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Management Training News: w/c 18th September 2011

Management Training Resources: w/c 18th September 2011

This week, we have the first in a new series that we call "What type of manager are you?". We start with "What kind of entrepreneur are you?". Discover the answer in the first item below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include a new newsletter on the magnetic power of enthusiasm; the nature of power in empowered organisations; our spotlight on the "How to Run a Counselling Session" One-day Course Plan; and the third in our series of hints and links on Leadership Skills.

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What Kind of Manager Are You?: Entrepreneurs

entrepreneurs_142 Why do we prefer to buy products and services from one business as against another? The answer is, that we like the style, culture and personality of one business over that of another. All businesses have a "personality" and this personality is determined by the character, values, and beliefs of the original founders. In this new series, we'll show you why personality determines the way people run businesses, manage others, and manage themselves. On the way, you will almost certainly discover something about yourself. We start the series with nine types of entrepreneur... more

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Enthusiasm: The Electricity of Life

enthusiasm_142 When it comes to the one quality that ensures success in business, enthusiasm is hard to beat. It's why we love to bring you these weekly sets of management training materials and work tirelessly to create the best range of management training products on the Internet. Gordon Parks called enthusiasm, "the electricity of life", and Charles Kingsley said that what everyone needed in life was not comforts but "something to be enthusiastic about". In this feature, we'll show you just why you need to develop the quality of enthusiasm and why it's the greatest business asset in the world... more

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The Nature of Power

thenatureofpower_142 According to Jeffrey Pfeffer of the Stanford Business School, power is the only way things get done in an organization. While this is undoubtedly true, today’s empowered organizations have changed our whole notion about just what power is and who really has it. In today's information organisations, everyone has a level of power they never had before. Add to that the power that comes from personal skills and the whole balance of power can shift. Here are 7 key factors in how power works in today's "empowered" organisations along with links to related management training products on the nature of power... more

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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 the 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

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Hints and Links: Leadership Skills

hintsandlinksleadershipskills_142 We are continually astonished at the wealth of free management training materials on the Internet and here, in the third of our Hints and Links series, we show you how to make the best use of it. We call it "21st century learning" because it's a way of accessing management training resources that is unique to the modern age. Simply read the one-line hints in this feature and then, if you want to find out more, click the link and continue your learning. This week, we're looking at Leadership Skills and give you links to articles, quizzes, assessments, models, e-books, and a masterclass in management. Can you afford to miss it?... more

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