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Management Training News: w/c 16th September 2012

Management Training Resources: w/c 16th September 2012

This week, we start with a super coaching anecdote on why every "thing" is really a "think". We also love the title of this story. It's called "Picasso's Pic" and you'll find it on the first link below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include a second round of hints and links on Thinking Skills; a quiz on motivation; a new set of 100 quotes in the Training Skills Motivators; and our spotlight on the Counselling Skills collection of One-day Course Plans.


Picasso's Pic

picassospic02_175 Every week, we try to bring you the widest range of management training resources we can find. This means anything that will help you in making your training and coaching more interesting, more varied, and more effective. That's why on these pages, we bring you games, exercises, theories, profiles of management writers, and, of course, the very best in management training products. One of the most popular of the management training materials we bring you is the anecdote or coaching story and here is one that always brings a smile to people's faces. It's called, "Picasso's Pic" and it has a valuable learning point... more


A World of Learning at Your Fingertips

thinking_skills_large_175 There's no question of the impact the Internet has had on the way we learn. Unlike every generation before us, we can now find the answer to any query at the touch of a button. To prove it, have a look at the latest addition to our series of "Hints and Links" with 17 more one-line Thinking Skills hints and 17 more great links to related online management training materials. This one page will take you on a magical journey through games, quizzes, courses, puzzles, articles, and features that will open up a world of information and learning and help you improve the use of your grey matter... more


This Week's Quiz: Motivation

quiz04_175 Do you know what people say is the top reason they go to work? Can you say what motivation theory was proved in the Hawthorne studies? Is it true that criticism will motivate or de-motivate? Do you know what simple incentive can increase productivity by 62%? And are we more motivated in a competitive environment than a co-operative one? All of these and more are in this week's quiz on Motivation. It's free to enter and you could win a prize. For fun and learning, try this week's quiz here... more


Free Management Training Materials: "Training Skills" Motivators

20trng_142 Here is the 14th in our series of free MTL Motivators and it's on "Training Skills". This collection of 100 quotes is an indispensable addition to your library of online management training materials and can be used on any training course you run. When you click the link below, you'll not only learn how these quotes will motivate and inspire, you'll also get a unique training room exercise to use the quotes. The exercise is called, "Name Tent Instructions". It's original, instructive, and a great way to kick off any training course. Click here to download your own free copy now... more


Spotlight on... the "How to Run a Counselling Session" One-Day Course Plan

howtorunacounsellingsession_142 If you're short of management training materials to use on your in-house courses, then our series of 60 MTL One-Day Course Plans are perfect to fill your gaps. In the "How to Run a Counselling Session" one-day course plan, that we spotlight this week, you'll get everything you need to run a one-day course on counselling, including a fully-customisable Powerpoint file, a step-by-step Facilitator's Guide, 2 fully-resourced teaching models, 4 worksheets, and 7 training room exercises. Take a look for yourself and find out why MTL 1DayCoursePlans continue to be our top-selling set of management training products... more