's original, fun, and a great game to accompany this series. Click here to download your own free copy now... more


How to Handle Tricky Questions from a Tricky Audience

trickyquestions_175 If standing up to give a presentation is one of our worst fears, then answering tricky questions from a tricky audience must come a close second. But, if you aim to master the art of communication, you need to be able to do both. In this feature, we'll give you some of the tricks of how to master this nerve-wracking part of a presentation - techniques that will ensure you remain calm and confident, leave a powerful impression on your audience and, despite everything they can throw at you, turn them from sceptics into fans... more


This Week's Quiz: The Physical Response to Stress

quiz02_175 Do you know what happens in your body when you relax? Can you say what colours will make you feel calm? Is it true that eating too much salt can increase nervous tension? Do you know the difference between an energy drain and an energy source? And are we just Stone Age creatures in modern bodies? All of these and more are in this week's quiz on The Physical Response to Stress. It's free to enter and you could win a prize. For fun and learning, try this week's quiz here... more


Management Models that Made their Mark: the "3 Circles Model"

adairsthreecircles_142 There are some management training materials that leave an indelible mark on the mind. One is Steven Covey's "Important-Urgent Time Management" grid. Another is Tannenbaum and Schmidt's "Continuum of Leadership Behaviour". A third is John Adair's "3 Circles Model". Each of these are memorable not just because of the way they broke new ground but also because of the simple but not simplistic way in which their model was presented. For many managers, they are part of the way they learnt to manage themselves and others. Here in this fascinating article, we take another look at John Adair's model and its profound influence when it first came out and its ongoing importance today... more


Spotlight on... Free MTL Online Courses

leadership_skills_ecourse_facing_right_274. We are proud of the fact that at ManageTrainLearn we were one of the first companies to deliver online courses over the Internet. That was back in the late 1990's and we are still delivering outstanding online management training materials today. To see 6 free examples from our collection of 100 online courses, click the following links:
Customer Complaints
Influencing Skills
Working with Conflict
Mastering the Delivery
Non-Doing Work